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

khizana al-khayal
Treasury of Imagination

(Khizana al khayal). Treasury of Imagination.

See also: Argument Corporeal body He not He Impossible Impossible Thing Isthmus-Supreme Presence of Angels Sea
(Dalala). Argument or proof or denotation or evidence. This term is applied to the World of Imagination which is the closest thing to a denotation or proof of the Real. The Holy Prophet Muhammad (May the Salutations of Allah be upon him and Peace) is a crystal clear proof of Allah. This proof is absolute for the ones who love Allah and His Beloved more than anything. Their hearts perpetually bear witness to the perfect proof of the Prophet. They see him in their visions within the Imaginal Realm.
(Jasad) refers to those imaginal objects which are witnessed in the World of Imagination. This is the appearance of a corporeal body in the imaginal realm. The reality of imagination is to embody that which is not properly a body.
(Mamnu'). The People of Truth declare that Self-disclosure of the Essence is impossible.
(Mumtani'). The impossible thing which may not have existence in the cosmos but may nonetheless exist within the mind of man. The realm of Imagination is where the impossible things become manifest.
(Hadarat al Malakut). This Presence is sometimes referred to as the Second Determination, 'The Lote Tree of the Uttermost Boundary' (Sidrat al Muntaha) and the World of Imagination ('Alam al Khayal.)

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