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Racism : The Destruction of Humanity

Racism : The Destruction of Humanity In the April 1992 issue of Scientific American, Allan C. Wilson and Rebecca L. Cann published a study of DNA samples taken from people around the world. They write: ‘Our genetic comparisons convince us that all humans today can be traced along maternal lines...

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Putting an End to a Long Journey

Putting an End to a Long Journey Human beings have an exceptional place among creation; they are travelers whose journey of life passes through the Realm of the Transcendental Manifestation of Divine Commands; their eyes are fixed on the Realm of the Transcendental Manifestation of Divine Attributes and Names, and...

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Lawhun Mahfuz (the Supreme Preserved Tablet) and What Lies Before

Lawhun Mahfuz (the Supreme Preserved Tablet) and What Lies Before Lawh is literally a board to write on, and the Lawhun Mah­fuz is the immaterial board or tablet on which God has prerecorded everything, material and spiritthe Manifest Record, the Manifest Book,ual, animate and inanimate, or it is another title...

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The Horizon of “the Secret” and What Lies Beyond

The Horizon of “the Secret” and What Lies Beyond I am aware that I am not able to write and speak about this topic as it should be written and spoken about. My pen and words also tell me this. I suffer from keeping silent and not writing anything, while...

Khushu And Hurma (Reverent Awe And Respect)

Khushu And Hurma (Reverent Awe And Respect) It is a significant attainment and Divine favor that one is able to utterly annihilate themselves in respect of their carnality and egotism and traverses the distance originating in oneself and realizes “meeting with God” and “intimacy with Him.” However, it should not...

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The Initiate From a Different Perspective

The Initiate From a Different Perspective An initiate is one who follows a way. In Sufi terminology, the word “initiate” denotes one who walks toward God with a certain discipline in order to please Him, thus neutralizing the tendencies in their nature that lead them away from God, or trying...

Khulla (Sincere Friendship)

Khulla (Sincere Friendship) Khulla means sincere friendship. It can also denote brother/sisterhood, or loyal friendship. Some have interpreted khulla as penetrating into the depth of something to change its nature, or enveloping it from all sides so that it gains a second nature. The Prophet Abraham, upon him be peace,...

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Waridat and Mawhiba (Gifts and Favor)

Waridat and Mawhiba (Gifts and Favor) Mawhiba (favor) literally means benevolence, kindness, and extra Divine bounties, while waridat (gifts) denotes what occurs to or emerges in one’s heart as a Divine gift. The Sufis use them to signify God Almighty’s special attention and consideration for those who travel toward Him,...

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Subuhat-i Wajh (The Flood of God’s Facial Light)

Subuhat-i Wajh (The Flood of God’s Facial Light) The subuhat-i Wajh (“the flood of God’s Facial Light”) is the flood of light that God Almighty causes to pour out so that He may eliminate all else but Him from the hearts of the travelers who are on the way to...

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Nazar and Tawajjuh (Attention and Regard)

Nazar and Tawajjuh (Attention and Regard) Even though they appear to have the same meaning and, in fact, suggest certain common feelings and ideas, the concepts of nazar (attention)—which means looking (at), taking into consideration, and complimenting—and tawajjuh (regard)—used to mean turning to, feeling nearness to, and showing sympathy and...

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Karama (Wonder)

Karama (Wonder) Before explaining karama, since there is a close resemblance between it and miracles (mu‘jiza) in respect to their occurrence, we will first briefly examine miracles. Derived from the root verb A-Ja-Za, meaning “that which people cannot imitate,” a mu’jiza (miracle) is the extraordinary state, event, word or attitude...

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‘Aql (Reason)

‘Aql (Reason) Literally meaning understanding, perception, sober-mindedness and prudence, as a term, ‘aql is a Divine light with which a person can perceive the things that cannot be comprehended with external senses. There have been some who view ‘aql as a faculty abstract of matter but which acts in collaboration...

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Wijdan (Conscience)

Wijdan (Conscience) Literally meaning the essence of human existence and a person’s perception of themselves, wijdan (conscience) is a spiritual mechanism composed of the willpower, which chooses between good and evil, the spiritual intellect (fuad), which is the inner, most essential dimension of the heart, the inner power of perceptiveness...

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Fayd and Tajalli (Effusion and Manifestation)

Fayd and Tajalli (Effusion and Manifestation) Fayd literally means the effusion of blessings, profusion, abundance, and increase. Giving existence to something and equipping it with all the particularities and necessities of being existent, and favoring a person with inspirations and spiritual gifts to deepen him or her spiritually are also...

‘Ilm Ladun (The Special Knowledge from God’s Presence)

‘Ilm Ladun (The Special Knowledge from God’s Presence) What is meant by ‘ilm ladun, or the special knowledge from God’s Presence, is knowledge of the Unseen or knowledge of mysteries, or knowledge which God imparts into one’s heart and the truths occurring to it. Primarily included is the knowledge of...

Wahy and Ilham (Revelation and Inspiration)

Wahy and Ilham (Revelation and Inspiration) Revelation and inspiration are two subjects that have been much discussed in Islamic religious sciences, as well as by Sufis, as they are each an important dimension of effusion and manifestation. The Sufis have mostly recollected Revelation and inspiration when manifestation is discussed, and...

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Al-A‘yanu’th-Thabita  and Al-‘Alamu’l-Mithal  (Archetypes and the World of Representations or Ideal Forms)

Al-A‘yanu’th-Thabita  and Al-‘Alamu’l-Mithal  (Archetypes and the World of Representations or Ideal Forms) In Sufi terminology, archetypes are the established, existential origins of things in the realm of Divine Knowledge. They consist of the manifestations of the Divine Names in the realm of Knowledge, and they denote the existential essences that pertain...

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Ahadiya and Wahidiya (Uniqueness or Absolute Oneness and Unity)

Ahadiya and Wahidiya (Uniqueness or Absolute Oneness and Unity) Ahadiya literally means oneness, or singleness, without having a second or like. It denotes oneness in order to emphasize uniqueness, or that God is One Who has no like. Because of this, when we say that God is Ahad (Unique, Absolutely...

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