• Towards the Summit of Reality

Towards the Summit of Reality

An Introduction to the Study of Baha’u’llah's Seven Valleys and Four Valleys

A major study of the Seven Valleys and the Four Valleys, focusing on their historical, doctrinal and literary background and on Bahá’u’lláh’s revision of Sufi concepts in the light of the teachings of His new Revelation.

During his sojourn in Sulaymaniyah in the 1850s, Bahá’u’lláh came into contact with eminent Sufi leaders. In the Seven Valleys and the Four Valleys, epistles revealed for two of them, He sets forth the foundations of a renewed spiritual path. ‘Abdu’l-Bahá described the Seven Valleys as ‘a guide for human conduct’.

This major study focuses on the historical, doctrinal and literary background of the Seven Valley and the Four Valleys, and on Bahá’u’lláh’s revision of Sufi concepts in the light of the teachings of His new Revelation.

A major study of the Seven Valleys and the Four Valleys, focusing on their historical, doctrinal and literary background and on Bahá’u’lláh’s revision of Sufi concepts in the light of the teachings of His new Revelation.

During his sojourn in Sulaymaniyah in the 1850s, Bahá’u’lláh came into contact with eminent Sufi leaders. In the Seven Valleys and the Four Valleys, epistles revealed for two of them, He sets forth the foundations of a renewed spiritual path. ‘Abdu’l-Bahá described the Seven Valleys as ‘a guide for human conduct’.

This major study focuses on the historical, doctrinal and literary background of the Seven Valley and the Four Valleys, and on Bahá’u’lláh’s revision of Sufi concepts in the light of the teachings of His new Revelation.

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  • Contributors:: Julio Savi (Author)
  • Format: Softcover book | 592 pages
  • Dimensions: 168 x 244 x 36 mm | 998 g
  • Publisher: George Ronald Publisher, 2008
  • ISBN: 9780853985228
  • SKU: SAVI_SUMMI

About Julio Savi

Julio Savi is a lecturer in the Department of Ethics and the Department of Religious Studies in the Faculty of Graduate Studies at Landegg Academy, Switzerland.

Titles by Julio Savi

Study of Baha'i Writings