This is an English translation of the first volume of Ibn Arabi’s famous book of al- futuhat al-makkiyya. The Meccan Revelations is considered the most important. Ibn Arabi english. 3 Ibn Arabi – Fusus Al Hikam (The Seals Of Wisdom) – (p) 5 Ibn Arabi – Selections from Futuhat Makkiyya (Meccan. His major work on Sufism, Al-Futuhat al-Makkiyya (The Meccan revelations) is an extensive encyclopedia comprising chapters. The main.

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In other words, he was baffled by his inability to find certain knowledge by this means. The first successful attempt at translating al-Futuhat al-Makkiyya was made by Muhammad Fazal Khan Changwi —who started publishing his translation engish in installments of pages each, which had to be stopped in due to lack of funds.

In Zalta, Fuyuhat N. It is an excellent introduction to the book. Tales of God’s Friends: This article reviews four manuscripts of the Diwan.

Translated by Stephen Hirtenstein. He maintained that Muhammad was the best proof of God and, by knowing Muhammad, one knows God.

Makiyya is an unusual love, for a being made of stone, makikyya oh so sacred, situated in an intermediate world between the human and the divine. It was in his teens when he had a vision of God, later writing that initial experience as “the differentiation of the universal reality comprised by that look”. Along with this the editor also consluted 6 of the fuguhat ancient and historic manuscripts of Fusus available today. An Ocean Without Shore: All parties have claimed to have transmitted Ibn ‘Abd as-Salam’s comments from his student Ibn Sayyid al-Nas, yet the two sides have transmitted very different accounts.


The perfect human, through this developed self-consciousness and self-realization, prompts divine self-manifestation. Meaning two things; that since humans are mere reflections of God there can be no distinction or separation between the two and, without God the creatures would be non-existent.

Ibn Arabi – Wikipedia

After completion of this 2nd draft, he started teaching it to his disciples. This translation correlates with the article by Jane Clark in Vol. The reaction of Ibn ‘Abd as-Salama Muslim scholar respected by both Ibn Arabi’s supporters and detractors, has been of note futuhag to disputes over whether he himself was a supporter or detractor.

Bloomsbury Academic ; 2nd edition.

The Meccan Revelations

Although Ibn Arabi stated on more than one occasion that he did not prefer any one of the schools of Islamic jurisprudencehe was responsible for copying and preserving books of the Zahirite or literalist school, to which he has been ironically and erroneously ascribed. Topics include the inner meanings of the Islamic rituals, the stations of travellers on the journey to God and in God, the nature of cosmic hierarchy, the futhat and ontological meaning of the letters of the Arabic alphabet, the sciences embraced by each of the ninety-nine names of God, and the significance of the differing messages of various prophets.

By then 18 Parts which comprise 30 Chapters had been published. On Knowing the Station of Love: Ibn Arabi further explained the perfect man concept using at least twenty-two different descriptions and various aspects when considering the Logos.

April Learn how and when to remove this template message. This revision completed in the year Addas Retrieved 19 July Of the heritage which has come down to us, there is a core of about 85 works which we can be certain are genuine works by him.


For Ibn ‘Arabi poetry is the expression of an intensive and prolonged contemplation of God and nothing else. From Parah 18 to Parah 27 Bab 30 to Bab In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikisource.

A new edition of the translation was published in with brief annotations throughout the book for the benefit of contemporary Urdu reader. While there, he received a vision in year instructing him to journey east, arriving for the Hajj in Tiernan, Element Books, Shaftesbury, His father noticed this change in him and mentioned it to philosopher and judge, Ibn Rushd Averroes.

So I decided to mention in this section some of what I have seen in dreams that involves a benefit for others and points out for them ebglish means for reaching the Good, since there is no need to mention what only concerns myself.

He adopted Sufism and dedicated his life to the spiritual path. Over the centuries Ibn ‘Arabi’s students held this book in the highest esteem and wrote over one hundred commentaries on it.

This brief review by Julian Cook and Claude Addas of six editions published between and summarises information about the manuscripts used for each edition. Poems by Ibn ‘Arabi in translation A selection. It has few of Ibn ‘Arabi’s own words in it. There were many others, in the Ottoman world e.