Recent & Contemporary History

Eternal Manifestations: 80 Stories from the lfe of 'Allama Tabataba'i by Ahmad Luqmani - stories from the life of the great scholar and ascetic 'Allama Tabataba'i, author of Tafsir al-Mizan. Includes accounts from his personal life, his realtionship with his family, students and teachers, and examples of his extreme humility, knowledge and spirituality.

     

Imam Khomeini: A Short Biography by Hamid Algar - A preliminary sketch, intended to acquaint the reader with the outlines of the Imam’s life and the main aspects of his person as an Islamic leader of exceptional stature.

     

Interview with Daughter of Allamah Tabataba’i by Khanum Najma Sadat Tabataba’i - Translation of an interview with the daughter of the great Islamic scholar and exegete, Allamah Muhammad Husayn Tabataba'i, where she answers questions about the life and teaching of the late Allamah.

     

Lessons from the lives of the Ulema by Shaikh Abbas Jaffer - Anecdotes from the lives of Islamic Scholars

     

Rays of the Sun: 83 Stories from the Life of Imam Khomeini (ra) by Foundation of the Representation of the Office of Spiritual Leadership in Universities- Stories from the personal and public life of the great scholar and leader of the Islamic revolution in Iran. Includes stories about Imam Khomeini's home life, his relationship with family members and with the public, his knowledge, his worship and his last days. Also includes an account of meeting Imam from the Western journalist Robin Woodsworth Carlsen.

     

     

Tranquil Heart: 43 Recollections of Imam Khomeini Relating to Prayers   - recollections of Imam Khomeini relating to prayers (salaat) by individuals who spent time with him. The incidents emphasize the importance and love which the Imam gave to the Salaat.