Four Doors

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Four Spiritual Stations in Alevi tariqat: Sharia, tariqa, haqiqa, and the fourth station, marifa, which is considered "unseen", is actually the center of the haqiqa region. Marifa is the essence of all four stations.

Four Doors is the concept in tasawwuf, and to a lesser extent in other branches of Islam such as Ismailism, that there are four paths to Allah, starting with Sharia, then to Tariqa, then to Marifa, then to Haqiqa.

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