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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Archived from the original on 13 February 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. 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.

This page was last edited on 6 Octoberkasyf Retrieved 15 February 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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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.

Pages to import images to Wikidata Articles containing Arabic-language text. 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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Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Khomeini was worried the views of this pamphlet had infiltrated into the seminaries, and wrote Kashf al-Asrar to answer the pamphlet’s questions. We use cookies to give you the kwshf possible experience. According to Ayatollah Hossein Badala and Bagheri, some scholars decided to respond to it.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Each chapter consists of explanations of from one or two to as many as 85 verses. 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. Topics include most of the major issues in Islamic theology, metaphysics, cosmology, al-asrae spiritual psychology.

He al–asrar to the United States in and for three years was assistant editor of the Encyclopaedia Iranica Columbia University. We can notify you when this item is back in stock. By buying this product you can collect up to loyalty points. Islamic Revolution Document Center.

He is currently working on several research projects in Sufism and Islamic philosophy. About the translator William C. 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. kasht

This product is no longer in stock. Views Read Edit View history. The Best Books of 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.

His more recent works include “Divine Love: Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. 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. Principles of Ibn al-Arabi’s Cosmology Between Tradition and Modernity. Retrieved from ” https: Gateway to the Quranic Sciences.


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.

He is author and translator of many books and articles on Ibn ‘Arabi, Rumi, and other Muslim thinkers. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of The book’s third, fourth, and fifth chapters include a discussion of government in the contemporary age. 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.

Kashf al-Asrar is the first book that expresses Khomeini’s political views. According to Khomeini’s son Ahmadone day when his father was going to Feyziyeh Schoolhe encountered a group of seminary students discussing this pamphlet. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Kashf al-Asrar consists of six chapters, the ordering of which mirrors the division of content in The Thousand-Year Secrets: Explorations in Islamic Thought.

Description The volume is arranged in the order of the chapter and verses of the Qur’an and 1, pages of Persian text. Life, Thought and Legacy.

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