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Ibbur

Fishburn and Hughes: A form of metempsychosis in which the soul of a man is believed to enter the soul of another during his lifetime. According to Luria, this temporary reincarnation gave rise to the possibility that a righteous man who had died leaving some obligation unfulfilled could unite with the soul of a living man and make good his neglect. Conversely, the soul of a man freed from sin might return to earth to lend support to a weak soul unequal to its task. The diaeresis in the spelling of Ibbur is idiosyncratic). The Approach to Al-Mu’tasim