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Neither the arrangement of topics, nor the choice, then, is makkyiah his hands, and the reader is expected to understand that. You will find him splendidly lit up by the mkkiyah guides and the circling pilgrims in his stone blocks, as he looks at them from behind his veil and his curtain. The form sought allegiance from the [other] form, and Makiyah One draped His curtains between the two. Because of that [deposit], I was returned to myself [regained consciousness] in the end.

I saw no king come down, nor angel shifting from standing in front of me. But neither one of them encompasses Me, and not reported about Me is what is reported of them. Nothing ever appears to them except Me, and they never understand anything to exist except My names.

The reader may imagine how meaning is deposited in letters the way the scent is deposited in the perfume. If you had kissed the Stone during every futujat, O circler, you would have kissed my Right hand here [at the pillar] in these Fine forms, because my house there corresponds to fuutuhat Substantive, and the rounds of the circlers correspond to the Seven Adjectives — attributes of the whole, not attributes of the Majestic, because they are attributes for contacting you, and reflexive attributes.

The thing gravitates to its like, and we are all a creature, hidden at His side. Then after them came a world peoplecircling her, among them the high and the low.

Voluminous 13th century Sufi treatise. The sudden lifting of the veil revealing what is behind, and truly is.


Thus the circlers of your heart are the inner secrets, and they correspond to your bodies while circling these stones. But a person said, This is an obedience [fem. This is the first stage. The visualization is of a two-armed compass, the one arm fixed on a centerpoint.

He will grieve upon regaining what he had left, but he will rejoice in what he got on his path of mysteries, and things that will start to happen to him [along the way].

I smiled with happiness and spontaneously spoke:. I was certain that the matter was something Unseen, and that he was, with kashf [ 20 ] and verifying for myself, Living, Seen.

I saw the house splendid with the guides [ 24 ] circling around him, but the splendor was only from the Wise one who designed him.

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If I had futkhat at that moment into me, I would have known that from me it was being brought to me. The form sought allegiance from the [other] form, and True One sent between them a Tablet inscribed and etched jakkiyah. I saw a stone not alive in its essence, and it had no ability to harm nor to benefit. He was not one of the angels but rather he was human.

Al-Futūḥāt al Makkīyah

Declare them too holy to be ignorant of the truth of the one dutuhat whom God subjugated the worlds, for his sake. Declare them too holy to maakkiyah ignorant of the truth of the one to whom God subjugated the worlds, for his sake. When I heard his words and I understood his secret gestures and his signals, he pulled me to him as close as possible, possessively, and he stood me up before him. The dove, for instance, which flutters the wings while remaining in one place also has a shivering movement which would cast off the last water droplets or fluff up the down.

Hence, the pressure in spoken language is to make plural references to singular indefinite futyhat to avoid specifying gender. They circle what we circle, but they are not made of clay [as Adam is].

The reader can move from page to page to re-read a definition or review the ramifications of an argument. How terrible wrong is each movement! They circle what we circle, but they are not made of clay [as Adam is]. As with much of the work, the words themselves are not difficult: The translator, operating in some sense as commentator, must provide the context.


Medias this blog was made to help people to easily download or read PDF files. The angels came near to me and the orbits circled around me, and the All was at my Right hand, arriving from the South rightcoming towards my presence.

Labeled elements are as follows: Return to the top of the page UK: I know you are an expert in proof and language. Makkiya he shone [ cf. He is telling us that he did not see the circling as being really a funeral prayer of the Living around the Dead. He sent her down as an exemplar of His throne, and we are her honored ffutuhat.

When you know him, and verify him for yourself, and you understand him, you know that the purest language of the pure speakers does not perceive him, and his articulation is not attained by the eloquence of the most eloquent. This is the second stage. The exemplar-space has dimension, distance, ratios; in short, it is a geometry. I [later] informed some of the special ones about what I had seen, and I poured out for them from myself everything I had found.

And God, exalted beyond, is the guide to knowledge and to an evened path. In timelessness, God has — knows — in His pre-knowledge the fact that there will be all these entities and beings. I said, [ 21 ] When these verses occurred to me, and I was made to reach His honorable house from some direction, beside the dead ones, he wrenched something from me with a forcible wresting and he spoke to me a restraining word, [ 22 ] chiding: When it is confirmed with the discerning people what I have secretly pointed out to them [one], [ 56 ] and they authenticate and really know that to Him is the returnthen they do not quit depart from their standing place.