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


('Illah) is the motivation through which Allah directs His slave. A secondary cause may or may not be used as a mediator for this motivation.

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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