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

al-tamkin fi'l-talwin
Stability in variegation

(Tamkin fil talwin). The state of Perfection is that of stability in variegation which is the state of the Perfected Ones, those who have arrived.

See also: Stability Variegation
(Tamkin). Stability or fixity. The station of stability (tamkin) is opposite the station of variegation (talwin). Some consider the station of stability to be superior to variegation, however, the Verifiers and Perfect Knowers of Allah are not limited by either of these stations. In them the two are combined. They are the Perfect Ones who possess stability in variegation in accordance with Allah's never-ending Self-transmutations.
(Talwin). Variegation or transformation. Talwin indicates the condition of the slave when shifting from state to state. This is the most perfect of stations in which there is no stopping and no resting. The Verifiers attain to the station of 'stability in variegation'.

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