By Sayyid Muhammad Husayn Tabatabai

ISBN-10: 0791452387

ISBN-13: 9780791452387

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We have appointed you a middle nation that you may be witness against mankind, and the messenger may be a witness against you. kGó«p¡°Tn ºoµr«n∏nY 4. And We shall turn what act they commited and make it scattered motes. Holy Qur‹¯ an, 25:23 5. This prayer is cited from a supplication attributed to Am¯ ır alMu‹min¯ ın ‹Im¯ am ⁄Al¯ ı, may peace be upon him, expounded by H Ò ¯ ajj Mawl¯ a Kab¯utar-¯Ahang¯ ı and has been published in a pocket-size edition. In his book, Kalam¯at-i makn¯unah, Mull¯ a MuÓhsin FayÓd K¯ ash¯ an¯ ı says that this prayer has been mentioned in the supplications of the Im¯ ams, may peace be upon them.

The present translation owes its completion to several scholars and friends. To Professor Seyyed Hossein Nasr I am eternally indebted for his friendship and guidance that spans over many years. I am especially grateful to him for suggesting this book for translation and generously providing perceptive comments and advice and kindly writing a preface, despite his extremely busy schedule. Special thanks are due to three anonymous scholars who evaluated the manuscript for the State University of New York Press and recommended its publication.

He was one of the most prominent and well-known pupils of the late ¯Akh¯und H Ò usayn Qul¯ ı Hamad¯ an¯ ı. ” May God nurture our soul by this light. This phase is the same stage as the self-disclosure of the soul (tajall¯ ı-yi nafs), which is seen in this form and in the quality of endless light. After putting this phase behind and as a result of persistence in mur¯aqabah, in accordance with requisites of higher spiritual planes and requirements of those stations, the blessed traveler succeeds in having authentic visions of the Attributes of God, Exalted is He, and understanding the Names of Divine Essence in their totality.

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