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

Subtle beings

(Jinn) are the subtle beings, both intelligent and imperceptible, who inhabit the psychic world and whose bodies are made of air or fire. Allah says in The Qur'an, "I created jinn and mankind only to worship (know) Me" (51:56).

See also: 'The two weighty ones'

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