The Language of the Future
Sufi Terminology
by Murshid F.A. Ali ElSenossi

al-ru'yah al-sadiqa (al-ru'yah al-sahiha)
Dream - 'Sound' or 'True'

(Ru'yah al sadiqa [al Ru'yah al Sahiha]). The sound or true dream. The Holy Prophet Muhammad (May the Salutations of Allah be upon him and Peace) said, 'Nothing remains of prophecy but heralding visions'. These 'heralding visions' are sound dreams (al Ruy'ah al Sahiha). Another hadith says, "The first thing through which Revelation began for the Messenger of Allah was the true dream (al Ruy'ah al Sadiqa), during sleep".

See also: Dream-vision Heralding Visions Prophecy of Sainthood
(Nubuwwat ul Wilaya). When the blowing in of inspiration enters the purified heart of one of the friends of Allah, bringing with it good news, this is referred to as nubuwwatu'l-wilaya.

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