Depending on context, the Lataif are also understood to be the corresponding qualities of that perception, experience, or action. The underlying Arabic word "latifa" singular means "subtlety" and all Lataif plural together are understood to make up the human " subtle body " "Jism Latif" . Descriptions and interpretations of the Lataif differ depending on the specific Sufi tradition and exponent representing it. In addition, individual Sufi teachers see Sheikh Sufism sometimes interpret aspects of Lataif theory and practice according to how the Lataif have been uniquely revealed to them. According to the view of the Kubrawi order there are seven Lataif.
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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. Among Sufis spiritual development involves awakening centers of perception that lie dormant in every person. The help of a guide is considered necessary to help activate them in a certain order. Each center is associated with a particular color, a general area of the body, and often with a particular prophet. Activation of all these "centers" is part of the inner methodology of the Sufi way or "Work". Purification of the elementary passionate nature tazkiyat an-nafs , cleansing the spiritual heart tazkiyat al-qalb , becoming a receptacle of divine love ishq , illumination of the spirit tajjali ar-ruh , emptying egocentric drives taqliyyat as-sirr and remembering the divine attributes, often through repetition of the names of God, dhikr are a process by which the dervish is said to reach a certain type of "completion" in the opening of the last two faculties, khafi and akhfa.
Post a Comment. A Walkthrough of Body and Soul. 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 religious texts. The Lataif-e-Sitta are: 1. Nafs - Ego: The ego is often sourced as the main and most difficult obstacle in spiritual pathways. To overcome the ego Zul-n-Nafs is to overcome the self, to repel a self-centered lifestyle, and to focus away from passion, greed, and other desires.