It is He who is revealed in every face, sought in every sign, gazed upon by every eye, worshipped in every object of worship, and pursued in the unseen and the visible. Not a single one of His creatures can fail to find Him in its primordial and original nature.
Ibn 'Arabi, Futûhât al-Makkiyya
Muhyiddin Ibn 'Arabi
Mystic, philosopher, poet, sage, Muhyiddin Ibn 'Arabi is one of the world's great spiritual teachers. Ibn 'Arabi was born in Murcia, Al-Andalus, in 1165 and his writings had an immense impact throughout the Islamic world and beyond. The universal ideas underlying his thought are of immediate relevance today.
This web site passes on news and announcements of events, and provides information about publications in this field. It has over 150 translations and articles republished from the Society's Journal and other sources.
Society Events in the UK
The Society Symposium in the UK in 2016 will be entitled Light and Knowledge. It will be a one-day event at Wolfson College, Oxford on Saturday March 19, 2016. Booking for this event is now open.
Young Writer Award 2016
The next Young Writer Award will be made in 2016. This tri-annual award offers a prize of US$ 1,000 for an essay by a writer under the age of 35 on a subject related to the thought of Ibn ʿArabī or his school, It must be in English, and no more than 9,000 words in length. How to enter
The archive catalogue is now available to the general public in a special online version. See the Archive Project.
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The Muhyiddin Ibn 'Arabi Society was founded in 1977 to promote a greater understanding of the work of Ibn 'Arabi and his followers. It is an international association with its headquarters in Oxford England and a branch in Berkeley California. It is funded by the subscriptions of its members. See membership options for the UK/Rest of world and North America.
Among other benefits members receive the Journal, published twice a year, and have discounted entry to events.
MIAS Latina is an independent affiliate based in Spain, organising conferences and publishing articles in Spanish, Portuguese and Italian.
The movement which is the existence of the universe is the movement of love.
Ibn 'Arabi, Fusûs al-Hikam