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

wahid al-zaman bi'aynihi
Unique and alone in his time

(Wahid al zaman bi'aynihi). This term indicates the Ghawth.

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(Ghawth). Within the Sufi hierarchy he is the one person who forms the focus of Allah's supervision of the world in every age. He is the hidden centre of the hierarchy of saints. He is unique and alone in his time, except when the moment has led others to seek his protection and his loving concern.

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