Awakened Dreams

Awakened Dreams

Awakened Dreams

Ahmet Hilmi / Camille Helminski

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Editorial:
Shambhala
Año de edición:
1999
ISBN:
9780939660452
16,69 €
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Awakened Dreams was written in the early 1900s at the end of the Ottoman era by Ahmet Hilmi - humorist, revolutionary, and Sufi mystic. Raji - a man disillusioned with science, philosophy, and religion - meets a grandfather-like madman who lives in a cemetery and wears clothes patched with bits of mirrors. The Mirror Dede, though apparently mad, makes more sense than anyone Raji has ever met. From time to time they drink coffee together, and as the old man plays a reed flute, Raji's transformation is mirrored through a series of awakened dreams. He experiences changes in perception which show him the limitations of our ordinary human faculties, and he encounters various prophets and holy beings who reveal to him the secret of his own existence. 3

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