Visit ‘s Henry Bayman Page and shop for all Henry Bayman Books by Henry Bayman See search results for author “Henry Bayman” in Books. Interview with Henry Bayman, in conversation with Stephen Hirtenstein 25 September 1. How did you first meet Ahmet Kayhan? I first met Master Ahmet. Henry Bayman is an independent scholar living in Turkey who spent twenty-five years studying with the Masters of Wisdom of Central Anatolia. His interest in Ibn .
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In addressing one, he would address all. You have written several books.
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Simon on December 7, at 3: They say there’s a blind spot in the eye where light doesn’t register. You may use these HTML tags and attributes: And, regardless of whether you had only engaged in small talk, you would leave the apartment with a great feeling of elation. Since he was retired, he was able to devote his full time to this effort. He suggested to me that we should go over and visit you, and I told him it was late.
I have tried to tell the truth exactly as it happened. As Carl Ernst has shown, Indian influence on Sufism and its dependence on concepts originating in India were assumed from the start.
Furthermore, the caliphate is extinct. As to the schools of hery, Abu Hanifa born and Imam Malik born were born during the Umayyad period. One cannot grasp this truth unless he surrenders to Allah. Hfnry Master did not consider himself exceptional in this sense. With other religions there was no standard—each guru was unique and different from the others. Morality was what set him apart from other gurus.
It’s not the bogeyman that it’s been pounded into us as being. Another baymsn is that I’ve been able to do something not done previously, at least to my knowledge.
Another analogy is that he was giving us keys to unlock the secret chambers of our brains. A lady arrived to that amazing house where the door was always open except for those rare occasions where his health precluded any conversation and where the Turkish custom of taking off your shoes took on a whole new dimension of meaning.
Sufism: An Interview with Henry Bayman
The Kayhans themselves lived a distance away, say 50 or 60 meters. As you can see, his teachings were independent of time, space or geography, and so, truly universal. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here This is exactly the point where incredulity, and consequently my predicament, is bound to set in. He was not rich, so the reason was not economic.
Yet on the other hand, he was so tired and ill that I did not want him to waste one breath, one word, to a single person. If people were to study traditional Islam and Sufism more deeply, many misconceptions would be remedied.
At times, he left his students without explicit guidance. My question is a little autobiographical. Your email address will not be published. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Why has the West diverged from the real understanding of Islam? She was greeted with the customary courtesy, served tea and asked how she was. From that point onwards, it would be the individual efforts of the seeker which would dictate the outcome. What are we to call a person who utilizes it to the full?
Before I write about a subject, I take the trouble to research it. All the rest, things useful or not, are spinoffs from that ‘primary directive’, as it were.