List of Works by Sadr al-Din al-Shirazi

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List of Works by Sadr al-Din al-Shirazi is the collection of works by Sadr al-Din Muhammad b. Ibrahim al-Shirazi (b. 979/1571-1572 - d. 1050/1640), a well-known Shiite philosopher, mystic, and exegete of the Quran. He is also known as Mulla Sadra. He was a student of Mir Damad and Baha' al-Din al-'Amili. Mulla Sadra wrote many works on different subjects. Here are his main books:

Famous Works

  • Al-Mabda' wa l-ma'ad: This work is also called al-Hikmat al-muta'aliya. The book counts as a summary of the second part of al-Asfar.
  • Tafsir al-Quran al-karim (the exegesis of the Quran). Mulla Sadra wrote an exegesis of different verses and suras of the Quran. Late in his life, he started to write a complete exegesis of the Quran, but it remained unfinished by his death.
  • Sharh usul al-kafi: his incomplete commentary on Usul al-Kafi in seven volumes.

Detailed List

Litrature

  • Diwan Ash'ar

Exegesis

  • Asrar al-ayat wa anwar al-bayyinat

Exegesis of Verses and Suras

Qur'anic Sciences

  • Ma'ani al-alfaz al-mufrada
  • Mutashabih al-qur'an
  • Mafatih al-ghayb

Hadith

  • Sharh al-Usul min al-Kafi
  • A hadith from Tawhid of al-Saduq
  • Explanation of two hadith: 1)from Imam al-Sadiq (a): "ma min amr yukhtalaf fihi ithnan..." 2)Explanation of a hadith in virtue of scholar who benefiting people by his knowledge.
  • Explanation of some hadith and important philosophical and mystical issues which is mentioned from Mulla Sadra.
  • Sharh hadith "kuntu kanzan makhfiya"

Mysticism and Ethics

  • Risala se asl': subject of this book is mysticism and ethics in Persian, advocating philosophy.
  • Kasr al-'asnam al-jahiliyya: in Arabic and in rejection of Sufisim.

Philosophy

  • Al-Hikma al-muta'aliya fi l-asfar al-'aqliyya al-arba'a (the transcendent wisdom regarding four intellectual journeys). The book has a unique place as to its comprehension and influence on Islamic wisdom in recent centuries—in particular, "Shiite wisdom".
  • Ittihad 'aqil wa ma'qul
  • Ittisaf al-mahiya bi-l wujud
  • Ajwabat al-masa'il
  • Idrakat juz'i'
  • Al-Ajwaba 'an usulat al-nasiriyya an shams al-din al-khusrowshahi
  • Ajwabat al-masa'il al-awisa an muzaffar husayn kashani
  • Ajwabat al-masa'il in answering to his students in five philosophical issues
  • Iksir al-'arifin fi ma'rifat tariq al-haqq wa al-yaqin
  • Al-Tashkhis
  • Ta'liqat al-shifa'
  • Hashiya sharh hikmat al-ashraq
  • Huduth al-'alam
  • Saryan nur wujud al-haq fi al-mujudat wa ihata bi-l mumkinat
  • Sharh al-hidayat al-athiriya
  • Lamiya ikhtisas al-mantaqa bi mawdi' mu'ayyan min al-falak
  • Al-Masa'il al-qudsiyya wa al-qawa'id al-malakutiyya
  • Al-Masha'ir
  • Al-Waridat al-qalbiya fi ma'rifat al-rububiyya

Theology

  • Al-Hashr
  • Al-Hikmat al-'arshiyya
  • Khalq al-a'mal, jabr wa tafwid al-qadar wa af'al al-'ibad
  • Al-Shawahid al-rububiyya fi al-manahij al-sulukiyya
  • Al-Qada wa al-qadar fi af'al al-bashar
  • Al-Mabda' wa al-ma'ad
  • Al-Mazahir al-ilahiya fi asrar al-'ulum al-kamaliya
  • Al-Ma'ad al-jismani, Zad al-salik - Zad al-musafir

Logic

  • Al-Tasawwwur wa al-tasdiq
  • Al-Luma'at al-mashriqiyya fi al-mabahith al-mantiqiyya, al-tanqih - al-tanqiya

Other Works

  • Jung, A selective collection of poem and verse.
  • Jawhar mufariq
  • Hashiya ala sharh ibn mubarakshah ala hikmat al-'ayn
  • Multaqtani
  • Iqaz al-na'imin
  • Sadra's letter to Sayyid Damad
  • Haqiqat al-kufr wa al-'iman
  • His dream, Sadra had a dream, he wrote it.
  • Sharh nijat
  • Hashiya-nivisi bar kitab qamus al-muhit firuzabadi
  • A letter to Sadr Shirazi

Translation of his works to other lanugages

  • Al-Masha'ir; the work was translated by Henry Corbin into French.
  • Al-Hikmat al-'arshiyya; it was translated by James Winston into English.
  • Iksir al-'arifin fi ma'rifat al-haqq wa l-yaqin (a collection of Mulla Sadra's essays); it was translated into Japanese (Tokyo, The Society for Islamic Studies)
  • Conception and belief in Sadr al-Din al-Shirazi An essay on tasawwur (conception) and tasdiq (affirmation); it was translated into English by Joep Lameer.
  • A summary of al-Asfar; it was translated into German by Max Horten.