Irina Tweedie was a British women who went to live and study in northwest India with a Naqshbandi Sufi teacher. Her book “The Chasm of Fire, A Women’s. Irina Tweedie was born in Russia in , and educated in Vienna and Paris. Following World War II, she married an English naval officer, whose death in Daughter of Fire: A Diary of a Spiritual Training with a Sufi Master. $ Paperback. Books by Irina Tweedie. Showing 1 Result Books: Advanced Search.

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So you contact the human being in a different space.

Idries Shah, the great Sufi writer, suggests that really what the Sufis are doing is in effect guiding the evolution rweedie the human race. Do you think I would waste my powers if you really were hopeless?

They were free, free spirits, and they were always rebels.

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And in the time of Socrates, for three years you were not allowed to ask. This page was last edited on 18 Novemberat Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. None of these materials may be disseminated or otherwise used for any non-personal purpose without the prior agreement of the copyright owner. But I guess in many of us, when we live in our world, we call it a pluralistic society.


A bliss of non-being; not existing at all. We have to experience pain in order to learn. I’m absolutely sure of it. Now, how can there be doubt? That is what we are supposed to do. This is rather a slower path, but it’s not so painful.

And the Sufi says, “Take a hammer and hammer your head into the heart and think in the heart. Idina the ultimate spark is always intuition.

Our teacher used to say, “No histories, and no exaggerations please. All sorts of things can happen to you, usually quite unexpected, and really one doesn’t know where one will be finishing.

Irina Tweedie

Views Read Edit View history. Every one of us, we have somebody at the other side who is helping us. They are just words, in wisdom there is no difference.

And teaching is constant repetition.

Adi Da and Adidam: Crazy Wisdom: Irina Tweedie

But the intention is that one should learn in one’s life whatever one can learn. It is the pendulum going backward and forward. It is part of the Sufi tradition as well, and it is a very strong driving force.


That is the idea. And yet you studied with a Hindu Sufi in India. Are you an author? Irina’a relationship with her teacher is unusual in its impersonal nature and its lack of intellectual content. This is the great mystical experience, the great ecstasy.

The master is something else, which is the soul. Like the three wise men. It may be this path will be for someone.

The stress resulting from a combination of the heat, noise, smells, physical illness, and emotional deprivation seemed to cause a progressive emptying of her personality. They guide the soul.

There’s a lot of mystery, I suppose one could say, about them.