The Dermis Probe by Idries Shah

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The Dermis Probe is a study of impediments in current thought that block higher forms of understanding between people. The space-age sounding title was suggested over 800 years ago by "The Blind Ones and the Elephant," a story immortalized in Rumi's Masnavi.

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Idries Shah (1924-1996), whose family lived in Afghanistan for a thousand years, is an internationally known authority on the region and his books on Sufism are considered seminal. "The Sufis," first published in 1964, is a first-of-its-kind modern statement on Sufism. Shah is the author of more than twenty books and has a readership spanning East and West.
Published January 1, 1970 by E. P. Dutton & Co Inc.
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Literature & Fiction, Law & Philosophy, Self Help. Non-fiction