Director
Faculty members of the Department of Religions and Mysticism
Objectives of launching the field of religions and mysticism
  1. Increasing the knowledge and awareness of scholars about the important religions of the world, in various aspects of history, mythology, theology, mysticism, customs and rituals, and study and familiarity with sacred and classical texts
  2. Institutionalizing a scientific and methodical attitude towards the traditions of different religions of the world
  3. Identifying and introducing credible scientific and research sources studied in international university communities to students and researchers
  4. Training of researchers who, with a deep knowledge of moral teachings and values, while having a wide and deep acquaintance, explain the doctrinal and theological issues of religion in various dimensions of religious sciences and work professionally in presenting and defending it.
  5. Training of researchers who, with a deep knowledge of moral teachings and values, while having a wide and deep acquaintance, explain the doctrinal and theological issues of religion in various dimensions of religious sciences and work professionally in presenting and defending it.
  6. Development and promotion of awareness and knowledge in different regions of the world in the field of theoretical, practical and moral mysticism.
Introduction to the field of religions and mysticism

Students in this field study mysticism as one of the comparative topics in religions and get acquainted with Islamic mystical literature in particular. They also get acquainted with the history of the emergence and spread of primitive and living religions (religions that still have many followers) and three basic sections. They study the rules and customs, beliefs and ethics in every religion.

The living religions studied in this field are divided into the following three groups:

  1. Abrahamic and pre-Islamic Iranian religions: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, whose prophets trace their lineage back to Abraham, and the beliefs of pre-Zoroastrian Iranians, the Zoroastrian religion, and its derivative rites, including Manichaean and Mazdakian.
  2. 2. The religions of the Far East, which include the religions of China and Japan, include Confucius and Shito.
  3. The religions of the Indian subcontinent are: Hinduism, Buddhism and Buddhism.