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

Overpowers-The One who

(Al Qaahir) is connected to the Name al Qahhar (The Dominant, the Overwhelming). The one who overpowers of necessity requires the one who is overpowered (maqhur).

See also: Names of Majesty
(Asma Jalaliyyah). These Names relate to Allah's Incomparability and are demanded by the very fact of Allah's Being and our nonexistence. The Names of Majesty include such Names as The Tremendous (al 'Azim), The Overpowering (al Qahhar). When the traveller is under the influence of a spiritual state in which a Name of Majesty dominates he is utterly overwhelmed.

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