Spiritual Books



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Ahmed, Ali, trans. Al-Qura'an: A Contemporary Translation. Religion, 582 pages, 22 cm. This edition features the original Arabic text side-by-side with a contemporary English translation. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1984. 1 $17.99



Irving, T.B., trans. The Qur'an (The Noble Reading) First American English Translation.  Religion, 637 pages, 22 cm. This edition of the Qur'an (Koran), the Islamic holy book, is a revised and updated translation into modern standard American English, unlike the Shakespearean English editions more commonly available, but more difficult to understand.  Irving's translation manages to maintain the subtle nuances of the original Arabic while making the text more accessible to English-speaking readers. The original Arabic text is also included for reference. Tehran: Chap & Nashr, 2005. Hardcover. Click here to view a sample page.

Package dimensions: 10" x 7" x 3"  Weight: 2-3 pounds.

3 $65.00
9786005210248 Aminisam, M. H. The Speech of Zoroaster. Religion, 212 pages, col ill, 18 cm. An introduction to the basic tenets and principles of the Zoroastrian faith, in Persian and in English (the book should be read from right to left). It has a faravahar watermark on each page and several color illustrations of Zoroastrian emblems and the ancient Zoroastrian capital, Persepolis. Tehran: Harpa, 1990. Hardcover.

Package dimensions: 7" x 5" x 3"  Weight: 2-3 pounds.

1 $35.00


Falsafah dar Iran. Religion/Philosophy, 239 pages, 24 cm. A collection of articles on the history of philosophy, Sufism, logic and related topics. The text is entirely in Persian (Farsi). Tehran: Intisharat-e Hekmat, 1984. Softcover. There is noticeable shelf wear and a small tear on the cover; the pages are clean, good binding. There is no ISBN. OCLC 38199164. 1 $29.99
61660467 Motlagh, Hushidar Hugh. Ain-i Bahai: Payam-i Asmani Bara-yi Sulh va Sa`adat-i Jahani. Religion, 380 pages, 23 cm. An introduction to the Bahai faith, including a bibliography. Mount Pleasant, MI: Global Perspective Publishing, 2000. Hardcover. No ISBN. 1 $31.00



Sassanfar, Abtin. Avista: Bargardan-i haft hat az Gataha (The Avesta: Zoroastrian Carols). Religion, 530 pages, 25 cm. Written and researched by a former professor at Melli University, this book serves as a good introduction to the Zoroastrian faith. The text is mostly in Farsi (Persian), with some brief explanations of Avestan language characters. There is also a short grammar guide and letter pronunciation guide (showing Persian, Avestan and Latin characters). There is an extensive bibliography in both English and Persian. Tehran: Nashre Ilm, Persian Year 1386 (2007 CE). 1st Edition. Hardcover.

Package dimensions: 10" x 7" x 3"  Weight: 2-3 pounds

1 $65.00


Shinn, Florence Scovel. Chahar Ashre Az Florence Scovel Shinn. Translated into Persian (Farsi) by Giti Khoshdel.  The American artist's and philosopher's four books are collected into one volume. The titles are The Game of Life and How to Play It; Your Word is Your Wand; The Secret Door to Success; The Power of the Spoken Word. Tehran: Intisharat-e Paykan, 1384 (2006 CE). Now out of print and very rare. 1 $29.99
9646873014 Tabare, Afeef Abdulfatah. Stories of the Prophets. Religion, 696 pages, 24 cm. Translated into Persian by AbuBakr Hassanzadeh. This rare book is a compilation of tales about the Islamic prophets.  Most of them have been passed down from Persians' grandparents' and great-grandparents' times. Tehran: Nashre Ahsan, 1999.

Package dimensions: 10" x 7" x 3"  Weight: 2-3 pounds

1 $49.99
  Famous Sura'a from the Koran.  These fifteen prayers are among the most well-known and loved from the Koran (Qu'ran), the Islamic holy book. The text is entirely in Arabic. Softcover, 49 pages.  Printed in Pakistan. 1 $10.00