The Face Before I Was Born: A Spiritual Autobiography

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Describing the intoxicating intensity of his own spiritual journey—which began when he was 16 years old—this autobiography reveals the events that followed throughout the next 22 years: tremendous love, psychological breakdown, craziness, bliss, and the slow work of balancing the inner world of the spirit and the outer demands of everyday life. An ancient story of a spiritual transformation experienced in present times relates the terrifying depths, vulnerability, and emptiness of the spiritual journey—only ...

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Overview

Describing the intoxicating intensity of his own spiritual journey—which began when he was 16 years old—this autobiography reveals the events that followed throughout the next 22 years: tremendous love, psychological breakdown, craziness, bliss, and the slow work of balancing the inner world of the spirit and the outer demands of everyday life. An ancient story of a spiritual transformation experienced in present times relates the terrifying depths, vulnerability, and emptiness of the spiritual journey—only revealed in divine love. More than 10 years since the original publication of the book, this revised edition includes new material exploring the continuing mystery of human experience and divine revelation.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781890350185
  • Publisher: The Golden Sufi Center
  • Publication date: 9/1/2009
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 340
  • Sales rank: 1,049,562
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee is a sheikh in the Naqshbandiyya-Mujaddidiyya order of Sufism and the author of numerous works including Alchemy of Light, Awakening the World, and Traveling the Path of Love. He lives in Inverness, California.
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  • Posted February 24, 2011

    Highly Recommended

    Dr. Vaughan-Lee is one of the substantial contributors to our growing consciousness on working with oneness. I recommend all his books to individuals who want "to help the world come alive with divine love."

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