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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.