Khatir

Posted on 05/19/2012 by marina

KHATIR خاطر
“Mind; conscience.” A term used by mystic teachers. Khatir is said to be of four kinds: Al-Khatiru ‘r-Rabbani, “conscience inspired by God”; al-Khatiru ‘l-Malaki, “conscience inspired by angels”; al-Khatiru ‘n-Nafsani; “a conscience inspired by the flesh”; al-Khatiru ‘sh-Shaitani, ” a conscience inspired by the devil.” (Kitabu ‘t-Ta’rifat, in loco.)

Based on Hughes, Dictionary of Islam