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According to the beginning of the book, its name is “al-Ihtijaj”, and there is no mention of “al-Ihtijaj ‘ala ahl al-lijaj. One is that you are really discarding a source of divine guidance completely. He says in the first volume pg. Navigation menu Personal tools Log in.

Ayatullah Khomeini ra quoted from this person in his book, and not the first person as you alleged. The second category is known only by the one whose mind is pure, whose perception is very subtle, and who has the ability of differentiation of what is correct, from those whose chest Allah has expanded towards Islam.

Look how harshly Ayatullah Najafabadi was critiqued for his book where he denied ‘Ilm ul-Ghayb of the Imam, yet no one considered him a disbeliever. Don’t the Sunnis generally deny the infallibility of the Prophet from minor sins and mistakes i. There are definite disadvantages to this method, but the necessity for an accurate translation would seem to outweigh them all. The most famous and authoritative collections of Shi’ite hadith s are four works which, in terms of their importance for Shi’ism, correspond to the Six Correct Collections in Sunni Islam.

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These are two different topics so please don’t mix things up. Shaykh al-Saduq’s al-Khisal demonstrates the importance of numbers in the traditions. Al-Tabarsi [1] mentions in his book al-Ihtijaj vol.

Translator’s Introduction

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment. I do believe in brotherhood between shias and sunnis. This is especially true in ihtijai most difficult and metaphysical section of the book, Part I ” On the Unity of God. This is the category which I mentioned its meaning is only known by the one whose mind is pure, whose understanding is profound, and whose skill of differentiation is correct.



I have here with me the complete Book of Allah of which not a single letter has been omitted. Not it was not. This is not a very solid argument or even a proper ihrijaj. Allah kept in his book the signs and blinded their hearts and sight as he knew they would reject it and Allah also left in it the words that point to what they had done to it Indeed, Allah confers blessing upon the Nabi, and His angels ask Him to do so.

This belief in kufr. In the very beginning of the work, he explicitly states:. We are not playing games in kinder garden here, where people can delude each other. Look at what Imam Khomeini says about his works in his Anwar ul-Hidayah:. His book on Tafsir is well-known.

The Translations A note needs to be added about the method of translation. Honestly even from this short sentence, it is clear what was intention of Noori. Skip to main content. He also wrote refutation to people who tried to refute his book. View this page in our App. Such man would be labeled like disbeliever by As for the book you have referred to in your email, it has an a devious and a cunning story behind it, created by the opponent of the Shi’a in order to discredit them.

In such verses ihtijah others like them we see the signs of what the hypocrites did to the Qur’anthe disbelievers and enemies of Islam used such verses to attack the Qur’an, and if I were to explain to you O reader everything that was erased and corrupted and altered similar to the above, tbaarsi it will take a long time, and a lot of what Taqiyyah hides would be exposed from the virtues of the Awliya’ ie Imams and the sins of their enemies.

If the Quran is not protected, then it is not a hujja on mankind. He then explains to us these three categories vol.

Don’t ihtjiaj agree that the absence of a word from the Quran could change the meaning of a verse? I have already quoted Noori introduction to his book, in the beginning of this thread.

Al-Ihtijaj (Tabarsi)

To sit on your right and your left in separate groups? Others who may feel that the present translation does not do justice to the literary qualities of the text may try their own hand at rendering it into English. Mention, O Muhammadthe Day We jhtijaj call forth every people with their record of deeds. Indeed Allah, through His infinite mercy and kindness to His creation, through His gracefulness and His knowledge of what the distorters will do in terms of changing His Book; divided His words into three categories.


Abi ‘Umayrthe close companion of Imam al-Kazim a. One indication of its popularity is that, despite its enormous size, it was published twice in lithographed form in the nineteenth century.

If Ihtinaj were to explain in detail everything that was omitted, changed, distorted and whatever is under this topic, it would be a long discussion.

Translator’s Introduction | A Shi’ite Anthology |

The inner meaning here is, surrender completely to the one whom He recommended and appointed as ohtijaj successor, whom He has favoured upon you, and that which He has entrusted him. There the author of the article ” Hadith ” is aware that there is some difference between Shi’ism and Sunnism on the question of which hadith s are included, but he thinks that it lies in the fact that the Shi’ite collections accept “only traditions traced through ‘Ali’s family.

In addition to providing the address of the verses of the Qur’an and explaining the difficult words, he has written many useful comments including the biography of many figures mentioned in the text and hadiths of the book; also there are an index of the content of the book and an index of the glosses and comments. But the Shi’ite collections, ohtijaj as that of al-Kulaynialso contain sayings transmitted from and about the twelve Imams.

Muslims hold these to be the most important source of Islamic teachings after the Qur’an. The necessity for a literal translation is all the greater because ihtojaj good deal of the material translated here – in particular those parts which derive from the Nahj al-balaghah – has also been translated elsewhere and on the whole has been misrepresented.

He did not believe that the Qur’an is not a miracle, or a divine book. As important and basic as this point is, it has not been understood even in such standard reference works as the new Encyclopedia of Islam.