List of Shia books

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Theology of Shi'a[edit]

These books include discussions about Theology (Tawhīd, Nubuwwah, Imamah, etc. ) of Shi'a.

Classic Kalam[edit]

These books seek to give a rational account of Shi'a theology in contrast with the Ash'ari, Mu'tazili and other theological schools of Islam. The contents of these books are taken from the 8th to the 13th century (2nd to 7th century of Islam).

Modern Kalam[edit]

These books seek to give a rational account of Shi'a theology in contrast with modern Western ideologies including Marxism and Liberalism during the 20th century.

  • Fundamentals Of Islamic Thought by Morteza Motahhari, trans. R. Campbell: Berkeley, California, Mizan Press, 1982

Books by Shia Imams[edit]

Hadith collections[edit]

  • Kamil al Ziarat by ibn al Qummi (collection of hadiths and ziarats regarding the visitation of the Imams (as) and Karbala)

Nahj al-Balagha- Collected sermons of Imam 'Ali ibn Abi Talib by Sayyad Razi.

Collections of Du'a (Supplications and Prayers)[edit]

Tafsir[edit]

History books[edit]

“Gauhar Lucknavi”(Great Grand son of Mir Baber Ali Anees)

Shi'a-Sunni argumentations[edit]

Anthologies[edit]

  • A Bundle of Flowers — a popular English language secondary collection of Shi'a hadith as collected by Ayatullah Sayyid Kamal Faghih Imani. It narrates traditions from such Shia collections as Man La Yahduruhul Faqih and Kitab al-Kafi.
  • A Shi'ah Anthology [1] — by William Chittick, Hossein Nasr, and Tabatabaei; A brief introduction to exemplary hadith from the 12 Imams.

Uncategorized[edit]

  • (Quran-e-Majeed)
  • Hafiz Maulana Farman Ali sb.(Hindi Translation)By: Dr.Syed Ali Imam Zaidi (Gauhar Lucknavi)
  • (Nahj-Al-Balagh) (Hindi Translation) By: DR.Syed Ali Imam Zaidi (Gauhar Lucknavi)
  • (Thofatul Awam) (Hindi Translation) By: Dr.Syed Ali Imam Zaidi (Gauhar Lucknavi)
  • (Quran and Science)(Hindi Translation) By: Dr.Syed Ali Imam Zaidi (Gauhar Lucknavi)
  • (wazaiful Abrar) (Hindi Translation) By: Dr.Syed Ali Imam Zaidi (Gauhar Lucknavi)
  • (Tafseer-e-Karbala)(Hindi Translation) By: Dr.Syed Ali Imam Zaidi (Gauhar Lucknavi)
  • (Aliea) (Hindi Translation) By: Dr.Syed Ali Imam Zaidi (Gauhar Lucknavi)
  • (Husain ka Balidan)(Hindi Translation) By: Dr.Syed Ali Imam Zaidi (Gauhar Lucknavi)
  • (Chaudha Sitarai) (Hindi Translation) By: Dr.Syed Ali Imam Zaidi (Gauhar Lucknavi)
  • (Gauhar-E-Aza) (Hindi Translation) By: Dr.Syed Ali Imam Zaidi (Gauhar Lucknavi)
  • (Najmul Aza) (Hindi Translation) By: Dr.Syed Ali Imam Zaidi (Gauhar Lucknavi)
  • (Hayat-Bad-Az-Maut)(Hindi Translation) By: Dr.Syed Ali Imam Zaidi (Gauhar Lucknavi)
  • (Irtibat-E-Nabuwat Aur Imamat)(Hindi Translation)By: Dr.Syed ali Imam Zaidi(Gauhar Lucknavi)
  • (shahan-E-Avadh aur shiyat) (Hindi Translation)By: Dr.Syed Ali Imam Zaidi(Gauhar Lucknavi)
  • (Karbala)"Munshi Preem chand" (Urdu Translation)By: Dr.Syed Ali Imam Zaidi(Gauhar Lucknavi)
  • (Ghusl-Sai-Dafan Tak) (Urdu) By: Dr.Syed Ali Imam Zaidi(Gauhar Lucknavi)
  • (Guldasta-E-Salam) (Urdu) By: Dr.Syed Ali Imam Zaidi(Gauhar Lucknavi)
  • (Tareekh-E-Islam-Az-Quran)"Masnavi"(Urdu) By: Dr.Syed Ali Imam Zaidi(Gauhar Lucknavi)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Academic sources:

  • Expectation of the Millennium: Shi'ism in History by Seyyed Hossein Nasr.
  • Shi'ism Doctrines, Thought, and Spirituality by Seyyed Hossein Nasr.
  • Introduction to Shi'i Islam by Moojan Momen, Yale University Press.
  • An Introduction to Shi'i Law: A Bibliographical Study by Hossein Modarressi Tabataba'i (London 1984)

External links[edit]

Online Shi'a references: