18 In this sense, Fromm held that love is ultimately not a feeling at all, but rather is a commitment to, and adherence to, loving actions towards another, oneself, or many others, over a sustained duration. The saints of Sufismare infamous for being "drunk" due to their love of God ; hence, the constant reference to wine in Sufi poetry and music. Bahá'í Faith In his Paris Talks, Abdu'l-Bahá described four types of love : the love that flows from God to human beings; the love that flows from human beings to God; the love of God towards the Self or Identity of God; and the love. Stendhal, in his book On Love De l'amour Paris, 1822 distinguished carnal love, passionate love, a kind of uncommitted love that he called "taste- love and love of vanity. Philia is motivated by practical reasons; one or both of the parties benefit from the relationship. Darwin's Lost Theory of Love : A Healing Vision for the 21st Century. Some translations list it as " love of the body". Practitioners of Sufism believe that love is a projection of the essence of God to the universe. Though modern usage of koi focuses on sexual love and infatuation, the Many used the term to cover a wider range of situations, including tenderness, benevolence, and material desire. 60 Many different theories attempt to explain the nature and function of love. However, in a few unusual and specific domains, such as immune systems, it seems that humans prefer others who are unlike themselves (e.g., with an orthogonal immune system since this will lead to a baby that has the best of both worlds. "Augustine's Hermeneutics and Homiletics in De doctrina christiana ". Radha is considered to be the internal potency of Krishna, and is the supreme lover of Godhead.