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KHair-andesh

thinking well, well wisher

duudh-shariik bahan

foster sister

risaa.ii

related to grief and death, elegiac

zarf

vessel, vase, receptacle

tihaa.ii

one third, one-third part

laa'nat

curse, anathema, imprecation, reproach, reproof, rebuke

qahr Dhaanaa

to be wrathful, to rage

mazduur

a hired labourer, worker

chale na jaa.e aa.ngan Te.Dhaa

a bad workman blames his tools

aage naath na piichhe pagaa

heirless, lone, lone wolf

saahir

magician, sorcerer, wizard, conjuror

ku.Dmaa.ii

the celebration of of an engagement, betrothal, engagement

nazar-bhar dekhnaa

to look carefully

KHvaaja-e-taash

slaves of the same master in relation to one another, slave colleagues

maiyaa

kindness, mercy

qafas

cage for birds

husn-e-talab

a decent way of desiring, nice way of asking

basar

living, livelihood, course of life

basar-auqaat

state of just living a life (esp. with mediocre means), whiling away one's time means of livelihood, passing (one's) time, occupation, employment, subsistence, livelihood, means of living

muntashir

spread, wide-spread, dispersed, diffused, diffuse

Words tagged under "Sufism"

List of Urdu words and terms related with "Sufism" consisting of definitions, descriptions, elucidations and topical and subject-specific categorizations

aab

one of the four basic elements of the Universe

aab-e-ravaa.n

flowing water, running water

aadam

the name of the first man according to Jews, Christian and Islam community, Prophet Adam, the first man, Adam human being

'aalam-e-aa'yaan

world of bodies and likes

'aalam-e-amr

 

'aalam-e-asfal

 

'aalam-e-asGar

small world, universe and mankind

'aalam-e-ashbaah

 

aalam-e-e'tibaar

world of trust, the world which appears to be there and thus authentic

'aalam-e-itlaaq

 

'aalam-e-jabruut

heaven as a sphere of God's omnipotence, the sphere of Divine qualities, realm of the archangels

'aalam-e-jazb

state of trance

'aalam-e-KHalq

the created world

'aalam-e-laahuut

(Sufism) the divine sphere, divinity, world of divinity, court of heaven

'aalam-e-mutlaq

 

'aalam-e-rubuubiyya

the world of souls and angels beyond this universe, the upper part of the globe

aa'raaf

name of a sura of the Qur'an

aarzuu

wish, desire, longing, appetency, eagerness, yearning, want

'aashiq

passionately loving, amorous, enamoured, in love

aashnaa.ii

friendship

aa'yaan

nobles, grandees, aristocrats, great men, counts

abad

forever, eternal, everlasting, perpetual, eternity, time without end

abdaan-e-zaakiya

 

abr

sewing needle, anything resembling a needle, sting of an insect

abraar

virtuous, holy or pious men, righteous, saints, dutiful

abruu

eyebrow

adaa

(of a task) completion, perfection

adab-e-haq

 

adab-e-haqiiqat

 

adab-e-KHidmat

 

adab-e-sharii'at

 

'adam-ul-'adam

(Sufism) the divine sphere, divinity, world of divinity

adhyaatmik

spiritual

adiib

writer, author

aGyaar

strangers, unfamiliar persons, unrelated or unknown persons

ahad

one, digit one, unique

ahadiyyat-e-asmaa.iya

(Sufism) unitarianism

ahdiyyat-ul-jam'

 

ahl-e-haal

sufism: the complete saint, contemporary, people who are knowledgeable, the one who is in austerities and swings on the divine glory, the true worshiper, the one who can visible to others with the power of his senses

ahl-e-'irfaan

learned men, the well-informed, intelligent people

ahl-e-suluuk

the mystics, Sufis

ahl-e-tajriid

(Sufism) those who have renounced worldly desires

ahl-e-tasarruf

(Sufism) the pious and devout who have the power to influence the universe

ahl-e-zauq

people having literary or aesthetic taste, those having a taste of literature, etc., connoisseurs

ahvaal

state, condition

'ain-ul-'aalam

 

'ain-ul-haivaan

the fountain of the water of life

'ain-ul-hayaat

the fountain of the water of life

'ainullaah

 

aKHfiyaa

 

aKHlaaq

plural of 'Khulq' but used in Urdu as singular

aKHyaar

those seven unseen peoples in seven hundred fifty-six or fifty-seven who are called 'Abrar' (pious)

'aks

reflected image (as in a mirror), reflection, facsimile, Xerox (of writing, printing or picture, etc.)

'alaf

grass, fodder, hay, provender (for cattle or beasts), alfalfa, lucerne

amsaal

equals, likenesses, resemblances

anaa

wet nurse, a woman employed to suckle another's child

anfus

souls, spirits, minds

'anqaa

woman with a long neck

'aql

knowledge, opinion

'aql-e-dalaalii

(Sufism) argumentative mind

aql-e-juzvii

part wisdom, half-knowledge

'aql-e-majarad

 

'aql-e-munfa'il

 

'aql-e-muqiim

 

'aql-e-mustafaaz

 

'aqliyya

 

aqtaab

(Lexical) the spindles of a mill-stone, pivots, axes

arkaan-e-kamaal

 

'arz-e-'aam

manifestation of reality

as.haab-e-tairaan

 

asfiyaa

the pure-heartedmen, saints

asl-haqaa.iq

 

autaad

nobles, chiefs

baaliG

legally: some one who has reached 18 years

baaqii-billaah

apparently mortal but achieves immortality

baaraa.n

rain

baariqa

 

baatil

false, incorrect, unreal

baazgasht

return of voice, restitution, restoration, homecoming

baazii

bet, trick, hazard, game of chess/ cards

baazuu

arm

badana

 

bahaar

beauty, glory, splendour, elegance, flourishing

bahjat

happiness, joy, gladness, delight, pleasure, cheerfulness, alacrity

bai'at

initiation as a disciple of a saint or religious guide

bai'at-e-asraar

 

baira.ngii

Bearing (postage), unpaid

bait-ul-'izza

 

baitul-maa'muur

a house in heaven, or in the sky, over against the qaʻba of Mecca (as believed by the Moḥammadans)

baizaa

shining, bright

bandagii

a mode of salutation

baqaa

permanence, continuance, survival, immortality

barq

lightning, electricity

barzaKH

hindrance, obstacle

base-KHaraabii

 

basiirat

sight, vision, insight, foresight, mental perception

basiit

expansive, extensive, detailed

bast

diffusiveness

bayaabaan

wilderness, desert, forest

bazl

munificence, generosity

begaanagii

estrangement, alienation, indifference, strangeness

bosa

(Sufism) that inner spirit which is the whole life capital for lover

bustaan

flower garden

but-KHaana

place of idol worship, idol-temple, pagoda

chaah dar raah

 

chaah-e-zanaKH

the dimple of the chin

chauda-KHaanvaade

the fourteen non-hereditary Muslims mystical lineages

chehra

portrait, likeness

daf

musical instrument

dalaalat

direction, guidance

dam

ambition, blood, life spirit, breath or blast (of a furnace or oven), breath, vital air, cheerfulness, pleasure, coaxing, wheedling, courage, deception, trickery, draught of water, person, people, dum, stewing or simmering over a slow fire, edge (of a swo

dau.Dnaa

run, rush to

dhotii

dhoti, loincloth, cloth worn round the waist, passing between the legs and fastened behind

diivaan

royal court

diivaana

(Mystic) saint, a very good, kind person, a holy person, esp. one who has been officially honored with this title

diivaangii

extreme like or dislike

dil

generosity, munificence, magnanimity

dil-kushaa.ii

delightfulness

dost

friend, pal, well-wisher

ehsaan

doing that which is good, good deed, virtue

ehtisaab

making up accounts, reckoning, estimating

e'tibaar

confidence, trust, belief, faith, reliability, credibility

e'tikaaf

to keep constantly or perseveringly, continuing in prayer (in the temple or mosque)

e'tisaam

preserving oneself from sin, abstaining from what is sinful or unlawful, unholy or illegal, avoidance of sin

fahm-e-zulf

 

faiz-e-aqdas

 

faiz-e-muqaddas

 

falak-asfal

 

falak-e-aqsaa

 

fanaa-fillaah

(Mysticism) lost in contemplation of God

fanaa-fishshaiKH

(Mysticism) the one who is addicted himself into his spiritual leader and follows his preaches and activities and is seems to be present everywhere

fan-e-haqaa.iq

 

fann-e-tab'ii

natural art

faqiirii

life of dervish, beggary,

fariyaad

lamentation

farq

difference, distinction, different

farq ma'al-jam'

 

farq-e-avval

to go in trance

farq-e-saanii

(in Sufism) seeing unity in multiplicity and vice versa

farq-ul-jam'

(Mystics) it is called multiplication of oneness

fasl

crop, harvest

fuGaa.n

clamour, complaint

futuuh-e-halaavat

 

futuuh-e-'ibaadat

 

Gaibat

invisibility, absence, concealment

Gaib-e-imkaanii

 

Gaib-e-mahz

 

Gaib-e-mutlaq

 

Gaib-ul-Gaib

(Sufism) the divine sphere, divinity, world of divinity

Gaib-ul-maknuun

 

Gaus

person called upon for help, one who redresses the grievances, helper

gharaanaa

house, dynasty, descent

gogaa-piir

name of a famous peer or saint of sweepers held in much veneration in Delhi and the upper Doʼab

gosh

ear

gul

flower, rose

gulshan-e-quds

 

gumii

 

gyaarahvii.n

related to eleven

haahuut

 

haajim

 

haal

condition, state, situation, circumstance, case, history, narration, account, story, state of ecstasy and fervour, the present time or age, uncontrolled bodily movements resembling dance in such a state of ecstasy, spiritual ecstasy

haalat-e-jazb

state of absorption-mysticism

haalat-rasiida

 

haft-asmaa

 

haft-manzil

seven story, the seven floors

haft-muqaam

 

haibat

awe, fear, fright, horror, dread, panic

haj-e-'aam

the holy pilgrimage of Mecca

haj-e-KHaas

 

hajub-e-nuuraanii

 

halqa

assembly, conclave, company, fraternity

hama-uust

everything is ‘He’, which implies that God is reflected in everything, pantheism

haqq-ul-yaqiin

complete belief or conviction, to see god with the eye heart

harf

blame, censure, reproach, criticism, animadversion, stigma

hariim-e-kibriyaa

 

hariim-e-laa-makaa.n

the abode of God

hastii

being, existence, entity

haTiile

obstinate

havaa

atmosphere

hifzul-'ahd

(Mysticism) keep away from unlawful activities

hijaab

a sheet used by women to cover themselves from head to feet, veil, tapestry

hijaab-e-Gainii

 

hijaab-e-rainii

 

hijaab-e-zulmaanii

bad properties

hijr

separation, parting, absence of the beloved, separation from beloved

hosh-bar-dam

 

hosh-dar-dam

 

hushiyaarii

alertness, intelligence, prudence, carefulness, watchfulness

husn

goodness, welfare, kindness, merits, manners

huu kaa 'aalam

a howling wilderness

huzuuriyyat

 

ibn-ul-vaqt

time-server, opportunist, turncoat, weathercock, opportunist, selfish

idraak

comprehension, perception, understanding, sagacity, wisdom, consciousness

idraak-e-basiit

 

idraak-e-murakkab

 

ijaazat

leave to depart, dismissal

iKHbaat

humility, meekness, modesty

iKHlaas

true friendship, love, tenderness

illallaah

except Allah, but for Allah, used as an exclamation

'ilm-e-azvaaq

 

'ilm-e-ladunnii

inspired knowledge

in'idaam

Sufism: unreal

inqibaaz

constipation, contraction, retention, suffocation

insaan-e-kaamil

perfect human being, the perfect man

inzi'aaj

Sufism: the effect of the sermon or hearing is to turn the heart to the light

inzivaa

retirement, seclusion, concealment, retreat, seclusion, withdrawal

iqaamat

stay, permanent residence, staying, dwelling, lodging

ishfaaq

kindness, affection, tenderness

ishraaq

dawn, daybreak, sunrise

ishtiyaaq

desire, strong inclination, craving, yearning

'ishva

confused or dubious affair

islaam

Islam, the religion

ism

name, denomination, appellation

isteqaamat

durability, firmness, constancy

istiGnaa

lack of concern or care

istihlaak

ruining, destroying, seeking someone's death or ruin

istihzaa

 

istihzaar

deep concentration, absorption, sincerity

istijlaa

act of brightening, shining, polishing

istilaam

uprooting, ruining

istitaar

hiding, secrecy, concealment

ittisaaf

description, praise, qualification, excellence

jaa.n-fizaa

animating, bracing, invigorating, refreshing, revitalizing

jaabulqaa

the limits of the world towards the east

jaabulsaa

the limits of the world towards the wast

jaa'd

crisp, curly, short hair, a ringlet

jaahil

ignorant

jaa'l-e-basiit

 

jaa'l-e-murakkab

 

jaanaa.n

a loved one, a sweetheart, dear, beloved

jaan-afzaa

 

jalaadat

agility, activity

jalaalii

having the attribute of inciting wrath or majesty, awful, terrible, glorious, divine, illustrious

jalaaliya

the Sufi sect named after and following Sayyid Jalaluddin Bukhari

jalii

burnt

jalvatii-usuul

 

jam'

whole, total, all

jamaal

(Sufism) the divine Beauty

jamaalii

a kind of red-fleshed musk-melon

jam'-e-ma'alfarq

 

jamii'ul-jam'

(Mystics) The search for truth

jam'-ul-jama'

plural of plural

janaa.ib

 

jaras

(Lexical) sweet melodious voice, a humming sound, emitting a low sound, humming

jaur

cruelty, tyranny, violence, inconstancy, oppression, high-handedness

junuu.n

frenzy/ madness/ infatuation

jur'a

gulp, sip, dose, mouthful (of a drink), draught, unit of measurement, a piece of agriculture land

juu-e-baar

canal, ravine, stream, dividing rivulet

juz

 

kaaffa

whole, all, universal, all (only in)

kaal

age, era, time

kabiir-baanii

the follower of Kabir's monotheistic sect, a follower of Kabeer

kaliisaa

Christian church, a synagogue

kalima

a word, saying, discourse, vocable

kalimaat-e-taamma

 

kalima-e-mohammadiya

 

karishma

divinely conferred power, deed or phenomenon, miracle, wondrous or miraculous act

kashf

solving, explaining, revelation

kashf-e-haal

(Sufism) the level of knowledge at which the hidden state of one's heart is revealed

kashf-e-mujarrad

(Sufism) manifested

kashf-e-qubuur

 

kashf-ul-qubuur

revelation, knowledge of graves

kashf-ul-quluub

capability to know the secrets of heart, a supernatural phenomenon in Sufism

kashfus-saduur

 

kaun

what? which? who? what kind of? no one (as negative interrogative), Being, Existence

KHaandaan

family, race, lineage, descent, dynasty

KHaanqaah

a convent, monastery for Sufis, Sufi recluse or dervishes, a religious establishment for holy men, hospice (Arabicized of khana-gah)

KHaarij-avval

 

KHad

the cheek

KHafii

hidden, concealed, secret, private

KHaliifa-e-haq

(Sufism) the complete and ideal man

KHaliil

friend, true friend, a proper name, title of Prophet Abram

KHalq

luck, fortune

KHalq-e-jadiid

(Sufism) God's constant grace on his servant

KHalvat

privacy, solitude, seclusion, retirement

KHam-e-zulf

curl of tresses

KHanjar

a large knife, a dagger (generally curved and double-edged), a poniard, a hanger

KHaraabaat

ale-house

KHaraabaatii

a haunter of taverns and brothels, a debauchee, a rake, drunkard

KHaraabii

badness, evil, ill, damage, mischief, bad

KHashm

anger, passion, rage, fury, wrath, indignation, ire

KHat

letter, note, epistle, handwriting, writing, script, facial hair, beard, moustaches, character, mark, line, streak or stripe, parting of hair, sharpness, edge (of sword, etc.)

KHatt-e-siyaah

dark down on the cheek which is a sign of the coming of youth

KHauf

fear, dread, terror

KHilaafat-naama

 

KHirqa

habit of a hermit, fakir, dervish or mendicant, dress of a religious mendicant

KHirqa-e-KHilaafat

 

KHirqa-e-samaa'

 

KHizaa.n

autumn, the fall of the leaf

KHudii

ego, self-esteem, vanity, pride, self-consciousness

KHum

alembic

KHuun-e-jigar

pretty, lovely, very special, hard working, heart blood, sorrow, anger

KHvaab

dream

kinaar

side, margin, edge

kitaab-e-mubiin

the Holy Quran

kitaab-e-mu'iin

 

kufr-e-haqiiqii

real paganism, idolatry

kufr-e-majaazii

 

kulliyat

the state of being total or whole, all, totality, the whole, the total, universality

kunh

reality

kushuud

opening

kuu-e-muGaa.n

(Lexical) locality of Zoroastrians

laahuut

divinity, heaven, In divine presence, a stage where the Sufi becomes one with God, the divine nature, divine world

laahuutii

of or related to 'lahoot' (divinity)

laa-ubaalii

careless, careless person, reckless, devil-may-care, indifferent

lab

edge, margin, brim, shore, bank, lip, saliva, moustache wholly or partially covering the upper lip

lab-e-laa'l

ruby coloured lips

lab-e-shakariin

 

lab-e-shiirii.n

honeyed lips, sweet or honeyed lips

labs

to wear clothes

lataa.if-e-sitta

 

lub

heart, mind, soul, genius, understanding

ma.njaa

charpoy, rope-cot, bedstead, sort of throne or chair of state

ma'aarif

sorts of knowledge

ma'aarif-e-nafs

 

maa'duum nazar aanaa

(Mysticism) to appears blank, to appear aimless

maah-ruu

having a face as beautiful as the, moon

maa'rifat

cognition, realization, perception, decencies, knowledge, mystic knowledge, knowledge of God

maa'ruuf

well-known, noted, celebrated

maa'ruufiyat

 

maa'shuuq-e-haqiiqii

i.e.: God

maa-sivaa

besides, moreover, over and above, in addition to, apart from, save, other than, except

maavaraa

what is behind or beyond

madhoshii

intoxication, drunkenness

mahbuub

amiable, lovely, liked

mahfuuz

secure, immune

mahjuub

concealed, covered

mahv

effaced, erased, obliterated

mahv-e-zaat

one whose self has been obliterated in God

mai

wine, spirituous liquor

maidaan

area, sphere

mai-e-alast

wine of wisdom, the promise that God took from human being on the very first day that "your God is one"

mai-kada

place where wine is served, wine shop, wine cellar, pub, tavern

mail

dirt, filth, scum

ma'iyyat-e-zaatii

 

majlis-e-zikr

 

majma'-ul-bahrain

place where two oceans or two rivers meet, the meeting of two seas, confluence

majzuub

lost, absorbed

makaan-huu

the place of absolute silence, Sufism: the destination of proximity of God

maKHda'

 

malaahat-be-nihaayat

 

malaamatii

reproached, censured (person)

malakuut

dominion, kingdom, divine, magnificence, unseen world, the world of angels or spirits, according to Islamic theology, the second world of the above nine worlds

malfuuz

(Grammar) that which is spoken or uttered

malfuuzaat

words, sayings, proverbs, speeches, expressions, utterances, annals

maljaa

security, support

mana'

forbidden, prohibited

manqabat

anything in which a man glories or which confers on him pre-eminence, glory, ability, accomplishment; praise (especially of the Prophet and his companions)

mantiqattair

call of birds

manzil

a mansion of the moon

maqaam

status, dignity, position, place, location,occasion, opportunity, situation, encampment, halt

maqaam-e-danaa

 

maqaam-e-ehsaan

 

maqaam-e-fanaa

destination of death

maqaam-e-faqr

 

maqaam-e-huu

a mystical stage where there is nothing except the Divine, a place of absolute silence

maqaam-e-ijtimaa'

 

maqaam-e-'irfaan

 

maqaam-e-istiraahat

 

maqaam-e-mahmuud

desired status, dignity, position, place of Mehmood, lofty station where the Prophet's Ascension took him

maqaam-e-quds

 

maqaam-e-samadiyyat

 

maqaam-e-tamkiin

 

maqaam-Ganaa

 

maqsuud

beloved

maqsuud-bizzaat

objective in itself

maraafaat

 

maraatib-e-ilaahiyya

 

maraatib-e-kauniyya

 

maraatib-e-KHamsa

 

maraatib-e-kulliya

 

maraatib-e-sitta

 

maraatib-e-suluuk

 

mard-e-qalandar

someone who doesn't care much, a carefree fellow, an order of sufi fakir, monks or dervish who abandon worldly possessions, ascetic, careless

martaba-e-ahadiyat

 

martaba-e-imkaa.n

 

martaba-e-KHaamisa

 

martaba-e-raabi'a

 

martaba-e-saabi'a

 

martaba-saaniya

 

mas.ala-e-Gaamiza

 

mash.huudii

 

mashaa.iKH

sufis, mystics, holy persons, dervishes

mashGuul haq honaa

 

masKHara

jester, joker, buffoon, wag

maslak-e-suufiyya

 

masnad-e-sajjaadagii par baiThnaa

 

masnad-e-tavakkul

 

masnad-sheKHii

 

mastii

intoxication, drunkenness, ecstasy, frenzy, transport of joy, lust, pride

maujuud

available, at hand, ready

maut

annihilation, destruction

maut-haqiiqii

 

maut-tariiqat

 

ma'uunat

Sufism: a kind of miracle that appears in the hands of a Muslim only by the grace of God

mazaahir-imkaanii

 

misbaah

morning wine drinking cup

misqala

 

mohabbat

friendship

mohabbat-e-asliiya

(Sufism) the love of Divine, the True Beloved

mohabbat-e-kul

(Mystics) philanthropy, benevolence

mohabbat-e-sifaat

 

mohabbat-e-zaat

(Mystics)

mohtasib

ombudsman, censor, an officer who supervises observance of laws and punishes offenders

mu.assir

effective, efficacious, touching, impressive, effective

mu'aa.ina

inspection, oversight, overview, guidance, supervision, checkup, study

mu'aayana

inspection, oversight, guidance, overview, inspection supervision

mudavvarii

 

mufassal-dar-mujmal

 

muGaa.iba

 

muGaa.n

Magi fire-worshippers

muhaafazat

preservation, protection, guardianship

muhaqqiq

researcher, research scholar, investigator

muhib

lover, friend

muhim-zulf

 

muhiq

abolishing, making void, cancelling, effacing, obliterating

mujmal-dar-mufassal

 

mukaashafaa

disclosing, disclosure

mulhid

one who deviates or departs from the true faith, one who strays away from religion, one who denies the resurrection of the dead, heretic, pagan, unbeliever, paynim, infidel

mulk

dominion, sovereignty, rule, reign

mumkin

possible, practicable, feasible, likely, conceivable, practical

munaasafa

divide into equal parts,divide into two equal parts, (generally wealth etc.) the thing that divided in two parts

munaazala

 

munaazalaat

 

muraaqaba

meditation, meditation or contemplation

murshid-e-raah

 

mushaahada

observation, witnessing, survey

mustahlak

ruined, destroyed, wasted, consumed

mustau'ib

 

mutrib

singer, songster, minstrel, musician

naala

complaint, lamentation/tortured cry

naala-zer

 

naam

fame, good name, reputation, honour, to call name, name, appellation, title

naa-muraadii

disappointment, failure, unfulfilled wishes, unluckiness, misfortune

naaquus

(Christianity) a kind of wooden gong, a thin oblong piece of wood, suspended by two strings and struck with a flexible rod (used by the Eastern Christians to summon the congregation to divine service)

naa-shigaaf

 

naasuut

(Mystics) humanity, human nature, human kind

naaz

coquetry, amorous playfulness, feigned disdain, dalliance, elegance, gracefulness

nabii

nabi, prophet, revealer or interpreter of God's word, Prophet

nafii

forbidding, refusing, denying, subtraction, minus

nafii-o-isbaat

negation and affirmation, negative and positive, Kalima Tayyeba, laailaaha illallaah

nafii-zaat

 

nafs-e-lavvaama

the soul struggling against evil desires, the voice of conscience, accusing soul

nafs-e-mutma.inna

good conscience, the spirit of benevolence

nafs-Ginaa

 

nafs-kul

 

nafs-kullii

 

nafs-ul-amr

the essence or the fact of the matter, reality

naGma

melody, sweet voice, modulation, musical note, song

naGma-e-sarmadii

 

nahj-e-suluukii

 

nail

acquiring, acquisition, obtaining, attainment, achievement

najiib

noble, generous, gentle

namaa

growth, increase, augmentation

namaaz

the prayers prescribed by Islam

namaaz-e-'aam

 

namaaz-e-'ishq

supplication or invocation of love

namaaz-e-KHaas

 

naqaab

fem, veil, mask, hood, or covering (for the face)

naqiib

an attendant who proclaims the title of his master and announces visitors, chief, leader, herald, intelligent person, proclaimer

naqiibaa

 

naqsh-band

painter, designer, delineator, embroiderer

naqsh-bandii

drawing, painting, sketching, designing, embroidering, a mystic order or its member

nasiihat

exhortation, admonition, reproof, reprimand, chastisement

nasiim

gentle breeze, zephyr, fragrant air

nau-roz

New year's day (according to the Persian calendar, being that on which the sun enters Aries, this is called 'aamma' or 'general', and the sixth of the same month, 'Khaassa' or 'special,' or buzurg, 'great', both of these days are celebrated by feasts

navaal

dimension

naz.h

 

nazariyya-fanaa

(Mysticism) according to Mansoor Hallaj, man cannot be united with God unless he integrates himself into the divine essence.

nazariyya-kashf

 

nazdiikii

nearness, proximity

nigaah-daasht

protection, monitoring, taking care, watch and ward

nigaar

beloved, sweetheart, beauty, mistress, , beautiful woman,

niim-diivaana

 

niist-numaa.ii

 

nisbat

betrothal, engagement

nisbat durust karnaa

 

nisbat lagnaa

 

nisbat salb honaa

 

nisf-raah

 

nivaala

morsel, mouthful

niyaabat-e-rasuul

 

niyaaz

an offering, thing dedicated, humility, obedience, meeting, acquaintance, need, desire, petition, prayer

niyaazii

petitioner, suppliant

niyaaziya

 

niyam mastii

 

nizaamii

 

nizaamiyyah

 

nufuus-e-salaasa

 

nuhaas-qalb

 

nujabaa

 

nukta

a point in argument, a subtle point, a point of wit, a witty or pithy saying, a mystical signification

nuqab.a

 

nuqta

centre, diacritical point, drop, point, dot, spot

nuur

eyesight, light, splendour, luminosity, virtue, name of a sura of the Qur'an, Prophet Muhammad

nuur-e-baatin

the light within

nuur-e-hairat

(Sufism) the Divine light which causes amazement

nuur-e-quds

(Sufism) the spiritual light

nuzuulii

 

paakbaaz

virtuous, austere, one who refrains from sins

paas-e-anfaas

sufism: a yoga practice of Muslim Sufis, in which, with each breath, the word of 'Allah' is comes out

paimaana

goblet, cup, bowl, measure, standard, yardstick, plane scale

payaam

news, advice, message

pech-e-zulf

tresses with curl

peT

abdomen, stomach, belly

piir

old man, aged person

piir-e-KHaraabaat

the owner of a tavern, an old man who sells wine in the tavern

piir-e-muGaa.n

(met.) spiritual guide, mystic master

pyaala

a cup, a goblet, bowl, a feast of mendicants, begging-bowl, quaich, fire-pan (of musket)

pyaala bhar denaa

 

qaabiliyyat-e-uulaa

 

qaalib-e-'unsurii

physical body, body of a living thing

qaamat

stature, shape, figure, form, height

qabz

astringency, contraction

qabz-o-bast

(Sufism) narrowness, contraction

qadam

foot, foot's length (from toe to heel)

qadam-e-sidq

 

qalandar

an order of fakirs, monks or dervishes who abandon worldly possessions, ascetic

qalandarii

of or relating to a qalandar, or to the class of qalandars

qallaash

a wretched person, rogue, scoundrel

qavvaal

(Mysticism) member of a choir, chorister

qavvaalii

qawwali, a genre of devotional or Sufi poetry/song sung to handclaps and drumbeat on graveyard, (especially for dancing dervishes)

qurb

nearness, approach, propinquity, proximity, adjacency, vicinity, neighbourhood

qurb-e-faraa.iz

 

ra.ng cha.Dhnaa

be painted, adopt new or someone's ways or fashion

raaz

mystery, secret, confidential, clandestine

raddii

waste-paper, scraps, worthless, rejected, refuse, unserviceable, throwaway, used and done with, waste

rajaa

hope, optimism

raj'at

return, retracing, retraction, retrogression

ramz

sign, indication, nod, wink, hint, insinuation, innuendo, ambiguous expression, mysterious allusion, riddle, enigma

raqiiqa

 

raqs

dance as per the rhythm

roz-o-shab

day and night, time, period, always, continuous

rujuu' ilallaah

return to God, move attraction of mind and acts of body towards Allah, God

ruuh

the soul, spirit, the vital principle, the breath of life

ruuh-e-'aalam

the soul of the universe, God

ruuh-e-aa'zam

the supreme spirit, God

ruuh-e-rabbaanii

the soul of God

saa

 

saad

used for

saahib-e-haal

intoxicated person, qualified, familiar, acquainted, decent, civilized

saahib-e-KHidmat

 

saahib-e-maa'rifat

(Sufism) enlightened

saalik

one who goes along, going, travelling, traveller

saame'

hearer, listener

saaqii

one who serves wine, water-carrier, one who gives water to drink, cup-bearer, one who gives (something) to drink, bartender, a sweetheart

saaz

musical instrument, (horses') bridle, harness, intrigue, plot, luggage, baggage, articles, goods, preparing, making, feigning, creator, moulder, maker, one who makes, understanding, communication, harmony, weapons, arms, to build relationship

sad

 

sahaara

 

sakanaat

Sufism: the ideology 'wahdat-ul-wajood'

sakiina

quieted, tranquility, peace

salaab

the seeker's total authority, deprivation of external and internal conditions

samaa'

the sense of hearing, hearing, listening to

samadiyyat

Mystics: It is the place where the seeker becomes detached from the attributes of humanity and does not care about anything

sanam

idol, sculpture, image

sapedii

light

saqatii

scraper, a seller of scrap things

sarayaan

the act of penetrating, spreading, infecting

sarayaanii

 

sar-KHush

merry-headed, intoxicated, lively, gay, merry, cheerful

sarv-e-KHiraamaa.n

a walking cypress tree means height of beloved

sha.ngii

 

shaahid

eyewitness, bystander

shaahid-e-'ilm

 

shaahid-e-vajd

 

shabnam

 

shab-o-roz

night and day, always, all the time daily

shagarf

rare

shaGl karnaa

do something, keep (oneself) busy, be occupied

shahaadat-e-mubdaa

 

shaidaa

deeply in love, infatuated, dotty about, mad after (someone)

shaiKH

a caste of Muslims

shajar

(Sufism) it is called the visible body which is comprising on four basic elements

sham'

wax candle, candle, lamp

shamaa.il

North wind

shanaas karnaa

 

sharaab

wine, spirit, liquor, any alcoholic drink, any beverage

sharaab-e-baada-KHvaar

 

sharaab-e-be-saaGar-o-jaam

 

sharaab-e-paKHta

 

shashmaahii ke roze

 

shattaarii

 

shattaariyya

 

shavaaGil

Sufism: plenty of worship and piety

shiiraaz

curd strained from whey and firm, cheese

shiiriinii

sweets, sweetmeat

shiisha

glass

shirk-e-KHafii

exaltation verging on deification of someone other than Allah

shoKHii

coquetry, pertness

shuGl-e-baatin

engrossed in one's within, the Divine's engrossment

shuhuud

witnesses

shuhuud-e-haalii

 

shuhuud-e-haq

a mystical stage in which everything becomes God's reflection and testimony

shuhuudii

 

shuhuudii-e-tauhiid

 

shuhuud-o-Gaib

 

shukr

gratitude, thankfulness, thanksgiving, thanks

shurb

the act of drinking

shu'uur-e-vilaayat

(sufism) to be conscious of going into trance

shuyuun

 

siddiiq

ever truthful, true, sincere

siddiqiih

 

sidq

candor, faithfulness, honesty, sincerity

sifaat-e-hamiida

 

sifaat-e-zaatiyya

 

sifaat-e-zamiima

 

sifat

quality, epithet, trait, characteristics, feature,attribute, praise

sii-harfii

a genre of Punjabi poetry in which couplets begin with letters in alphabetical order (usually 30) verses

siimurG

the legendary king of all birds in eastern tales, a mythical bird said to be equal of thirty birds in size

siqa

authoritative, reliable, trustworthy

sirr-ul-haal

 

sirr-ul-'ilm

 

sirr-ul-qadar

 

siyaanat

defence, support, preservation, guarding

subuut

proof, evidence, firmness, testimony, probate, demonstration

sukr

any intoxicant or alcoholic drink

sultaan

a ruler, monarch, sovereign, potentate

suluuk tai honaa

 

suluuk tai karnaa

 

suurat-e-jismiya

embodied, incarnate

suvar-e-haq

 

suvar-e-'ilmiya

 

suvar-e-ruuhaaniyya

 

suvar-ul-iraada

 

ta.ng-baar

place where entry is restricted

taa'at

submission, obedience, act of devotion, submissiveness, obsequiousness

taahir

of noble descent

taa'liim

education, instruction, teaching, teaching by a Sufi master or adept, teaching of singing and dancing

taaniis

 

taaraaj

plunder, ruin, ravage, devastation, destruction

taasiir-ul-mahv

 

tabiib-e-ruuhaanii

a mystic, an enlightened person

tafarrud

uniqueness, oneness

tafriid

separation from others, retirement from the world (esp. for the sake of devotion)

tafriqa

dissension, discord, separation

tafsiil

analysis, separation, division

tafviiz

entrusting, assigning, devolvement, allotment, delegation (of rights, etc.), committing to something or conferring some rights or powers upon another, bestowing, giving (a woman) away in marriage with a right to divorce assigned to her

tahziib

civilization, culture

tai karnaa

dispose of, decide, settle a matter

tajaddud-e-amsaal

subsistence of ideals despite flux in the universe

tajallii

clearness, luster, brightness, glow, light, radition

tajdiid-e-bai'at

 

tajriid

solitude, separation

takabbur

pride, arrogance, insolence, haughtiness, egotism, conceit

taKHliis

freedom, release, saving, salvage, refining (of ore), percolation, clearance

talab

search, quest

talaqqii

approval, meeting

talavvun

fickleness, fluctuation (of mood), irresolution, indecisiveness

talKH

unpleasant, acrimonious, sorrowful

talqiin

instruction, religious instruction

talviin

colouring

tamkiin

gravity, dignity, majesty, grandeur, greatness, authority, power

tanazzalaat

 

tanazzul

demotion, decline, fall, decay, degradation

taqayyud

application

taqliid

imitation, representation

taraahaat

 

taraana

anthem, ballad, style of classical singing

tarab

(Music) strings of musical instruments

tarsaa

an infidel

tarsa-bachcha

Sufism: the facts and meanings and the unseen conditions that enter the seeker's heart from the unseen

tas.hiiq

powdering, grinding

tasavvur-e-shaiKH

(Sufism) the disciple's attachment to his pupil

taskiin

satisfaction, consolation, appeasement, assuagement, ease, pacification, rest, comfort

tasviid

blackening, rough draft

tat.hiir-e-zaat

purification of one's self so as to be immersed in the Divine

tauhiid

declaring God to be one, unitarianism, monotheism, believing in the unity of Allah, oneness of God

tauhiid-e-vujuudii

 

tavaarii

 

tavajjoh

spiritual concentration on something or someone

tavakkul

trusting (to), depending (upon)

tavallaa

 

tazallum

complaint, crying out for help, injustice, denying or usurping someone's rights

teG

sword, foil, scimitar, épée, dagger

tiir-e-mizha

arrow of eyebrow

tundii

fierceness, severity, ferocity, fury, violence, sharpness

ufuq

tract or region of the earth

ufuq-e-aa'laa

 

ufuq-e-mubii.n

(Sufism) an enlightened heart

ufuq-ul-'ulaa

 

ufuul

setting of the stars, the sun

'umr

period, tenure, time

uns

essence, substance

'uquul-e-uulaa

 

vaajib

just, right, expedient, appropriate, proper, due, necessary, incumbent, binding, obligatory, worthy, deserving, convenient, reasonable

vaajib-numaa

 

vaajib-ul-vujuud

self-existent, an attribute of God, whose existence is necessary, the self-existent Being, God

vaalii

chief, governor

vaaqe'

lying, standing, situated

vaaqif

aware of, knowing, conversant, acquainted with, informed, sensible, experienced, learned

vaardaat-e-qalbii

some esoteric experience, spiritual observation of the Sufis

vaarid

alighting, descending, coming, arriving, approaching

vaaridaat

criminal act

vaaridaat guzarnaa

 

vaasil

one who is admitted to or enjoys the company of the beloved

vaasil ba-haq

enlightened

vaasil ba-haq honaa

to die

vaasil honaa

 

vaasil karnaa

 

vaasil-baaqii

collections and balances, account of payments, schedule of collections and balances

vaasiliin

enlightened ones

vaasta

mediator, middleman

vahdaaniyat

being single, alone, solitary, unity, singularity

vahdat-ul-vujuud

unity of existence, pantheism, doctrine that the material universe and all beings are manifestations of God

vahdatush-shuhuud

unity of perception, apparentism, doctrine that the universe has a separate and distinct existence from God

vaidaantii

expert of Vedanta, follower or supporter of Vedanta philosophy

vaj.h

cause, reason, appearance, manner, source

vaj.h-e-nafs

 

vaj.h-ul-haq

 

vaj.h-ul-'inaaya

 

vajd

religious or poetic frenzy

vajd honaa

 

vajd-o-kashf

 

vajd-o-mastii

 

valaa

fear, being frightened

valii

saint, holy man

vaqf

endowed

vaqfa

interval, pause, lacuna, halt, interlude, intermission, delay, stop, hiatus, respite,

varaa.iyat

to become separate, to be parted

vasaavis

doubts, evil suggestions

vasf-zaatii

 

vaslat

meeting, conjunction, joining, conjugal union, connexion, a link or bond of union

vasl-ba-haq

 

vasl-e-ilaahii

 

vasm

marking with a hot iron, branding (man or beast), the mark left by a hot iron

vatan-e-aslii

homeland, birthplace

vatar

string of bow, harp, lute; the string by which a bow is hung up

vijdaan

ecstatic condition euphoria

vilaayat-e-'aamma

 

vilaayat-e-KHaasaa

 

vilaayat-e-kubraa

 

vilaayat-e-muqayyada

 

vilaayat-e-mutlaqa

 

vilaayat-e-ruuhii

 

vilaayat-e-suGraa

 

vilaayat-e-'uzmaa

 

visaal

(Lexical) meeting, interview

visaal paanaa

 

visaal-e-haq

become one with the Divine, state of transcendence

visaal-e-ilaahii

(Sufism) to be absorbed in the Divine

vujuub

an act which is obligatory or compulsory, necessity

vujuud

existence, being, substance, life

vujuud-e-'aam

(Sufism) the creation besides God

vujuud-e-akbar

 

vujuud-e-azalii

 

vujuud-e-haqiiqii

(Sufism) God's existence

vujuud-o-shuhuud

existence and presence, manifest, out in the open

vuquuf-e-'adadii

 

vuquuf-e-qalbii

 

vuquuf-e-saadiq

 

vuquuf-e-zamaanii

 

vusuul

union with

yaad

commemoration

yaad karo

 

yaad-daasht

memory, remembrance, memo, memorandum, reminder, souvenir, note

yaadgaarii

memorable

yaahuut

 

yaar

friend, companion, comrade

yaqiin

belief, faith, certainty, assurance, confidence, trust, positiveness

yaqiin-e-'urfii

(Sufism) the belief of an enlightened Sufi that is unquestionable

yaqza

 

zaahid-e-KHushk

one who is devoid of colourful life, one who is not interested in anything but empty religious rites

zaahir-ul-'ilm

 

zaakir

grateful, remembering, chanter

zaat-e-baht

the God, holy, pure being

zaat-e-huuhuu

 

zaat-e-saazaj

 

zaKHm-e-jigar

wound of the heart, the wound of love

zamiir

mind, heart, conscience,

zanaabiil

 

zarb denaa

multiply

zikr-e-arra

a specific type of recitation in sufism that purify heart very quickly

zikr-e-dama

(Sufism) taking the name of Allah by breath (a method of remembrance)

zikr-e-jalii

recital of the praise and names of God loudly

zikr-e-KHafii

remembering Allah silently

zikr-e-matluub

(Sufism) remembering God

zill-e-avval

(Sufism) the first reflection

zulmat

ignorance

zunnaar

cross thread, sacred thread worn crosswise round the body by Hindus

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