Fusus al Hikam. This seminal work by Ibn ‘Arabi, dating from the 13th century, describes the meaning of universal human spirituality through the medium of. There have been many commentaries on Ibn ‘Arabī’s Fuṣūṣ al-Ḥikam: the first. Ibn ‘Arabi’s own Summary of the Fusûs, introduced and translated by William Chittick. The importance of Ibn ‘Arabi’s Fusûs al-hikam as the quintessence of his .

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There are seven heavens under it and seven heavens above it, and it is the fifteenth. Al-Bukhari ; Muslim The material really needs a solid grounding in the Abrahamic faiths and Sufi thought. One of the best books I ever read.

Ibn Al-Arabi’s Fusus Al-Hikam: An Annotated Translation of “The Bezels of Wisdom”

The container comes from nothing other than His most sacredly aarbi Overflowing. So the universe is seen and the Khalif is unseen. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikisource. They, in turn, fall into two sorts: There were only zrabi rare instances that I did not understand what was being said, and this could just have been a fault of the translation or in a transmission of deep spiritual realities that could not be accessed at this point in my life.

There is only the source which is the Essence. The whole is tied to the whole and cannot be separated from it, so understand what I have said! In developing his explanation of the perfect being, Ibn Arabi first discusses the issue of oneness through the metaphor of the mirror.

This dependence must be on That whose existence is necessary, which is independent in Its existence by Itself without need. Be-cause of that, there must be distinction between the One who makes tajalli and the place of tajalli; if it is a form in it, that form is the source of the essential perfection because it is the same as what is manifested in it.


It is like the colour which permeates the coloured, so it is a non-essential matter ‘arad in respect to its essential substance jawharand it is not like the place and that which it occupies.

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O Creator of things in Y ourself. By manifesting His attributes and Essence since everything is a proof and indication of Him.

For that reason, divine communications came down on the tongues of our interpreters, 9 and so He described Himself to us through ourselves. In actuality, there must always be a request – be it articulated, or by a state, or from a predisposition. The source of joining and separating is the same, and it is ibb which never remains in departs.

Praise is by the truth of the promise, not the truth of the threat. Had it not been that their nature was in accord with it, they would not have said what they said in respect of Adam, “and yet they were not aware.

The goal of the people of presence, 2 who do not possess such a knowledge, is to know it in the moment in which they find themselves. The difference between them aal in the tajalli. Allah has an aspect in every worshipped thing. One of the names of the Qur’an, meaning a “discrimination” that which separates or distiguishes. It is not like that in itself. Thus the doctor is both a servant and is not a servant of nature. Allah sets down judgements, and thus submission is the fushs of your action, and so Din is from your action.

The tajalli is the unveiling of a spiritual reality in the realm of vision. Nuh said in his wisdom to his people, “He will send heaven down on you in abundant rain,” The matter is confusing. Elevation of place is “We raised him up to a high place,” Learn More about Fusud Bookshelf. Wythe Marschall rated it it was amazing Aug 27, Iibn March 24th by Routledge first published How would He arbi this which is not?


Each Name indicates the Essence and the meaning which is set out for it and which demonstrates it. You create that whose being has no end in You, for You are narrow and vast!

The lowest one is the one who imagines that godness is contained in it. Ibn Arabi did delve into specific details at times, and was known for his view that religiously binding consensus could only serve as a source of sacred law if it was the consensus of the first generation of Muslims who had witnessed revelation directly.

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This is generally the normal state in mirrors, and it is a break in the norm when the right side is seen as the right and inversion occurs. Muhammad, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, obtained mastery in this special station. The shadow is as if it remains outside of the hukam which do 41 not have a source manifested for them in existence.

It has few of Ibn ‘Arabi’s own words in it. Allah said, “Ibrahim directed his sons to this, as did also Ya’qub, ‘My sons!


The reality of knowledge is one thing and the reality of life is fusue, and their relationship to the 5 knowing and the living is the same relationship. See how wondrous this is!

These sayings are full of mercy and generosity.