WHAT IS Q U R'A N ? ...
...HOW IS DEFINED ?.
WHAT IS THE QUR'AN ?
HOW IS THE QUR'AN DEFINED?
is the pre-eternal translator of the mighty Book
of the Universe,
and the post-eternal interpreter
of the various tongues reciting the verses of
and the commentator of the book of the Worlds of the Seen and the Unseen,
revealer of the treasuries of the Divine Names hidden in the heavens and on the earth,
and the key to the truths concealed beneath the lines of
and the tongue of the Unseen World in the
Manifest World, and the treasury of the
post-eternal favor of Divine Mercy and of the
pre-eternal addresses of Divine Glory, which come from the World of the Unseen beyond the veil of
this Manifest World;
it is the sun, foundation,
and plan of the immaterial world of Islam,
the sacred map of the worlds of the hereafter,
and the expounding word, lucid exposition,
decisive proof, and clear interpreter of the Divine Essence, Attributes, Names, and functions;
it is the instructor of the world of humanity,
and the light and water of Islam
macroanthropos, and the true wisdom of mankind,
and the true guide and leader urging humanity to
prosperity and happiness,
and it is a both a book of law,
and a book of prayer,
and a book of wisdom,
and a book of worship,
and a book of command and summons,
and a book of invocation,
and a book of thought,
And a unique,
comprehensive Sacred Book, comprising many books,to which recourse may be had for all the needs of
And it is a Revealed Scripture like
a sacred library offering treatises suitable for
all the various ways and different paths of the
all the saints and the veracious ones and the wise and the learned, which is appropriate for the illuminations of each way and enlightens it,
and is suitable for the course of each path and
since THE QUR`AN has come from
the Sublime Throne, and the Greatest Name,
from the highest degree of each Name,
it is Allah`s
Word in regard to the Sustainer of All The
And it is Allah`s decree through the title
of Allah of All Beings.
And it is an address in the name of the Creator of the Heavens and the Earth.
And it is a conversation in respect of Absolute Dominicality.
And it is a pre-eternal discourse on account of universal Divine Sovereignty.
And it is a notebook of the favors of the Most
Merciful One in regard to all- embracing,
all-encompassing Divine Mercy.
And it is a
collection of ad- dresses at the start of which are certain ciphers in respect of the tremendous-
ness of Divine Majesty.
And through its descent from the comprehensive- ness of the Greatest Name, it is a Sacred Book full of wisdom which
looks to and inspects all sides of the Sublime
Throne. It is because of this mystery
that with complete fitness the title of The Word
of Allah has been given to the Qur`an, and is
After the Qurtan comes the level of
the Books and Scriptures of the other prophets.
But the other innumerable Divine Words are each
in the form of inspiration made manifest through
a special regard, a partial title, a particular
manifestation, a particular Name, a special
Dominicality, a particular sovereignty, a special
Mercy. The inspirations of the angels and man and
the animals vary greatly with regard to
universality and particularity.
is a Revealed Scripture which comprises in
summary the Books of al1 the prophets,
times were al1 different the writings of all the saints, whose paths are all different,
and the works of all the purified scholars, whose ways
are all different. Its six aspects are
all brilliant and refined of the darkness of doubts and scepticism; its point of support is certain
heavenly revelation and the pre-eternal Word; its
aim and goal is self-evidently eternal happiness;
its inner aspect is clearly pure guidance; its upper aspect is necessarily the lights of belief;
its lower aspect is undeniably evidence and
proof; its right aspect is evidently the surrender of the heart and conscience;
aspect is manifestly the subjugation of the reason and intellect;
its fruit is indisputably
the Mercy of the Most Merciful One and the realm
and its rank and desirability are assuredly accepted by the angels and man and the jinn.
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