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Tales of a Jewish Muslim Muhyiddin Abu Daoud

Tales of a Jewish Muslim

Muhyiddin Abu Daoud

Published July 4th 2011
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Kindle Edition
147 pages
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The story of one man’s search for the Truth which is common to all religions and which transcends them all.Starting from a Jewish background in the UK, and eventually travelling via Turkey to the Holy Land, the author traces his journey forMoreThe story of one man’s search for the Truth which is common to all religions and which transcends them all.Starting from a Jewish background in the UK, and eventually travelling via Turkey to the Holy Land, the author traces his journey for self-knowledge and the truth of his own tradition, through a series of apparently random events and meetings with a number of remarkable spiritual teachers.Amongst other events the story charts the unforeseeable and profound consequences of a lost slipper, the loss of faith, an operation for appendicitis, the effects of LSD, the realisation of lost love, a midwinter’s dream in a Turkish village and two years living in Jerusalem.The encounters recorded include an ex pop-star teacher, a teacher of healing, a scientist who could see fauns, a singing rabbi, a Cabbalist rabbi, a Japanese Zen master living on the Mount of Olives, and a number of Sufi shaykhs, as well as ordinary and extraordinary people whose lives impacted on the author’s and influenced his journey and his destiny.The book culminates with a final meeting in the holy city of Jerusalem with a guide of the Sufi way who transforms his life forever.This story is a glimpse of the reality underpinning Islam, and of why a Jew would want to transfer allegiance to an apparently alien religion.This book will be of interest not only to Jews and Muslims, but also to those of any tradition or none, who are searching for self knowledge or a deeper understanding of religion.