Blue Flower





(The Imperceptible)

The Hidden, The Secret One, The Inner One, The Knower of Hidden Things

Allah is Al-Baatin, or The One who is hidden or secret. Allah is unseen but his existence is known through signs. Allah immanent operating within all of creation. The one who is the secret inner companion.

Mentions From The Quran & Hadith

From the root b-t-n which has the following classical Arabic connotations: to be concealed, to lie hidden to penetrate, to be inside.

He is the First and the Last, the Ascendant and the Intimate, and He is, of all things, Knowing. (Quran 57:3)

هُوَ الْأَوَّلُ وَالْآخِرُ وَالظَّاهِرُ وَالْبَاطِنُ ۖ وَهُوَ بِكُلِّ شَيْءٍ عَلِيمٌ ‎﴿٣﴾‏


[He is] Knower of the unseen, and He does not disclose His [knowledge of the] unseen to anyone Except whom He has approved of messengers, and indeed, He sends before each messenger and behind him observers (Quran 72:26-27)

عَالِمُ الْغَيْبِ فَلَا يُظْهِرُ عَلَىٰ غَيْبِهِ أَحَدًا ‎﴿٢٦﴾