Doris Lessing: the Sufi connectionThis article, published on the OpenDemocracy website, discusses the Nobel prize winning author’s connection to Idries Shah and to Sufi writings and teaching.

The Sufi aspect of Lessing’s work might be thought of as didactic as much as literary. In transmitting the Sufi wisdom that she received from Idries Shah, Doris Lessing profoundly influenced the way her readers think.”

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