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


(Tawakkul) is total trust in and reliance upon Allah. It is the rank of the one with Certainty. It is a station in which everything and every affair is entrusted to Allah. Pure tawakkul is not blind faith. It is certainty based upon knowledge.

See also: Certainty Governing
(Yaqin). . Allah Almighty says in The Qur'an, "and worship thy Lord until certainty comes" (Qur'an 15:99). Man does not come to Certainty. Certainty comes to man. Man must actively seek Allah, but he must passively receive whatever Allah Wills to send to him.
(Tadbir). Governing or arranging. The spirit governs the body in two ways. Firstly in a manner which is intrinsic and of its very essence, and secondly in a manner which must be acquired through spiritual maturity and conscious effort. The spirit governs the body by directing it in the Path of self perfection. To attain to Knowledge of Allah the slave is required to abandon the governing and arranging of things for himself.

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