Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Your Cart (0)
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Books > Language and Literature > Islam > Ibne Arabi (The Great Muslim Thinker of Mysticism)
Displaying 649 of 4544         Previous  |  NextSubscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Ibne Arabi (The Great Muslim Thinker of Mysticism)
Pages from the book
Ibne Arabi (The Great Muslim Thinker of Mysticism)
Look Inside the Book
Description
About the Book

It is the biography of Great Mystic Shaikha Ibne-Arabi containing his early life, the representative works and sayings with his noteworthy views on prince topics of God, Prophethood and revelation.

As per general openion he was a controversial personality contemporaries, as the adherent sufis and orientalist hailed him considering a mystic of rare eminence while opponent scholars denounced him calling a heretic, a Zindiq.

Thus to draw out the pearl of reality a thorough study of this book, in sight, is probably unavoidable.

 

Preface

One Friday in 1928 one of my Arabic masters enquired of me: "Shaikh al Akbar writes that if he had not written the Futuhat al-Akbar he would have been set on fire. How could he has been so set on fire?

This question made me highly inquisitive about the Shaikh, and I took the earliest opportunity to study him.

The following statement by E.G. Browne in his Literary History of Persia (p 500), added strength to my resolve: "so far as I am aware, no adequate study of his works and doctrines have yet been made in Europe though few fields of greater promise offer themselves to the aspiring Arabist who is interested in this characteristic aspect of Eastern thought,"

After making a fair study of his representative works the problem was what to do and on what topic to concentrate. A complete analysis of his works would take a long time; and as far as I know there is not even a biography of the Great Shaikh in English which can be called satisfactory.

So in this small volume I have confined myself to a detailed biography of the Shaikh, a short account of his works, translation of some of his valuable sayings and of his views in brief on a few topics.

The biographical portion of this work has been directly translated from Nafh-ut-Tib of al-Maqqari (Which contains the best extant biography of the Shaikh) Shadhrat al-Dhahad of Abu al-Falah Abd al-Hayy (the Arabic text of which is published in the Journal of the Royal Asiatic society in 1906). And the biographical note attached to the Futuhat al-Makkiyya. I have also consulted the book called wisdom of the Prophets by Khaja Khan which contains a short note on the life of the Shaikh, and used the article in the encyclopaedia of Islam for fixing get certain dates. Besides, I have derived what help I could get from Browne's Literary History of Persia and Clement Huart's History of Arabic, Literature.

The sayings of the Shaikh have been translated from the Shadharat al Dhahab with some help from Nicholson's work. The short notes on the views of the Shaikh on certain topics were gathered by me from both the Futuhat al-Makkiyya and the Fusus. I have derived much help from Nicholson's Notes on the Fusus in determining the Shaikh views on God.

His views on a few topics have been laboriously collected by me from the original works of the Shaikh. My indebtedness to the European authors is only to the extent of their valuable remarks and suggestions. Besides it must be admitted that, but for Nicholson's endeavours, the Arabic text of Shadhrat al-Dhahab would not have been available to me. Moreover, Nicholson's Notes on Fusus al-Hikam, and Khaja Khan's wisdom of the Prophets have helped me for a good deal in making a scientific study of the Fusus.

As far as the biographical portion of this book is concerned nothing can be added to it unless some new manuscripts containing the life of the Great sheikh are discovered. As for the other portions, they are fruits gathered by hand cast at random. Some of the best fruits may have escaped.

Yet to the best of my knowledge this will be the first concise book on Ibne – Arabi giving all the particulars that may be required by a casual reader interested in him.

The materials are very abstruse and unyielding, and sweeping remarks and the Great Shaikh risky and bazardous. I am perfectly aware of my shortcomings and ill- providedness and send this book to the press with much diffidence and anxious prayers.

Contents

 

  Preface vii
I Early life of the Shaikh in Spain 1
II The Wanderings of the Shaikh 8
III At Mecca 13
IV At Damascus 21
V His Works 25
VI The Sayings of Ibne- 'Arab' 33
VII Opinions of Scholars about the Shaikh 37
VIII On God 45
IX On Prophethood and Messengership 66
X On Revelation (Wahi) 78
XI On love and Toleration 83

Sample Pages





Ibne Arabi (The Great Muslim Thinker of Mysticism)

Item Code:
NAK131
Cover:
Paperback
Edition:
2005
Publisher:
ISBN:
8171513611
Language:
English
Size:
7.5 inch x 5.0 inch
Pages:
67
Other Details:
Weight of the Book: 100 gms
Price:
$10.00   Shipping Free
Look Inside the Book
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Ibne Arabi (The Great Muslim Thinker of Mysticism)

Verify the characters on the left

From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 2220 times since 21st Jan, 2017
About the Book

It is the biography of Great Mystic Shaikha Ibne-Arabi containing his early life, the representative works and sayings with his noteworthy views on prince topics of God, Prophethood and revelation.

As per general openion he was a controversial personality contemporaries, as the adherent sufis and orientalist hailed him considering a mystic of rare eminence while opponent scholars denounced him calling a heretic, a Zindiq.

Thus to draw out the pearl of reality a thorough study of this book, in sight, is probably unavoidable.

 

Preface

One Friday in 1928 one of my Arabic masters enquired of me: "Shaikh al Akbar writes that if he had not written the Futuhat al-Akbar he would have been set on fire. How could he has been so set on fire?

This question made me highly inquisitive about the Shaikh, and I took the earliest opportunity to study him.

The following statement by E.G. Browne in his Literary History of Persia (p 500), added strength to my resolve: "so far as I am aware, no adequate study of his works and doctrines have yet been made in Europe though few fields of greater promise offer themselves to the aspiring Arabist who is interested in this characteristic aspect of Eastern thought,"

After making a fair study of his representative works the problem was what to do and on what topic to concentrate. A complete analysis of his works would take a long time; and as far as I know there is not even a biography of the Great Shaikh in English which can be called satisfactory.

So in this small volume I have confined myself to a detailed biography of the Shaikh, a short account of his works, translation of some of his valuable sayings and of his views in brief on a few topics.

The biographical portion of this work has been directly translated from Nafh-ut-Tib of al-Maqqari (Which contains the best extant biography of the Shaikh) Shadhrat al-Dhahad of Abu al-Falah Abd al-Hayy (the Arabic text of which is published in the Journal of the Royal Asiatic society in 1906). And the biographical note attached to the Futuhat al-Makkiyya. I have also consulted the book called wisdom of the Prophets by Khaja Khan which contains a short note on the life of the Shaikh, and used the article in the encyclopaedia of Islam for fixing get certain dates. Besides, I have derived what help I could get from Browne's Literary History of Persia and Clement Huart's History of Arabic, Literature.

The sayings of the Shaikh have been translated from the Shadharat al Dhahab with some help from Nicholson's work. The short notes on the views of the Shaikh on certain topics were gathered by me from both the Futuhat al-Makkiyya and the Fusus. I have derived much help from Nicholson's Notes on the Fusus in determining the Shaikh views on God.

His views on a few topics have been laboriously collected by me from the original works of the Shaikh. My indebtedness to the European authors is only to the extent of their valuable remarks and suggestions. Besides it must be admitted that, but for Nicholson's endeavours, the Arabic text of Shadhrat al-Dhahab would not have been available to me. Moreover, Nicholson's Notes on Fusus al-Hikam, and Khaja Khan's wisdom of the Prophets have helped me for a good deal in making a scientific study of the Fusus.

As far as the biographical portion of this book is concerned nothing can be added to it unless some new manuscripts containing the life of the Great sheikh are discovered. As for the other portions, they are fruits gathered by hand cast at random. Some of the best fruits may have escaped.

Yet to the best of my knowledge this will be the first concise book on Ibne – Arabi giving all the particulars that may be required by a casual reader interested in him.

The materials are very abstruse and unyielding, and sweeping remarks and the Great Shaikh risky and bazardous. I am perfectly aware of my shortcomings and ill- providedness and send this book to the press with much diffidence and anxious prayers.

Contents

 

  Preface vii
I Early life of the Shaikh in Spain 1
II The Wanderings of the Shaikh 8
III At Mecca 13
IV At Damascus 21
V His Works 25
VI The Sayings of Ibne- 'Arab' 33
VII Opinions of Scholars about the Shaikh 37
VIII On God 45
IX On Prophethood and Messengership 66
X On Revelation (Wahi) 78
XI On love and Toleration 83

Sample Pages





Post a Comment
 
Post Review
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy

Based on your browsing history

Loading... Please wait

Related Items

Conception of Tawheed -Mujaddid Alf Thani Sirhindi's
by Burhan Ahmad Faruqi
Paperback (Edition: 2003)
Kitab Bhavan
Item Code: NAJ506
$12.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The One-Minute Sufi (Timeless and Placeless Principles in small doses)
by Azim Jamal
Paperback (Edition: 2012)
Jaico Publishing House
Item Code: NAG311
$19.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
History of Mysticism (The Unchanging Testament)
by S. Abhayananda
Paperback (Edition: 2000)
Sri Satguru Publications
Item Code: IHL120
$30.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Sunan Abu Dawud (Set of 3 Volumes)
by Prof. Ahmad Hasan
Hardcover (Edition: 2012)
Kitab Bhavan
Item Code: NAH353
$80.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Eminent Arab-Muslim Medical Scientists
by Prof. Dr. Abdul Ali
Hardcover (Edition: 2009)
Kitab Bhavan
Item Code: NAJ688
$25.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Socio Political Thought of Sufis of Delhi in The Eighteenth Century
by Dr. Bhavesh Dwivedi
Hardcover (Edition: 2016)
Raka Prakashan, Allahabad
Item Code: NAN428
$25.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Life of Mahomet (From Original Sources)
by Sir William Muir
Paperback (Edition: 2002)
Voice of India
Item Code: NAM831
$30.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Sufism in Kerala
Item Code: NAH447
$20.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Studies in Tasawwuf
by Khaja Khan
Paperback (Edition: 2003)
Kitab Bhavan
Item Code: NAJ241
$16.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Foreign Notices of South India (From Megasthenes to Mahuan)
by K.A. Nilakanta Sastri
Hardcover (Edition: 2001)
University of Madras
Item Code: NAK015
$30.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now

Testimonials

Thanks for sharpening our skills with wisdom and sense of humor.The torchbearers of the ancient deity religion are spread around the world and the books of wisdom from India bridges the gap between east and west.
Kaushiki, USA
Thank you for this wonderful New Year sale!
Michael, USA
Many Thanks for all Your superb quality Artworks at unbeatable prices. We have been recommending EI to friends & family for over 5 yrs & will continue to do so fervently. Cheers
Dara, Canada
Thank you for your wonderful selection of books and art work. I am a regular customer and always appreciate the excellent items you offer and your great service.
Lars, USA
Colis bien reçu, emballage excellent et statue conforme aux attentes. Du bon travail, je reviendrai sur votre site !
Alain, France
GREAT SITE. SANSKRIT AND HINDI LINGUISTICS IS MY PASSION. AND I THANK YOU FOR THIS SITE.
Madhu, USA
I love your site and although today is my first order, I have been seeing your site for the past several years. Thank you for providing such great art and books to people around the World who can't make it to India as often as we would like.
Rupesh
Heramba Ganapati arrived safely today and was shipped promptly. Another fantastic find from Exotic India with perfect customer service. Thank you. Jai Ganesha Deva
Marc, UK
I ordered Padmapani Statue. I have received my statue. The delivering process was very fast and the statue looks so beautiful. Thank you exoticindia, Mr. Vipin (customer care). I am very satisfied.
Hartono, Indonesia
Very easy to buy, great site! Thanks
Ilda, Brazil
TRUSTe
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2018 © Exotic India