International Academic Journal of Social Sciences

  • ISSN 2454-3918

Abu Saeed Abu Al Kheir and his place in the Sunni and Shia interpretations

Ahmad Masoumi Juibari

Abstract: Fazlollah Ibn Ahmad, known as Sheikh Abu Saeed Abul Ak Kheir, is one of the famous Persian poets and mystics of the 4th and 5th centuries AD (357-440). He has a very prominent place among mystics and his name is bound together with Persian mystics and poets. Abu Saeed is known and famous in mystical literature history by making a relationship between myth and Persian poem. The main subject of this study is to examine and explain the place of this important mystic and poet in the sunni and shia interpretations. The researcher tried to extend all citations of general and specific interpreters, the words, narrations and interpretations cited by Abu Saeed below some verses of the holy Quran. As the researcher found, no independent study has been ever done on this subject, the purpose of this study is to explain and clarify some parts of scientific and interpretative place of Abu Saeed Abu Al Kheir, the famous poet and scientist of the 4th and 5th centuries AD. The writer of this study used library research method and also took advantage of all the available software. The data of the present study include all sunni and shia interpretations and many analyses and studies were done to find the citations of these interpretations to Abu Saeed Abu Al Kheir. The findings and results of this study claim that many interpreters like the shia and sunni during the centuries cited the same poems, narrations and interpretations quoted by Abu Saeed Abu Al Kheir below some verses of the holy Quran and some examples were mentioned in this article.

Keywords: Abu Saeed, Abul Al Kheir, shia interpretations, suni interpretations

Page: 170-174

Volume 3, Issue 2, 2016