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For other uses, see Irfan (disambiguation).

In Islam, ‘Irfaan (Arabic/Persian/Urdu: عرفان; Turkish: İrfaan), also spelt Irfaan and Erfan, literally ‘knowledge, awareness, wisdom’, is gnosis.[1] Islamic mysticism can be considered as a vast range that engulfs theoretical and practical and conventional mysticism and has intertwined with sufism and in some cases they are assumed identical. however islamic mysticism is assumed as one of the Islamic sciences alongside theology and philosophy. Islamic mysticism is cognition and knowledge that love has intertwined through it with structure of revelation in Islam.


  1. ^ Mutahhari, Murtaza; Tabataba'i, Muhammad Husayn; Khomeini, Ruhollah (2000). Light Within Me. Ansariyan Publications. 

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