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The unity of the occult and mysticism.
This is from the book called, "The book of English Magic", by Philip Carr-Gomm & Richard Heygate, p. 351. "During the thirteenth century, followers of the Sufi Sheykh Adi, in what is now northern Iraq, purued a mystical Gnostic version of Islam, whose hymns resonate with Masonic symbolism. A sufi influence is even suggested in the earliest recored 'secret word' whispered to the Masonic initiate as the secret handshake was demonstrated: Standing close with their breasts to eac