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

nafs al-ilahiyyah
Self - Divine

(Nafs al Ilahiyyah). The Divine Self is Allah as He is with His Qualities of Life, Knowledge, Power, Will, Hearing, Sight and Speech.

See also: Attributes Divinity
(Ilahiyyah). Allah has two Aspects or Faces. One is His Unknowable and Hidden Aspect which is the Essence Itself. This Face of the Absolute is turned away from His creation. The other Aspect is His being the Divinity. This Face is turned towards His creation. The term ilahiyyah indicates every Divine Name that is related to Allah's creation.

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