Kashf al-Asrar: The Unveiling of the Mysteries (Great Commentaries of the Holy Qur’an) [William C. Chittick] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying. Rashid al-Din Maybudi, author of this Sufi commentary on the Quran, was a major twelfth-century scholar of Maybud, near Yazd in central Iran. Kashf Al-Asrar by William C. Chittick, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Tafsir Kashf al-Asrar

Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. The book’s third, fourth, and fifth chapters include a discussion of government in the contemporary age. Kashf al-Asrar consists of six chapters, the ordering of which mirrors the division of content in The Thousand-Year Secrets: The second chapter contains Hadith of PositionHadith of the two kahsf thingsand proof of the concept of Imamah by verses of the Quran.

Each chapter consists of explanations of from one or two to as many as 85 verses. One of the responses was written by Mehdi Al-Khalissi ; Kashf al-Asrar was another answer to the pamphlet; Ruhollah Khomeini taught philosophy at that time.

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Description The volume is arranged in the order of the kashr and verses of the Qur’an and 1, pages of Persian text. Notify me when available. According to Khomeini’s son Ahmadone day when his father was going to Feyziyeh Schoolhe encountered a group of seminary students al-sarar this pamphlet. Retrieved from ” https: By buying this product you can collect up to loyalty points.

He is author and translator of many books and articles on Ibn ‘Arabi, Rumi, and other Muslim thinkers. His more recent works include “Divine Love: Gateway to the Quranic Sciences.


Rashid al-Din Maybudi’s Kashf al-Asrar

According to Ayatollah Hossein Badala and Bagheri, some scholars decided to respond to it. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Views Read Edit View history.

Authority and Political Culture in Shi’ism. He is currently working on several research projects in Sufism and Islamic philosophy. Life, Thought and Legacy. Retrieved 15 February Ruhollah Khomeini wrote Kashf al-Asrar to answer questions about the credibility of Islamic and Shia beliefs that originated in a pamphlet called The Thousand-Year Secretswhich was written by Ali Akbar Hakamizada, who had abandoned clerical studies at Qum seminary.

Islamic Revolution Document Center. Khomeini was worried the views of this pamphlet had infiltrated into the seminaries, and wrote Kashf al-Asrar to answer the pamphlet’s questions.

Principles of Ibn al-Arabi’s Cosmology This commentary, called Kashf al-asrar wauddat al-abriar [The Unveiling of the Mysteries and the Provision of the Pious], is one of the earliest and longest commentaries on the Quran in the Persian language, though a good portion of it is in Arabic. Rashid al-Din Maybudi, author al-aerar this Sufi commentary on the Quran, was a major twelfth-century scholar of Maybud, near Yazd in central Iran.

Asrar-i Hazarsala [1] by Ali Akbar Hakimzadehwho had abandoned clerical studies at Qom seminary and in the mids published a modernist journal titled Humayun that advocated reformation in Islam. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Professor Chittick has written and translated thirty books and one hundred-fifty articles on Islamic thought, Sufism, Shiism, and Persian literature.

His more recent books include in Search of the Lost Heart: Looking for beautiful books? Maybudi’s work also came to be known by the subtitle of the published Persian edition, Tafsir Khawaja Abdallah Ansari [Quran Commentary of Master Abdallah Ansari] because Maybudi wrote it after having studied the Quran commentary of Ansari d.


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Kashf al-Asrar is the first book that expresses Khomeini’s political views. Between Tradition and Modernity. Last items in stock! This page was last edited on 6 Octoberat The language is relatively simple and poetic, making the book much easier to access than any Qur’anic commentary now available in English, not to mention the numerous impenetrable tomes of Islamic thought.

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No products To be determined Shipping. The book defends against Hakamizada’s attacks against such Shia practices as the mourning of Muharramziyarathe recitation of prayers composed by the Imams, [1] clerical fostering of superstitious beliefs to perpetuate their own power, belief in the intercession of Muhammad and his descendants and the lack of any explicit mention of Imamate in the Quran.

This product is no longer in stock. There are 97 chapters, each corresponding to one Qur’anic chapter which is to say al-asar 17 of the short chapters do not have commentaries. The Best Books of From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Archived from the original on 13 February The minimum purchase order quantity for the product is 1.

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