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tanzih  Term Image (tanzīh) Script Image
(Language:  Arabic)
Alternate Spellings:
Short Description: Remoteness, exaltation.
Long Description: Affirmation of the Divine transcendence; the contrary is tashbīh : comparison, similitude, affirmation of symbolism. The two terms are to be found together in such sayings of the Qur’ān as, “Nothing is like unto Him (=tanzīh) and it is He who sees and hears (=tashbīh).”
Source(s): Introduction to Sufi Doctrine (by Titus Burckhardt)
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Provided By: Dictionary of Spiritual Terms