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qabd  Term Image (al-qabḍ) Script Image
(Language:  Arabic)
Alternate Spellings:
Short Description: Contraction.
Long Description: A spiritual state following from fear of God; opposite of expansion (al-basṭ).
Source(s): Introduction to Sufi Doctrine (by Titus Burckhardt)
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Provided By: Dictionary of Spiritual Terms