Author: Muhyi Din Ibn al Arabi; Aisha Bewley (translator); Laleh bakhtiar (editor); Seyyed Hossein Nasr (Series Editor)
Publisher: Great Books of the Islamic World, Inc. (April 15, 2009)
Pages: 660 Binding: Paperback
Description from the publisher:
This work is a translation of Chapters 68 and 69 of the Futuhat al-Makkiyya by Aisha Bewley. Ibn al-Arabi delves into the mysteries of the Islamic practice of purification and the formal prayer. In exhaustive detail he explains possible issues that may arise from the point of view of the divine law as well.
About the Author --
Muhyi al-Din Ibn Arabi (1165-1240 CE) is a well-known and highly regarded Spanish-born mystic and one of the most prolific writers in Islamic history. He has contributed significantly to Quranic commentary, jurisprudence, theology, philosophy, cosmology, and spiritual psychology. He was also a poet of love. He is the founder of the school of gnosis (irfan) and bridges practices of healing the heart as divine mysteries with theoretical issues of philosophy and theology.