Mythology of Eden, with Zaman Stanizai – April – 4 – Mythosophia

Mythosophia – 4 – Mythology of Eden, with Zaman Stanizai Zaman

Zaman Stanizai is professor of Islamic Traditions in the Mythological Studies program at Pacifica Graduate Institute here in Santa Barbara, and a professor of Political Science at California State University, Dominguez Hills. He received an MA in linguistics from the University of Washington and earned his doctorate in Political Science from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. Dr. Stanizai has worked in Indo-Iranian languages as a Fulbright scholar and has focused his post-doctoral studies on Islamic culture and mysticism and depth and sacred psychology. He is an author for the Huffington Post, and has written extensively on political philosophy, especially on issues of identity politics and third-world states encountering globalization. Both professionally and personally, Dr. Stanizai also passionately engages the art of poetry. He has translated works by Rumi, Hafiz and Rahman Baba and has published his own poetry in Pashto and Dari Persian verse.

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