Poems

A Poem of Ibn Arabi’s

Ibn ʿArabī (Arabic: ابن عربي‎) (Murcia July 28, 1165 – Damascus November 10, 1240) was an Arab Andalusian Sufi mystic and philosopher.  He is sometimes referred to as “the Son of Plato” (Ibn Aflatun) for his devotion to Plato.

My heart has grown capable of taking on all forms

It is a pasture for gazelles

A table for the Torah

A convent for Christians

Ka’bah for the Pilgrim

Whichever the way love’s caravan shall lead

That shall be the way of my faith.

IBN ARABI

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