Beyond Death: The Mystical Teachings of ??Ayn al-Qudat al-Hamadhani


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The twelfth-century Iranian mystic `Ayn al-Qudat al-Hamadhani (d. 1131) wrote vividly of his explorations of death as a state of consciousness which he experienced while alive. This state and his visions of Doomsday and the innumerable non-corporeal worlds that lie past the world of matter confront him with paradoxical realities that upset the notional understanding of faith. The present book concerns itself with a discussion on the subject of death as it is viewed by one of the defining mystic scholars of medieval Iran. ...

Beyond Death: The Mystical Teachings of ʿAyn al-Qudat al-Hamadhani 2010, Brill, Leiden

ISBN-13: 9789004174139