Bāṭinīy(y)a

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Bāṭinīy(y)a (Arab., batana, ‘conceal’). Name for several Muslim sects, characterized by their seeking the inner, or secret, or esoteric meaning of the Qur'ān. Bāṭinī is any doctrine which is esoteric or secret.

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Bāṭinīy(y)a

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