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THE SINGLE MONAD MODEL OF THE COSMOS:

Ibn al-Arabi's Concept of Time and Creation

by Mohamed Haj Yousef



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2. The 'Circulated' Days (ayyam al-takwir):


Then if we stick to one place and watch the flow of time, we see that the sun sets, for example, at the beginning of 'Sunday night' (i.e., the night that begins before Sunday daytime);[66] and then it rises on Sunday morning, and so on until it completes a full week on the following Sunday night. This is the witnessed week, and its days are the normal days, or the witnessed days. Ibn Arabi calls them the 'circulated days' (ayyam-ul-takwir),[67] because they (daytimes and nights), seem to run after each other in a circle, as Allah says in the Qur an:

He created the Heavens and the earth through the real. He causes the night-time to encircle (v. yukawwiru) the daytime, and the daytime to encircle the night-time. He has subjected the sun and the moon: each one follows a (designated) course for a time appointed. Is He not the All-Mighty, the All-Forgiving?

(39:5)

So we can also say that the daytimes are circulated around the nights, and the nights are circulated around the daytimes, because the daytime and the night are like hemispheres surrounding the earth all the time, but running after each other as if they were seeking each other, as Allah said in Qur an: 'Lo! Your Lord is Allah Who created the Heavens and the earth in six Days then mounted He on the Throne. He covers (yugshi) the night-time with the daytime, which is in haste to seek it.' (7:54)

The Arabic word yugshi in this verse not only means 'to cover' but also 'to embrace' [Ayyam Al-Sha n: 7], and it is particularly used for marriage. Thus Ibn Arabi suggests that it is as if the daytime and the night are seeking each other because they want to 'marry' each other, to produce children since we and everything else in the world are all the 'progeny' of the daytimes and nights [Ayyam Al-Sha n: 7]. This 'abstract marriage', is a basic concept in Ibn Arabi's cosmological teachings, and we shall come back to it shortly.

We conclude that in every normal day (i.e. circulated day) as we observe it in one specific place on the earth, a vast number of 'Days of events' happen, as many as there are indivisible moments in this day. In other words, in every moment that we encounter on the earth, there is a Day of event happening that encompasses the whole world or cosmos (all of creation). Yet each Day of event is also composed of the seven distinctive Days of creation, the divine creative 'Week' described in detail in the previous chapter.



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