Contemplation of the Holy Mysteries


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Author: Shaykh Muhyi Din Ibn ‘Arabi
Translated by: Cecelia Twinch and Pablo Beneito
Publisher: Anqa Publishing
Year: 2001
Pages: 128
Printed: UK
ISBN: 9781905937028>
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: New
Weight: 245 gr.
Description from the publisher: Thought to be possibly Ibn ‘Arabi’s first book, the Contemplation of the Holy Mysteries is a major work of mystical literature. It was composed in Andalusia in 1194 (590 AH).

It consists of a series of 14 visions, in the form of dramatic conversations with the Divine, interspersed with dazzling visionary episodes. It is written in a style similar to that of the Mawaqif of al-Niffari, the famous tenth-century Iraqi saint.

These contemplations are full of astounding insights into the nature of existence, our relationship with Reality, and the way to achieve true happiness.

The English translation has been prepared by Pablo Beneito (who edited the original Arabic text) and Cecilia Twinch. It includes a full introduction and notes based on the commentary of one of Ibn ‘Arabi’s disciples.


Weight .254 kg