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The Shia Marja
25 Nov 2016 - 23:58

The Shia Marja', Grand Ayatollah Ardebili passes away

 

IBNA- A Senior Iranian theologian the Grand Ayatollah Seyyed Abd ul-Karim Mousavi Ardebili who was the author of several significant books on Shia jurisprudence passed away in Laleh Hospital in Tehran. He was 91.

 
French Professor Henry Corbin to be commemorated in Tehran
12 Nov 2016 - 23:55

French Professor Henry Corbin to be commemorated in Tehran

 

IBNA- At a ceremony, the Association of Cultural Works and Luminaries in Tehran will commemorate the prominent French philosopher, orientalist and scholar of the Islamic and Iranian studies, the late Professor Henry Corbin.

 
The book ‘Guide to Middle Persian’ published
16 Oct 2016 - 23:57

The book ‘Guide to Middle Persian’ published

 

IBNA- Associate Professor of the Department of Culture and Ancient Languages in Tehran University Mahmoud Jafari announced the publication of the book “Guide to Middle Persian inscriptions (Sassanid Pahlavi).

 
Heart-wrenching mourning  scenes in Muharram described by French historian
13 Oct 2016 - 18:33

Heart-wrenching mourning scenes in Muharram described by French historian

 

IBNA- In his travels to Iran, the French librarian and historian Henry-René d'Allemagne describes the mourning rites of Muharram including the heart-wrenching mourning scenes he witnessed at the ceremonies.

 
Pietro Della Valle
10 Oct 2016 - 23:55

Italian traveler Della Valle reports Ashura ceremony in Iran

 

IBNA- In his travelogue, Italian author Pietro Della Valle who visited Iran in 1618 reported on the Ashura Ceremony held in our country describing rites and elements of the event from black wearing neighborhoods to mourning bands in cities.

 
German physician Gmelin describes Muharram mourning in 18th century
8 Oct 2016 - 12:34

German physician Gmelin describes Muharram mourning in 18th century

 

IBNA- In his book, ‘Travels Through Northern Persia’ the young German Physician Samuel Gottlieb Gmelin describes the rituals of public mourning in Muharram he witnessed in Northern Iran during 1770s.

 
The 4th edition of Molana’s Commemoration Congress due
27 Sep 2016 - 19:36

The 4th edition of Molana’s Commemoration Congress due

 

IBNA- The 4th edition of Commemoration Congress for Molana (Rumi) will be held with the slogan “Functional Mysticism in Line with Global Peace” on September at Shahid Beheshti University in Tehran.

 
Jannati: Nothing takes the place of reading books
25 Sep 2016 - 23:09

Jannati: Nothing takes the place of reading books

 

IBNA- Concurring with the beginning of the school year, Culture Minister Ali Jannati attended Alborz High School, and while talking about acquiring knowledge, said that nothing takes the place of reading books.

 
Deadline for participation at international section of Farabi Fest extended
4 Sep 2016 - 23:55

Deadline for participation at international section of Farabi Fest extended

 

IBNA- Head of the secretariat of the 8th Farabi International Award Hossein Mirzayi said that deadline for submitting the works for participation at the international section of this event was extended to September 21.

 
The late Tal’at Shari’at
3 Sep 2016 - 23:50

Veteran journalist of IBNA’s Arabic desk passes away

 

IBNA- Tal’at Shari’at, a veteran journalist and translator of Arabic desk in Iran’s Book News Agency passed away due to cardiac arrest. She was 77.

 
The traveling Iranian classic poet seeking the truth
13 Aug 2016 - 23:58

The traveling Iranian classic poet seeking the truth

 

IBNA- In his extensive travels, the prominent Iranian poet and philosopher Naser Khosrow was neither in pursuit of wealth, nor did he seek to gain knowledge; nothing was more important to him than finding the truth.

 
Foundations of cultural works globalization studied in a book
5 Aug 2016 - 22:52

Foundations of cultural works globalization studied in a book

 

IBNA- The book ‘Globalization of Perceptible Cultural Heritage’ by Abdollah Nasrollahi studies the foundations of cultural works globalization and the reasons for the importance of this issue.

 
‘How the West Became the West’ according to Zibakalam
4 Aug 2016 - 08:21

‘How the West Became the West’ according to Zibakalam

 

IBNA- The book ‘How the West Became the West’ by the Iranian scholar and author Sadegh Zibakalam argues that the West today is the result of developments such as Renaissance, Religious Reformation, Rationalism, Humanism and the Enlightenment and so forth.

 
‘Epistemological Crises’ offers a deeper understanding of world
30 Jul 2016 - 23:45

‘Epistemological Crises’ offers a deeper understanding of world

 

IBNA- The book ‘Epistemological Crises, Dramatic Narrative, and the Philosophy of Science’ by the Scottish Philosopher Alasdair MacIntyre offers a better and deeper understanding of world according to its Persian translator Seyyed Alireza Beheshti (PhD).

 
Hosseinyeh Ershad holds exhibition on Imam Sadiq (AS) martyrdom
26 Jul 2016 - 23:58

Hosseinyeh Ershad holds exhibition on Imam Sadiq (AS) martyrdom

 

IBNA- Hosseinyeh Ershad Public Library in Tehran will hold an exhibition on the subject of the martyrdom of the sixth Shi’ite Imam, Sadiq (AS) on July 27 and 28.

 
The first special studio of Quran audio works due
23 Jul 2016 - 21:57

The first special studio of Quran audio works due

 

IBNA- Supported by Iran’s Culture Ministry, Institute of Quran Reciters Society in Mashhad, the first special studio of Holy Quran audio works will be inaugurated in this religious city.

 
Culture Ministry and 360 organizations hold Imam Reza Fest
18 Jul 2016 - 23:56

Culture Ministry and 360 organizations hold Imam Reza Fest

 

IBNA- In the Press Conference of the 14th Imam Reza International Festival, Secretary of this event said that this edition of the festival is held by Culture Ministry in collaboration with over 360 Iranian organizations.

 
Second volume of the popular Persian book ‘Sacrifice’ published
17 Jul 2016 - 23:30

Second volume of the popular Persian book ‘Sacrifice’ published

 

IBNA- The second volume from the series of popular book ‘Sacrifice’ was published titled ‘Quran and Sacrifice’. This book was written during the recent International Quran Exhibition in Tehran.

 
Ali Jannati
12 Jul 2016 - 23:55

Jannati condoles the demise of scholar Elahi Ghomshei

 

IBNA- Iran’s Culture Minister Ali Jannati sent his condolences in a message over the death of the late poet, literature scholar and expert of Quran Mahdieh Elahi Ghomeshei.

 
Dariush Shayegan
11 Jul 2016 - 23:51

Scholar Shayegan granted the top French government medal

 

IBNA- The outstanding Iranian philosopher and writer Dariush Shayegan was granted the top medal of French government, Légion d'honneur during a ceremony held at France Embassy in Tehran on July 11.