Critical Review of Translation and Edition of Mishkat al-Anwar

Rahim Qasimi

Mishkat al-Anwar is one of the hadith books written by Tabrisi which recently has been translated and edited by two scholars of the Qum Religious Academy.The author of the present article argues that this translation has many mistakes and these mistakes are the result of this fact that the translators have not used dictionaries as their references. Demonstrating incorrect translation of hadiths is the main concern of the present article. He has found many mistakes in the translation of Mishkat al-Anwar, referring to dictionaries as a proof of his claim.

Key Words: Mishkat al-Anwar, Translation and Edition, Tabrisi, Mistakes.

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