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ALLAHU AKBAR

GOD

IS

GREAT

IN THE NAME OF GOD THE COMPASSIONATE THE MERCIFUL

 

 

THE

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ISLAM

Enduring Values for Humanity

Seyyed Hossein Nasr 2002

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I believe in one God." As the Quran states, "We have never sent a messenger before thee except that We revealed to him, saying, 'There is no god but I, so worship Me'"

 

 

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THE

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ISLAM

Enduring Values for Humanity

Seyyed Hossein Nasr 2002

ONE GOD, MANY PROPHETS

The Unity of Truth and the Multipliciry of Revelations

Say: He, God, is One, God the Self-Sufficient Besought of all.

He begetteth not, nor is begotten, and none is like Him. Quran 112: v.1-41

GOD THE ONE

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At the heart of Islam stands the reality of God, the One, the Absolute and the Infinite, the Infinitely Good and All­Merciful, the Onc Who is at once transcendent and immanent, greater than all we can conceive or imagine, yet, as the Quran, the sacred scripture of Islam, attests, closer to us than our jugular vein. The One God, known by His Arabic Name, Allah, is the central reality of Islam in all of its facets, and attestation to this oneness, which is called tawid, is the axis around which all that is Islamic revolves. Allah is beyond all duality and relationality, beyond the differences of gender and of all qualities that distinguish beings from each other in this world. Yet He is the source of all existence and all cosmic and human qualities as well as the End to Whom all things return.
To testify to this oneness lies at the heart of the credo of Islam, and the formula that expresses the truth of this oneness, La ilaha illa 'Llah, "There is no god but God," is the first of two testifications (shahadahs) by which a person bears witness to being a Muslim; the second is Muammadun rasal Allah, "Muhammad is the messenger of God." The oneness of God is tor Muslims not only the heart of their religion, but that of every authentic religion. It is a reassertion of the revelation of God to the Hebrew prophets and to Christ, whom Muslims also consider to be their prophets, the revelation of the truth that "The Lord is one," the reconfirmation of that timeless truth that is also stated in the Catholic creed, Credo in unum Deum, "I / Page 4 / I believe in one God." As the Quran states, "We have never sent a messenger before thee except that We revealed to him, saying, 'There is no god but I, so worship Me'"
(21:25). Like countless Muslims, whcn I read the names of the prophets of old in the Quran or in the traditional prayers, I experience thcm as living rcalities in the Islamic univcrse, while being hilly conscious of the fact that they are revered figures in Judaism and Christianity. I also remain fully aware that they are all speaking of the same God Who is One and not of some other deity.
The One God, or Allah, is neither male nor female. However, in the inner teachings of Islam His Essence is often referred to in feminine form and the Divinity is often mentioned as the Beloved, while the Face He has turned to the world as Creator and Sustainer is addressed in the masculine form. Both the male and the female are created by Him and the root of both femininity and masculinity are to be found in the Divine Nature, which transcends the duality between them. Furthermore, the Qualities of God, which are reflected throughout creation, are of a feminine as well as a masculine naturn, and the traditional Islamic understanding of the Divinity is not at all confined, as some think, to a purely patriarchal image.
The Quran, which is the verbatim Word of God for Muslims, to be compared to Christ himself in Christianity, reveals not only the Supreme Name of God as Allah, but also mentions other "beautiful Names" of God, considered by traditional sources to be ninety-nine in number, Names revealing different aspects of the Divinity. The Quran states, "To God belong the most beautiful Names (al­asma' al-husna). Call on Him thereby" (7:180). These Names are divided into those of Perfection (Kamal), Majesty (Jalal), and Beauty (Jamal) the first relating to the / Page 5 / essential oneness of God Himself beyond all polarization and the last two to the masculine and feminine dimensions of reality in divinis (in the Divine Order). The Names of
Majesty include the Just, the Majestic, the Reckoner, the Giver of Death, the Victorious, and the All-Powerful, and those of Beauty, the All-Merciful, the Forgiver, the Gentle, the Generous, the Beautiful, and Love.
For Muslims the whole universe consists of the reflection in various combinations of the Divine Names, and human life is lived amid the polarizations and tensions as well as harmony of the cosmic and human qualities derived from these Names. God at once judges us according to His Justice and forgives us according to His Mercy. He is far beyond our reach, yet resides at the center of the heart of the faithful. He punishes the wicked, but also loves His creatures and forgives them.
The doctrine of God the One, as stated in the Quran, does not only emphasize utter transcendence, although there are powerful expressions of this truth such as Allahu akbar usually translated as "God is great," but meaning that God is greater than anything we can conceive of Him, which is also attested by the apophatic theology of both the Catholic and Orthodox churches as well as by traditional Judaism. The Quran also accentuates God's nearness to us, stating that He is closer to us than ourselves and that He is present everywhere, as when it states: "Whithersoever ye turn, there is the Face of God" (2:115). The traditional religious life of a Muslim is based on a rhythmic movement between the poles of transcendence and immanence, of rigor and compassion, of justice and fogiveness, of the fear of punishment and hope for mercy based on God's love for us. But the galaxy of Divine Names and the multiplicity of Divine Qualities reflected in the cosmos and within the being of men and women do not distract the Muslim for / Page 6 / one moment from the oneness of God, from that Sun before whose light all multiplicity perishes. Striving after the realization of that oneness, or tawhid, is the heart of Islamic life; and the measure of a successful religious life is the degree to which one is able to realize taw/;Jid) which means not only oneness, but also the integration of multiplicity into Unity.
Moreover, since there is no official sacerdotal authority in Islam like the magisterium in Roman Catholic Christianity, the authenticity of one's faith in Islam has by and large been determined by the testification of tawhid while the degree of inward realization of this truth has remained a matter to be decided by God and not by external authorities. This has been the general norm in Islamic history, but there have also been exceptions, and there are historical instances when a particular group or political authority has taken it upon itself to determine the authenticity or lack thereof of the belief in tawhid of a particular person or school. But there has never been an Inquisition in Islam, and there has been greater latitude in the acceptance of ideas, especially mystical and esoteric ones, than in most periods of the history of Western Christianity before the penetration of modernism into Christian theology itself.
Now, although Islam is based on the reality of God, the One, in His Absoluteness and Suchness, it also addresses humanity in its essential reality, in its suchness. Man, in the traditional sense of the term corresponding to insan in Arabic or homo in Greek and not solely the male, is seen in Islam not as a sinful being to whom the message of Heaven is sent to heal the wound of the original sin, but as a being who still carries his primordial nature (al-.fitrah) within himself, although he has forgotten that nature now buried deep under layers of negligence. As the Quran states:

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"[God] created man in the best of stature (ahsan al­taqwim)" (95:4) with an intelligence capable of knowing the One. The message of Islam is addressed to that primordial nature. It is a call for recollection, for the remembrance of a knowledge kneaded into the very substance of our being even bef)re our coming into this world. In a famous verse that defines the relationship between human beings and God, the Quran, in referring to the precosmic existence of man, states, "'Am I not your Lord?' They said: 'Yes, we bear witness'" (7: 172). The "they" refers to all the children of Adam, male and female, and the "yes" confirms the affirmation of God's Oneness by us in our pre-eternal ontological reality.
Men and women still bear the echo of this "yes" deep down within their souls,
and the call of Islam is precisely to this primordial nature, which uttered the "yes" even before the creation of the heavens and the earth. The call of Islam therefore concerns, above all, the remembrance of a knowledge deeply embedded in our being, the confirmation of a knowledge that saves, hence the soteriological function of knowledge in Islam. Islam addresses the human being not primarily as will, but as intelligence. If the great sin in Christianity is disobedience, which has warped the will, the great sin in Islam is forgetfulness and the resulting inability of the intelligence to function in the way that God created it as the means to know the One. That is why the greatest sin in Islam and the only one God does not forgive is shirk, or taking a partner unto God, which means denying the Oneness of God, or tawhid.
This direct address from God, the One, to each human being in its primordial state requires total surrender to the Majesty of the Absolute, before whom ultimately nothing can in fact exist. In an ordinary sense it means the surrender / Page 8 / themelves to God, and in the highest sense it means the awareness of our nothingness before Him, for, as the Quran says, "All that dwells in the heavens and the earth perishes, yet there abideth the Face of thy Lord, Majestic, Splendid" (55:26-27). The very name of the religion, Islam, comes from this reality, for the Arabic word aL-islam means "surrender" as well as the peace that issues from our surrender to God. In fact, Islam is the only major religion, along with Buddhism (if we consider the name of the religion to come from Budd, the Divine Intellect, and not the Buddha), whose name is not related to a person or ethnic group, but to the central idea of the religion. Moreover, Islam considers all authentic religions to be based on this surrender, so that al-islam means not only the religion revealed through the Quran to the Prophet Muhammad, but all authentic religions as such. That is why in the Quran the prophet Abraham is also called muslim) that is, one who is in the state of al-islam.
True surrender is not, however, only concerned with our will. It must involve our whole being. A shallow understanding of surrender can lead to either a passive attitude, in which one does not strive in life as one should according to the promulgations of the religion, or to mistaking one's own imperfect understanding of Islam for the truth and performing acts that are against God's teachings while claiming that one is acting in surrender to God. Islam states that a person must be the perfect servant ('abd) of God in the sense of following His commands. But since God has given us many faculties, including free will and intelligence, our surrender must be complete and total, not limited to only certain faculties. It must involve the whole of our being. Otherwise, hidden thoughts and emotions as well as false ideas can combine with a fallacious sense of external / Page 9 / surrender of one's will to God to produce acts in the namc of religion that can have calamitous consequences.
Such acts have appeared from time to time historically and can be seen especially in this day and age, but they are dcviations rather than the norm. The norm by which the vast majority of Muslims have lived over the ages has mcant surrender to God with one's whole being, following the Divine Law and the ethical teachings of Islam to the extent possible, striving in life according to religious teachings to the extent of one's ability, and then being resigned to consequences that ensue and accepting what destiny has put before us. It is in this sense that the common Arabic saying maktub) "It is written," marking the sign of resignation to a particular event or results of one's actions, must be understood. This surrender has certainly not meant either fatalism or an individualistic interpretation of Divine norms in the name of surrender. It has, on the contrary, led to an inward and outward striving combincd with serenity that characterizes traditional patterns of Islamic life, in contrast to both modernistic and much of the so-called fundamentalist currents found in the Islamic world today.

CREATION OF THE WORLD AND OF HUMAN BEINGS

" Since the One God is Infinite and Absolute as well as the Infinitely Good, He could not but create. His infinitude implies that He contains within Himself all possibilities, including that of negating Himself, and this possibility had to be realized in the form of creation. Moreover, as St. Augustine also stated, it is in the nature of the good to give of itself, and the Infinitely-Good could not but radiate the reality that constitutes the world and, in fact, all the worlds."

 

 

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WORK DAYS OF GOD

Herbert W Morris D.D.circa 1883

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"As all the words in the English language are composed out of the twenty-six letters of the alphabet,.."

 

 

LIGHT AND LIFE

Lars Olof Bjorn 1976

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"By writing the 26 letters of the alphabet in a certain order one may put down almost any message (this book 'is written with the same letters' as the Encyclopaedia Britannica and Winnie the Pooh, only the order of the letters differs). In the same way Nature is able to convey with her language how a cell and a whole organism is to be constructed and how it is to function. Nature has succeeded better than we humans; for the genetic code there is only one universal language which is the same in a man, a bean plant and a bacterium."

"BY WRITING THE 26 LETTERS OF THE ALPHABET IN A CERTAIN ORDER

ONE MAY PUT DOWN ALMOST ANY MESSAGE"

 

 

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"BY WRITING THE 26 LETTERS OF THE ALPHABET IN A CERTAIN ORDER

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HISTORY OF GOD

Karen Armstrong

The God of the Mystics

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"(The Book of Creation). There is no attempt to describe the creative process realistically; the account is unashamedly symbolic and shows God creating the world by means of language as though he were writing a book. But language has been entirely transformed and the message of creation is no longer clear. Each letter of the Hebrew alphabet is given a numerical value; by combining the letters with the sacred numbers, rearranging them in endless configurations, the mystic weaned his mind away from the normal connotations of words."  

 

 

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THERE IS NO ATTEMPT MADE TO DESCRIBE THE CREATIVE PROCESS REALISTICALLY

THE ACCOUNT IS SYMBOLIC AND SHOWS GOD CREATING THE WORLD BY MEANS OF LANGUAGE

AS THOUGH WRITING A BOOK BUT LANGUAGE ENTIRELY TRANSFORMED

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THE MYSTIC WEANED THE MIND AWAY FROM THE NORMAL CONNOTATIONS OF WORDS

 

 

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FINGERPRINTS OF THE GODS

A QUEST FOR THE BEGINNING AND THE END

Graham Hancock 1995

Chapter 32

Speaking to the Unborn

Page 285

"It is understandable that a huge range of myths from all over the ancient world should describe geological catastrophes in graphic detail. Mankind survived the horror of the last Ice Age, and the most plausible source for our enduring traditions of flooding and freezing, massive volcanism and devastating earthquakes is in the tumultuous upheavals unleashed during the great meltdown of 15,000 to 8000 BC. The final retreat of the ice sheets, and the consequent 300-400 foot rise in global sea levels, took place only a few thousand years before the beginning of the historical period. It is therefore not surprising that all our early civilizations should have retained vivid memories of the vast cataclysms that had terrified their forefathers.
Much harder to explain is the peculiar but distinctive way the myths of cataclysm seem to bear the intelligent imprint of a guiding hand.l Indeed the degree of convergence between such ancient stories is frequently remarkable enough to raise the suspicion that they must all have been 'written' by the same 'author'.
Could that author have had anything to do with the wondrous deity, or superhuman, spoken of in so many of the myths we have reviewed, who appears immediately after the world has been shattered by a horrifying geological catastrophe and brings comfort and the gifts of civilization to the shocked and demoralized survivors?
White and bearded, Osiris is the Egyptian manifestation of this / Page 286 / universal figure, and it may not be an accident that one of the first acts he is remembered for in myth is the abolition of cannibalism among the primitive inhabitants of the Nile Valley.2 Viracocha, in South America, was said to have begun his civilizing mission immediately after a great flood; Quetzalcoatl, the discoverer of maize, brought the benefits of crops, mathematics, astronomy and a refined culture to Mexico after the Fourth Sun had been overwhelmed by a destroying deluge.
Could these strange myths contain a record of encounters between scattered palaeolithic tribes which survived the last Ice Age and an as yet unidentified high civilization which passed through the same epoch?
And could the myths be attempts to communicate?

A message in the bottle of time"

'Of all the other stupendous inventions,' Galileo once remarked,

what sublimity of mind must have been his who conceived how to communicate his most secret thoughts to any other person, though very distant either in time or place, speaking with those who are in the Indies, speaking to those who are not yet born, nor shall be this thousand or ten thousand years? And with no greater difficulty than the various arrangements of two dozen little signs on paper? Let this be the seal of all the admirable inventions of men.3

If the 'precessional message' identified by scholars like Santillana, von Dechend and Jane Sellers is indeed a deliberate attempt at communication by some lost civilization of antiquity, how come it wasn't just written down and left for us to find? Wouldn't that have been easier than encoding it in myths? Perhaps.
Nevertheless, suppose that whatever the message was written on got destroyed or worn away after many thousands of years? Or suppose that the language in which it was inscribed was later forgotten utterly (like the enigmatic Indus Valley script, which has been studied closely for more than half a century but has so far resisted all attempts at decoding)? It must be obvious that in such circumstances a written / Page 287 / legacy to the future would be of no value at all, because nobody would be able to make sense of it.
What one would look for, therefore, would be a universal language, the kind of language that would be comprehensible to any technologically advanced society in any epoch, even a thousand or ten thousand years into the future. Such languages are few and far between, but mathematics is one of them - and the city of Teotihuacan may be the calling-card of a lost civilization written in the eternal language of mathematics.
Geodetic data, related to the exact positioning of fixed geographical points and to the shape and size of the earth, would also remain valid and recognizable for tens of thousands of years, and might be most conveniently expressed by means of cartography (or in the construction of giant geodetic monuments like the Great Pyramid of Egypt, as we shall see).
Another 'constant' in our solar system is the language of time: the great but regular intervals of time calibrated by the inch-worm creep of precessional motion. Now, or ten thousand years in the future, a message that prints out numbers like 72 or 2160 or 4320 or 25,920 should be instantly intelligible to any civilization that has evolved a modest talent for mathematics and the ability to detect and measure the almost imperceptible reverse wobble that the sun appears to make along the ecliptic against the background of the fixed stars..."

"What one would look for, therefore, would be a universal language, the kind of language that would be comprehensible to any technologically advanced society in any epoch, even a thousand or ten thousand years into the future. Such languages are few and far between, but mathematics is one of them"

"WRITTEN IN THE ETERNAL LANGUAGE OF MATHEMATICS"

 

 

 

 

A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1+0
1+1
1+2
1+3
1+4
1+5
1+6
1+7
1+8
1+9
2+0
2+1
2+2
2+3
2+4
2+5
2+6
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z

 

 

 

 

A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1+0
1+1
1+2
1+3
1+4
1+5
1+6
1+7
1+8
1+9
2+0
2+1
2+2
2+3
2+4
2+5
2+6
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z

 

 

THE

FAR YONDER SCRIBE

AND OFT TIMES SHADOWED SUBSTANCES WATCHED IN SOME AMAZE

THE

ZED ALIZ ZED

IN

SWIFT REPEAT SCATTER STAR DUST AMONGST THE LETTERS OF THEIR PROGRESS

 

 

NUMBER

9

THE SEARCH FOR THE SIGMA CODE

Cecil Balmond 1998

Cycles and Patterns

Page 165

Patterns

"The essence of mathematics is to look for patterns.

Our minds seem to be organised to search for relationships and sequences. We look for hidden orders.

These intuitions seem to be more important than the facts themselves, for there is always the thrill at finding something, a pattern, it is a discovery - what was unknown is now revealed. Imagine looking up at the stars and finding the zodiac!

Searching out patterns is a pure delight.

Suddenly the counters fall into place and a connection is found, not necessarily a geometric one, but a relationship between numbers, pictures of the mind, that were not obvious before. There is that excitement of finding order in something that was otherwise hidden.

And there is the knowledge that a huge unseen world lurks behind the facades we see of the numbers themselves."

 

 

-
THE RAINBOW LIGHT
-
-
-
3
THE
33
15
6
7
RAINBOW
82
37
1
5
LIGHT
56
29
2
15
THE RAINBOW LIGHT
171
81
9
1+5
-
1+7+1
8+1
-
6
THE RAINBOW LIGHT
9
9
9

 

 

3
3
-
A+B+C
6
6
6
2
-
2
D+E
9
9
9
3
3
-
F+G+H
21
21
3
1
-
1
I
9
9
9
3
3
-
J+K+L
33
6
6
2
-
2
M+N
27
9
9
2
2
-
O+P
31
13
4
3
-
3
QRS
54
18
9
3
-
3
TUV
63
9
9
3
-
3
WXY
72
18
9
1
1
-
Z
26
8
8
26
12
14
First Total
351
126
81
2+6
1+2
1+4
Add to Reduce
3+5+1
1+2+6
8+1
8
3
5
Reduce to Deduce
9
9
9

 

 

3
A+B+C
6
6
6
-
D+E
-
-
-
3
F+G+H
21
21
3
-
I
-
-
-
3
J+K+L
33
6
6
-
M+N
-
-
-
2
O+P
31
13
4
-
QRS
-
-
-
-
TUV
-
-
-
-
WXY
-
-
-
1
Z
26
8
8
12
First Total
117
54
27
2+6
Add to Reduce
1+1+7
5+4
2+7
8
Reduce to Deduce
9
9
9

 

 

-
A+B+C
-
-
-
2
D+E
9
9
9
-
F+G+H
-
-
-
1
I
9
9
9
-
J+K+L
-
-
-
2
M+N
27
9
9
-
O+P
-
-
-
3
QRS
54
18
9
3
TUV
63
9
9
3
WXY
72
18
9
-
Z
-
-
-
14
First Total
234
72
54
1+4
Add to Reduce
2+3+4
7+2
5+4
5
Reduce to Deduce
9
9
9

 

 

4

ZERO

64

28

1

3

ONE

34
16
7
3

TWO

58
13
4
5

THREE

56
29
2
4

FOUR

60
24
6
4

FIVE

42
24
6
3

SIX

52
16
7
5

SEVEN

65
20
2
5

EIGHT

49
31
4
4

NINE

42
24
6
40
-
522
225
45
4+0
-
5+2+2
2+2+5
4+5
4
-
9
9
9

 

 

ADVENT 622 ADVENT

 

 

THERE, IS, NO, GOD, BUT, GOD
LA ILAHA ILLA LLAH
LA ILAHA ILLA LLAH, L, A, I, L, A, HE, I, L, L, A, L, L, AH
CREDO IN UNUM DEUM
MUHAMMADUN, RASUL, ALLAH,
MUHAMMADUM, RASAL
BOOK, KITAB
UMM, AL, KITAB
AL ISLAM, AL, ISLAM
THE, GREAT, SUSTAINTER
SUSTAINTER
PRIMORDIAL, NATURE
IMAM, IMAM
MOQTADA AL SADR
SHIA
AL FITRAH, AL, FITRAH
SUFI SUFIS
MALAK TA'US
ONENESS, ONE, NESS, ONENESS
THE, HE, AS, IN SHE, THAT, IS, ME
GOD, IS, IS, GOD
TAFSIR, TA'WIL
SURA, SURAS, SURAH, SURAHS
AYAHS, AYA, HS
NUMERICAL, SYMBOLISM, JAFR
LETTER, OF, THE, LAW
IRI
THE DAY
THIRTEEN DEAD KILLED
RED MOSQUE
RED MOSQUE
ILM AL-KALAM, ILM, AL, KALAM, THIRTEEN
SYRIA, DAMASCUS, IRAN, TEHRAN
AYATOLLAH
IMAM
PAKISTAN
AKOND
THE AKOND OF SWAT
HAQIQAH, HA, Q, I, Q, AH
TARIQAH, TA, R, I, Q, AH
AL NUR AL MUHAMMADI
MOHAMMED

 

 

T
=
2
5
THERE
56
29
2
I
=
9
2
IS
28
19
1
N
=
5
2
NO
29
11
2
G
=
7
3
GOD
26
17
8
B
=
2
3
BUT
43
7
7
G
=
7
3
GOD
26
17
8
-
-
32
18
First Total
208
100
28
-
-
3+2
1+8
Add to Reduce
2+0+8
1+0+0
2+8
Q
-
5
9
Second Total
10
1
10
-
-
-
-
Reduce to Deduce
1+0
-
1+0
-
-
5
9
Essence of Number
1
1
1

 

 

-
15
L
A
-
I
L
A
H
A
-
I
L
L
A
-
L
L
A
H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
9
-
-
8
-
-
9
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
8
+
=
34
3+4
=
7
=
7
=
7
-
-
-
-
-
9
-
-
8
-
-
9
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
8
+
=
34
3+4
=
7
=
7
=
7
-
15
L
A
-
I
L
A
H
A
-
I
L
L
A
-
L
L
A
H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
3
1
-
-
3
1
-
1
-
-
3
3
1
-
3
3
1
-
+
=
23
2+3
=
5
=
5
=
5
-
-
12
1
-
-
12
1
-
1
-
-
12
12
1
-
12
12
1
-
+
=
77
7+7
=
14
1+4
5
=
5
-
15
L
A
-
I
L
A
H
A
-
I
L
L
A
-
L
L
A
H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
12
1
-
9
12
1
8
1
-
9
12
12
1
-
12
12
1
8
+
=
111
1+1+1
=
3
=
3
=
3
-
-
3
1
-
9
3
1
8
1
-
9
3
3
1
-
3
3
1
8
+
=
57
5+7
=
12
1+2
3
=
3
-
15
L
A
-
I
L
A
H
A
-
I
L
L
A
-
L
L
A
H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
--
-
-
1
-
-
-
1
-
1
-
-
-
-
1
-
-
-
1
-
-
-
1
occurs
x
5
=
5
=
5
2
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
2
TWO
2
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
3
-
-
-
3
-
-
-
-
-
3
3
-
-
3
3
-
-
-
-
3
occurs
x
6
=
18
1+8
9
4
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
4
FOUR
4
-
-
-
-
-
5
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
5
FIVE
5
-
-
-
-
-
6
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
6
SIX
6
-
-
-
-
-
7
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
7
SEVEN
7
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
8
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
8
-
-
8
occurs
x
2
=
16
1+6
7
-
-
-
-
-
9
-
-
-
-
-
9
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
9
occurs
x
2
=
18
1+8
9
24
15
L
A
-
I
L
A
H
A
-
I
L
L
A
-
L
L
A
H
-
-
21
-
-
15
-
57
-
30
2+4
1+5
-
-
-
9
-
-
-
-
-
9
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
2+1
-
-
1+5
-
5+7
-
3+0
6
6
L
A
-
I
L
A
H
A
-
I
L
L
A
-
L
L
A
H
-
-
3
-
-
6
-
12
-
3
-
1
3
1
-
9
3
1
8
1
-
9
3
3
1
-
3
3
1
8
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1+2
-
-
6
6
L
A
-
I
L
A
H
A
-
I
L
L
A
-
L
L
A
H
-
-
3
-
-
6
-
3
-
3

 

 

15
L
A
-
I
L
A
H
A
-
I
L
L
A
-
L
L
A
H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
9
-
-
8
-
-
9
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
8
+
=
34
3+4
=
7
=
7
=
7
-
-
-
-
9
-
-
8
-
-
9
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
8
+
=
34
3+4
=
7
=
7
=
7
15
L
A
-
I
L
A
H
A
-
I
L
L
A
-
L
L
A
H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
3
1
-
-
3
1
-
1
-
-
3
3
1
-
3
3
1
-
+
=
23
2+3
=
5
=
5
=
5
-
12
1
-
-
12
1
-
1
-
-
12
12
1
-
12
12
1
-
+
=
77
7+7
=
14
1+4
5
=
5
15
L
A
-
I
L
A
H
A
-
I
L
L
A
-
L
L
A
H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
12
1
-
9
12
1
8
1
-
9
12
12
1
-
12
12
1
8
+
=
111
1+1+1
=
3
=
3
=
3
-
3
1
-
9
3
1
8
1
-
9
3
3
1
-
3
3
1
8
+
=
57
5+7
=
12
1+2
3
=
3
15
L
A
-
I
L
A
H
A
-
I
L
L
A
-
L
L
A
H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1
-
-
-
1
-
1
-
-
-
-
1
-
-
-
1
-
-
-
1
occurs
x
5
=
5
=
5
-
3
-
-
-
3
-
-
-
-
-
3
3
-
-
3
3
-
-
-
-
3
occurs
x
6
=
18
1+8
9
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
8
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
8
-
-
8
occurs
x
2
=
16
1+6
7
-
-
-
-
9
-
-
-
-
-
9
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
9
occurs
x
2
=
18
1+8
9
15
L
A
-
I
L
A
H
A
-
I
L
L
A
-
L
L
A
H
-
-
21
-
-
15
-
57
-
30
1+5
3
-
-
-
3
-
-
-
-
-
3
3
-
-
3
3
-
-
-
-
2+1
-
-
1+5
-
5+7
-
3+0
6
L
A
-
I
L
A
H
A
-
I
L
L
A
-
L
L
A
H
-
-
3
-
-
6
-
12
-
3
1
3
1
-
9
3
1
8
1
-
9
3
3
1
-
3
3
1
8
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1+2
-
-
6
L
A
-
I
L
A
H
A
-
I
L
L
A
-
L
L
A
H
-
-
3
-
-
6
-
3
-
3

 

 

15
L
A
I
L
A
H
A
I
L
L
A
L
L
A
H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
9
-
-
8
-
9
-
-
-
-
-
-
8
+
=
34
3+4
=
7
=
7
=
7
-
-
-
9
-
-
8
-
9
-
-
-
-
-
-
8
+
=
34
3+4
=
7
=
7
=
7
15
L
A
I
L
A
H
A
I
L
L
A
L
L
A
H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
3
1
-
3
1
-
1
-
3
3
1
3
3
1
-
+
=
23
2+3
=
5
=
5
=
5
-
12
1
-
12
1
-
1
-
12
12
1
12
12
1
-
+
=
77
7+7
=
14
1+4
5
=
5
15
L
A
I
L
A
H
A
I
L
L
A
L
L
A
H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
12
1
9
12
1
8
1
9
12
12
1
12
12
1
8
+
=
111
1+1+1
=
3
=
3
=
3
-
3
1
9
3
1
8
1
9
3
3
1
3
3
1
8
+
=
57
5+7
=
12
1+2
3
=
3
15
L
A
I
L
A
H
A
I
L
L
A
L
L
A
H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1
-
-
1
-
1
-
-
-
1
-
-
1
-
-
-
1
occurs
x
5
=
5
=
5
-
3
-
-
3
-
-
-
-
3
3
-
3
3
-
-
-
-
3
occurs
x
6
=
18
1+8
9
-
-
-
-
-
-
8
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
8
-
-
8
occurs
x
2
=
16
1+6
7
-
-
-
9
-
-
-
-
9
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
9
occurs
x
2
=
18
1+8
9
15
L
A
I
L
A
H
A
I
L
L
A
L
L
A
H
-
-
21
-
-
15
-
57
-
30
1+5
3
-
-
3
-
-
-
-
3
3
-
3
3
-
-
-
-
2+1
-
-
1+5
-
5+7
-
3+0
6
L
A
I
L
A
H
A
I
L
L
A
L
L
A
H
-
-
3
-
-
6
-
12
-
3
1
3
1
9
3
1
8
1
9
3
3
1
3
3
1
8
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1+2
-
-
6
L
A
I
L
A
H
A
I
L
L
A
L
L
A
H
-
-
3
-
-
6
-
3
-
3

 

 

-
15
L
A
-
I
L
A
H
A
-
I
L
L
A
-
L
L
A
H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
9
-
-
8
-
-
9
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
8
+
=
34
3+4
=
7
=
7
=
7
-
-
-
-
-
9
-
-
8
-
-
9
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
8
+
=
34
3+4
=
7
=
7
=
7
-
15
L
A
-
I
L
A
H
A
-
I
L
L
A
-
L
L
A
H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
3
1
-
-
3
1
-
1
-
-
3
3
1
-
3
3
1
-
+
=
23
2+3
=
5
=
5
=
5
-
-
12
1
-
-
12
1
-
1
-
-
12
12
1
-
12
12
1
-
+
=
77
7+7
=
14
1+4
5
=
5
-
15
L
A
-
I
L
A
H
A
-
I
L
L
A
-
L
L
A
H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
12
1
-
9
12
1
8
1
-
9
12
12
1
-
12
12
1
8
+
=
111
1+1+1
=
3
=
3
=
3
-
-
3
1
-
9
3
1
8
1
-
9
3
3
1
-
3
3
1
8
+
=
57
5+7
=
12
1+2
3
=
3
-
15
L
A
-
I
L
A
H
A
-
I
L
L
A
-
L
L
A
H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
--
-
-
1
-
-
-
1
-
1
-
-
-
-
1
-
-
-
1
-
-
-
1
occurs
x
5
=
5
=
5
2
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
2
TWO
2
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
3
-
-
-
3
-
-
-
-
-
3
3
-
-
3
3
-
-
-
-
3
occurs
x
6
=
18
1+8
9
4
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
4
FOUR
4
-
-
-
-
-
5
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
5
FIVE
5
-
-
-
-
-
6
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
6
SIX
6
-
-
-
-
-
7
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
7
SEVEN
7
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
8
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
8
-
-
8
occurs
x
2
=
16
1+6
7
-
-
-
-
-
9
-
-
-
-
-
9
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
9
occurs
x
2
=
18
1+8
9
24
15
L
A
-
I
L
A
H
A
-
I
L
L
A
-
L
L
A
H
-
-
21
-
-
15
-
57
-
30
2+4
1+5
3
-
-
-
3
-
-
-
-
-
3
3
-
-
3
3
-
-
-
-
2+1
-
-
1+5
-
5+7
-
3+0
6
6
L
A
-
I
L
A
H
A
-
I
L
L
A
-
L
L
A
H
-
-
3
-
-
6
-
12
-
3
-
1
3
1
-
9
3
1
8
1
-
9
3
3
1
-
3
3
1
8
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1+2
-
-
6
6
L
A
-
I
L
A
H
A
-
I
L
L
A
-
L
L
A
H
-
-
3
-
-
6
-
3
-
3

 

 

LA ILAHA ILLA LLAH

1
L
12
3
3
-
1
A
1
1
1
1
1
I
9
9
9
-
1
L
12
3
3
-
1
A
1
1
1
1
2
H+A
9
9
9
-
1
I
9
9
9
-
1
L
12
3
3
-
1
L
12
3
3
-
1
A
1
1
1
1
1
L
12
3
3
-
1
L
12
3
3
-
2
A+H
9
9
9
-

LA ILAHA ILLA LLAH

 

 

15
L
A
-
I
L
A
H
A
-
I
L
L
A
-
L
L
A
H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
L
A
--
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
3
1
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
+
=
4
-
=
4
=
4
=
4
-
-
-
-
I
L
A
H
A
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
9
3
1
8
1
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
+
=
22
2+2
=
4
=
4
=
4
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
I
L
L
A
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
9
3
3
1
-
-
-
-
-
+
=
16
1+6
=
7
=
7
=
7
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
L
L
A
H
T
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
3
3
1
8
+
=
15
1+5
=
6
=
6
=
6
15
L
A
-
I
L
A
H
A
-
I
L
L
A
-
L
L
A
H
-
-
57
-
-
21
46-
21
-
21
1+5
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
5+7
-
-
2+1
-
2+1
-
2+1
6
L
A
-
I
L
A
H
A
-
I
L
L
A
-
L
L
A
H
-
-
12
-
-
3
46-
3
-
3
1
3
1
-
9
3
1
8
1
-
9
3
3
1
-
3
3
1
8
-
-
1+2
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
6
L
A
-
I
L
A
H
A
-
I
L
L
A
-
L
L
A
H
-
-
3
-
-
3
-
3
-
3
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
15
L
A
-
I
L
A
H
A
-
I
L
L
A
-
L
L
A
H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1
-
-
-
1
-
1
-
-
-
-
1
-
-
-
1
-
-
-
1
occurs
x
5
=
5
=
5
15
L
A
-
I
L
A
H
A
-
I
L
L
A
-
L
L
A
H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
3
-
-
-
3
-
-
-
-
-
3
3
-
-
3
3
-
-
-
-
3
occurs
x
6
=
18
1+8
9
15
L
A
-
I
L
A
H
A
-
I
L
L
A
-
L
L
A
H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
8
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
8
-
-
8
occurs
x
2
=
16
1+6
7
15
L
A
-
I
L
A
H
A
-
I
L
L
A
-
L
L
A
H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
9
-
-
-
-
-
9
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
9
occurs
x
2
=
18
1+8
9
15
L
A
-
I
L
A
H
A
-
I
L
L
A
-
L
L
A
H
-
-
21
-
-
15
-
57
-
30
1+5
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
2+1
-
-
1+5
-
5+7
-
3+0
6
L
A
-
I
L
A
H
A
-
I
L
L
A
-
L
L
A
H
-
-
3
-
-
6
-
12
-
3
1
3
-
-
-
3
-
-
-
-
-
3
3
-
-
3
3
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1+2
-
-
4
L
A
-
I
L
A
H
A
-
I
L
L
A
-
L
L
A
H
-
-
3
-
-
6
-
3
-
3

 

 

THE

HEART

OF

ISLAM

Enduring Values for Humanity

Seyyed Hossein Nasr 2002

ONE GOD, MANY PROPHETS

The Unity of Truth and the Multipliciry of Revelations

Say: He, God, is One, God the Self-Sufficient Besought of all.

He begetteth not, nor is begotten, and none is like Him. Quran 112: v.1-41

Page 3/4

" To testify to this oneness lies at the heart of the credo of Islam, and the formula that expresses the truth of this oneness, La ilaha illa 'Llah, "There is no god but God," is the first of two testifications (shahadahs) by which a person bears witness to being a Muslim; the second is Muammadun rasal Allah, "Muhammad is the messenger of God." The oneness of God is tor Muslims not only the heart of their religion, but that of every authentic religion. It is a reassertion of the revelation of God to the Hebrew prophets and to Christ, whom Muslims also consider to be their prophets, the revelation of the truth that "The Lord is one," the reconfirmation of that timeless truth that is also stated in the Catholic creed, Credo in unum Deum, "I / believe in one God"."

 

 

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15
C
R
E
D
O
-
I
N
-
U
N
U
M
-
D
E
U
M
-
-
-
-
-
--
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
6
-
9
5
-
-
5
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
+
=
25
2+5
=
7
=
7
=
7
-
-
-
-
-
-
15
-
9
14
-
-
14
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
+
=
52
5+2
=
7
=
7
=
7
-
15
C
R
E
D
O
-
I
N
-
U
N
U
M
-
D
E
U
M
-
-
-
-
-
--
-
-
-
-
-
-
3
9
5
4
-
-
-
-
-
3
-
3
4
-
4
5
3
4
+
=
47
4+7
=
11
1+1
2
=
2
-
-
3
18
5
4
-
-
-
-
-
21
-
21
13
-
4
5
21
13
+
=
128
1+2+8
=
11
1+1
2
=
2
-
15
C
R
E
D
O
-
I
N
-
U
N
U
M
-
D
E
U
M
-
-
-
-
-
--
-
-
-
-
-
-
3
18
5
4
15
-
9
14
-
21
14
21
13
-
4
5
21
13
+
=
180
1+8+0
=
9
-
9
=
9
-
-
3
9
5
4
6
-
9
5
-
3
5
3
4
-
4
5
3
4
+
=
72
7+2
=
9
=
9
=
9
-
15
C
R
E
D
O
-
I
N
-
U
N
U
M
-
D
E
U
M
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
2
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
2
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
3
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
3
-
3
-
-
-
-
3
-
-
-
3
occurs
x
4
=
12
1+2
3
-
-
-
-
-
4
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
4
-
4
-
-
4
-
-
4
occurs
x
4
=
16
1+6
7
-
-
-
-
5
-
-
-
-
5
-
-
5
-
-
-
-
5
-
-
=
-
5
occurs
x
4
=
20
2+0
2
-
-
-
-
-
-
6
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
6
occurs
x
1
=
6
=
6
7
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
7
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
8
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
8
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
9
-
-
-
-
9
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
=
-
9
occurs
x
2
=
18
1+8
9
18
15
C
R
E
D
O
-
I
N
-
U
N
U
M
-
D
E
U
M
-
-
27
-
-
15
-
72
-
27
1+8
1+5
-
9
-
-
-
-
9
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
2+7
-
-
1+5
-
7+2
-
2+7
9
6
C
R
E
D
O
-
I
N
-
U
N
U
M
-
D
E
U
M
-
-
9
-
-
6
-
9
-
9
-
-
3
9
5
4
6
-
9
5
-
3
5
3
4
-
4
5
3
4
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
9
6
C
R
E
D
O
-
I
N
-
U
N
U
M
-
D
E
U
M
-
-
9
-
-
6
-
9
-
9

 

"Credo in unum Deum, "I believe in one God".

 

15
C
R
E
D
O
-
I
N
-
U
N
U
M
-
D
E
U
M
-
-
-
-
-
--
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
6
-
9
5
-
-
5
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
+
=
25
2+5
=
7
=
7
=
7
-
-
-
-
-
15
-
9
14
-
-
14
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
+
=
52
5+2
=
7
=
7
=
7
15
C
R
E
D
O
-
I
N
-
U
N
U
M
-
D
E
U
M
-
-
-
-
-
--
-
-
-
-
-
3
9
5
4
-
-
-
-
-
3
-
3
4
-
4
5
3
4
+
=
47
4+7
=
11
1+1
2
=
2
-
3
18
5
4
-
-
-
-
-
21
-
21
13
-
4
5
21
13
+
=
128
1+2+8
=
11
1+1
2
=
2
15
C
R
E
D
O
-
I
N
-
U
N
U
M
-
D
E
U
M
-
-
-
-
-
--
-
-
-
-
-
3
18
5
4
15
-
9
14
-
21
14
21
13
-
4
5
21
13
+
=
180
1+8+0
=
9
-
9
=
9
-
3
9
5
4
6
-
9
5
-
3
5
3
4
-
4
5
3
4
+
=
72
7+2
=
9
=
9
=
9
15
C
R
E
D
O
-
I
N
-
U
N
U
M
-
D
E
U
M
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
3
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
3
-
3
-
-
-
-
3
-
-
-
3
occurs
x
4
=
12
1+2
3
-
-
-
-
4
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
4
-
4
-
-
4
-
-
4
occurs
x
4
=
16
1+6
7
=
-
-
5
-
-
-
-
5
-
-
5
-
-
-
-
5
-
-
=
-
5
occurs
x
4
=
20
2+0
2
-
-
-
-
-
6
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
6
occurs
x
1
=
6
=
6
=
-
9
-
-
-
-
9
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
=
-
9
occurs
x
2
=
18
1+8
9
15
C
R
E
D
O
-
I
N
-
U
N
U
M
-
D
E
U
M
-
-
27
-
-
15
-
72
-
27
1+5
-
9
-
-
-
-
9
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
2+7
-
-
1+5
-
7+2
-
2+7
6
C
R
E
D
O
-
I
N
-
U
N
U
M
-
D
E
U
M
-
-
9
-
-
6
-
9
-
9
-
3
9
5
4
6
-
9
5
-
3
5
3
4
-
4
5
3
4
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
6
C
R
E
D
O
-
I
N
-
U
N
U
M
-
D
E
U
M
-
-
9
-
-
6
-
9
-
9

 

 

M
=
4
10
MUHAMMADUN
109
37
1
R
=
9
5
RASUL
71
17
8
A
=
1
5
ALLAH
34
16
7
-
-
14
20
Add to Reduce
214
70
16
-
-
1+4
2+0
Reduce to Deduce
2+1+4
7+0
1+6
-
-
5
2
Essence of Number
7
7
7
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
M
=
4
10
MUHAMMADUN
109
37
1
R
=
9
5
RASUL
71
17
8
-
-
13
15
Add to Reduce
180
54
9
-
-
1+3
1+5
Reduce to Deduce
1+8+0
5+4
-
-
-
4
6
Essence of Number
9
9
9

 

 

B
=
2
4
BOOK
43
16
7
K
=
2
5
KITAB
43
16
7

 

 

3
UMM
47
11
2
2
AL
13
4
4
5
KITAB
43
16
7
10
Add to Reduce
103
31
13
1+0
Reduce to Deduce
1+0+3
3+1
1+3
1
Essence of Number
4
4
4

 

 

-
AL ISLAM
-
-
-
2
AL
13
4
4
5
ISLAM
54
18
9
7
AL ISLAM
67
22
13
-
-
6+7
2+2
1+3
7
AL ISLAM
13
4
4
4
-
1+3
-
-
7
AL ISLAM
4
4
4

 

 

3
THE
33
15
6
5
GREAT
51
24
6
9
SUSTAINTER
126
36
9
17
First Total
210
75
21
1+7
Add to Reduce
2+1+0
7+5
2+1
8
Second Total
3
12
3
-
Reduce to Deduce
-
1+2
-
8
Essence of Number
3
3
3

 

 

-
9
S
U
S
T
A
I
N
E
R
-
-
-
-
-
--
-
-
-
-
-
-
1
-
1
-
-
9
5
-
-
+
=
16
1+6
=
7
=
7
-
7
-
-
19
-
19
-
-
9
14
-
-
+
=
61
6+1
=
7
=
7
-
7
-
9
S
U
S
T
A
I
N
E
R
-
-
-
-
-
--
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
3
-
2
1
-
-
5
9
+
=
20
2+0
=
2
=
2
-
2
-
-
-
21
-
20
1
-
-
5
18
+
=
65
6+5
=
11
1+1
2
-
2
-
9
S
U
S
T
A
I
N
E
R
-
-
-
-
-
--
-
-
-
-
-
-
19
21
19
20
1
9
14
5
18
+
=
126
1+2+6
=
9
=
9
-
9
-
-
1
3
1
2
1
9
5
5
9
+
=
36
3+6
=
9
=
9
-
9
-
9
S
U
S
T
A
I
N
E
R
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1
-
1
-
1
-
-
-
-
-
-
1
occurs
x
3
=
3
=
3
-
-
-
-
-
2
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
2
occurs
x
1
=
2
=
2
-
-
-
3
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
3
occurs
x
1
=
3
=
3
4
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
4
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
5
5
-
-
-
5
occurs
x
2
=
10
1+0
1
6
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
6
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
7
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
7
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
8
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
8
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
9
-
-
9
-
-
9
occurs
x
2
=
18
1+8
9
25
9
S
U
S
T
A
I
N
E
R
-
-
20
-
-
9
-
36
-
18
2+5
-
-
-
-
-
-
9
-
-
9
-
-
2+0
-
-
-
-
3+6
-
1+8
7
9
S
U
S
T
A
I
N
E
R
-
-
2
-
-
9
-
9
-
9

 

 

-
9
S
U
S
T
A
I
N
E
R
-
-
-
-
-
--
-
-
-
-
-
-
1
-
1
-
-
9
5
-
-
+
=
16
1+6
=
7
=
7
-
7
-
-
19
-
19
-
-
9
14
-
-
+
=
61
6+1
=
7
=
7
-
7
-
9
S
U
S
T
A
I
N
E
R
-
-
-
-
-
--
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
3
-
2
1
-
-
5
9
+
=
20
2+0
=
2
=
2
-
2
-
-
-
21
-
20
1
-
-
5
18
+
=
65
6+5
=
11
1+1
2
-
2
-
9
S
U
S
T
A
I
N
E
R
-
-
-
-
-
--
-
-
-
-
-
-
19
21
19
20
1
9
14
5
18
+
=
126
1+2+6
=
9
=
9
-
9
-
-
1
3
1
2
1
9
5
5
9
+
=
36
3+6
=
9
=
9
-
9
-
9
S
U
S
T
A
I
N
E
R
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1
-
1
-
1
-
-
-
-
-
-
1
occurs
x
3
=
3
=
3
-
-
-
-
-
2
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
2
occurs
x
1
=
2
=
2
-
-
-
3
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
3
occurs
x
1
=
3
=
3
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
5
5
-
-
-
5
occurs
x
2
=
10
1+0
1
-
-
-
-
-
-
9
-
-
9
-
-
9
occurs
x
2
=
18
1+8
9
25
9
S
U
S
T
A
I
N
E
R
-
-
20
-
-
9
-
36
-
18
2+5
-
-
-
-
-
-
9
-
-
9
-
-
2+0
-
-
-
-
3+6
-
1+8
7
9
S
U
S
T
A
I
N
E
R
-
-
2
-
-
9
-
9
-
9

 

 

10
PRIMORDIAL
115
61
7
6
NATURE
79
25
7
16
First Total
194
86
14
1+6
Add to Reduce
1+9+4
8+6
1+4
7
Second Total
14
14
5
-
Reduce to Deduce
1+4
1+4
-
7
Essence of Number
5
5
5

 

 

-
4
I
M
A
M
-
-
-
-
-
--
-
-
-
-
9
-
-
-
+
=
9
-
=
9
=
9
-
4
I
M
A
M
-
-
-
-
-
--
-
-
-
-
-
4
1
4
+
=
9
-
=
9
=
9
-
-
-
13
1
13
+
=
27
2+7
=
9
=
9
-
4
I
M
A
M
-
-
-
-
-
--
-
-
-
-
9
13
1
13
+
=
36
3+6
=
9
=
9
-
-
9
4
1
4
+
=
18
1+8
=
9
=
9
-
4
I
M
A
M
-
-
-
-
-
--
-
-
-
-
-
-
1
-
-
-
1
occurs
x
1
=
1
2
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
2
-
-
-
-
-
3
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
3
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
4
-
4
-
-
4
occurs
x
2
=
8
5
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
5
-
-
-
-
-
6
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
6
-
-
-
-
-
7
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
7
-
-
-
-
-
8
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
8
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
9
-
-
-
-
-
9
occurs
x
1
=
9
31
4
I
M
A
M
-
-
14
-
-
4
-
18
3+1
-
9
-
-
-
-
-
1+4
-
-
-
-
1+8
4
4
I
M
A
M
-
-
5
-
-
4
-
9
-
-
9
4
1
4
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
4
4
I
M
A
M
-
-
5
-
-
4
-
9

 

 

-
4
I
M
A
M
-
-
-
-
-
--
-
-
-
-
9
-
-
-
+
=
9
-
=
9
=
9
-
4
I
M
A
M
-
-
-
-
-
--
-
-
-
-
-
4
1
4
+
=
9
-
=
9
=
9
-
-
-
13
1
13
+
=
27
2+7
=
9
=
9
-
4
I
M
A
M
-
-
-
-
-
--
-
-
-
-
9
13
1
13
+
=
36
3+6
=
9
=
9
-
-
9
4
1
4
+
=
18
1+8
=
9
=
9
-
4
I
M
A
M
-
-
-
-
-
--
-
-
-
-
-
-
1
-
-
-
1
occurs
x
1
=
1
-
-
-
4
-
4
-
-
4
occurs
x
2
=
8
-
-
9
-
-
-
-
-
9
occurs
x
1
=
9
31
4
I
M
A
M
-
-
14
-
-
4
-
18
3+1
-
9
-
-
-
-
-
1+4
-
-
-
-
1+8
4
4
I
M
A
M
-
-
5
-
-
4
-
9
-
-
9
4
1
4
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
4
4
I
M
A
M
-
-
5
-
-
4
-
9

 

 

MOQTADA AL SADR

 

7
MOQTADA
71
26
8
2
AL
13
4
4
4
SADR
42
15
6
13
Add to Reduce
126
45
18
1+3
Reduce to Deduce
1+2+2
4+5
1+8
4
Essence of Number
9
9
9

 

MOQTADA AL SADR

 

3
MOQ
45
18
9
5
TADAA
27
9
9
4
LSAD
36
9
9
1
R
18
9
9
13
Add to Reduce
126
45
18
1+3
Reduce to Deduce
1+2+2
4+5
1+8
4
Essence of Number
9
9
9

 

 

-
SHIA
-
-
-
2
S+H
27
18
9
1
I
9
9
9
1
A
1
1
1
4
SHIA
37
28
19
-
-
3+7
2+8
1+9
4
SHIA
10
10
10
-
-
1+0
1+0
1+0
4
SHIA
1
1
1

 

 

-
ALI
-
-
-
2
A+L
13
4
4
1
I
9
9
9
3
ALI
22
13
13
-
-
2+2
1+3
1+3
3
ALI
4
4
4

 

 

-
SUNNAH
-
-
-
3
S+U+N
54
18
9
1
N
14
5
5
2
A+H
9
9
9
6
SUNNAH
77
32
23
-
-
7+7
3+2
2+3
6
SUNNAH
14
5
5
-
-
1+4
-
-
6
SUNNAH
5
5
5

 

 

-
SUNNI
-
-
-
3
S+U+N
54
18
9
1
N
14
5
5
1
I
9
9
9
5
SUNNI
77
32
23
-
-
7+7
3+2
2+3
5
SUNNI
14
5
5
-
-
1+4
-
-
5
SUNNI
5
5
5

 

 

-
IJMA
-
-
-
1
I
9
9
9
3
J+M+A
24
6
6
4
JIMA
33
15
15
-
-
3+3
1+5
1+5
4
JIMA
6
6
6

 

 

-
SHI'ITE
-
-
-
2
S+H
27
18
9
1
I
9
9
9
1
I
9
9
9
2
T+E
25
7
7
6
SHI'ITE
70
43
34
-
-
7+0
4+3
3+4
6
SHI'ITE
7
7
7

 

 

-
SUFI
-
-
-
1
S
19
10
1
2
U+F
27
9
9
1
I
9
9
9
4
SUFI
-
-
-
--
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
SUFIS
-
-
-
1
S
19
10
1
2
U+F
27
9
9
1
I
9
9
9
1
S
19
10
1
5
SUFIS
-
-
-
--
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
4
SUFI
55
19
1
5
SUFIS
74
20
2

 

 

-
SUFI
-
-
-
1
S
19
10
1
2
UF
27
9
9
1
I
9
9
9
4
SUFI
55
28
19
-
-
5+5
2+8
1+9
4
SUFI
10
10
10
-
-
1+0
1+0
1+0
7
SUFI
1
1
1

 

 

-
4
S
U
F
I
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1
-
-
9
+
=
10
1+0
=
1
-
1
-
-
19
-
-
9
+
=
28
2+8
=
10
1+0
1
-
4
S
U
F
I
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
3
6
-
+
=
9
-
=
9
-
9
-
-
-
21
6
-
+
=
27
2+7
=
9
-
9
-
4
S
U
F
I
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
19
21
6
9
+
=
55
5+5
=
10
1+0
1
-
-
1
3
6
9
+
=
19
1+9
=
10
1+0
1
-
4
S
U
F
I
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1
-
-
-
-
1
occurs
x
1
=
1
2
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
2
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
3
-
-
-
-
3
occurs
x
1
=
3
4
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
4
-
-
-
-
-
5
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
5
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
6
-
-
-
6
occurs
x
1
=
6
7
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
7
-
-
-
-
-
8
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
8
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
9
-
-
9
occurs
x
1
=
9
26
4
S
U
F
I
-
-
19
-
-
4
-
19
2+6
-
-
-
-
9
-
-
1+9
-
-
-
-
1+9
8
4
S
U
F
I
-
-
10
-
-
4
-
10
-
-
1
3
6
9
-
-
1+0
-
-
-
-
1+0
8
4
S
U
F
I
-
-
1
-
-
4
-
1

 

 

4
S
U
F
I
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1
-
-
9
+
=
10
1+0
=
1
-
1
-
19
-
-
9
+
=
28
2+8
=
10
1+0
1
4
S
U
F
I
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
3
6
-
+
=
9
-
=
9
-
9
-
-
21
6
-
+
=
27
2+7
=
9
-
9
4
S
U
F
I
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
19
21
6
9
+
=
55
5+5
=
10
1+0
1
-
1
3
6
9
+
=
19
1+9
=
10
1+0
1
4
S
U
F
I
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1
-
-
-
-
1
occurs
x
1
=
1
-
-
3
-
-
-
-
3
occurs
x
1
=
3
-
-
-
6
-
-
-
6
occurs
x
1
=
6
-
-
-
-
9
-
-
9
occurs
x
1
=
9
4
S
U
F
I
-
-
19
-
-
4
-
19
-
-
-
-
9
-
-
1+9
-
-
-
-
1+9
4
S
U
F
I
-
-
10
-
-
4
-
10
-
1
3
6
9
-
-
1+0
-
-
-
-
1+0
4
S
U
F
I
-
-
1
-
-
4
-
1

 

 

-
THE RAINBOW LIGHT
-
-
-
3
THE
33
15
6
7
RAINBOW
82
37
1
5
LIGHT
56
29
2
15
THE RAINBOW LIGHT
171
81
9
1+5
-
1+7+1
8+1
-
6
THE RAINBOW LIGHT
9
9
9

 

THIS IS THE SCENE OF THE SCENE UNSEEN

THE UNSEEN SEEN OF THE SCENE UNSEEN THIS IS THE SCENE

 

 

3
THE
33
15
6
4
MIND
40
22
4
2
OF
21
12
3
9
HUMANKIND
95
41
5
18
-
189
90
18
1+8
-
1+8+9
9+0
1+8
9
-
18
9
9
-
-
1+8
-
-
9
-
9
9
9

 

 

T
=
2
5
THERE
56
29
2
I
=
9
2
IS
28
19
1
N
=
5
2
NO
29
11
2
G
=
7
3
GOD
26
17
8
B
=
2
3
BUT
43
7
7
G
=
7
3
GOD
26
17
8
-
-
32
18
First Total
208
100
28
-
-
3+2 1+8
Add to Reduce
2+0+8
1+0+0
2+8
Q
-
5
9
Second Total
10
1
10
-
-
-
-
Reduce to Deduce
1+0
-
1+0
-
-
5
9
Essence of Number
1
1
1

 

 

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic Lunar calendar and the holiest of the four holy months. It begins with the sighting of the new moon after which ...www.ramadan.co.uk

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic Lunar calendar and the holiest of the four holy months. It begins with the sighting of the new moon after which all physically mature and healthy Muslims are obliged to abstain from all food, drink, gum chewing, any kind of tobacco use, and any kind of sexual contact between dawn and sunset. However, that is merely the physical component of the fast; the spiritual aspects of the fast include refraining from gossiping, lying, slandering and all traits of bad character. All obscene and irreligious sights and sounds are to be avoided. Purity of thought and action is paramount. Ordained in the Quran, the fast is an exacting act of deeply personal worship in which Muslims seek a raised level of God-consciousness. The act of fasting redirects the hearts away from worldly activities, towards The Divine.

The month of Ramadan is a time for spiritual reflection, prayer, doing good deeds and spending time with family and friends. The fasting is intended to help teach Muslims self-discipline, self-restraint and generosity. It also reminds them of the suffering of the poor, who may rarely get to eat well. It is common to have one meal (known as the Suhoor), just before sunrise and another (known as the Iftar), directly after sunset. This meal will commonly consist of dates, following the example of the Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon Him. Because Ramadan is a time to spend with friends and family, the fast will often be broken by different Muslim families coming together to share in an evening meal.

Ramadan derives from the Arabic root: ramida or ar-ramad, meaning scorching heat or dryness. Since Muslims are commanded to fast during the month of Ramadan, it is believed that the month's name may refer to the heat of thirst and hunger, or because fasting burns away one's past sins. Muslims believe that God began revealing the Qur'an to the Prophet Muhammad during Ramadan (in the year 610 C.E.). The Qur'an commands: "O ye who believe! Fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed to those before you, that ye may (learn) self-restraint...Ramadan is the (month) in which was sent down the Qur'an, as a guide to mankind, also clear (Signs) for guidance and judgment (between right and wrong). So every one of you who is present (at his home) during that month should spend it in fasting..." (Chapter 2, verses 183 and 185). Fasting during Ramadan did not become an obligation for Muslims until 624 C.E., at which point it became the third of the Five Pillars of Islam. The others are faith (Shahadah); prayer (Salah); charitable giving (Zakah); and the pilgrimage to Makkah (Hajj).

Another aspect of Ramadan is that it is believed that one of the last few odd-numbered nights of the month is the Laylat ul-Qadr, the "Night of Power" or "Night of Destiny." It is the holiest night of the holiest month; it is believed to be the night on which God first began revealing the Qur'an to the Prophet Muhammad through the angel Jibril (Gabriel). This is a time for especially fervent and devoted prayer, and the rewards and blessings associated with such are manifold. Muslims are told in the Qur'an that praying throughout this one night is better than a thousand months of prayer. No one knows exactly which night it is; it is one of God's mysteries. Additionally, Muslims are urged to read the entire Qur'an during the month of Ramadan, and its 114 chapters have been divided into 30 equal parts for this purpose.

When the first crescent of the new moon has been officially sighted by a reliable source, the month of Ramadan is declared over, and the month of Shawwal begins. The end of Ramadan is marked by a three-day period known as Eid ul-Fitr, the "Festival of Fast-breaking." It is a joyous time beginning with a special prayer, and accompanied by celebration, socializing, festive meals and sometimes very modest gift-giving, especially to children.

When Ramadan ends, Muslims give charity in a locally prescribed amount, calculated to feed one poor person in that region for one day. This is known as fitra, and is meant as another reminder of the suffering endured by many. Many Muslims also take this occasion to pay the annual alms which are due to the poor and needy, known as Zakah (2.5% of assets).

At the beginning of Ramadan, it is appropriate to wish Muslims "Ramadan Mubarak" which means "Blessed Ramadan." At its conclusion, you may say "Eid Mubarak.

Compiled from various sources and adapted by Jubril Alao. September 2004

 

 

A - R - A - B - I - C

1 - 9 - 1 - 2 - 9 - 3

R - I

9 - 9

A - A - B - C

1 - 1 - 2 - 3

1 - 9 - 1 - 2 - 9 - 3

A - R - A - B - I - C

 

Another aspect of Ramadan is that it is believed that one of the last few odd-numbered nights of the month is the Laylat ul-Qadr, the "Night of Power" or "Night of Destiny." It is the holiest night of the holiest month; it is believed to be the night on which God first began revealing the Qur'an to the Prophet Muhammad through the angel Jibril (Gabriel)

 

 

PATIENCE

I HAVE PATIENCE PATIENCE HAVE I

ALWAYS

 

 

-
GABRIEL
-
-
-
3
G+A+B
10
10
1
1
R
18
9
9
1
I
9
9
9
2
E+L
17
8
8
7
GABRIEL
54
36
27
-
-
5+4
3+6
2+7
3
GABRIEL
9
9
9

 

 

-
GABRIEL
-
-
-
2
G+A
8
8
8
5
B+R+I+E+L
46
28
1
7
GABRIEL
54
36
9
-
-
5+4
3+6
-
7
GABRIEL
9
9
9

 

 

-
GABRIEL
-
-
-
2
G+B
9
9
9
5
A+R+I+E+L
45
27
9
7
GABRIEL
54
36
18
-
-
5+4
3+6
1+8
7
GABRIEL
9
9
9

 

 

-
GABRIEL
-
-
-
2
GA
8
8
8
5
BRIEL
46
8
8
5
ARIEL
45
27
9
2
GB
9
9
9
-
-
-
-
-
-
GABRIEL
-
-
-

 

 

GABRIEL THE ANGEL THE ANGEL GABRIEL

GABRIEL

ANGEL

OF

THE ANGLE GABRIEL GABRIEL THE ANGLE

 

 

-
LAYLAT UL-QADR
-
-
-
6