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sufi  Term Image (aṣ-ṣūfī) Script Image
(Language:  Arabic)
Alternate Spellings:
Short Description: Sufi: adherent of Sufism.
Long Description: In its strictest sense designates one who has arrived at effective knowledge of Divine Reality (Ḥaqīqah); hence it is said: aṣ-Ṣūfī lam yukhlaq (“the Sufi is not created”).
Source(s): Introduction to Sufi Doctrine (by Titus Burckhardt)
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Provided By: Dictionary of Spiritual Terms