Explanation of Some Terms

The writer has expressed the difference of opinion on MYSTICISM and ‘tasavvuf’. According to him they are two different terms. Similarly literary persons have termed Pantheism, meaning omnipresence, the quality of God. A Maulana, Alhaj Captain Wahid Bux Siyal wrote in his book “Wahdat-al-Wijud, Wahadatul-Shahud”, on page No. 215, that it is all against the Islamic philosophy. Different European authors have described ‘Mysticism’ in their own way but it is all different from Islamic philosophy. Spain got under the influence of Islam. Thus Islamic philosophy enlightened Europe but it was only limited to Spain and other parts of Europe were fallen in the abyss of ignorance,

Abdul Hanan Gabool