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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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 kkashf of the soul’s relationship with God. The minimum purchase order quantity for the product is 1.

The second chapter contains Hadith of PositionHadith of the two weighty thingsand proof of the concept of Imamah by verses of the Quran. Asrar-i Hazarsala [1] by Zl-asrar Akbar Hakimzadehwho had abandoned clerical studies at Qom seminary and in the mids published sl-asrar modernist journal titled Humayun that advocated reformation in Islam.

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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. Life, Thought and Legacy. According to Khomeini’s son Ahmadone day when his father was going to Feyziyeh Schoolhe encountered a group of seminary students discussing this pamphlet.

We can notify you when this item is back in stock. He returned to the United States in and for three years was assistant editor of the Encyclopaedia Iranica Columbia University. Khomeini was worried the views of this pamphlet had infiltrated into the seminaries, and wrote Kashf al-Asrar to answer the pamphlet’s questions. His more recent books include in Search of the Lost Heart: He is author and translator of many books and articles on Ibn ‘Arabi, Rumi, and other Muslim thinkers. Notify me when available.


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Each chapter consists of explanations of from one or two to as many al-asrat 85 verses. Retrieved 15 February Pages to import images to Wikidata Articles containing Arabic-language text.

Authority and Political Culture in Shi’ism. Between Tradition and Modernity. Explorations in Islamic Thought. This page was last edited on 6 Octoberat About the translator William C. This product is no longer in stock.

Retrieved from ” https: 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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Kashf Al-Asrar : The Unveiling of the Mysteries

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. Description The volume is arranged in the order of the chapter and verses of the Qur’an and 1, pages of Persian text. Kashf al-Asrar is the first book that expresses Khomeini’s political views. His more recent works include “Divine Love: Last items in stock!

The book’s third, fourth, and fifth chapters include a discussion of government in the contemporary age. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

Professor Chittick has written and translated thirty books and one hundred-fifty articles on Islamic kazhf, Sufism, Shiism, and Persian literature. Topics include most of the major issues in Islamic theology, metaphysics, cosmology, and spiritual psychology.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of 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 kadhf power, belief in the intercession of Muhammad and his descendants and the lack of any explicit mention of Imamate in the Quran.

Ruhollah Khomeini wrote Kashf al-Asrar to answer questions about the al-sarar 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. 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 Al-xsrar because Maybudi wrote it after having studied the Quran commentary of Ansari d.

Islamic Revolution Document Center. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. He is currently working on several research projects in Kazhf and Islamic philosophy.

Rashid al-Din Maybudi’s Kashf al-Asrar

By buying this product you can collect up to loyalty points. One of the responses was written mashf Mehdi Al-Khalissi ; Kashf al-Asrar was another answer to the pamphlet; Ruhollah Khomeini taught philosophy at that time.

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