Extracts from books published by Beshara Publications

Know YourselfI see myself as other than God

From Know Yourself by Ibn ‘Arabi or Balyani.
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Adam — mirror to immeasurable reality

From The Wisdom of the Prophets, by Muhyiddin Ibn ‘Arabi
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Three Friends of God

From Sufis of Andalusia by Muhyiddin Ibn ‘Arabi
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Kernel of the Kernel coverNot trapped in one belief

From The Kernel of the Kernel, Ismail Hakki Bursevi’s summary of some key ideas in Ibn ‘Arabi translated into English by Bulent Rauf.
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The One and the Many

From The Twenty-Nine Pages – An Introduction to Ibn ‘Arabi’s Metaphysics of Unity
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Relating astrology to metaphysical principles

From Mystical Astology According to Ibn ‘Arabi, by Titus Burckhardt
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From Addresses, by Bulent Rauf
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The single most important point

From Addresses II, by Bulent Rauf
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Of the Essence

From Universal Man by ‘Abd al-Karim al-Jili
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Intimations, J.G. BennettI want to speak about what can’t be said

From Intimations by J.G. Bennett
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God gives the whole of Himself

From Commentaries on Meister Eckhart Sermons by Dom Sylvester Houédard
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