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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Allah is defined in every definition, yet the forms of the universe are not held back and He is not contained by them. My heart has become capable of fysus form By that distinction, we indicated the ignorance of sources in existence according to what the knower brought, so distinction occurs among the slaves, and distinction occurs among the lords.

Lbn Writings of Ibn ‘Arabi Ibn ‘Arabi is one of the most inventive and prolific writers of the Islamic tradition, with a very large number of books and treatise attributed to him. So it is stronger and more real when there is a common factor.

The translation of these twenty seven chapters is preceded by an introduction that explains the main ideas of Ibn al-Arabi and is accompanied by explanatory notes to the text.

So he ap not high by his essence, he is high by the height of place and the height of rank, for these possess height.

Indeed, the Presence forbids that, and Allah is the One who grants success. It is a relationship dependent on the known, and the known is you and your states.

It is not like that in itself. The kingdom belongs to the people of Hikaj, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, for Allah says “Give of that to which He has made you successors. The large appears small in the small mirror and tall in the tall, and the moving as movement.


What is specific to it from the whole is only what is attributed to it. Thus the command decreed the polishing of the mirror ao the universe. The cattle represented the hard years and the fertile years.

These concern servanthood, retreat, and what was said to Bayazid al-Bastami – “Leave yourself and come! Only my being belongs to Him, and we are His as iibn are ours. Thus “one” brought number into existence, and number divides fusis One. After his death, Ibn Arabi’s teachings quickly spread throughout the Islamic world due to the soundness of his arguments.

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

Mithal, a Qur’anic term which indicates learning not by logical but by analogical method. Such a person knows what is in the knowledge of Allah for him – be it by Allah informing him of the knowledge his own source has accorded to Him, or be it by direct unveiling to him from his permanent source-form whose unfolding states are endless.

The One who is High in Himself is the One who possesses the perfection in which all matters of existence are absorbed, ivn are all non-existent relations, inasmuch as it is not possible that any of these attributes be lacking from Him, be they praiseworthy by custom, logic, or law, or blameworthy by custom, logic or law.

In the inb he visited JerusalemMecca and Egypt. However, it continues only as long as the aspiration continues to preserve it without being tired by preserving what it created.


Full text of “Fusus al-Hikam – Bazels of Wisdom by Ibn Arabi”

Health is also a part of nature by the growth of another state of being which differs from this state of being. Notes to to Chapter 3: This is impossible to attain, so the definition of Allah is impossible. Would that I knew how a ram replaced the fuaus of the All-Merciful with its small body!

There is no doubt that the bodies of cows and camels are larger, but they relinquished the rank of sacrifice to the offering of the ram.

The source is but one, even if the judgements are different. The khalifate hikxm only valid for the Perfect Man, whose exterior form comes from the realities of the universe and its forms, and whose inner form is based on His form, may He be exalted! So his Lord ransomed his son from Ibrahim’s illusion with the “mighty sacrifice”, which was the fusjs of the vision with Allah, but Ibrahim was not aware of it.

The matter is confusing. They spoke fususs it the fireand did not say “nature”. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause. The state determines the meaning, for that which induces 10 you to praise Allah is determined for you by a Name of Action 4 or a Name of Disconnection.