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

sifa nafsiyya thubutiyya
Attributes of the Self (Positive)

(Sifat nafsiyya thubutiyya ). The Positive Attributes of the Self. Knowledge of the 'positive attributes' is impossible, because the Essence is beyond definition and therefore beyond positive Attributes. Such an attribute would define and limit the Essence, which is without limit and definition. "Nothing is like Unto Him".

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