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Institute for the Study of Human Knowledge

Overview
Works: 89 works in 107 publications in 2 languages and 558 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Fairy tales  Folklore  Pictorial works  Illustrated works  Literature  Lectures 
Classifications: PZ8.1.S47, E
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Most widely held works by Institute for the Study of Human Knowledge
The boy without a name by Idries Shah( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and Urdu and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Sufi teaching tale of a boy without a name who visits a wise man and acquires both a name and a wonderful dream
The Healing brain( Recording )

2 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Capsule reviews highlighting the latest findings in the brain and behavioral sciences and their implications for health. Topics include the role emotions play in health and healing, relaxation, longevity, blood pressure research, and immune system conditioning
The man and the fox by Idries Shah( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in Urdu and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A man tricks a young fox into believing that he will give him a chicken. The fox is trapped, but through ingenuity and perseverance, he escapes. Reading this story inspires children to face challenges directly, and even to use the obstacles in their paths to solve problems. This story belongs to the rich and ancient storytelling tradition of Central Asia and the Middle East. Retold here by the author and educator Idries Shah, it is one of a series of illustrated books for the young. These tales are designed to foster thinking skills and perception. In an entertaining way, the stories introduce children to interesting aspects of human behavior and help them learn to recognize these patterns in daily life" --
The clever boy and the terrible, dangerous animal by Idries Shah( )

2 editions published in 2016 in Urdu and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Sufi teaching tale of a boy who visits another village and helps the townspeople deal with their fear of something that they have mistaken for a terrible, dangerous animal
Kisān kī bīvī by Idries Shah( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in Urdu and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cumulative Sufi teaching tale of a farmer's wife who is trying to retrieve an apple from a hole in the ground
Mind/body health newsletter( )

in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The old woman and the eagle by Idries Shah( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in Urdu and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Sufi teaching tale from Afghanistan about an old woman who insists that an eagle must really be a pigeon
The Healing brain, volume 2 : stress management( Recording )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Obesity & health( Recording )

in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The amazing brain by Robert E Ornstein( Recording )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Up-to-date account of what we know about the physiology and functioning of the human brain and mind in popular language
Stress management by Carl E Thoresen( Recording )

in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses altering chronic stress, the prevention of recurrent coronary attacks, learning to relax, and moral and spiritual connections with health
Neem the half-boy by Idries Shah( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in Urdu and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because she does not faithfully follow the instructions of Arif the Wise Man, the Queen of Hich-Hich gives birth to a half-boy, who grows up to be very clever and confronts a dragon in an effort to become whole
Mental medicine update : the mind/body health newsletter( )

in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The feeling brain : emotions and health( Recording )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the role emotions play in health and healing
Nutrition & health( Recording )

in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The magic horse by Idries Shah( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in Urdu and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Sufi teaching tale in which two very different princes find their hearts' desires: one in a wonderous, mechanical fish, the other in a magical wooden horse
Healing brain : audio update I( Recording )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Among the topics covered are: how beliefs can affect our health, how doctors can inadvertently raise patients' blood pressure, how some relaxation techniques can produce anxiety, the uses of message to correct anxiety
An advanced psychology of the East by Idries Shah( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On cassette one, a lecture delivered by Idries Shah, plus on cassette two, teaching stories and narratives selected from Idries Shah's "The way of the Sufi" and "The magic monastery" read by members of the London College of Storytellers
Boredom, brain states and cancer by Augustin De la Peña( Recording )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No. 1 discusses the hypothesis that while overstimulation may cause stress, understimulation may be associated with cancer. No. 2 discusses the implications for treatment and for our understanding of health
Learning from stories by Idries Shah( Recording )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On cassette one, a lecture delivered by Idries Shah, plus on cassette two, teaching stories and narratives selected from Idries Shah's "Caravan of dreams" and "The adventures of Mulla Nasrudin": jokes and tales from the Nasrudin corpus, read by members of the London College of Storytellers
 
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The boy without a name
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