Posted on 04/01/2012 by __socrates

غوثLit. “One to whom we can cry for help.” A mediator. A title given to a Muslim saint. Some hold it to be the highest order of sanctity, whilst others regard it as second in rank to that of of Qutb. According to the Ghiyasu ‘l-Lughah it is an inferior rank of sanctity to the of Qutl.

Based on Hughes, Dictionary of Islam