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Tasawwuf  Term Image (at-Taṣawwuf) Script Image
(Language:  Arabic)
Alternate Spellings:
Short Description: Sufism.
Long Description: Designates the whole of the contemplative ways founded on the sacred forms of Islam. By transposition an Arab might speak of “Christian taṣawwuf” or “Jewish taṣawwuf” to indicate the esotericism of the respective traditions.
Source(s): Introduction to Sufi Doctrine (by Titus Burckhardt)
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Provided By: Dictionary of Spiritual Terms