The Secrets of Voyaging
The Secrets of Voyaging

The Secrets of Voyaging

Kitab al-isfar 'an nata'ij al-asfar

Mystical Treatises of Muhyiddin Ibn 'Arabi

RELIGION

420 Pages, 5.75 x 8.25

Formats: Paperback, ebook: PDF

Paperback, $39.95 (US $39.95) (CA $47.95)

Publication Date: December 2015

ISBN 9781905937431

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Overview

Ibn 'Arabi is one of the greatest writers of mystical literature of any era. The voyages recounted in the enigmatic Secrets of Voyaging offer readers an inexhaustible source of reflection on the nature of the journeys of life. This unique book explores the theme of voyage and spiritual unveiling as it plays out simultaneously in the cosmological, scriptural, and mystical domains. This first English translation includes the Arabic text, based on a manuscript in Ibn 'Arabi's own hand and is accompanied by the translator's introduction and extensive notes and commentary.

Author Biography

Muhyiddin Ibn 'Arabi (1165–1240) was a Sufi mystic and philosopher and is known within the Islamic world simply as "the Greatest Master." Angela Jaffray is a translator whose works appeared in Collected Poems of Federico García Lorca.