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, Oxford, May 2015
A Living Legacy: Ibn 'Arabi in Today's World
The 32nd Symposium of the Muhyiddin Ibn 'Arabi Society in the UK will be held on 23rd and 24th May, 2015, at St Anne's College, Oxford.
Confirmed speakers include Robert Darr, Su'ad Hakim, Mahmud Kılıç, Mohammed Rustom, Sa'diyya Shaikh, Cecilia Twinch. Events page. Booking now open.
Since the last archiving trip in October 2010, we have been consolidating the archive catalogue, making it available to the general public in a special online version, and publishing our findings. The Society is now acquiring further digital copies of manuscripts, following up new leads. See the Archive Project.
"Secrets of Journeying"
Some of the talks given at the MIAS Latina symposium "The Secrets of Journeying" in October 2014 are posted on YouTube.
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