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Hahut  Term Image (al-Hāhūt) Script Image
(Language:  Arabic)
Alternate Spellings:
Short Description: The Essential Nature of God.
Long Description: A word derived from the Divine Name Huwa, “He,” and formed by analogy with the following terms, here given in descending hierarchical order: al-Lāhūt : the Divine (creative) Nature; al-Jabarūt : the Divine Power or Immensity, the world beyond form; al-Malakūt : the Kingdom of the angels, the spiritual world; al-Nāsūt : human nature, and in particular man’s bodily form.
Source(s): Introduction to Sufi Doctrine (by Titus Burckhardt)
Notes & References: See Form and Substance in the Religions (Chapter “The Five Divine Presences”)
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Provided By: Dictionary of Spiritual Terms