An-Nuqaba

Posted on 06/28/2012 by marina

AN-NUQABA.
The pl. of Naqib. “The Watchmen.” According to the Sufis, they are three hundred persons who are ever to be found in the world, and who are engaged in its enlightenment. (See Kitabu ‘l-Istilahat in loco.) [ABDAL.]

Based on Hughes, Dictionary of Islam