- (in Sufism) the highest-ranking saint, the focal point of all spiritual energy.
Origin of Qutb
First recorded in 1895–1900, Qutb is from the Arabic word quṭb literally, axis
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Examples from the Web for qutb
Qutb, though, applied the word to the contemporary world and the state order, and especially to Islamic states and societies.
Qutb himself did not make the Caliphate central to his thought, but his disciples saw it as the only antidote to jahiliyyah.
When they were near Chandwr, Qutb Khns people in it got out and away.
Qutb Khn, for his part, abandoned Etwa on hearing these news, fled with a few and got away.
Qutb of Srwn may be the Qutb Khn of earlier mention without the cognomen.