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

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(I'jaz). The Holy Prophet Muhammad (May the Salutations of Allah be upon him and Peace) was given inimitability (i'jaz) through The Qur'an, which is Allah's Word. Through The Qur'an he acts as Allah's spokesman and therefore he cannot be imitated.

Illusory Love

('Ishqi majazi) is love for everything that is other-than-Allah, that is, love for illusion. But Allah is the Object behind every object of love. Illusory love is in itself an illusion because Only Allah Is.

Metaphorical Islam

(Islami majazi). This term is a synonym for the sin of secretly joining a partner with Allah. Within this metaphorical Islam the worshipper joins his own 'I-ness' to the Oneness of Allah and in so doing commits the hidden association of partners to ...


(Jaza'). The next world is the abode of recompense. Wretchedness and felicity become manifest there.

Minnatu wal istihqaaq
Grace and Entitlement

(Minnatu wal istihqaaq). (Favour, Grace, Gift and One’s due or Entitlement) – In the Realities of things, the Love is from the Generosity of Allah (al Karam al Ilahi). These two loves (favour and entitlement), are different because one is a love th...