fakir

religious mendicant living on charity

fakir

[n] - a Muslim or Hindu mendicant monk who is regarded as a holy man
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fakir

Literally `one who is in need`, whether physical or spiritual, the term has come to denote need of and dependence on God, and so is used for a religious mendicant. It originally referred to a...
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Fakir

Fa'kir noun [ Arabic faqīr poor.] An Oriental religious ascetic or begging monk. [ Written also faquir anf fakeer .]
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Fakir

Fa'kir noun [ Prob. confused with Fakir an oriental ascetic.] See Faker .
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fakir

fakeer noun a Muslim or Hindu mendicant monk who is regarded as a holy man
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Fakir

• (n.) An Oriental religious ascetic or begging monk. • (n.) See Faker.
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fakir

originally, a mendicant dervish. In mystical usage, the word fakir refers to man`s spiritual need for God, who alone is self-sufficient. Although of ... [2 related articles]
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Fakir

[disambiguation] A fakir or faqir (فقیر) is a Sufi who performs feats of endurance or apparent magic. Fakir may also refer to: ...
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fakir

fakir (fäkēr', fā'kur) , [Arab.,=poverty], in Islam, usually an initiate in a Sufi order. The title fakir is borne with the understanding that poverty is the need to be in relation to God. This term, along with its Persian equivalent, dervish, was extended in Western usage t...
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Fakir

A Fakir is a Hindu ascetic or any 'Holy Man' in Islam.
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Fakir

A fakir, or faqir (ɪər; فقیر (noun of faqr)), derived from faqr (فقر, `poverty`), is a Muslim Sufi ascetic in the Middle East and South Asia. The Faqirs were wandering Dervishes teaching Islam and living on alms. The term has become a common Urdu, Bengali, and Hindi byword for beggar. Faqirs were Muslim ascetics and Sufis who have taken.....
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Fakir

[name] Fakir is both a given name and a surname. Notable people with the name include: Given name: Surname: ...
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