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Sufi Conception of Self and of "Other-than-Self"
Uppsala University, Humanistisk-samhällsvetenskapliga vetenskapsområdet, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Sociology.
2000 (English)In: Journal of Aging and Identity, Vol. 5, no 3, 137-149 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Applying in-depth interviews with older Iranian Sufis residing in Sweden, the author has shown the consequences for relations of a value system prizing mystical union above self-realization. This is shown in the absence of duality between own self and oth

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2000. Vol. 5, no 3, 137-149 p.
Keyword [en]
Aging, Sufism, annihilation, the unity of existence, Self-realization
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Sociology
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-36461OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-36461DiVA: diva2:64360
Available from: 2008-10-17 Created: 2008-10-17 Last updated: 2011-01-14

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