Looking for Muhyiddin, premiere of the film in England. London, 29 November, 2014. Booking information

Ibn 'Arabi Society AGM and talk, 13 December, Oxford Events page.

Volume 55 of the MIAS Journal, the first of the two issues for 2014, is now available. List of articles

Fusûs al-Hikam Volume 4 now available in the new edition. See Society Publications

Facebook logo If you have a Facebook account, explore the Muhyiddin Ibn 'Arabi Society Facebook group

It is He who is revealed in every face, sought in every sign, gazed upon by every eye, worshipped in every object of worship, and pursued in the unseen and the visible. Not a single one of His creatures can fail to find Him in its primordial and original nature.

Ibn 'Arabi, Futûhât al-Makkiyya

Muhyiddin Ibn 'Arabi

Mystic, philosopher, poet, sage, Muhyiddin Ibn 'Arabi is one of the world's great spiritual teachers. Ibn 'Arabi was born in Murcia, Al-Andalus, in 1165 and his writings had an immense impact throughout the Islamic world and beyond. The universal ideas underlying his thought are of immediate relevance today.

This web site passes on news and announcements of events, and provides information about publications in this field. It has over 150 translations and articles republished from the Society's Journal and other sources.

Symbols of Transformation:
Jesus & Mary in the Teachings of Ibn 'Arabi

Annual USA Conference, November 14-15, 2014

Zaytuna College, Berkeley, USA

The Ibn 'Arabi Society in the USA is pleased to announce its annual conference in partnership with Zaytuna College.

This year's conference will explore Ibn 'Arabi's profound insights into the spiritual realities of Jesus and Mary, offering a fresh perspective of their place in the prophetic lineage stretching from Adam to Mohammad, as well as the powerful message of personal transformation that their spiritual meanings embody.

Included are talks and workshops from some of the foremost experts on Ibn 'Arabi, poetry readings from Ibn 'Arabi's works, a music performance by the highly acclaimed Qadim Ensemble, and a buffet luncheon.

  • Michael Sells, Life in Ibn 'Arabi's "Ringsetting of Prophecy in the Word of Jesus"
  • Mohammed Rustom, "Sanctity and the Song of Life"
  • Cyrus Ali Zargar, "Bird from the Garden of Meanings: Soul and Speech in Ibn 'Arabi's Reading of Jesus"
  • Zachary Markwith, "Jesus and Christic Sanctity in Ibn 'Arabi and Early Islamic Spirituality"
  • Maria Dakake, title to be announced

Get the full details on the Conference website


The Muhyiddin Ibn 'Arabi Society was founded in 1977 to promote a greater understanding of the work of Ibn 'Arabi and his followers. It is an international association with its headquarters in Oxford England and a branch in Berkeley California. It is funded by the subscriptions of its members. See membership options for the UK/Rest of world and North America.

Among other benefits members receive the Journal, published twice a year, and have discounted entry to events.

MIAS Latina is an independent affiliate based in Spain, organising conferences and publishing articles in Spanish, Portuguese and Italian.

The movement which is the existence of the universe is the movement of love.

Ibn 'Arabi, Fusûs al-Hikam