By Michael Golding
A FINALIST FOR THE LAMBDA LITERARY AWARD
In the culture of Hermann Hesse’s Siddhartha comes a brand new religious novel that could be a lovely feat of storytelling and imagination.
A Poet of the Invisible international follows Nouri, a boy born in thirteenth-century Persia with 4 ears rather than . Orphaned as an toddler, he’s taken right into a Sufi order, the place he meets an collection of dervishes and embarks on a course towards religious awakening.
Along the best way, Nouri will locate himself within the luxurious court docket of a sultan, a barren farm within the hills of Spain, a bustling urban at the north coast of Africa, and a monastery perched excessive within the mountains. he'll fall in love―and encounter
an adversary who will try and smash that love.
As Nouri stumbles from one adventure to the subsequent, he grows into manhood. every one trial he endures will shatter one other difficulty within―and lead him towards transcendence.
Michael Golding’s prior paintings has been defined as “brilliant” (The Cleveland simple Dealer) and “so lavish and so colourful, it’s like a meal within the outdoors, laid out on brocade” (Los Angeles Times). With this new novel, seven years within the writing, he has created a gripping story that offers with lots of life’s private questions. A Poet of the Invisible World will astonish readers because it awakens them to the poetry within themselves.
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Sometimes the “fault” that you perceive in another isn't even there. It is a total misinterpretation, a projection by a mind conditioned to see enemies and to make itself right or superior. And what you react to in another, you strengthen in yourself. Nonreaction to the ego in others is one of the most effective ways not only of going beyond ego in yourself but also of dissolving the collective human ego. When you realize it's not personal, there is no longer a compulsion to react as if it were.
There are people who have renounced all possessions but have a bigger ego than some millionaires. If you take away one kind of identification, the ego will quickly find another. It ultimately doesn’t mind what it identifies with as long as it has an identity. Anticonsumerism or antiprivate ownership would be another thought form, another mental position, that can replace identification with possessions. In other words, the content of the ego may change; the mind structure that keeps it alive does not.
You will always be looking for something else that promises greater fulfillment, that promises to make your incomplete sense of self complete and fill that sense of lack you feel within. Life's fulfillment is perceived to be fulfillment of one's gender identity. many feel a diminished sense of selfworth because they perceive their body as ugly or imperfect. In some cases, the mental image or concept of “my body” is a complete distortion of reality. As people have become more and more mindidentified, which is the intensification of egoic dysfunction, there has also been a dramatic increase in the incidence of anorexia in recent decades.
A Poet of the Invisible World: A Novel by Michael Golding