Muhammad Muhiyyudin Ibn ul Arabi, also known as Shaykh ul Akar "The Supreme Shaykh" is one of the most influential scholars of the history.

Biography[edit | edit source]

Birth[edit | edit source]

He was born in Murcia, Taifa on Sunday, 17th of Ramaḍān, 560 AH (25 July 1165 AD) at night.

Family[edit | edit source]

His father and uncle were great Spiritual masters of their time.

Works[edit | edit source]

He wrote more than 240 influential books including:

  • Futuhat e Makkiya (Or "The Meccan Openings) - A Seven Volume Book of Tasawwuf
  • Fusus ul Hikam (The Seals of Wisdom)
  • Tafsir Ibn al Arabi - more than 90 volumes

Reception[edit | edit source]

He was regarded as a great saint by Ahmad Sirhindi, Jalal u Din Suyuti etc.

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