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.
Symposium in New York City
October 23-24, 2015. A Living Legacy: Ibn 'Arabi in Today's World, Annual Conference of the Ibn 'Arabi Society in the USA, Columbia University. Speakers include William Chittick, Zahra Langi, Todd Lawson, Pierre Lory, and James Morris. See the Conference page
The archive catalogue is now available to the general public in a special online version. See the Archive Project.
Emerging video channels
Recently posted: Sa'diyya Shaikh: Intimate Echoes of Self: Gender and Sexuality in Ibn 'Arabi's Cosmology, Cecilia Twinch: Refreshing Repose and a Reviving Scent.
There are now nearly 100 podcasts on the website or via iTunes. Recently posted: Robert Darr, "Waking to the Embrace: Applying Ibn Arabi's Teachings on Embodiment" Podcasts page
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