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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Kashf al-Asrar consists of six chapters, the ordering of which mirrors the division of content in The Thousand-Year Secrets: By buying this product you can collect up to loyalty points.

According to Khomeini’s son Ahmadone day when his al-asrat was going to Feyziyeh Schoolhe encountered a group of seminary students discussing this pamphlet. Retrieved 15 February The second chapter contains Hadith of PositionHadith of the two weighty thingsand proof of the concept of Imamah by verses of the Quran. Ruhollah Khomeini wrote Al-asraf al-Asrar to answer questions about the credibility of Islamic and Shia al-asrrar that originated in a pamphlet called The Thousand-Year Secretswhich was written by Ali Akbar Hakamizada, who had abandoned clerical studies at Qum seminary.

Rashid al-Din Maybudi’s Kashf al-Asrar

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.

He is currently working on several research projects in Sufism and Islamic philosophy. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. By using this 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. This page al-asarr last edited on 6 Octoberat Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Views Read Xl-asrar View history. Life, Thought and Legacy. Khomeini was worried the views of this pamphlet had infiltrated into the seminaries, and wrote Kashf al-Asrar to answer the pamphlet’s questions. This product is no longer in stock.

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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. Pages to import images to Wikidata Articles containing Arabic-language text.

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,ashf 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 kahf 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.

He returned to the United States in and for three years was assistant al-asrqr of the Encyclopaedia Iranica Columbia University. 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.


Between Tradition and Modernity. He is author and translator of many books and articles on Ibn ‘Arabi, Rumi, and other Muslim thinkers.

Tafsir Kashf al-Asrar

About the translator William C. Professor Chittick has written and translated thirty books and one hundred-fifty articles on Islamic thought, Sufism, Mashf, and Persian literature. 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.

There are 97 chapters, each corresponding to one Qur’anic chapter which is to kasjf that 17 of the short chapters do not have commentaries. One of the kashhf was written by Mehdi Al-Khalissi ; Kashf al-Asrar was another answer to the pamphlet; Ruhollah Khomeini taught philosophy at that time. Notify me when available. No products To be determined Shipping. According to Ayatollah Hossein Badala and Bagheri, some scholars decided to respond to it.

Each chapter consists of explanations of from one or two to as many as 85 verses. Description The volume is arranged in the order of the chapter and verses of the Qur’an and 1, pages of Persian text. Gateway to the Quranic Sciences. Principles of Ibn al-Arabi’s Cosmology Kashff al-Asrar is the first book that expresses Khomeini’s political views.