Zahir (Arabic: ظاهر‎‎ Ẓāhir) may refer to:


  • Aẓ-Ẓāhir, one of the names of God in Islam, meaning "Evident" or "Outer".
  • Zahir (Islam), in Islam, the exterior, surface, or apparent meaning of things
  • Ẓāhiri, a school of thought in Islamic Jurisprudence

Artistic worksEdit

  • "The Zahir" (in the original Spanish, "El Zahir"), a 1949 short story by famous Argentine writer and poet Jorge Luis Borges
  • The Zahir (novel) (in the original Portuguese, O Zahir), a 2005 novel from the Brazilian writer Paulo Coelho



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