Selections from al-Futuhat al-Makkiyya

by Shaykh Muhyiddin Ibn al-'Arabi

Chapter 3

On Allah being disconnected from any connection or embodiment
contained in the words which designate Him

Chapter 4

The Cause of the Beginning of the World and the Ranks of the
Most Beautiful Names

Chapter 6

Concerning the beginning of the spiritual creation. Who was the first to exist in it? From what did it exist?
In what did it exist? In what manner did it exist? What was its goal?
Concerning the spheres of the Macrocosm and the Microcosm

Chapter 7

The Beginning of Human Bodies
(The last thing to come into existence in the Macrocosm
and the last class of products)

Chapter 9

The existence of spirits created from smokeless fire (jinn)

Chapter 13

Concerning the Bearers of the Throne

Chapter 19

On the reason for the increase and decrease of knowledges and the words of Allah, "Say: 'Lord, increase me in knowledge!" and the words of the Prophet, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, "Allah does not restrict knowledge, plucking from the breasts of the scholars, but He removes it by removing the scholars.'"

Chapter 59

Concerning existent time and determined time

Chapter 66

Concerning the secret of the Shari'a, outward and inward,
and which Divine Name brought it into existence

  Chapter 71            

On the Secrets of Fasting (Selections)

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