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Ibn Arabi

  • The Prophets

    I saw the Prophet of God in a vision during mid-December 1229, in the city of Damascus. He had a book in his hand and…

  • Alchemy and Sufism

    The alchemist who has achieved illumination. It is known that alchemy originated from Hermeti(ci)sm. Some have even considered the two synonymous. We have also seen…

  • Science, Mathematics, And Sufism

    I know a professor of theoretical physics, with whom I’ve had many interesting discussions over the years. (Disclosure: I came to Sufism via science.) I…

  • Beyond Castaneda and don Juan

    Introduction Even though Carlos Castaneda is now dead (he died in 1998), his adventures with a Yaqui Indian brujo or sorcerer, don Juan Matus (a…

  • Seven Heavens, Five Presences

    (Click here for larger view.) How does Being give rise to Becoming? How does the infinite, changeless, timeless nature of the Godhead engender an infinitude…