al- Haqiqah al-Muhammadiyyah

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The Muhammadan Reality. Term popularized by the Sufi theoretician Ibn al-Arabi (d. 1240) and used as a synonym for expressions such as “the Reality of Realities” (haqiqah al-haqaiq), which is the logos, or prototype of creation in God's knowledge; “the Breath of the All-Merciful” (nafas al-rahman), which is the divine utterance that gives rise to creation; “the First Intellect” (al-aql al-awwal), which is the first thing created by God; and “the perfect human being” (al-insan al-kamil), who is the origin and goal of the universe.

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