- the ecstatic union of the Sufi with the Divine.
Origin of fana
First recorded in 1865–70, fana is from the Arabic word fanā' annihilation
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Examples from the Web for fana
This condition the Sufis characterise as self-annihilation (Fana).Mystics and Saints of Islam
There was much commotion in the village when the trading barque arrived and lay-to off Fana 'alu.Rdan The Devil And Other Stories
Fana cara me cara miguruxij mono gia 'it is unpleasant to the nose and the eyes.'Diego Collado's Grammar of the Japanese Language