Irina Tweedie was a British women who went to live and study in northwest India with a Naqshbandi Sufi teacher. Her book “The Chasm of Fire, A Women’s. Irina Tweedie was born in Russia in , and educated in Vienna and Paris. Following World War II, she married an English naval officer, whose death in Daughter of Fire: A Diary of a Spiritual Training with a Sufi Master. $ Paperback. Books by Irina Tweedie. Showing 1 Result Books: Advanced Search.

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Each situation is repeated many a time, but each time it triggers off a irima different psychological reaction leading to the next experience, and so forth. It’s exactly like that.

She moved from England to study and live with her Teacher, a traditional Naqshbandi Sufi Master, in India for five years, until his death in Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. For instance, I have to lecture, which I very often do.

It’s not an illusion, I can assure you. It’s “As above, so below” — on the spiritual plane, and also in this life. We’re going to be discussing the Sufi tradition today.

Is there some sense in which the interpreting of a dream is like the telling of a Sufi story? Like the three teeedie men. I wonder, is it fair to say that that intense period, that yo-yo phase, as you describe it, you went through for five years with your teacher — TWEEDIE: It is the pendulum going backward and forward.


For myself I can never contact him. Yes, that is perfectly true. This is quite correct. There you can encounter beings — they could be angels, or they can be dead people, or they can be evil spirits — and they perhaps will tell you that they are the guru, the teacher, or something.


It is as simple as that. Popularity Popularity Featured Price: If it is your destiny to recognize irinw teacher, and it is a real teacher, then you will. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. We have free will. And at that moment, I suppose, you realized you were on the path, you were with that teacher.

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Her teacher’s first request of her was to keep a complete diary of her spiritual training—everything, all the difficult parts, even all the doubts. This is rather a slower path, but it’s not so painful. I wouldn’t respect myself. Deep happiness welling from within.

Well, I think they do, but only the Sufis at the very high stage of evolution, who we call the masters or the teachers.


It is really the important part of spiritual life.

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It’s quite a large book, and one of the things that you mention in the Introduction is that the lessons keep getting repeated, again and again, with different nuances, in different ways, until you finally arrive at an understanding, ultimately, of the process of letting go of your little self, to awaken to a larger sense of jrina.

English Choose a language for shopping. I wanted to realize the truth. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Amazon Tweerie Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

Besides, I really believe that we are never alone. I would rather say where the analysis and modern psychology end, there the Sufis or the spirituality begins. Well, perhaps I am and don’t know it. The lessons are repeated and repeated ieina, so that the student should learn.

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