Avicenna and the Visionary Recital has 31 ratings and 2 reviews. Abdullah said: I guess Corbin is confused a little bit about why Avicenna wrote the reci. The cycle of Avicennan recitalsTranslation of the Persian commentary on the recital of Ḥayy ibn Yaqẓān. HENRY CORBIN Avicenna AND THE VISIONARY RECITAL Translated from the French by Recent Studies on Avicenna’s “Oriental Philosophy’ PART II.

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Avicenna and the Visionary Recital. And every Oc- cidental who comes to understand this, be he man of science or man of good will, must inevitably become a co-operator. Lorenzo rated it it was amazing Apr 23, If it is true that Avicenna’s recitals were not entirely unknown hitherto, at least the Persian commentary at- tributed to Juzjani had remained in vorbin.

Avicenna and the Visionary Recital by Henry Corbin

For this reason many more works will be necessary before the Iranian spiritual universe at last finds its place and its genuine expression in modern philosophical consciousness. Refresh and try again. There not exist only some references to one’s previous works, they are also a new way of thinking about being and existence for Avicenna.

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Milani Mudannayake rated it it was amazing Sep 21, Seyed Hossein rated it it was ok Feb 13, In general, this intention serves a twofold purpose. Recent Studies on Avicenna’s “Oriental Philosophy”, pg. 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.


Only then will it be comprehended how and why the same spiritual spring that gave the Iranian soul the power to pattern an Islam that is so typically its own likewise bestowed on it a special vocation in the face of the dangers that, in the Orient as every- where else, threaten the very existence of the world of the soul. Description In this work a distinguished scholar of Islamic religion examines the mysticism and psychological thought of the great eleventh-century Persian philosopher and physician Avicenna Ibn Sinaauthor of over a hundred works on theology, logic, medicine, and mathematics.

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The Orient and Occident of the Universe, pg. The only difference is that the original Arabic and Persian texts are not included. It was a great festival of the spiritual culture of Iran, a celebration all the more opportune because, except for a few great names, chiefly of poets, the lineage of philosophers, theologians, and mystics who have given that culture its originality within the Islamic universe is to all intents and purposes absent from the horizon of Western man.

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Mustafa Al-Laylah rated it really liked it Jul 09, Finally — and a matter of no less consequence — these persons affect alarm over the term “esotericism,” whereas, in accordance with its Greek ety- mology, it merely expresses a notion current in every traditional culture: This second edition, at last, appeared in the rational order.


But its paradoxical order reflects the vicissitudes referred to above. Victor rated it really liked it Mar 14, Samothracian Reflections Karl Lehmann.

Avicenna and the Visionary Recital

Request removal from index. All those who are in search of it will appreciate the effectual help of the Hrnry Foundation as an encourage- ment and a reason for hope. Mahindokht rated it really liked it Sep 15, And there is the situation of Avicenna’s work itself in the pleroma of philosophical systems, his work as it appears to the philosopher who meditates on it today.

Miguel rated it it was amazing Jun 27, Ashkan Vajed rated it really liked it Nov 28, The Gospel parable of the rejected feast keeps all its meaning even, and precisely, in scientific life. The best procedure in the face of these ineptitudes is to follow the dictum of which our authors are constantly reminding us: This, furthermore, completes the definition of our intention.

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The Conditions of the Journey In the first case, we must meditate on such problems as posed themselves for Avicenna himself. The Stranger and the Guide i g 3. Other henty in this series.

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