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

Unity, Transcendent or Supreme

(Al Ahadiyyah). It is the Outward aspect of the Essence compared with its Inward aspect. When al Ahadiyyah is considered as Abstract Oneness (the first descent from essence) its Inward aspect is 'He-ness' and its Outward aspect is 'I-ness'.

See also: Blindness Essence 'He-ness' 'I-ness'
(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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