The Book of Mirdad: The Strange Story of a Monastery which was Once Called The Ark

The Book of Mirdad: The Strange Story of a Monastery which was Once Called The Ark

Authors: Naimy, Mikhail

Publisher: Watkins Media

ISBN: 9781780283081

Classification: Non-Fiction

Synopsis: A classic of spiritual literature for fans of visionary, metaphysical, mystical novels such as The Little Prince and The Alchemist

Mikhail Naimy, a contemporary of Kahlil Gibran, author of The Prophet, has woven legend, mysticism, philosophy and poetry into a powerful allegorical story that has touched the hearts of millions of readers.

This timeless allegorical tale presents the teachings of Mirdad, abbott of a monastery that stands where Noah's Ark came to rest after the Flood. 

In a series of dialogues with his disciples, Mirdad offers lessons on themes such as love, obedience, borrowing and lending, repentance, old age, and the cycle of life and death. 

Reissued for a new generation, this prophetic work calls on humankind to prepare for another deluge, greater than Noah's, when Heaven will be revealed on Earth. 

Includes a new foreword by Andrew Harvey, author of the bestselling A Journey in Ladakh and several other seminal works of spirituality.

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