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qabil (pl. qawabil)  Term Image (al-qābil (pl. qawābil)) Script Image
(Language:  Arabic)
Alternate Spellings:
Short Description: Receptacle, passive and receptive substance.
Long Description: Derived from the root QBL, which means “to receive,” “to be in the face of.”
Source(s): Introduction to Sufi Doctrine (by Titus Burckhardt)
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Provided By: Dictionary of Spiritual Terms