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Henry Corbin’s discovery in an Istanbul library of the manuscript of a Persian translation of and commentary on Avicenna’s Hayy ibn Yaqzan, written in Arabic, led him to an analysis of three of Avicenna’s mystical contemplatlon. Mostafa Moussawi rated it it was amazing Dec 26, This volume makes two essays by Henry Corbin, the eminent French scholar of Islam, available in English for the first time.

Pavel rated it really liked it Sep 20, First published in Charles Parrent rated it it was amazing Dec 12, Corbin, like Scholem and Jonas, is remembered as a scholar of genius.

Temple and Contemplation Henry Corbin

These works, he writes, intermix the empirical world with a transcendent element. An analysis of interrelated themes in Iranian religion, including the angelology of Mazdaism and Islamic Shi’ite concepts of spirit-body identity. Opera Metaphysica Et Mystica. The Man of Light in Iranian Sufism. Customers who bought this item also bought.

Histoire de la contemplatioh islamique. Books in english Accueil Books in english. A study of religious philosophy, exploration of visionary faith, these pages offer a superb meditation of the great themes of Perso-Islamic mysticism—the Sufi theory of knowledge, the voyage within the soul, le rituel de la coupe—and an illuminating glimpse into the philosophic universes of Sohravardi, Ibn Arabi, and Molla Sarda Shirazi.

Also “The Man of Light in Iranian Sufism”, also by Corbin, provides a pretty good background to a lot of the concepts contained herein.


Temple and Contemplation by Henry Corbin

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Trivia About Temple and Contem Open Preview See a Problem? Share your thoughts with other customers. Buster rated it it was amazing Aug 25, It is made up of five Eranos lectures whose specific annual themes usually explain the particular titles and emphases of each of these worksmost of them delivered near the end of his life, which Prof.

Temple and Contemplation brings together for the first time in English five of Professor Corbin’s lectures, which were originally delivered at sessions of the Eranos Conferences in Ascona, Switzerland.

Henry Corbin – forthcoming – Les Etudes Philosophiques. This made it a bit difficult for me to harmonize with the flow of expression. The two essays that open this collection might appear out of place in the perspective of the Temple; yet Corbin included them precisely to point out that Shiite hermeneutics necessarily leads to a theosophy of the Temple -just as the Temple itself has no meaning, if we have not the method and ontology to lead us there.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Corbin begins with a kind of spiritual corbn of the twelfth century, emphasizing the differences between exoteric and esoteric forms of Islam. The Imago Templi in Confrontation with Secular Norms The spirit of the symbol is revealed in its naked splendor within the content of these essays for anybody who is open to receive it.

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The language of the mind pales in comparison to the language of the heart, and this book contains the linguistic keys to the heart’s tongue, while pointing to templle even higher means of apprehension. Sign in Create an account. Books by Henry Corbin.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. In his Histoire de la philosophie islamiquehe disproved the common view that philosophy among the Muslims came to an contem;lation after Ibn Rushd, demonstrating rather that a lively philosophical activity persisted in the eastern Muslim world — especially Iran — and continues to our own day. Angela Jaffray rated it it was amazing Sep 21, Want to Read saving….


Pourya Alinejad rated it it was amazing Nov 17, The Voyage and the Messenger: Ernesto rated it it was amazing Jun 06, Alone with the Alone: Get to Know Us. In Part I Corbin summarizes the great themes that show the philosophical situation of Avicennan man in the cosmos and presents translations of these three great Avicennan recitals.

Harold Bloom’s preface links Sufi mysticism with Shakespeare’s visionary dramas and high tragedies, such as The Tempest and Hamlet. Be the first to ask a question about Temple and Contemplation.

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Temple and Contemplation

In this book, which features a powerful new preface by Harold Bloom, Henry Corbin brings us to the very core of this movement with a penetrating analysis of Ibn ‘Arabi’s life and doctrines. This is a little hard going, and I recommend reading Corbin’s essay “Mundus Imaginalis” from his book “Swenedbourg and Esoteric Islam” also found here: As can be seen from the topics outlined above, this is not light reading by any means, but if you apply yourself diligently to its contents, you will be rewarded with an understanding far beyond that of the intellectual.

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