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Abiding or remaining in God. Used by Sufis to describe the state of perfected soul following annihilation of self (fana), which is the ultimate goal of a person performing dhikr (spiritual exercise of remembrance). Also refers to immortality or subsistence in the Unity of God sought by Sufis.

Subjects: Islam.

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