The Pleasantries of the Incredible Mullah Nasrudin Topics for Discussion

Idries Shah
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What is your favourite Mullah Nasrudin story from this volume, and why?

Take one parable for the collection 'The Pleasantries of the Incredible Mullah Nasrudin' and analyze its possible meanings.

Consider the main figure of all of the stories presented here. What do you think about the Mullah Nasrudin? Is he a trustworthy figure? Is he wise?

Given that many of these stories could have been written over a thousand years ago, how relevant do you feel are the stories of Mullah Nasrudin to the modern day? Consider their Setting, Style and Message.

Is the author Idries Shah right to link the existence of the Incredible Mullah Nasrudin to the mystical Islamic group known as the Sufis?

Compare the Style, Content and Character's of a Mullah Nasrudin tale to that of a Biblical Parable. How similar are they? What are their differences?

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