Subtle Centers

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Subtle Centers is an Islamic/Sufi term syncretic with Chakras.

Syncretic Terms

Chakra >

Islamic Terms

Islam > Absolute Essence, Al-Insan al-Kamil, Ascension, Dhat, Drug, Fana, Hadith, Ibn al-'Arabi, Infidelity, Infran, Jadhb, Last Days, Laylat al-Qadr, Mahabbah, Majdhub, Muhammad, Peace be upon them, Quran, Rapture, Right Path, Rtavan, Shariah, Subtle Centers, Sufism, Sulūk-i Ṭarīqa, Tahdhīb al-akhlāq, Taubah, Wajd, Yawm ad-Din

Related Terms

Subtle Centers > Sulūk-i Ṭarīqa


Tareen provides a translation of "a major Persian text on Sufi meditation and cosmology: the towering eighteenth century Naqshbandī Indian Sufi master and poet Mirzā Maẓhar Jān-i Jānān’s (d. 1781) Sulūk-i Ṭarīqa (The Conduct of the Sufi Path). Composed in 1760, at the centerpiece of this text is the encounter between the realm of divine reality, prophetic authority, and the practice and conduct of the Sufi practitioner, especially in relation to the journey through the subtle spiritual centers or laṭā’if." [1]

The text Sulūk-i Ṭarīqa provides affirmations and meditations that focus on activation andalignment of the subtle centers.


  1. Tareen, SherAli. “The Conduct of the Sufi Path: Naqshbandī Meditation in Early Modern India.” Journal of the Institute for Sufi Studies 2, no. 2 (2023): 251–62. p. 251.