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Author: بدخشانى، سيد جلال حسينى. ; Naṣīr al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad Ṭūsī; S J Badakhchani; Christian Jambet; Institute of Ismaili Studies.
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris in association with Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2005.
Series: Ismaili texts and translations series (Institute of Ismaili Studies), 5.
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"Paradise of Submission (Rawda-yi taslim), is Tusi's most important and comprehensive Ismaili work. It consists of 27 chapters called tasawwurat (meaning 'reflections' or 'representations') on a variety of themes such as the Creator and the cosmos, the nature of human existence, ethics and human relations, religion, eschatology, prophethood and imamate. Additionally, there are chapters on the varieties of human  Read more...
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All Authors / Contributors: بدخشانى، سيد جلال حسينى. ; Naṣīr al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad Ṭūsī; S J Badakhchani; Christian Jambet; Institute of Ismaili Studies.
ISBN: 1860644368 9781860644368
OCLC Number: 50404147
Language Note: Text in English and Persian.
Description: xix, 287, 220 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction. --
Paradise of Submission (English text). --
Appendix. A philosophical commentary. --
Rawḍa-yi taslīm (Persian text).
Series Title: Ismaili texts and translations series (Institute of Ismaili Studies), 5.
Other Titles: Rawz̤at al-taslīm.
Rawz̤at-i taslīm, yā, taṣaṿṿurāt
Responsibility: Naṣīr al-Dīn Ṭūsī ; a new Persian edition and English translation of Ṭūsī's Rawḍa-yi taslīm by S.J. Badakhchani ; with an introduction by Hermann Landolt and philosophical commentary by Christian Jambet.
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Nasir al-din Tusi, a Shi'i scholar of the 13th century, produced a range of writings in different fields of learning under Ismaili patronage and later under the Mongols. This edition presents the  Read more...

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