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lubb  Term Image (al-lubb) Script Image
(Language:  Arabic)
Alternate Spellings:
Short Description: Kernel.
Long Description: Figuratively, the hidden meaning, the essence of a thing, the heart. The contrary is al-qishr, the shell: “Grasp the kernel and cast away the shell!”
Source(s): Introduction to Sufi Doctrine (by Titus Burckhardt)
Notes & References: See Sufism: Veil and Quintessence
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Provided By: Dictionary of Spiritual Terms