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Sufis of Andalusia: The Ruh Al-Quds & Al-Durrat Al-Fakhirah (New)
by Ibn 'Arabi
Book ID: 9780904975130, 0904975134
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The Ruh al-Quds and Durrat al-Fakhirah, translated with introduction and notes by Ralph Austin.
Sufis of Andalusia contains biographical sketches of mystics and contemplatives of Andalusia, drawn from two works by Muhyiddin Ibn 'Arabi
Sufis of Andalusia consists of biographical sketches of some of the contemplatives and spiritual masters among whom Ibn 'Arabi spent his early years. The Ruh al-Quds was written in response to the comments of a friend who lamented the spiritual degeneracy of the times in which they lived. These accounts bring to life with great vividness a remarkable spiritual milieu, and a group of individuals who manifest superlative wisdom in their intensity of devotion and service to Reality. This book will speak directly to all serious seekers after real knowledge.
Dr. Ralph Austin graduated from the University of London and carried out research at the University of California. He has given many papers on Islamic mysticism at international conferences, and has made a special study of the work of Ibn 'Arabi. His translation of Ibn 'Arabi's Fusus al-Hikam - The Bezels of Wisdom - was published in 1980.
Beyond the Mauve Zone. Enhanced Edition.
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The House of Owls
Yale University Press
For a quarter century, Tony Angell and his family shared the remarkable experience of closely observing pairs of western screech owls that occupied a nesting box outside their forest home. The journals the author recorded his observations in, and the captivating drawings he created, form the heart of this compelling book a personal account of an artist-naturalist s life with owls. Angell s extensive illustrations show owls engaged in what owls do hunting, courting, raising families, and exercisi...More
The Blazing Dew of Stars
Smith, David Chaim
London: Fulgur Limited, 2013. Limited to 1001 copies only. Square landscape folio. For those who have had the joy of handling and experiencing The Sacrificial Universe
released last year, this new book will continue that fine tradition. The Blazing Dew of Stars
is a complex mystical text which speaks with many voices to introduce the practice of Kabbalistic contemplative alchemy. The volume offers glimpses of a rare view of direct application and immersion into the Real, intertwini...More
Jailbreaking the Goddess: A Radical Revisioning of Feminist Spirituality
Allen, Lasara Firefox
Llewellyn Worldwide, Ltd.
"Jailbreaking the Goddess
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The Sworn Book of Honorius: Liber Iuratus Honorii
Honorius of Thebes
Ibis Press / Nicolas-Hayes
As the title testifies, students were sworn to secrecy before being given access to this magic text, and only a few manuscripts have survived. Bits of its teachings, such as the use of the magic whistle for summoning spirits, are alluded to in other texts. Another key element of its ritual, the elaborate Seal of God, has been found in texts and amulets throughout Europe.
Interest in The Sworn Book of Honorius has grown in recent years, yet no modern translations have been attemptedunt...