Professor Mohammad Fanaei Eshkevari Abstract Mystical journey (al-sulook al-‘irfani) deals with stages and stations of human soul’s perfection in ascending toward God the Almighty. In practical mysticism (al-‘irfan al-‘amali), different classifications are offered to explain the stages and elements of this journey. Some of these classifications show the order that mystics must followed in their […]
Iranians from all walks of life are seizing the opportunity of the Nature’s Day on Sunday to spend some quality time with their loved ones out in the wilderness across the country. Despite the downpours and cold weather in some cities and towns, millions are spending the day out. It is not just natural sites […]
الدکتور محمد فنائی اشکوری تعریب: س. ر. منصوری جاء الأربعین و حل الحزن في القلب فجع العالم لمصاب زینب أنین أهل السماء یطرق اسماع البشر تأوه من تفجع صاحب الأمر للأربعين مکانة مرموقة في الثقافة الشيعية. علی ما نقل إن جابر بن عبد الله الانصاري الصحابي المعروف، بعد مضي أربعين يوماً من إستشهاد أبي عبد […]
Philosophers talk of two kinds of change: instantaneous and gradual change. Instantaneous change is one which takes place in an ‘instant’ or in no time. In such a kind of change, we witness the extinction of something and the coming into existence of another….
An online Panel Discussion: The Nature and Possibility of an Islamic Philosophy What is Islamic philosophy? Is Islamic philosophy possible? What is the relation between Islamic philosophy and Greek philosophy? What is the status of Islamic philosophy in contemporary world? Why do some scholars reject Islamic philosophy? Please join us online http://vc.aou.ir/webinar for finding answer […]
Patience is considered to be one of the best-known terms in Islam. In Islamic literature, this phrase occurs with frequency in proportion to different occasions and in various fields, with a tone of encouragement, discussion of rewards, and praise and explanation about its importance. It is therefore natural that Muslims become familiar with its meaning, […]
The concept of submission to Allah has been described as the core of the Islamic religion and the gist of faith. ‘Islam’ is an eternal Divine Religion – the Message of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) – and is a general message for the calls of all the prophets. Since all the prophets called for monotheism and […]