The Shia Texts Translation Project


Below is a list of texts ShiaGnosis is currently translating or plans to start translating in the near future. The titles that have been partially translated are juxtaposed with the available translation.


Occult Words Uncovered

An Annotated Translation of AL-KALIMAT AL-MAKNUNAH

By Molla Mohsen Fayz Kashani

Translated by D. D. Sodagar


BEFORE, IN, AFTER This World

Islam's Metaphysical Anthropology

By Allamah Tabatabai

Translated by D. D. Sodagar

Category: Shia Gnosis Library: Mystical Theology


Spiritual Observances

An Annotated Translation of AL-MURAQABAT

By Mirza Jawad Aqa Maleki Tabrizi

Translated by D. D. Sodagar


The Heart of Hearts

An Annotated Translation of RISALAH LUBB AL-LUBAB

By Ayatullah Sayyid M. H. Husayni Tehrani

Translated by D. D. Sodagar

Category: Shia Gnosis Library: Spiritual Nourishment


Meeting God

An Annotated Translation of LIQA' ALLAH

By Mirza Jawa Aqa Maleki Tabrizi

Translated by D. D. Sodagar


Light of the Path

An Annotated Translation of MISBAH AL-SHARI'AH

By Imam Sadiq

Translated by D. D. Sodagar


An Introduction to Shia Islam

By Allamah Tabatabai

Translated by D. D. Sodagar

Category: Shia Faith Library: Beliefs


Uncovering the Truth

An Annotated Translation of KASHF AL-MURAD MIN TAJRID AL-I'TIQAD

An Exhaustive and Demonstrative Exposition of Shia Theology

By Allamah Hilli

Translated by D. D. Sodagar

Category: Shia Faith Library: Beliefs


Reflections on Islam

By Allamah Tabatabai

Translated by D. D. Sodagar

Category: Shia Faith Library: Beliefs


Ascent to Happiness

An Annotated Translation of MI'RAJ AL-SA'ADAH

By Molla Ahmad Naraqi

Translated by D. D. Sodagar

Category: Shia Faith Library: Values


The Scale of Meaning

An Annotated Translation of AL-MIZAN FI TAFSIR AL-QUR'AN

A Multi-Volume Exposition of the Qur'an

By Allamah Tabatabai

Translated by D. D. Sodagar

Category: Shia Faith Library: Qur'an


The Complete History of Islam's Formative Age

A Multi-Volume History of Islam, Based on the Most Authoritative Sources, which Begins Before the Birth of the Prophet Muhammad and Ends with the Events of the Year 330 AH, Covering over Three Centuries of Islam's Most Critical History

By Ayatullah Shaykh M. H. al-Yusufi al-Gharawi

Translated by D. D. Sodagar

Category: Shia Faith Library: History