Unformatted text preview: “internal enemy” which is selfishness, vanity, ambition, and faithlessness. Not different than the mysticism at the heart of all religions. Just as river that passes through many countries and is claimed by each as its own is still one river. The Sema ceremony represents the human being’s spiritual journey, an ascent by means of intelligence and love to Perfection By turning toward the truth, the Semazan: grows through love, transcends the ego… Either appear as you are or be as you appear...
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- Spring '08
- Islam, Qur'an, Sufism, impatient Sufis