Avicenna - Recital of Hayy ibn Yaqzan
Type of spiritual experience
This is describing visionary or out of body experience.
A description of the experience
Spiritual Body and Celestial Earth – Henry Corbin [translated by Nancy Pearson] 1977
In Avicenna’s ‘Recital of Hayy ibn Yaqzan’ as well as in the exegesis of the Qur’anic Sura 18:84, Alexander’s quest led him to the extreme Occident and the extreme Orient of the universe. Beyond, a region begins that includes many other cities – a country white as silver, forty days travel in length, inhabited by angels; another country of gold, seventy countries of silver, seven countries of musk, each ten thousand days journey in length and breadth …………