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Karb  Term Image (karb) Script Image
(Language:  Arabic)
Alternate Spellings:
Short Description: Tautening, distress.
Long Description: Before they are “dilated” in a distinctive mode, the possibilities of manifestation are in a state of “contraction” when considered from the point of view of their later development, though not in their immutable reality. Opposed to tanfīs (dilation, consolation).
Source(s): Introduction to Sufi Doctrine (by Titus Burckhardt)
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Provided By: Dictionary of Spiritual Terms