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

al-asma' al-mutaqabila
Names, The contrary

(Al Asma al mutaqabila). This includes such opposing Names as The One Who Contracts (al Qabid) and The One Who Expands (al Basit), The Life-giver (al Muhyi) and The Slayer (al Mumit). All of the contrary Names are gathered together in the Name 'Allah', which is 'the totality of the contrary Names' (majmu' al asma' al mutaqabila.)

See also: Bringing together of the Contrary Names 'He brings opposites together'
(Majmu' al Asma al Mutaqabila). The totality of the contrary names. This 'bringing together' is contained within the All-Comprehensive Name 'Allah'. He is the One Who brings opposites together. When all opposites are gathered there is Unity (tawhid).

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