Kharabat

Posted on 05/19/2012 by marina

KHARABAT خرابات
“A wine shop or tavern.” A mystic term for the society of Murshid, or inspired teacher. See Diwan-i-Hafiz (Bicknell’s edition, p. 212):-
“Within the Magian’s house of wine our Maker’s light I see.”
“Behold this marvel, what a light and where that sight I see.”

Based on Hughes, Dictionary of Islam