Inspiring insight into the spiritual depth of Islam is presented in this English translation of Muhyiddin Ibn Arabi's Mishkat al-Anwar, one of the most influential early collections of hadith qudsi, the sayings of God as transmitted by Muhammad. The meaning of hadith, hadith qudsi, and the importance of the terms in the text are explained in a comprehensive 90-page introduction. A bibliography, indexes on the individual hadith, the names of the important transmitters, and two appendices on the manuscript sources and chains of transmission provide unfamiliar readers with resources to fully appreciate the work. An Arabic version of the Mishkat al-Anwar, culled from the oldest surviving manuscripts and presented in a handsome calligraphic style, is also included.
Author: Ibn 'Arabi, Muhyiddin
Publisher: Anqa Publishing
Title: Divine Sayings: The Mishkat al-Anwar of Ibn 'Arabi
Pages: 00000 (Encrypted PDF)
On Sale: 2005-04-01
Category: Religion : Islam - Koran & Sacred Writings