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

Order by: Arabic English

Hijab al Qalb
Veil of the Heart

(Hijab al Qalb). The veil of the heart is observing and contemplating on ‘other than the Creative Truth’.

Hijab al 'Aql
Veil of the Intellect

(Hijab al 'Aql).When we are veiled by the intellect, we become stationary with the outer meanings of what we study and that which makes sense to our minds only. Anyone who thinks that greatness of life is through fulfilling our animalistic needs and ...

Hijab as Sirr
Veil of the Secret

(Hijab as Sirr). The veil of the Secret is to stop when you reach the ‘Station of the Secret’. When unveiling takes place for the traveller on the Path of Allah and he moves out of the entanglement of his worldly affairs, he will encounter the wisdom...

Hijab ar Ruh
Veil of the Spirit

(Hijab ar Ruh). The veil of the Spirit is witnessing. This is known as ‘spiritual unveiling’. In this station, the removal of the veil of time, place and direction occurs. The past and the future become one in time. Many wonderful things will be witn...

Hijab al Sirr as Sirr
Veil of the Hidden Secret

(Hijab al Sirr as Sirr). The veil of the Hidden Secret is the veil of greatness and majesty. This is called the Station of the unveiling of the attributes. This is still not the end of the road. One must continue on to the unveiling of the Essence a...

Al Haqiqat al Kulliyat
Universal Reality

(Al Haqiqat al Kulliyat). The Universal Reality, the Truth of truths. The Reality of realities. Al Haqiqat al Kulliya is one of the names given to the Supreme Isthmus.

Al 'Aql al Kulli
Universal Intellect

(Al 'Aql al Kulli).

Jam' al Jam
Gathering of gathering

Jam' al Jam. See 'Union of Union'.


(Muhdith). Manifested, produced, created, originated, engendered, generated, brought into being, made, caused. A certain aspect of the Divine within us.


(Taqid/Taqayyad). To be bound, shackled, restricted, curbed, limited or confined. Taqayyad is also to be recorded, written down, noted.

Al Haqq
Real, The

Al Haqq. See 'Truth, The (Creative)'.




Ta'teel. See 'Inactive'.


Ghurbah - see 'Exile'.

Al mikhda'

(Al mikhda'). A place which veils the Pole from the Individuals who have attained.