Do not suppose your supplication will cause Him to give
lest your understanding suﬀer.
Rather, supplicate to Him to show your slavehood
and to fulﬁl the rights of His lordship.
He is only veiled [from you] due to His being too obvious
and He is hidden from physical sight
due to the tremendous light [of His Entity].
The Truth is only veiled from you
His being extremely close.
Whoever knows the Truth witnesses Him in everything.
Whoever is annihilated in
Him is absent from everything.
And whoever loves Him does not prefer anything over
Vanish from sight the eyes of people on you
with the eye of God on you. And be absent from their coming
towards you by seeing God approaching you.
Your wanting people to know your specialness
is a proof for your lack of truthfulness in