Ismaili Texts and Translation Series

Recent advances in Ismaili studies have been initiated by the recovery of Ismaili texts. A large number of such texts, written in Arabic, Persian and Indic languages, are preserved in the collections of The Institute of Ismaili Studies Library. The Ismaili Texts and Translations Series aims to produce critical editions together with English translations and contextualising introductions, which are essential for further progress in the field. This series was launched in 2000 and so far includes the following titles:



Forthcoming publications in this series include:




  • Al-Tusi, Nasir al-Din. The Paradise of Submission. A new Persian edition and English translation of the Rawda-yi Taslim by S J Badakhchani. (Ismaili Texts and Translations Series, 5).