Editorial Reviews. From the Author. When I decided to work on this book, I conversed about the. 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. Al-Futūḥāt al Makkīyah: Ibn al-ʿArabī: to begin his major work Al-Futūḥāt al- Makkiyyah, which was to be completed much later in Damascus. In chapters .

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The existence of the universe is the manifestation of the Power of the Names Allah brought the universe into existence in order to manifest the power of the Names. Allah said, “The earth all together shall be His handful” Natures and the four elements The nature of one division of these four is hot and dry; the second is cold and dry; the third is hot and wet; and the fourth is cold makkiyja wet.

So His laughter and joy is His acceptance and pleasure with us. There futhuat neither night nor day in that ‘day’. In what did it exist?

The works of Muhyiddin Ibn ‘Arabi – translations from and introductions to many titles

If the pure friend had travelled to this noble sacred city, he would have experienced gnoses and increase which he had not seen before that nor had occurred to his mind. So if someone speaks of me as a slave, I am the poor slave. Among these four knowns is that whose existence is only known – the Real, may He be exalted! Therefore the matter would be unveiled to it for what it really is. But Allah knew its measure and its end and its repetition. Some of that will be found in the next chapter on “The Earth created from what was left of the clay of Adam” and elsewhere.


Then you know absolutely that this name is not that other name by that subtle quality latifa which you used to differentiate between the grains of wheat and everything which is similar.

Considered to be the quintessence of Ibn ‘Arabi’s spiritual teaching, it comprises twenty-seven chapters, each dedicated to the spiritual meaning and wisdom of a particular prophet. The heaven casts to earth the command of Allah in it as a man casts water into a woman in intercourse.

The matrices of the Divine Names Know that we may leave the Names with their multiplicity when we look at the aspects of those who http: Not every intellect has this understanding – it is only the intellects selected by Allah from His Prophets and saints.

If you do an action for someone and because of it he shows you laughter and joy, he has accepted that action and is pleased with it. May Allah let us enjoy it!

But it is not in the power of this questioned intellect to express it nor is it possible. The formation of the body of Jesus was from the water of the woman since the Spirit appeared to her as a man without fault, or it was from the breath without water.

Since these are the qualities of creatures, Allah is too pure to be perceived by His essence like the sensory or by his action like the subtle because there is no relationship at all between Him and His creation. Published by the Muhyiddin Ibn ‘Arabi Society. It includes earth whose spirit is cold and dry and whose equivalent is black bile. The only major commentary to have been translated into English so far is entitled Ismail Hakki Bursevi ‘s translation and commentary on Fusus maakkiyya by Muhyiddin Ibn ‘Arabitranslated from Ottoman Fufuhat by Bulent Rauf in 4 volumes — The intellect understood the opposite of what the Truly Real wanted from it when He said, “Have they not considered?


Its spirit is the faculty of expulsion. May Allah give us the benefit of what he said! So which of the two aspects will you makkiyyya to the limb when these disconnected aspects demand it?

An introduction makkkiyya and translation of Poem 11 from the Translation of Desireswhich contains what is surely the most-quoted passage in Ibn ‘Arabi’s works, “O marvel!

Al-Futūḥāt al Makkīyah | work by Ibn al-ʿArabī |

They looked at the presence which is mentioned in Chapter Six and brought the universe into existence as we will mention in the following chapters, Allah willing. No more than this is required by responsibility. Then there is “How many” whose equivalent is “the thigh is longer than the forearm”.

Whatever else is blindness and deceptive ambiguity. However, His Essence is not known, but the attributes ascribed to Him are known.

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In this philosophical metaphor, Ibn Arabi compares an object being reflected in countless mirrors to the relationship between God and his creatures. No information about it remains in this world, just as is the case with us. He later wrote a long commentary on the poems to prove to one of his critics that they deal with spiritual truths and not profane love.

Ibn Arabi makkiya of mixed parentage. So He let the ships take their course and is firm on His kingdom and rules over His kingdom by decree. Y ou find your heart more in one mosque than another.