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Analysis of Afdal Aldin Kashani’s Opinions on “Light and Darkness” in Comparison with the Moqani Thoughts of Sohrevardi and Eyn-Alqozat Hamedan. studies on kashsn. 2019; 12 (1) :3-32
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The dialectical principle of light and darkness is one of the Moqani’s

wisdom identifications which has been transferred to Islamic period due to

continuation of Iranian spirituality. Two celestial principles spenta-mainyu

and angra-mainyu in Jervani teachings were mentioned under the title of

Ahmad (sal’am) and Satan as principles for guidance and aberrance

respectively, by some of Islamic mystics such as Mansour Hallaj and Eyn

Alqozat Hamedani. Thanks to Sohrevardi’s oriental metaphysics philosophy,

either the monotheistic essence of dialectical principle of light and darkness

is revealed, or the mysteries embedded in the words of Vahdat al-Shohud

mystics becomes clear.

Afdal Aldin Kashani, one of the oriental divine philosophers who lived in

sixth and seventh centuries, had adopted a specific approach about Satan and

simultaneous existence of good and evil. Three chapters in his book, which

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2020/03/13 | Accepted: 2020/03/13 | Published: 2020/03/13

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