Remembering Dr Riad Kocache

Remembering Dr Riad Kocache

Riad Kocache We are very sorry to report that Dr Riad Kocache, a founding trustee of The Idries Shah Foundation, has died. A polymath in the truest sense of the word, Riad touched the lives of a great many people, and will be enormously missed. Riad was a friend of...
ISF – Hope House Collaboration

ISF – Hope House Collaboration

In the West most children don’t think twice when given illustrated books, or when they’re told to write their names in the front. But in Afghanistan things are very different. For many children, books are a rare commodity, and one that are always shared with other...
ISF Monographs

ISF Monographs

New collection: ISF Monographs We are pleased to announce that the Idries Shah Foundation is releasing its first three Monographs: Vico’s Theory of the Causes of Historical Change by Leon Pompa, M.A., Ph.D. Originally published in 1971 (Revised 1998) Some Unusual...
A Special Message of Thanks

A Special Message of Thanks

Over the last seven years, ISF has grown from modest beginnings into a well-rounded foundation, surpassing even our own expectations in the process. We have republished Shah’s work in hundreds of new editions on both sides of the Atlantic, launched dozens of foreign...