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Shems Friedlander is an expert on the mystical traditions of Islam and a member of the Sufi order of dervishes founded by Jalaluddin Rumi. He is the author of numerous books including When You Hear Hoofbeats Think of a Zebra, The Whirling Dervishes, and Submission: Sayings of the Prophet Muhammad. He lives in Cairo and is currently completing a TV documentary on Rumi.