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

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Bringing together

(Jam'). Bringing together or gathering or all-comprehensiveness or unification or unitive experience. A reference to Truth without creation.

jam' al-addad
Bringing together of opposites

(Jam' al Addad). The coincidence or bringing together of opposites. The Name 'Allah' denotes both Essence and Divinity and brings together all the Names.

jam'uhu al-diddayn
He brings opposites together

(Jam'uhu al Diddayn). When asked, 'Through what do you know Allah?' one of the Masters answered, 'Through the fact that He brings opposites together'.

jam'-i himmat
Gathering of Spiritual Resolve

(Jam'i Himmat). Concentration or gathering of one's spiritual resolve upon the object of desire, and that Object is Allah.



al-jam'iyat al-ilahiyah
Divine Synthesis

(Al Jam'iyat al Ilahiyyah). This is the Divine Uniqueness by virtue of which every being is unique.

jam' al-jam'
Union of Union

(Jam' al Jam'). Gathering of the gathering. Jam' al jam' is the experience of union devoid of all distinctions, even of the idea of being one with Allah. This is the station of 'Two Bows' Length', the station of Perfection which is attained only by t...

jam' u tafriqa
Gatheredness and separation

(Jam' u tafriqa). Jam' is collectedness and tafriqa is separation. Tafriqa is a state when the mystic becomes conscious of himself as an individual and returns to himself after the ecstasy of intoxication with the Beloved. The highest degree of know...

jam'-i taksir
Broken Union

(Jam' Taksir). Broken union. This is the state when man's judgement is distraught and bewildered and he is excused from performing religious obligations.

jam'-i salamat
Sound Union

(Jam' Salamat). This is the union which Allah produces in His lover who is in ecstasy and rapture. In such a state Allah causes the lover to receive and fulfil His commandments.


(Jamal). Beauty is comprised of the characteristics of mercy and graciousness (altaf) from the Divine Presence. Beauty (Jamal) is opposite Majesty (Jalal). Perfection (Kamal) embraces all opposition. When the heart is overwhelmed by jamal then intim...

Gatherer, The

(Al Jami'). One of the Beautiful Names of Allah.

al-janab al-ilahi
Divine Side

(Al Janab al Ilahi). The 'Divine Side' which is the sum of the Divine Qualities. Al janab al ilahi indicates the Divinity in so far as It produces and dominates the world (which is the creations' side).


(Al Jannah) is nearness to Allah. There are times in this life when Paradise may be experienced to a very high degree such as when the hearer is overwhelmed by ecstasy during the Spiritual Concert or when the intensity of the spiritual affinity exist...

jannat-i dhat
Paradise of the Essence

(Jannati Dhat). This Paradise is inhabited by Allah's chosen ones, the People of Solitude of the Essence, who witness only Allah.