The Language of the Future
Sufi Terminology
by Murshid F.A. Ali ElSenossi


Jabr - see 'Compulsion'.

See also: Compulsion
(Idtirar). Compulsion (as opposed to free choice). The angels are servants of Allah, but only by compulsion. Man is a servant of Allah by compulsion (idtirar) through his obligatory works and he is a servant by free choice (ikhtiyar) through his supererogatory works.

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