islamic art and spirituality by seyyed hossein nasr pdf writer

Islamic art and spirituality by seyyed hossein nasr pdf writer

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Nseyyed hossein nasr knowledge and the sacred pdf

Framing Islam at the World of Islam Festival, London, 1976

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Bernard Cohen — Harry Austryn Wolfson — Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy — art historian. Iranian philosopher, theologian, traditionalist, teacher, and writer. Left Iran in for the United States.

Nseyyed hossein nasr knowledge and the sacred pdf

He is the author of scholarly books and articles. Nasr speaks and writes on subjects such as philosophy, religion, spirituality, music, art, architecture, science, literature, civilizational dialogues, and the natural environment. He has also written two books of poetry Poems of the Way and The Pilgrimage of Life and the Wisdom of Rumi and has been described as a " polymath ".

Nasr was born in in south-central Tehran to Seyyed Valiallah, who was a physician to the Persian royal family, and one of the founders of modern education in Iran. He is a descendant of Sheikh Fazlollah Nouri from his mother's side, through him is related to the communist Noureddin Kianouri , is the cousin of Iranian philosopher Ramin Jahanbegloo as well as the father of American academic Vali Nasr.

A scholarship offered by MIT in physics made him the first Iranian undergraduate to attend that university. During his studies there he became acquainted with the works of the Traditionalist authority Frithjof Schuon. This school of thought has shaped Nasr's life and thinking ever since.

Nasr had been a disciple of Frithjof Schuon for over fifty years and his works are based on the doctrine and the viewpoints of the perennial philosophy. After receiving an MIT B. At the age of twenty-five, Nasr graduated with a PhD from Harvard and completed his first book, Science and Civilization in Islam , the title being a direct tribute to Science and Civilization in China , the work by Joseph Needham which had for task to present to Westerners the complex developments of the history of science and technology in China , a mission Nasr was himself following for the Islamic civilization , "although I was working single-handedly, a twenty-five-year-old scholar, and he had a whole group working with him at Cambridge ".

Nasr began his teaching career in when he was still a young doctoral student at Harvard University. The book Shi'ite Islam was one product of this period. Nasr helped with the planning and expansion of Islamic and Iranian studies academic programs in several universities such as Princeton , the University of Utah , and the University of Southern California. Nasr rejects the theory of evolution , [24] [25] claiming that it is "an ideology, it is not ordinary science" [26] and "more a pseudo-religion than a scientific theory.

Nasr is the author of over fifty books [33] and five hundred articles a number of which can be found in the journal, Studies in Comparative Religion on topics such as Traditionalist metaphysics, Islamic science, religion and the environment, Sufism, and Islamic philosophy.

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Synopsis: With remarkable breadth of vision, Seyyed Hossein Nasr reveals for both Western and Muslim readers how each art form in the islamic tradition is based.


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Seyyed Hossein Nasr b. Nasr was born in in Tehran, Iran, eight years into the reign of the founder of the Pahlavi dynasty, Reza Shah, whose policies were designed largely to bring Iran into the modern world. Both sides of the family had produced scholars and Sufis going back for generations. Seyyed Valiallah was trained as a physician and became the chief administrator of the ministry of education from the end of the Qajar period well into Pahlavi times. He was deeply involved in the transformation of the educational system along modern lines.

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Search this site. Islamic Art and Spirituality by Seyyed Hossein Nasr Synopsis: With remarkable breadth of vision, Seyyed Hossein Nasr reveals for both Western and Muslim readers how each art form in the islamic tradition is based upon a science of nature concerned, not with the outer appearance of things, but with their inner reality. Ranging across calligraphy, painting, architecture, literature, music, and the plastic arts, Nasr penetrates to the inner dimension of Islam and shows the role art plays in the life of individual Muslims and the community as a whole—the role of inspiring the remembrance and contemplation of God. Once the author establishes art as an aid and support to the spiritual life, he traces the creative act to its ultimate source: inner knowledge and barakah, or grace, which make the crystallization of inner realities in form and space and time possible.

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