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


(Mumathala). Knowledge of Allah can be gained through contemplation on those Divine Names whose likeness is found within the cosmos. These are the Names of Similarity (Tashbih).

See also: Names of Beauty
(Asma Jamaliyyah). The Names of Beauty. These Names relate to Allah's similarity) and are demanded by the fact that Mercy precedes Wrath and Light erases darkness. The Names of Beauty include such Names as The Friend (al Wali), The Subtle (al Latif), The All Merciful (ar-Rahman). When a traveller is under the influence of a spiritual state in which a Name of Beauty dominates he is filled with ineffable sweetness and joy.

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