by: Islamic Thought Foundation

A Quarterly Journal of thought and Culture


The Life of Imam al-Mahdi By: Allama Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi Translation by: Sayyid Athar Husain S.H. Rizvi p. 205-215 The major occultation began after the death of Ali bin Muhammad Samari in 328 A.H. and the point of referral and general deputyship of His Eminence, the Master of the Age (a.s) reached the great jurists. […]

Ethical Role-Models By: Sayyid Mahdi as-Sadr P. 126 – 132 Hope is the expectation of a dear thing the arrangements of which are already done, such as hope for the yield of a land after it was seeded, watered, and superintended. In case the arrangements of a thing are not done, hope for it will […]

The Life of Muhammad (PBUH) By: Allama Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi Translation by: Abdullah al-Shahin p. 397-437 A good collection of short maxims has been transmitted from the Prophet (a.s.) that are of wonderful eloquence, literature, and wisdom. Though brief, they show the top of eloquence and expressiveness, and they include the high Islamic morals and […]

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Mulla Sadra

Born in Shiraz, in what is now Iran, to a notable family of court officials in 1571 or 1572,[5] In Mulla Sadra’s time, the Safavid dynasty governed on Iran. Safavid kings granted independence to Fars Province which was ruled by the king’s brother. Mulla Sadara’s father, khwajah Ibrahim Qavami, was a knowledgeable and extremely faithful […]