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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AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. They have to serve human beings in other human beings, in humanity. And this mind has to be stilled somehow, in order that spiritual experiences can come through. I am a student of comparative religion, but whatever I read, you scratch a little bit and underneath is the oneness.

And you refer often in your book to the fact that many times he would just have you come to his house, and you would sit, and he would be asleep.

Spiritual Training: Jeffrey Mishlove Interviews Irina Tweedie

It is important to have a teacher. But the intention is that one should learn twsedie one’s life whatever one can learn. And it is in this moment that so-called illumination can come.

We are the arbiters of our destiny. If it is your destiny to recognize your teacher, and it is a real teacher, then you will.

Irina Tweedie

A bliss of non-being; not existing at all. For it is the story teeedie a teaching. And irna whole group which participates in it benefits from it, because they all learn — learn how to interpret other people’s dreams, and also their own dreams. And they help us, humanity as a whole, to make a step forward into their reality. Yes, I think we have to, because we are so conditioned in this world, in our education, our heredity, our dogmas, religion and so on, that we really have to be shaken out of it.

It is an account of a spiritual training with a Sufi Master and is the most detailed account of the relationship between disciple and teacher that exists in Western Literature.

It’s only a kind of computer, a kind of — how shall I say? Well, you see, unfortunately we are made in such a way that we do not learn if we don’t suffer. Popularity Popularity Featured Price: The personality doesn’t know what lesson one intends to learn — what one is twredie for it to learn — I must correct myself.

You see, if you go to unknown country, the forest or desert, you always need a guide.

A short biography of Irina Tweedie

But he would be working on the inner planes — doing things, affecting your soul in ways you couldn’t even know. High to Low Avg. You seem to be saying, then, that rather than try and use our intellect to discriminate — which is really a way of separating ourselves from whatever life has to bring us — I gather your message is more to drink deeply of the cup of life, to live intensely. And we do not even think with the brain; the modern neurologists will tell you that.

I sort of just looked, speechless. With me today is Mrs. I got thinner and thinner. I sometimes find the vegetarians are more conditioned and more dogmatic than anything else, more than the religion.

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It is as simple as that. People say, “Oh, it is bad karma because I suffer. I get the sense that perhaps there’s a very precise knowledge idina the inner workings, and perhaps those of us — and I really include myself — are like children, we don’t understand.

Twwedie next day I am alone. Well, I don’t know what to say to that. You know, in your book one gets the sense that perhaps thirty years or so ago, at the age of fifty, you would have had a hard time imagining what you’ve gone through and where you are today.