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Rasail Ibn al Arabi – new editions
New editions of 11 shorter works by Ibn Arabi have been published by the Ibn Arabi Foundation.
Critical Edition of Ibn ‘Arabi’s Diwān
A critical edition of the text of Ibn al-ʿArabī's Diwān, edited by ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz Sulṭān al-Manṣūb, has been published by Ninawa, Damascus, Syria; in five hardback volumes.
The Openings Revealed in Makkah
On June 23, Pir Press launched Volume 3 of The Openings Revealed in Makkah, Books 5 & 6 of the English translation by Eric Winkel of al-Futuhat al-Makkiyah.
Translator of Desires – Michael Sells
In The Translator of Desires, Michael Sells presents the first complete English translation of the Tarjumān al-Ashwaq since the 1911 translation by R.A. Nicholson, together with the Arabic text.
Ibn al-‘Arabî – Kıtâb al-’Isrâ
A translation into French of a work by Ibn 'Arabi about his spiritual ascension (mi‘râj), which also draws on the commentary of his companion, Ibn Sawdakîn.
Shaykh Mahmud Ghurab
We have learned of the death of Shaykh Mahmud Ghurab in Cairo on 31st January 2021. His books in Arabic brought the life and work of Ibn 'Arabi within reach of a broad public.
From Chapter 52 of the Futūhāt
Understanding the weakness of the human being - and lowliness, needfulness, the human being's search for its survival, and the need for its Creator.
Sufism and the Perfect Human
Fitzroy Morrissey's book details how ‘Abd al-Karim al-Jili expanded on this key subject in Ibn 'Arabi's writing.
Michel Chodkiewicz – A Legacy
Michel Chodkiewicz contributed immensely to the knowledge of Ibn Arabi in our time. We publish here the opening of Denis Gril's obituary from Volume 67 of the Society Journal.
James Morris puts in context a quotation from Ibn ‘Arabi on discovering and deepening Compassion.
Online Introductory Course, May 25–27, 2020
“In each thing He has a sign”
Register now for the ten-week course exploring the multi-layered meanings in Ibn ‘Arabi’s spiritual teaching through chapters of the Meccan Openings. It is led by Dr. Rim Feriani, and runs between 25th May and 27th July 2020.