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The 99 Most Beautiful Names

the Truth Al-Haqq describes the all-encompassing Unity that resides within, below and above all that exists. It is the original, everlasting and eternal foundation or source of everything in existence. In this way, truth and existence are linked, for as one exists, one simultaneously presents the truth of existence itself. Truth is expressed in the very being of anything for each existence expresses itself only according to what is. In this way nothing can be devoid or different from the truth of its being, nothing can alter its given reality. Because each part of the universe cannot deny the truth of its unique existence, the quality of truth


Sufism: An Inquiry Vol XVI, No. 3

prepared from the teachings of

Shah Nazar Seyyed Ali Kianfar, Ph.D. by Sarah Hastings Mullin, Ph.D. is constantly revealed by the absence of what is not true. The bird sings truth when she doesn’t bark, the flower when it remains silent, the rain when it doesn’t pour upward, the field that grows grass versus water. Studying this quality helps us navigate and better embody our own true and honest selves. What might we currently add or delete from our Divine design that is actually our personal creation or plan? What might we attribute to ourselves or distract ourselves with that is superfluous? How might purifying ourselves from such attachments lead to increased self-awareness and better focus?

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