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Definition of the noun Abdals
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- [Islam] a group of mysterious beings responsible for the continuing existence of the world
Abdals a.k.a. Abdal is a rank of forty saints, but more often the larger group of 356 saints in Sufi theosophy, only known to and appointed by Allah. It is through their operations that the world continues to exist. The term over time has come to include a greater hierarchy of saints, all of different rank and prestige.they can also travel at supernatural speeds it is said that they have flying carpets.
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Religions of the World: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Beliefs and Practices, 2nd Edition [6 volumes] (2010)
A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Beliefs and Practices by J. Gordon Melton, Martin Baumann
This heterodox opposition stance was accepted by the groups known as the Vefais, Kalenderis, Haydaris, and Yesevis, and became known by the general name Rum Abdals from the beginning of the 14th century. From the foundation of the ...
by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer
Abdals. Abolla. See Washington Irving's Life of Mahomet. All 'dais. The name given by Mohammedans to certain mysterious persons whose identity is known only to God, and through whom the world is able to continue in existence.
by Selcuk Aksin Somel
Abdals played a considerable role in the Islamization of frontier regions of western Anatolia ...
The Devil's Dictionary (2009)
Easyread Super Large 18pt Edition by Ambrose Bierce
priors, preachers, padres, abbotesses, caloyers, palmers, curates, patriarchs, bonezs, santons, beadsmen, canonesses, residentiaries, diocesans, deans, subdeans, rural deans, abdals, charm- sellers, archdeacons, hierarchs, class- leaders, ...
The Encyclopedia of God (2003)
An A-Z Guide to Thoughts, Ideas, and Beliefs about God by Constance Victoria Briggs
In ancient Islamic lore, there is an elite class of angels called the Abdals, who were chosen by God to preside over the operation of the universe. There are ...
The Devil's Dictionary - With a Preface by the Author and a Short Biography of Ambrose Bierce (2016)
by Ambrose Bierce
residentiaries, diocesans, deans, subdeans, rural deans, abdals, charmsellers, archdeacons, hierarchs, classleaders, incumbents, capitulars, sheiks, talapoins, postulants, scribes, gooroos, precentors, beadles, fakeers, sextons, reverences, ...
by Sanjay Paswan, Pramanshi Jaideva
Even therein existed one more class in the Hindi speaking regions namely Arzal which included persons engaged in filthy occupations like sweepers, scavengers , such as Sheikhs, Halalkhors, Lalbegis, Abdals, Bediyas, Mehtars, Mahars, ...
by Abraham Rees
o ABDALS, in the Eastern countries, a kind of ...
by Ambrose Bierce
priors, preachers, padres, abbotesses, caloyers, palmers, curates, patriarchs, bonezs, santons, beadsmen, canonesses, residentiaries, diocesans, deans, subdeans, rural deans, abdals, charm-sellers, archdeacons, hierarchs, class- leaders, ...
Being a Philosophical Classification of All the Homophonic Words of the English Language : Containing Also Separate Classifications of Geographical, Mythological, Biographical, Scientific, and Technical Homophonic Words, to be Used in the Application of the Phreno-mnemotechnic Principles by Francis Fauvel-Gouraud
* 9150—Apetalous, bodiless, beautiless, Abdals, boteless, pathless, bitless, pitiless, petalous, pithless, bootless, bateless, ...
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Scrabble value of A1B3D2A1L1S1
The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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