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Writings of Amir Khusrau -II

700 years after the Prophet: A 13th-14th Century Legend of the Indian-Sub-Continent: Based on an annotated translation of his prose work, I‘jâz-i-Khusravî, Vol. I & II ISBN NUMBER: 0-9787037-1-5
The book has 368 pages, its size is nearly 10" x 7", it has a multi-color title beautifully design, it has several insight pictures which help reading and developing of concept, it has 225 GSM paper for pictures, 130 GSM paper throughout for text.


The Islamic Thought and Science Institute

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Habibuddin Ahmed , 1029 S. Westmore Avenue, Apt. 106 Lombard, Illinois 60148 U.S.A

Cost of the Book: $37, plus $5 for postage and handling (US only) .Please order two books to receive book I & II, otherwise you will receive only one combined volume consisting of only selected chapters of the two volumes of this work.

The Islamic Thought and Science Institute has announced its publication titled :"Writings of Amir Khusrau-II”, by Habibuddin Ahmed

Habibuddin Ahmed was born in Hyderabad, India into a family of scholars, had his basic education in engineering from the Osmania University in Hyderabad, did his Ph.d in engineering mechanics from the Illinois Institute of Technology. Later in life he developed affinity for an academic life, worked on an extensive translation project, from Persian into English, for 17 years, then worked in Islamic Philosophy and Islamic History.

Managing Editor’s email address: habib@itinst.org

Amir Khusrau’s writings are in the form of letters to court chiefs, to historic figures, to his friends and to his family members. Volume IIconsists of various Figures of Speech used in Persian writing styles notably various of his verbal inventions in writing styles, It comprises of numerous letters written to his sons and grandson to offer advice on various pillars of Islam, noting his knowledge of Islam only 700 years after the Prophet (PBUH). This volume consists of various epistles on science, philosophy, astronomy and learning, etc. There is an extensive section on Arabic grammar, and his own original poetry adding to the beauty of Arabic and Persian verses like jewels . Yet it is filled with historical descriptions of courts and culture of the time. There is also a dialogue between pen and sword, demonstrating the importance and victory of pen over sword. There is a detailed description on scholars of Hadith regarded at the time.