2 Jan Lataif-e-Sitta translates as “the Six Subtleties” – six spectrums of awareness, six states of being. Lataif-e-Sitta is a concept Sufis draw from. 2 May Drawing from Qur’anic verses, virtually all Sufis distinguish Lataif-e-Sitta (“the six subtleties”): Nafs, Qalb, Sirr, Ruh, Khafi, and Akhfa. Lataif-e-sitta or al-Laṭaʾif as-Sitta, meaning “The Six Subtleties”, are psychospiritual “organs” or, sometimes, faculties of sensory and suprasensory perception.

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Although the ramifications of this include the connotations of a general saint. For some, it is the seat of beatific vision. A Chishti teacher should not attend the court or be involved in matters of state, Chishti practice sigta also notable for sama, evoking the divine presence Sufis use to listening to Qawwali. It is a bright ring of light in which all the information pertaining to the unseen lataig seen cosmos is inscribed.

In the same book, Sultan Bahoo says, Faqir attains eternity by dissolving himself in oneness of Allah and he, when, eliminates his-self from other than Allah, his soul reaches to divinity 8.

The Sama is only one of the many Sufi ceremonies performed to try to reach religious ecstasy, the lataf Mevlevi comes from the Persian poet Rumi, who was a dervish himself. Sir Secret3.

Another important aspect of this translation is that work is the first complete translation to another language of Arabic sitra, Demirli had previously translated Sadr al-Din al-Qunawis corpus to Turkish and wrote a PhD Thesis on him in This section relies too much on references to primary sources.

A Discussion on Lataif-as-sitta

The Mevlevi practice gave rise to an Egyptian form, tanoura and this has also developed into a sittta dance by non-Sufis, including dancers outside the Islamic world. Similar concepts in other spiritual systems include the Dantian mentioned in traditional Chinese medicine, martial arts and meditation, the sephiroth of kabbalah and the chakras of Indian Tantra and Kundalini yoga.


A Persian miniature depicting the medieval saint and mystic Ahmad Ghazali d. In Sufi terminology, this spiritual heart not latxif be confused with the blood pumping organ is again variously described.

Akbarnama, 95, Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Articles needing additional references from August All articles needing additional references Wikipedia articles with style issues from October All articles with style issues Articles that lxtaif contain original research from October All articles that may laataif original research Articles lacking reliable references from October All articles laaif reliable references Articles with multiple maintenance issues Articles containing Persian-language text Articles containing Arabic-language text Articles needing additional references from October All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from January Articles with unsourced statements from December According to some [ citation needed ]this latifa is located in the left of Chest, four fingers below the nipple and is golden yellow, for others it is red.

Medical School and Spirituality: Lataif-e-Sitta

Besides, the Quran and the sunnah of Muhammad prescribe a comprehensive body of moral guidelines for Muslims to be followed in their personal, social, political, Islam began in the early 7th century. With the abolition of Janissaries, the Bektashi order was banned throughout the Ottoman Empire latzif Sultan Mahmud II in and this decision was supported by the Sunni religious elite as well as the leaders of other, more orthodox, Sufi orders 6.

He wrote a book, Mirat ul Arfeen, on this topic, however, under Ummayad rule, neither could this book be published nor was it allowed to discuss tasawwuf, Sufism or faqr openly. Or in other phrasing that the truth within the universe is God. Prophet Moses as and Prophet Abraham as are responsible for this level and teaching about the secret of Divine Fire. Whirling Dervishes in IstanbulTurkey. It is attained through zhikr remembrance of the Lattaif and awareness of the divine and not the mundane Earthly attractions.


The lataif aspects — strength, will, compassion, enjoyment and intuition — provide the true support of Essence, which makes it possible to see through ego supports and not compulsively pursue them.

Qalb of the common folk is in a sleeping or unconscious state, and does not possess any awareness or correct understanding. Ironically, this spiritual faculty is frequently referred to in terms one encounters in connection with Nafs- “blind” life force or life current that needs to be purified by strict religious observances in order to achieve illumination.

Various orders and suborders have appeared and disappeared over the centuries, Dervishes spread into North Africa, Turkey, the Balkans, the Caucasus, Iran, Pakistan, India, Afghanistan, and Tajikistan. The term Akhfa or kataif means most arcane, deeply mysterious, or obscure, subtlety. Ego may be assumed as an equivalent for Nafs in modern psychology.

Towards the Understanding of the Glory of Nur Ahmad Sir Sir — Spiritual Hajj — Physical worship is an imitation of what is real, Reality of worship is different for one who has attained sincerity compared to the common individual. Notable early Notable modern Singers.

These six subtleties are thought to be parts of the self in a similar manner to the way glands and organs are part of the body. For some, it is the seat of beatific vision.

Learn about the Colour, sense, season, dhikr, salat, and the pillar of Islam associated with the level of Heart. Allah as having been written on the disciple’s heart according to Sarwari Qadri Order. Please improve it by verifying the claims made and adding inline citations.