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tabiah  Term Image (aṭ-ṭabī‘ah) Script Image
(Language:  Arabic)
Alternate Spellings:
Short Description: Nature.
Long Description: Ṭabī‘at al-kull : universal Nature. An aspect of passive and “plastic” universal Substance (al-Ḥabā’) and is that Substance inasmuch as it generates the world; hence its material nature. Ibn ‘Arabī attributes to it a reality co-extensive with the whole of universal manifestation and identifies it with the “Expiration of the Compassionate.”
Source(s): Introduction to Sufi Doctrine (by Titus Burckhardt)
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Provided By: Dictionary of Spiritual Terms