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baqa  Term Image (baqā’) Script Image
(Language:  Arabic)
Alternate Spellings:
Short Description: Subsistence, duration.
Long Description: In Sufism designates the spiritual state of subsistence beyond all form, i.e. the state of reintegration in the Spirit, or even in pure Being; also means the Divine Eternity. Its opposite is fanā’.
Source(s): Introduction to Sufi Doctrine (by Titus Burckhardt)
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Provided By: Dictionary of Spiritual Terms