The Right Path: A Post-Mongol Persian Ismaili Treatise

@article{Virani2010TheRP,
  title={The Right Path: A Post-Mongol Persian Ismaili Treatise},
  author={S. Virani},
  journal={Iranian Studies},
  year={2010},
  volume={43},
  pages={197 - 221}
}
  • S. Virani
  • Published 2010
  • Philosophy
  • Iranian Studies
  • The Epistle of the Right Path (Risāla-yi irā al-Mustaqīm) is an anonymous treatise, possibly dating to the late fourteenth or early fifteenth century. It may be the earliest Persian Ismaili prose work of the post-Mongol period to come to light, and is here introduced, discussed, edited and translated. A clearly articulated, philosophically inclined treatment of numerous themes in Ismaili thought, the text draws frequently from Nasir al-Din Tusi's spiritual autobiography, The Voyage (Sayr wa-Sul… CONTINUE READING