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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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. 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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About the translator William Al-wsrar. 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. Notify me when available. By buying this product you can collect up to loyalty points. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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According to Khomeini’s son Ahmadkashv day when his father was going to Feyziyeh Schoolhe encountered a group of seminary students discussing this pamphlet. Retrieved from ” https: Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies.


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Rashid al-Din Maybudi’s Kashf al-Asrar

According to Ayatollah Hossein Badala and Bagheri, some scholars decided to respond to it. Life, Thought and Legacy. His more recent works include “Divine Love: Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

This page was last edited on 6 Octoberat Gateway to the Quranic Sciences. One of the responses was written by Mehdi Al-Khalissi ; Kashf al-Asrar was another answer to kasfh pamphlet; Ruhollah Al-asgar taught philosophy at that time.

Topics include most of the major issues in Islamic theology, metaphysics, cosmology, and spiritual psychology. Principles of Ibn al-Arabi’s Cosmology Description The volume is arranged in the order of the chapter and verses of the Qur’an and 1, pages of Persian text. Between Tradition and Modernity.

Explorations in Islamic Thought. He is currently working on several research projects in Sufism and Islamic philosophy. Professor Chittick has written and translated thirty books and one hundred-fifty articles on Islamic thought, Sufism, Shiism, and Persian literature.

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.

The second chapter contains Hadith of PositionHadith of the two weighty thingsand proof of the concept of Imamah by verses of the Quran. Khomeini was worried the views of this pamphlet had infiltrated into the seminaries, and wrote Kashf al-Asrar to answer the pamphlet’s questions. Maybudi explains select verses and their allusions ishara ; by this he means the manner in which the words and imagery can be understood as pointing to various dimensions of the soul’s relationship with God.

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.


The book’s third, fourth, and fifth chapters include a discussion of government in the contemporary age. 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.

Maybudi’s work also came to be known by the subtitle of the published Persian edition, Tafsir Khawaja Abdallah Ansari ak-asrar Commentary of Master Abdallah Ansari] because Maybudi wrote it after having studied the Quran commentary of Ansari d. Each chapter consists of explanations of from one or two to as many as 85 verses. Kashf al-Asrar is the first book that expresses Khomeini’s political views. No products To be determined Shipping. This product is no longer in stock.

There are 97 chapters, each corresponding to one Qur’anic chapter which is to say that 17 of the short chapters do not have commentaries. Archived from the original on 13 February He returned to the United States in and for three years was assistant editor of the Encyclopaedia Iranica Columbia University.

Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Pages to import images to Wikidata Articles al-srar Arabic-language text. Retrieved 15 February