Al-Ayanu’s Sabitah

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AL-A’YANU ‘S-SABITAH العيان
pl. of ayn, in the sense of “the essence” of a thing. The established essences. A term used by the Sufi mystics to express figures emblenatic of the names of God. (‘Abdu ‘r-Razzaq’s Dictionary of Technical Terms of the Sufis, Sprenger’s edition.)

Based on Hughes, Dictionary of Islam