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Dhat  Term Image (adh-Dhāt) Script Image
(Language:  Arabic)
Alternate Spellings:
Short Description: Essence, Quiddity.
Long Description: The dhāt of a being is the subject to which all its qualities (ṣifāt) relate. These qualities differ as between themselves, but not in their being connected with the same subject.
Source(s): Introduction to Sufi Doctrine (by Titus Burckhardt)
Notes & References: This expression is the feminine of dhu meaning possessor of.”
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Provided By: Dictionary of Spiritual Terms