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“In Ostad Elahi’s footsteps” – 28 days straight on OstadElahi inPractice

OstadElahi-inPractice - Words of Truth

After the success of the “One day, one Maxim – 28 days straight” lab, which was based on the volume entitled 100 Maxims of Guidance, OstadElahi-inPractice is about to launch a new lab that will follow the same dynamic and intensive format. This time, each day of the 28-day period will be devoted to meditating upon and putting into practice one of the sayings selected from Words of Truth (draft of the forthcoming English translation of Ostad Elahi’s oral teachings originally presented in the Persian book Bargozideh). The excerpts were selected thematically as the title of this new lab “In Ostad Elahi’s footsteps – 28 days straight” clearly indicates. It will be made available as of January 31. Here is the lab’s short description.

In Ostad Elahi’s footsteps – 28 days straight
Words of Truth in practice

We are all now familiar with the “28 days straight” labs: one day, one saying, and the possibility to deeply reflect on its content and to build upon it in vivo, at the heart of our daily lives. This time, a selection of 40 excerpts from Words of Truth[1] will take us as close as possible to an approach Ostad Elahi vividly embodied in the smallest details of his life. “My approach, he said, resembles a new field of medicine that is based on years of asceticism, experimentation, and research; in reality, it is the synthesis of my personal experience.” As a matter of fact, those Words of Truth abound in personal notes, memories, intimate dialogues and direct recommendations or advice, most often in the first person. He made ethics and spirituality the focal point of his entire existence, and every step of the way, his thoughts, words and actions, illustrated in fragments throughout these Words of Truth, testify to it. Taking this lab is thus, in a sense, like following in Ostad’s footsteps. It is like tuning in to his “frequency” in order to implement the medicine of the soul in the most concrete manner possible: by example.

1. Ostad Elahi, Words of Truth, draft of the forthcoming English translation of Ostad Elahi’s oral teachings originally presented in the Persian book Bargozideh (all right reserved). Comprised of a selection of over 470 Sayings, the French translation was published in 2014 as Paroles de Vérité, followed by the 2016 Italian translation, Parole di Verità.

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  1. Farhad Jan 23, 2017 7:26 pm 1

    That is great! However, OstadElahi inPractice only allows you to do one lab at a time. e.g. we would need to give up our other 28 day lab (“One day, one Maxim”) in order to do this new lab. Would it be possible to be able to do more than one lab at once so that we could do both at the same time?

    1. OstadElahi inPractice Support Jan 26, 2017 10:18 pm 1.1

      As explained in the FAQ on OstadElahi inPractice, ​for now, ​you can only start and work on one lab at a time. H​owever, you don’t have to discontinue any lab you may currently be working on, and you can take the time to finish ​it before moving on to this new lab. The “In Ostad Elahi’s footsteps” lab will be and remain available for you to complete at any time as of January 31.

  2. na Jan 25, 2017 6:28 am 2

    Thank you so much!!!! I’m so excited. All the labs are amazing and I’m so thankful to be able to have access to them.

  3. NH Feb 05, 2017 7:04 pm 3

    Thank you so much for sharing this. The lab is really amazing and very helpful.

  4. MS Feb 08, 2017 9:35 pm 4

    I really enjoy this lab. Somehow the title of the lab “In Ostad Elahi’s footsteps” helps me read these sayings, that I had read before, in a different way. I see more concretely in front of me that this is what Ostad Elahi himself did…these are his footsteps…and I find that very motivating. Thank you.

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