deaf, dumb, blind, they shall not return
Deaf to hearing the calls of the Real with the ears of their hearts, dumb to whispered conversation with the Real with the tongue of their innermost selves, blind to witnessing the flow of decreed events with the eyes of their faculties of insight. They shall not return from their persistent shamelessness nor can they be deterred from their wholehearted embrace of errors.
It is said deaf to hearing through the Real, dumb to speaking through the Real, blind to studying creation through the Real. There was no predetermination for them to desist (iqlāʿ), and no allotment to help them in being deterred (irtidāʿ).