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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According to Ayatollah Hossein Badala and Bagheri, some scholars decided to respond to it. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Description The volume is arranged in the order of the chapter and verses of the Qur’an and 1, pages of Persian text. Authority and Political Culture in Shi’ism. The second chapter contains Hadith of PositionHadith of the two weighty thingsand proof of the concept of Imamah by verses of the Quran.

Kashf Al-Asrar : The Unveiling of the Mysteries

By buying this product you can collect up to loyalty points. Khomeini was worried the views of this pamphlet had infiltrated into the seminaries, and wrote Kashf al-Asrar to answer the pamphlet’s questions.

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 kaahf Islamic thought. Looking for beautiful books? 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.

According to Khomeini’s son Ahmadone day when his father was going to Feyziyeh Schoolhe encountered a group of seminary students discussing this pamphlet. He is currently working on several research projects in Sufism and Islamic philosophy.


Explorations in Islamic Thought. 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.

Between Tradition and Modernity. About the translator William C. Kashf al-Asrar is the first book that expresses Khomeini’s political views. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. No products To be determined Shipping. Retrieved 15 February Chittick is a professor of religious studies in the department of Asian and Asian-American studies at Stony Brook University.

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. This commentary, called Kashf al-asrar wauddat wl-asrar [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 ql-asrar good portion of it is in Arabic. Maybudi explains select verses and al-awrar 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.

The book defends against Hakamizada’s attacks against such Shia practices as kash 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.

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Principles of Ibn al-Arabi’s Cosmology He is author and translator of many books and articles on Ibn ‘Arabi, Rumi, and other Muslim thinkers. Views Read Edit View history. The book’s third, fourth, and fifth chapters include a discussion of government in the contemporary age. Visit our Beautiful Books page al-assrar find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.


Islamic Revolution Document Center. 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. One of the ak-asrar 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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This page was last edited on 6 Octoberat The minimum purchase order quantity for the product is 1. By using kasyf site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Topics include most of the major issues in Islamic theology, metaphysics, cosmology, and spiritual psychology. Professor Chittick has written and translated thirty books and one hundred-fifty articles on Islamic thought, Sufism, Shiism, and Persian literature.

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Last items in stock! Pages to import images to Wikidata Articles containing Arabic-language text. Kashf al-Asrar consists of six chapters, the ordering of which mirrors the division of content in The Thousand-Year Secrets: The Best Books ksshf Retrieved from ” https: Archived from the original on 13 February His more recent books include in Search of the Lost Heart: His more recent works ,ashf “Divine Love: He returned to the United States in and for three years was assistant editor of the Encyclopaedia Iranica Columbia University.