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Posted on Thu, Sep 28, 2006 15:37

ABUNDANT LIFE; Living fully and being consciously aware of becoming whole with your mind, body, soul, and ecology. APPROPRIATENESS; The child of love and humbleness. BARAKA; Grace, divine charm, the ability of putting into actione divine attributes of supraconscious mind. CHIVALRY (futuwwa): Heroic sacrifice and generosity. The Sufi ethic that traces back to the family of the Prophet(PBUH) CONTENTMENT; The awareness of one's present riches, without precluding having more. DERVISH; A seeker on the path: one who stands at the threshold between slavery and freedom. ECOLOGY; Relationship with our enviroment. FANA; The state of having melted into the Divine Being, which is followed by or alternates with baqa; the state of resurrecting through the Divine Being. HEART (qalb): The subconscious/supraconscious faculty of mind; all the faculties of mind that are nonintellectual. The core of our individuality. The midpoint between self and spirit which allows a connection to be formed between them. INTENTION(himmah): An aim or wish, clearly formulated in words, by which we mobilize the energy to attain that aim or wish. Having a spiritual intention is the beginning of integrity. LIFE (hayy): An attribute of God. It is from eternity to eternity and forms our existence. MYSTICISM (tassawuf): A faculty peculiar to the human being, which is obvious to neither the intellect nor the senses. Depends on the refinement and receptivity of faculties within the supraconsciuous mind. POINT Of CONTACT: A person through whom we gain access to Higher Self. REMEMBERING, REMEMBRANCE: (zikr): When the stste of presence comes into relationship with the Divine Being, whether in its Majesty or its Intimacy. Sacred Law (Shari'at)A code of living based upon the Qur'an and the example (sunnah) of Muhammad whose intention is to restore and safeguard our humanness and the social order. SUFI: A word first used to describe one who understands Essence beyond forms. A word whose root means pure and unadulterated. SUFISM: (tasawwuf) The education of our humanness; the cultivation of divine character. TARIQA: The spiritual path. A Sufi order, an esoteric school with a spiritual lineage. TRUTH: For the human being: the knowledge that I am not seperate from the whole. YEARNING: One of the most valuable attributes of a seeker, which becomes the motivating force of the whole journey of their calling to return to God.


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Posted on Sun, Oct 29, 2006 04:52

what is this sufism? And ajjubaba what do you mean the real ones never say the mystery of what they achieve on the fana and baka chapter? What can be achieved. Is this Islamic?


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Posted on Fri, Sep 29, 2006 12:05

salam thruthseeker on throwinglight on this subject fana and baka let me tell fana is a small road to the world of baka? only the chosen ones know what they get in the love of sufisum besause the real ones never say the mystry of what they achaive on the fana and baka chapter?


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