Blog: The Importance of Storytelling for Children

December 19, 2022

Dr Mohammad Farid Bazger has overseen the distribution of hundreds of thousands of illustrated storybooks to children in Afghanistan, many of them traditional tales collected by Idries Shah.

Blog: Saira Shah on taking her father’s Sufi literature back ‘home’

October 6, 2020

Saira Shah on taking her Father’s Sufi literature back ‘home’ – and searching in Old Istanbul for the right Turkish translator Stumbling through the streets of Istanbul, I wondered yet again if I was on the right path. Following handwritten directions scrawled on a crumpled piece of paper, I found myself instructed to pass under … Read More

Blog: On Idries Shah and Sufism by Steven Nightingale

February 28, 2020

Venture capitalist, philanthropist, author and poet Steven Nightingale argues that Idries Shah’s works on Sufism have a transcendental value allied with their practical and daily usefulness.