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Bibliography

Sources of the Selections

Part I: From Muhammad Baqir Majlisi, Bihar al-anwar, 110 vols., Tehran, 1380/1960-1 -
1390/1970-1.

A. The Prophet
1. Profession of Faith: vol. 4, pp. 287-8.
2. God's Attributes: vol. 3, pp. 303-4.

B. 'Ali
1. The Transcendent Lord: vol. 4, pp. 221-3.
2. Via negativa: vol. 4, pp.247-8.
3. Firm Rooting in Knowledge: vol. 4, pp. 274-8.
4. The Fairest of Creators: vol. 4, pp. 313-5.
5. Oneness: vol. 3, pp.206-7.
6. Discernment: vol. 4, p.253.
7.The Vision of the Heart: vol. 4, pp.304-6.

C. al-Baqir: The Incomparable Lord: vol. 4, pp. 299-300.
D. Ja'far
1. Seeing God: vol. 4, pp.44-5.
2. The name that can be named . . .: vol. 4, pp. 160-1.

E. Musa: The Mighty and Majestic: vol. 4, p. 298.
F. Ali Ar-Ridha’
1. Profession of Unity: vol. 4, pp. 228-30.
2. The Veil: vol. 3, pp.36-8.

Part II: From Nahj al-balaghah, ed. by Muhyi al-Din Muhammad 'Abd al-Hamid, with the commentary of Muhammad 'Abduh, 3 parts, Cairo, n.d., part 3, pp. 92-122.

Part III: The Spiritual Life
A. al-Husayn, Prayer for the Day of 'Arafah: From 'Abbas Qummi, Mafatih al-jinan, Muhammad Hasan 'Ilmi edition, Tehran, 1381/1961, pp. 531-53; also Islamiyyah edition, ed. by Muhammad Baqir Kamarai', Tehran, 1379/1959-60, pp.350-65.
B. 'Ali Zayn al-'Abidin: the first and sixth prayers from al-Sahifat al-sajjadiyyah (Sahifa-yi kamila-yi sajjadiyyah); with Persian translation by M. A. Sha'rani, Islamiyyah edition, Tehran, n.d., pp. 15-20, 32-6; with Persian translation by A. Fayd al-Islam, Tehran, 1375/1955-6, pp. 28-41, 68-75; with Persian translation by J. Fadil, Tehran, 1348/1969, pp. 47-50, 93-5.
C. The Twelfth Imam: Prayer for the Month of Rajab: Mafatih al-jinan, pp. 279-81/184-6.

Other Sources

'Abduh, Muhammad, Sharh nahj al-balaghah, printed with the edition of the Nahj al-balaghahmentioned in the sources of the selections above (Part II).

al-Fakiki, al-Ra'i wa-l-ra'iyyah, Najaf, 1940.
al-Hashimi, Mirza Habiballah, Minhaj al-bara'ah fi sharh nahj al-balaghah, vol. 20, Tehran, 1389/1969-70.
Ibn Abi-l-Hadid, Sharh nahj al-balaghah, Beirut.
Ibn Maytham, Sharh nahj al-balaghah, Tehran lithographed edition, 1276/1859-60.
al-Kulayni, al-Usul min al-kafi, ed. by Muhammad Baqir Kamara'i, Tehran, 1388/1968-9.

al-Saduq, al-Tawhid, ed. by Hashim al-Husayni al-Tahrani, Tehran, 1387/1967-8.
al-Shirazi, al-Sayyid 'Alikhan, Talkhis al-riyad, vol. I, Tehran, 1381/1961-2.

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