Cultural Crossroads: Saskia de Brauw & Vincent Van de Wijngaard

2019-01-23T17:04:10+00:0023/01/2019|

Cultural Crossroads During his lifetime Idries Shah promoted contacts and connections between different traditions around the world, believing this to be an important element in the advancement of human culture. In this spirit, The Idries Shah Foundation has created ‘Cultural Crossroads’, a website forum where people from many walks of life are invited to [...]

Cultural Crossroads: Interview with Iradj Amini

2018-12-13T19:01:52+00:0021/01/2019|

Cultural Crossroads During his lifetime Idries Shah promoted contacts and connections between different traditions around the world, believing this to be an important element in the advancement of human culture. In this spirit, The Idries Shah Foundation has created ‘Cultural Crossroads’, a website forum where people from many walks of life are invited to [...]

Cultural Crossroads: Interview with Saeida Rouass

2018-12-11T19:08:05+00:0014/01/2019|

Cultural Crossroads During his lifetime Idries Shah promoted contacts and connections between different traditions around the world, believing this to be an important element in the advancement of human culture. In this spirit, The Idries Shah Foundation has created ‘Cultural Crossroads’, a website forum where people from many walks of life are invited to [...]

Cultural Crossroads: Interview with Director Octavio Scopelliti

2018-12-11T19:01:59+00:0007/01/2019|

Cultural Crossroads During his lifetime Idries Shah promoted contacts and connections between different traditions around the world, believing this to be an important element in the advancement of human culture. In this spirit, The Idries Shah Foundation has created ‘Cultural Crossroads’, a website forum where people from many walks of life are invited to talk [...]

Kara Kush

2019-01-03T13:39:21+00:0002/01/2019|

Post by Tahir Shah As children, my father would coax us to sleep at night with stories of magical kingdoms, princesses, ghouls and jinn. Seeping in through our ears, they became part of us, inspiring our own sense of imagination. I loved those tales conjured by fantasy like nothing else… well, almost nothing. For, [...]

Cultural Crossroads: Interview with Editor and Author Roland Philipps

2018-12-10T17:02:17+00:0031/12/2018|

Cultural Crossroads During his lifetime Idries Shah promoted contacts and connections between different traditions around the world, believing this to be an important element in the advancement of human culture. In this spirit, The Idries Shah Foundation has created ‘Cultural Crossroads’, a website forum where people from many walks of life are invited to talk [...]

Remembering Robert E. Ornstein

2018-12-29T12:47:56+00:0029/12/2018|

By Tahir Shah Do a Google search on Robert Ornstein and you’ll see right away that, as an eminent psychologist, he was a pioneering researcher into the two halves of the brain. You’ll also find that he authored and co-authored dozens of books with a wide gamut of intellectuals, and that he founded and [...]

Idries Shah, Sufism and the Literary World

2018-12-05T17:19:28+00:0024/12/2018|

The following is a translation into English of an article which appeared in the Culturas supplement of the Spanish newspaper La Vanguardia on 20 October 2018. You can read the article in Spanish here. ‘I am a writer who is not writing. I am not sure why.’ It’s 26 January 1972. An american author [...]

Cultural Crossroads: Erol Gurian

2018-12-06T19:22:30+00:0017/12/2018|

Cultural Crossroads During his lifetime Idries Shah promoted contacts and connections between different traditions around the world, believing this to be an important element in the advancement of human culture. In this spirit, The Idries Shah Foundation has created ‘Cultural Crossroads’, a website forum where people from many walks of life are invited to [...]