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Lahut  Term Image (al-Lāhūt) Script Image
(Language:  Arabic)
Alternate Spellings:
Short Description: Divine Nature.
Long Description: Opposed to an-Nāsūt (human nature). Ibn ‘Arabī says that an-Nāsūt is like a form or container of which al-Lāhūt is the content, or the secret life. Lāhūt is derived from ilāh, “divinity,” nāsūt from insān, “man.”
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