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Sister Theophane Lewis's pressed flowers

Sister Theophane Lewis’s pressed flowers

A certain Bektashi dervish was respected for his piety and appearance of virtue. Whenever anyone asked him how he had become so holy, he always answered: “I know what is in the Koran.” One day he had just given this reply to an enquirer in a coffee-house, when an imbecile asked: “Well, what is in the Koran?” “In the Koran,” said the Bektashi, “there are two pressed flowers and a letter from my friend Abdullah.

-Idries Shah

Posted by opreach on May 7, 2014
2 Comments Post a comment
  1. 05/7/2014

    Wow…. loved this.


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