Overview

Tawakkul


'Tawakkul' can also refer to...

 

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Islam

GO

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

Trust. Refers to the Sufi practice of complete self-abandonment in God in order to do His will. Also indicates the Sufi's total reliance on God to provide for daily needs. Sufis traditionally state that a Sufi should be like a corpse in the hands of God, without resistance to the divine will. Such trust leads to a state of tranquility, which precedes contentment and illumination. Tawakkul is achieved through training, guidance, submission to the shaykh of the order, dhikr, and/or sama.

Subjects: Islam.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.