Book 7 – The Openings Revealed in Makkah, Taschenbuch Series (Ibn al-‘Arabi’s al-Futuhat al-Makkiyah)
The seventh of thirty-seven books of Ibn al-ʿArabī’s magnum opus al-Futūḥāt al-Makkīyah, translated and conveyed by Shuʿayb Dr Eric Winkel
We are prepared in Book 7 to receive the mysteries and secrets of the many different prayers, the many different testimonies recited in the prayers, and the prayers for the deceased. What is the relation between the Prophet of Islam and other prophets and messengers? Al-Nābighat sings this verse:
You are a Sun, and the kings are planets;
when she rises, none of the planets can be seen.