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

Order by: Arabic English

Be!
kun

(Kun). The Word of Divine Command through which existence is bestowed upon the fixed entities.

Beautiful
husn

(Husn). The most beautiful of Allah's creation is the Holy Prophet Muhammad (May the Salutations of Allah be upon him and Peace). He is the locus of every beautiful thing. 'Allah is Beautiful and He loves Beauty' and the Holy Prophet Muhammad is the...

Beautiful Axis
qutub falaki al-jamal

(Qutub falakil jamal). 'The Beautiful Axis around which the spheres revolve'. This is the Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustapha (May the Salutations of Allah be upon him and Peace).

Beautiful character traits
husn al-akhlaq

(Husn al Akhlaq). The beautiful character traits with which the Holy Prophet Muhammad was sent and of which he is the perfect embodiment. The assuming of these beautiful character traits is the alchemical work of the Islamic Spiritual Path. Under th...

Beautiful Model
uswa hasana

(Uswa hasana). The Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustapha (May the Salutations of Allah be upon him and Peace) is the beautiful model. Through his perfect example man is given the means of drawing closer, and yet closer, to Allah. The degrees of such near...

Beauty
al-Jamal

(Jamal). Beauty is comprised of the characteristics of mercy and graciousness (altaf) from the Divine Presence. Beauty (Jamal) is opposite Majesty (Jalal). Perfection (Kamal) embraces all opposition. When the heart is overwhelmed by jamal then intim...

Bedchamber
Al mikhda'

(Al mikhda'). A place which veils the Pole from the Individuals who have attained.

Beginners
mubtadi

(Mubtadi). Beginners on the Spiritual Journey.

Being
wujud

(Wujud). Being, existence or finding. When considered as 'being', wujud designates Allah's Own Reality and Essence. When considered as 'existence', wujud designates the things found in the cosmos. When considered as 'finding' wujud designates the sub...

Being whose existence is necessary
wajib al-wujud li dhatihi

(Wajib al wujud li dhatihi). This is Allah, the Absolute Being, the Essence Itself.

Being whose existence is necessary by 'the other'
wajib al wujud bil ghayr

(Wajib al wujud bil ghayr). That which is made necessary through another being whose existence is necessary in itself'. This is the possible or contingent thing. Its existence depends totally upon Allah, Who is Necessary Being. The slave of Allah has...

Being-Absolute
al-wujud al-mutlaq

(Wujud al Mutlaq). This is The Essence Itself.

Being-All inclusive
wujud 'amm

(Wujud 'amm). This is Being considered from both sides Allah as the Essence and Allah as the Divinity. Allah is identical with the things, but the things are not identical with Allah.

Being-Eternal
al-wujud al-qadim

(Wujud al Qadim).

Being-Real
al-wujud al-haqq

(Wujud al Haqq). The Real Being which is the Manifest within the loci of manifestation.