Vol.13, No.4

Lubb al-Lubab (The Kernels of Kernels) - A Short Treatise on Wayfaring

This treatise (entitled Risaleh ye lubb ul­lubab dar sayr wa suluk e uli al albab) is based on the lectures on practical 'irfan of 'Allamah Sayyid Muhammad Husayn Tabataba'i, quddisa sirruh, the great contemporary exegete of the Qur'an and philosopher, delivered by him during the years 1949-1950. Its fourth impression (Tehran: Intisharat e Hikmat,1366 H. Sh. [1987] has been used for this translation.


'Ashura - Misrepresentations and Distortions part 2

This is the second part of a translation of a series of four sermons delivered by the author during the month of Muharram of 1389 H. (March 1969) on the topic of the meaning and significance of 'Ashura and the martyrdom of Imam Husayn (a) at Karbala. The Persian appeared under the title Hamaseh-ye Husayni (Tehran: Intisharat-e Sadra, 2nd impression, 1362 H). First part, sermons one and two: http://beta.al-islam.org/al-tawhid/vol13-no3/ashura-misrepresentations-d...


Adab al-Suluk: A Treatise on Spiritual Wayfaring

Translation of one of Shaykh Najm al‑Din Kubra's treatises in Arabic entitled Adab al‑suluk ila Hadrat Malik al‑Muluk, which consists of two sections. One is a spiritual journey towards God (Haqq) through removal of the veils of negligence and the veils of distance and darkness. The other is a physical journey in the vast earth of God. Out of these two journeys, this work contains the translation of the one related to esoteric wayfaring."