The Society in 2015 Reports from the Annual General Meeting give a round-up of activities last year.

Stolen manuscripts returned to Konya library 15 years after theft. News page

Volume 59 of the MIAS Journal is now available. See Contents

Articles There are more than 200 articles on the site, mainly from the Journal of the Society. They are indexed by author and by general area of content. Recently added: Jesus, Mary and the Book, according to Ibn al-'Arabī by Denis Gril.

Podcasts: There are now nearly 100 podcasts on the website or via iTunes. Recently posted: William C. Chittick, "Ibn 'Arabi: The Doorway into an Intellectual Tradition" Podcasts page

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.

Reason, Revelation and Inspiration

Symposium Ibn 'Arabi and the Philosophers – London May 6, 2017. This symposium is jointly organized by the Society and Professor Stefan Sperl of the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London. It will be held on May 6th, 2017, at the Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre, SOAS, London WC1H 0XG. See the Events page for more information.

Translating the Futūḥāt al-Makkīyah

Dr Eric Winkel has announced the availability of the first twelve volumes of his English translation of the Futūḥāt al-Makkīyah in pre-print editions. The full translation will be thirty-seven volumes. More information

Archive Project

The archive catalogue is now available to the general public in a special online version. See the Archive Project.

Video channels

Talks from Ibn 'Arabi Society symposia and other events are available on Youtube: Ibn 'Arabi Society channel, Ibn 'Arabi Ideas channel. Recently posted: Sara Sviri: Beyond the Opposites.

Membership

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