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mishkah  Term Image (mishkāh) Script Image
(Language:  Arabic)
Alternate Spellings:
Short Description: Niche, tabernacle.
Long Description: The Light verse in the Qur’ān states: “God is the Light of the heavens and the earth. The symbol of His Light is like a tabernacle (mishkāh); in the tabernacle there is a lamp, the lamp in a glass; the glass is like a brilliant star…” (24:35).
Source(s): Introduction to Sufi Doctrine (by Titus Burckhardt)
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Provided By: Dictionary of Spiritual Terms