Ibn Arabi( 26 July 1165 - 16 November 1240 )
Abū ʿAbd Allāh Muḥammad ibn ʿAlī ibn Muḥammad ibnʿArabī al-Ḥātimī aṭ-Ṭāʾī , also known simply as Shaykh Al-Akbar, "the great master", was an Arab Andalusian Sunni Scholar of Islam, Sufi mystic, poet, and philosopher. He is renowned by practitioners of Sufism as "the greatest master" and also as a genuine saint.
'Abū 'Abdullāh Muḥammad ibn 'Alī ibn Muḥammad ibn `Arabī was born in Murcia, Taifa of Murcia on Monday, 17th of Ramaḍān 560 AH at night. He went by the names al-Shaykh al-Akbar and Muḥyiddin ibn Arabi. He was also known as Shaikh-e-Akbar Mohi-ud-Din Ibn-e-Arabi in the Subcontinent.
His father, ‘Ali ibn Muḥammad, served in the Army of nīš">Abu ʿAbd Allah. When Abu ʿAbd Allah died in 1172 AD, ‘Ali ibn Muḥammad swiftly shifted his allegiance to the Almohad Sultan, Abū...