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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At 20 spans he recognises that he is white or black. We spoke at length on it in our book entitled, Insha’ al-Jadawil w ad-Dawa’ir. Whoever among those who use connection and go astray only go astray by allegorical interpretation and applying what the ayats and traditions mxkkiyya us which we have not understood makiyya looking into the disconnection which Allah made obligatory. Procreation in jinn and men Then Allah breathed the spirit into the flame which was full of turbulence because of its insubstantiality.

He is too majestic for that! As for the faculty of the intellect, it is not valid for the intellect to perceive Him. Then the motions of this sphere continued and Allah created 35 angels futuyat addition to the 16 angels we mentioned.

Glory be to the Uftuhat, the All- Aware! The sage who has arrived is the one who gives everything with a due its proper due.

Zayd is a lion in strength. Translations of five poems.

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There is Mercury and its sphere and its equivalent in man is the faculty of the imagaination khayal and the front of the brain. The remaining six descended and took the remaining deputies in the second heaven and the heavens.

Retrieved 19 July It is the Highest Pen which Allah originated from nothing. It also includes the world of inanimates whose equivalent is what is not sensed in man. These realities must exist, and their names which are their Lords are also necessary. They are too pure for that because their realities are different from this expression.

This book The Futuhat distracted us from it and anything else because of a divine command which came upon us to write it, as well as the desire of some of the brothers and fuqara’ for me to do that since they desired to increase their knowledge and to receive the blessings of this Blessed Noble House, the place of blessings, guidance and clear signs.


We find that the artisan is not recognised unless he himself has indicated the existence of its maker and his knowledge of his craft. Then they descended to the elements in order to complete the formation.

It is as if he were saying, “Do not curse the wind. The hadith attributes form to Allah in the Sahih and other books. The Creator is not sensed, i. The gnoses of his knowledge appeared in his articulation among the noble and the hateful.

This is the slave of gnosis and this is the slave of the gardens and those are the slaves of Jahannam Except for a few among a few who are intoxicated with Him without the sensation of illusion. I also say, “My property is in my hand”, i. If the basis of this book had been to present traditions and tales, we would have mentioned some of them, but this is a book about the science of meanings.

If the matter had not been http: This is what we indicated earlier in the chapter. To Him belongs all that is before us and all that is behind us, and all between that. Then Allah originated in the power of attraction by which the animal attracts food, then the power of grasping by which the animal holds what will nourish it, then the power of digestion by which food is digested, and then the expelling power by which he expels excretions from himself – sweat, vapour, wind, excrement, etc.

How delightful it is to selves in a perfect state. Then after this disconnection transcendence which only those with knowledge understand, Allah said, “The earth all together shall be His handful. Adam was given humility on account of the clayness of his nature.

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He made each rank a stage for four angels. Whatever else is blindness and deceptive ambiguity. There is nothing but that it glorifies His praise. So it may be that the Real will give it gnosis of Him and it will understand it, but not by means of reflection. Striving without himma does not produce anything nor have any effect in knowledge, but it has effect in the state by the fineness and purity the striver feels.


Allah said, “Allah mocks them, ” 9: Allah says, “Allah warns you that you should beware of Him. Who was the first to exist in it? Between the two ends of the circle is all the genera which Allah created in the world, between the First Intellect, which is the Pen, and man, who is the last existent.

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They are the ‘first keys’ which only He knows. So there was nothing nearer to accepting it in that dust except the reality of Muhammad, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, which is called the Intellect.

The form is not makkoyya than spirtual being. The heaven casts to earth the command of Allah in it as a man casts water into a woman in intercourse.

Al-Futūḥāt al Makkīyah

The world of inhabitation includes the Ruhaniyyun whose futhhat are the faculties in man. Each group formed a school, and the statments about the protected divine presence multiplied. These worlds are in two places: Of the heritage which has come down to us, there is mxkkiyya core of about all works which we can be certain are genuine works by him.

This section does not cite any sources. Or if he says that I am existence, then I am Aware Existence. He may obtain doubt and it may obtain proof without it knowing that even though it claims that is knows the forms of doubts from the proofs. Ibn Arabi also described Adam, Noah, Abraham, Moses, Jesus, and all other prophets and various Awliya Allah Muslim saints as perfect men, but never tires of attributing lordship, inspirational source, and highest rank to Muhammad.

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