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  • Books: 40 Days: An Account of a Discipline
    160 pages, softcover
    185 x 107 mm
    ISBN 0-473-00004-0
    physical book

    40 Days

    An Account of a Discipline

    An account of Abdullah’s striving from the unconscious to the conscious, describing his early struggle and influences, his contact with Gurdjieff’s teaching and eventual initiation as a Naqshbandi Sufi. In 1974 Abdullah undertook a forty-day fast on water alone while travelling in India and Afghanistan. The unfolding of this discipline is narrated as a day-to-day record. The book concludes with an objective account of the Muslim Hajj pilgrimage.