Mabna’t-Tasawwuf

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MABNA ‘T-TASAWWUF مبنى التصوف
Lit. “The Foundation of Sufiism.” A term used by the Sufis to embrace the three principle of their system. (1) The choice of the ascetic life; (2) The intention to bestow freely upon others ; (3) The giving up of one’s own will and desire, and desiring only the will of God. (See ‘Abdu ‘r-Razzaq’s Dict. of Sufi Terms.)

Based on Hughes, Dictionary of Islam