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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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Chittick is a professor of religious studies in the department of Asian and Asian-American studies at Stony Brook University. Looking for beautiful books?

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Kashf al-Asrar consists of six chapters, the ordering of which mirrors the division of content in The Thousand-Year Secrets: By using our website you agree to our use of cookies.

The book’s third, fourth, and fifth chapters include a discussion of government in the contemporary age. According to Ayatollah Hossein Badala and Bagheri, some scholars decided to respond to it. The Best Books of This page was last edited on 6 Octoberat Archived from the original on 13 February al-asra The minimum purchase order quantity for the product is 1.

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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 al-azrar advocated reformation in Islam. We can notify you when this item is back in stock. He is currently working on several research projects in Sufism and Islamic philosophy.

Kashf Al-Asrar : The Unveiling of the Mysteries

Retrieved from ” https: 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. Each chapter consists of explanations of from one or two to as many as 85 verses.


Notify me when available. 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. 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.

Maybudi’s work also came to be known by the subtitle of the published Persian edition, Ala-srar Khawaja Abdallah Ansari [Quran Commentary of Master Abdallah Ansari] because Maybudi wrote it after having al-asrqr the Quran commentary of Ansari d. Principles of Ibn al-Arabi’s Cosmology 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.

He is author and translator of many books and articles on Ibn ‘Arabi, Kkashf, and other Muslim thinkers. Ruhollah Khomeini wrote Kashf al-Asrar to answer questions about the credibility of Islamic and Shia beliefs that originated in a pamphlet al-assrar The Thousand-Year Secretswhich was written by Ali Akbar Hakamizada, who had abandoned clerical studies at Qum seminary.

The second chapter contains Hadith of PositionHadith of the two weighty thingsand proof of the concept of Imamah by verses of the Quran. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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His more recent works include “Divine Love: He returned to the United States in and for three years was assistant editor of the Encyclopaedia Iranica Columbia University. Explorations in Islamic Thought. His more recent books include in Search of the Lost Heart: 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.


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. Views Read Edit View history. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

Retrieved 15 February Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Khomeini was worried the views of this pamphlet had infiltrated into the seminaries, and wrote Kashf al-Asrar to answer the pamphlet’s questions.

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. 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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