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AWAKENED DREAMS

The hero of the novel is a young man called Raji. He has studied science, philosophy and religion but he is cynical about the meaning of life. He meets an old man in a cemetery who wears clothes with pieces of mirrors and looks like a madman. Mirror Dede starts teaching Raji by playing a reed flute. Raji experiences a set of real life-like dreams. He meets with prophets and holy beings and begins to understand the meaning of his existence.

NINE HUNDRED STORIES OF BEING / SUFISM AND TRANSPERSONEL PSYCHOLOGY

In Nine Hundred Stories of Being, Merter draws on a wealth of resources, ranging from modern psychology and postmodern theorists on the conscious to Sufi literature, in the presentation of his model of the multistoried ego. Arranging them within the framework of his own original therapy techniques of transpersonal psychology, the author reveals the secrets of transcendence.

A HANDY GUIDE TO THE NATURAL BOUNTY OF THE TURKISH COUNTRYSIDE

A HANDY GUIDE TO THE NATURAL BOUNTY OF THE TURKISH COUNTRYSIDE

Observing that the available reference books on plants lacked photo illustrations, he decided to remedy this deficiency with a handy illustrated guide. In addition to writing down what he observed and learned on his explorations, he could not refrain from wanting to share his experiences associated with the plants.
NIETZSCHE’S PHILOSOPHY

NIETZSCHE’S PHILOSOPHY

To summarize, Prof. Fehmi Baykan states that this study represents a serious effort to organize and clarify Nietzsche’s complex and scattered ideas, so as to make them more comprehensible.
A FOOTNOTE TO THE ENLIGHTENMENT

A FOOTNOTE TO THE ENLIGHTENMENT

In the work here under discussion, Fehmi Baykan, a professor of philosophy, sets forth with documentation that the “Philosophy of Enlightenment” is a fiction, an intellectual myth. The self-deprecatory title represents, in actuality, an earnest plea by the author to draw attention to the vast scale of the errors committed by philosophers and thinkers.
40 DAYS

40 DAYS

This is a woman’s firsthand account of a Sufi halvet, a forty-day retreat conducted in complete isolation, along with strict fasting from sunrise to sundown. Voluntarily confined to a sparsely furnished room amid the bustle of Istanbul, Michaela Özelsel will occupy her time with reading the Qur’an and works of Rumi and Ibn-i Arabi, and with praying and practicing the powerful Sufi exercise known as zhikr, the rhythmic repetition of names of God or other sacred formulas, accompanied by movements of the head or body.
AWAKENED DREAMS

AWAKENED DREAMS

The hero of the novel is a young man called Raji. He has studied science, philosophy and religion but he is cynical about the meaning of life. He meets an old man in a cemetery who wears clothes with pieces of mirrors and looks like a madman.
OTTOMAN OBSERVERS OF THE EUROPEAN SCENE

OTTOMAN OBSERVERS OF THE EUROPEAN SCENE

In this comprehensive study, Dr. Bâki Asiltürk treats the full range of observations submitted to the reader by Ottoman travelers. European social life during the 19th and first quarter oft he 20th century was shaped against the background of a modern and fully industrialized society.
A JOURNEY TO THE HEART

A JOURNEY TO THE HEART

The Diary of a Pilgrimage by a German Psychotherapist and the Story of Her Spiritual Awakening by Michaela Mihriban Özelsel.
PRESSED AGAINST THE PANE

PRESSED AGAINST THE PANE

The poem in these stories is not a trial method and the metaphors of the intensive action of the intellect are inevitably incorporated into the narrative and emerge as images.
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