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Contemplation of the Holy Mysteries: The Mashahid al-asrar of Ibn 'Arabi
by Ibn Arabi
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One of Ibn 'Arabi's first writings, composed when he was just twenty-nine, this work consists of fourteen visions interspersed with dazzling episodes regarding the nature of existence, the human relationship with reality, and true happiness. With helpful notes based on Ibn 'Arabi's own oral commentary, the work is presented for the first time in English.
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A major work of mystical literature, this account focuses on 14 visions in the form of dramatic conversations with the divine, interspersed with dazzling visionary episodes regarding the nature of existence, humans' relationship with reality, and the way to achieve true happiness. The introduction presents a resume of Ibn 'Arabi's life and examines in detail the style and symbolism of the contemplations. Presented for the first time in English, this work is a superb example of Ibn 'Arabi's inimitable style and deep perception.
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