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

tajalli ghayb
Self-disclosure in the Unseen

(Tajalli ghayb). This is the Self-disclosure of the Essence within Itself. Here is 'where' the Absolute reveals Itself to Itself. This is the First Appearance of the Self-consciousness of the Absolute. This Self-disclosure of the Absolute is also called The Most Holy Emanation.

See also: Emanation-Most Holy Unseen
(Ghayb). The Mystery or the Non-Manifested or the Unseen. The Unknowable or the Mystery of Mysteries. The hadith, "Nothing is like Him" refers to al ghayb. It is His Incomparability. It is all that is beyond reach of our vision. Al ghayb is all that Allah veils from you because of you, not because of Him. To attain to 'The Unseen', the slave and lover is told, 'Leave aside your self and come!' And, when he obeys, it is Allah Who Sees Allah.

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