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ٱذْهَبُواْ بِقَمِيصِي هَـٰذَا فَأَلْقُوهُ عَلَىٰ وَجْهِ أَبِي يَأْتِ بَصِيراً وَأْتُونِي بِأَهْلِكُمْ أَجْمَعِينَ
-Yûsuf ( يوسف )

Kashani Tafsir

The shirt represents the luminous configuration which the heart acquired as an attribute upon arriving at the [inclusive] unity at the source of union and acquiring the attributes of God, exalted be He. It is also said that this was the inherited shirt which was in his amulet when he was cast into the well, [the shirt] being an allusion to the light of original primordial nature, whereas the former is an allusion to the light of perfection that is actualised for him after the arrival: the former is more likely to open up the eye of the intellect. For with the intellect, when its insight is not coloured by the light of guidance that comes from the Truth, it becomes blind to the divine attributes; and bring me all your folk', that is to say, come back to me every last one of you in the station of temperance and observing moderation in acts - as the heart sits in the middle between two aspects, lowness and highness - and join me and submit to my command, draw near to me and do not become remote from my station by pursuing corporeal pleasures as required by your natures.