Pablo Beneito is currently Professor at the Department of Translation and Interpreting in the Faculty of Letters, University of Murcia, Spain.
He has been studying the works of Ibn ʿArabi since he chose to do his doctorate in Arabic philology at the Complutense University of Madrid, after which he spent 9 years teaching at the University of Seville in the Department of Arab and Islamic Studies. He has also been a visiting professor at the Sorbonne in Paris (Ecole Pratique des Hauts Etudes), in Kyoto University (ASAFAS) and in Toledo (Escuela de Traductores).
As a specialist in Sufi thought, he has given courses throughout the world, and helped organise more than 14 international conferences. He heads MIAS Latina, a branch of the Ibn ʿArabi Society for speakers of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese.
He has edited and translated (into Spanish) Ibn ʿArabi’s Mashahid al-asrar and Kashf al-ma’na. He is currently working on several of Ibn ʿArabi's shorter treatises, including K. al-ʿAbādilah.