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

al 'ama
Blindness, The

(Al 'Ama). The Essence. The Blindness, the Cloud. It is the symbol of the state of Absolute Non-Manifestation of the Divine Obscurity. It is the Inward aspect of the Essence (Dhat), The Hidden Treasure. It is what Allah creates in – the blackboard of Allah.

See also: Isthmus - Supreme Essence
(Dhat). The Essence. This is Allah in Himself without regard to His creations, His Attributes or His Names. The Essence is beyond knowledge or conceptualization. Allah warns us of this aspect of Himself. The Essence is Absolute Blindness, the Hidden of the Hidden, the Unknown of the Unknown. This is the World of Absolute Non-manifestation.

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