So she has to be perfect and self-sacrificing to the point of self-annihilation.
self-annihilation of necessity cramps their activity, or gives it a false direction.
This condition the Sufis characterise as self-annihilation (Fana).
As for me who pretended to nothing, I thought all succeeded well, inasmuch as all tended to self-annihilation.
The power of the masters is shown by their self-annihilation.
Deference to mental superiority is not to go the length of self-annihilation—abnegation of any personal opinion.
That which externally seemed will and immovableness was willingness and self-annihilation.
For religion is not the longing for self-annihilation, but for self-completion, it is the longing not for death but for life.
If this absorption were possible, it would in truth be self-annihilation.
Albion like Milton must tread the difficult way of self-annihilation and judgment.