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


(Wad'). To establish or to place. Allah established the secondary causes and placed them within the cosmos. They play a decisive role in Allah's Plan, for it is through the establishment of these secondary causes that man may come to know Allah.

See also: Secondary Causes
(Asbab). These were established as a means by which man can come to know Allah, yet for the majority of mankind the secondary causes act as veils over Reality.

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