Sunday, October 10, 2010

Niffari : A secret sharing ( Munajat)

The Divine Attributes Al-Aleem (The All-Knowing) and Al-Qadeer (The All-Powerful) occur together in 3 verses of the Qur'an only:
Surat al Nahl 16:70
It is Allah who creates you and takes your souls at death; and of you there are some who are sent back to a feeble age, so that they know nothing after having known (much): for Allah is All-Knowing, All-Powerful.
Surat Fatir 35:44
 Do they not travel through the earth, and see what was the End of those before them,- though they were superior to them in strength? Nor is Allah to be frustrated by anything whatever in the heavens or on earth: for He is All-Knowing. All-Powerful.
Surat al Shura 42:50
Or He bestows both males and females, and He leaves barren whom He will: for He is All-Knowing, All Powerful.


Niffari : A secret sharing
My God,
The references of every thing return to its meaning and its meaning has perceived the powerlessness of that thing. For the truth of every thing is ignorance for that thing: the thing is unable to know its own truth; and the meaning of every thing is mightier than its knowledge, which thus cannot perceive its meaning.


My God,
You are at the origin of every thing, You return it to what You will so that it becomes as You wish it to be; You execute on it what You wish and it becomes as You wish it. Its owner cannot protect it for he does not own it beyond You its Owner; nor does anyone own it beyond You so that You would be prevented access to it.


My God,
When each thing is powerless to know its own self, and powerless to perceive what harms it and what benefits it, how much more powerless is it to have knowledge of You and even more powerless to perceive any thing without You.


Source: The Book of The Speech and the Silence ( Kitab al NuTtq wal Ssamt)

2 comments:

mahabbamysticgypsy said...

salaam! thank you so much for your blog. i just happened to discover it today because i am so interested in ibn arabi. i also have a blog but right now it simply discusses outer levels of being; eventually, i want to get to the core of my essence and incorporate the deep spiritual teachings. thank you.

Sufiyya said...

Thank you for reading and sharing. May Allah swt ease your path.

S.