we have been sent unto you. (20, 23), Go thou unto Pharaoh! In verse 67, Moses asked his people to metaphorically forgo the practices of accumulating wealth by sacrificing a cow, which would symbolize the characteristics of Taurus; but in verse 68, the people of Moses contended to defend their practices by asking questions that were meant to examine Moses’ knowledge of the sign of Taurus. Who teacheth by the pen. (2, 67), They said: Pray for us unto thy Lord that He make clear to us what (cow) she is. Aquarius is opposite Leo, which is the sign ruled by the Sun, and therefore, Aquarius receives the least amount of light or minimal attention. Once together again with his father, he realized that his earliest dream had come to its realization. Others think the letters are evidence of the inherent mysteries in the Quran and can only be understood by Allah. Lo! Some Islamic scholars think there’s a secret message encoded in the letters, revolving around the number 19 (based on a verse that they think is connected to it). Leaving the Catholic church: Deconstructing my all-boys education, Trying to Find Grace Within Faith In Special Needs Motherhood, The Biggest Myth About Your Self-Esteem and the 7 Ways to Handle Criticisms, Mindfulness Evolved: Realize the Dream to Awaken Presently. The two litigants of verse 21, who had broken into the royal chamber, allegorically represent the signs of Aries and Libra. (19, 18), He said: I am only a messenger of thy Lord, that I may bestow on thee a faultless son. The verse 16 of the above passage indicates that this story is regarding the sign of Virgo at the time when it rises at the eastern horizon. But the Big Bang theory and the expanding of the universe is stated in the Al Quran. In the verse 18, Moses described his staff that was used by him as a tool for helping him in the struggles of life. It is saying that when people are asked to adopt a good behaviour whilst they are capable of it, they usually choose the wrong side. (12, 99), And he placed his parents on the dais and they fell down before him prostrate, and he said: O my father! The Quran and the Secular Mind: A Philosophy of Islam, by Shabbir Akhtar Apollo was known to be an oracular god, and as a patron of Delphi was responsible for the ‘Delphic Oracle’. Make me to die submissive (unto Thee), and join me to the righteous. The characteristics of Cancer corresponding to the letter ‘Sad’ are also present in the verses (7, 94–102), (7, 106–108), (7, 145–146), (7, 157), (7, 160), (38, 2), (38, 5), (38, 17–20), (38, 25–26), and (38, 30). A scholar of Quran, Mohammed Marmaduke Pickthall has written the following in his commentary on this chapter. Taken together, they make up exactly half of all letters in the Arabic alphabet, but spread out on the page they make literally no sense. he was a keeper of his promise, and he was a messenger (of Allah) a Prophet. it was a serpent, gliding. In truth we were outrageous. The adepts throughout ages often used encoded symbols and hieroglyphs in their communications to transmit the insights to posterity in order to guard them from self destructive human behaviours. Thy Lord saith: It is easy for Me. 100% 782 Views. Thy Lord hath placed a rivulet beneath thee. He cried: O my people! I propose in the ensuing discussions that these 12 characters appear in a definite order in the Quran which corresponds to the 12 astrological signs, and such that the features of prefixed signatures as astrological signs form the subject of discussion in the associated chapters. (68, 25), But when they saw it, they said: Lo! Lo! Lo! He is the Knower, the Wise. Their presence is not inconsistent with the character of the Quran as a ‘plain book’. Thou hast given me (something) of sovereignty and hast taught me (something) of the interpretation of events, Creator of the heavens and the earth! Imagine if we’d opened this article with “AQRFF KGEX” and then acted like you all knew what it meant and you’ll get some idea of the weirdness involved. (41, 20), And they say unto their skins: Why testify ye against us? Christie’s sold the most expensive Qur’an manuscript ever in June for £7m. Three men were arrested in May 2000 for trying to smuggle a stolen copy of the book out of Turkey. Never came there unto them a messenger but they did mock him! Furthermore, there is a relationship between the letters ‘Sad’ of Cancer, and ‘Ta’ of Capricorn; because the hieroglyph of letter ‘Sad’ seems like that of a snake with its head above the tail, whilst the hieroglyph of letter ‘Ta’ is that of a snake with its tail above the head. And (it will be) that We may make of him a revelation for mankind and a mercy from Us, and it is a thing ordained. Christian writers have at different times accused the founder of Islam of suffering from a stutter or even having 29 separate epileptic attacks while writing. Four chapters are named for their muqaṭṭaʿāt: Ṭā-Hā, Yā-Sīn, Ṣād and Qāf. The sign of Leo is ruled by the Sun, as the choice of the word ‘Ra’ here is interesting since it is also the name of the ancient Egyptian solar deity. Short of Allah himself dropping by to clear things up, it’s doubtful we’ll ever know for sure. We shall return it to its former state. In verse 69, the yellow colour of the cow was described because of it being the colour of the metal copper of Taurus. (19, 78), And how many a generation before them have We destroyed! Iron is one of the elements highlighted in the Qur’an. (2, 68), They said: Pray for us unto thy Lord that He make clear to us of what colour she is. Sagittarius is also keen to participate in the intellectual discoveries and philosophical endeavours. An example of such texts is the ‘Mystery Abbreviated Letters’ of the Quran, popularly known as the “Huroof-al-Muqattaat”. Also in the Quran, wherever letter ‘Ta’ appears, the mention of Moses and his affairs always follow. Once the head of this creature gets drugged, than the body can be compromised or paralyzed, and therefore those body parts act as witnesses against the head. In verses 42–43, the rigidity in human attitudes is severely rebuked. (19, 54), He enjoined upon his people worship and alms giving, and was acceptable in the sight of his Lord. On TV In Next 24 Hours On TV In Next 3 Days. Yet others think they’re simply poetic, a means for the author to show how divine truth can be assembled from the raw … The verse 30 indicates that formality and traditional attitudes among people (bondmen) stymie the human progress towards the higher goals. They Still Do and Now I’m 68. Download Video Screenshots. (19, 17), She said: Lo! It is saying here that when city people who were used to the traditional attitudes, had come across the anonymous individuals with significantly radical or revolutionary information, they rejected them on account of their cultural values, and formality based behaviours. Notwithstanding the immense complexity of living organisms in nature, the indefatigable human spirit of enquiry led to the comprehension of definite principles for satiating the need for clarity in their affairs; because out of all creatures, humans have always wanted to be the smartest by grasping the knowledge of everything, and thereby controlling the very gist of existence. (96, 1–5). (36, 77), And he hath coined for Us a similitude, and hath forgotten the fact of his creation, saying: Who will revive these bones when they have rotted away? (19, 26). (41, 21), Ye did not hide yourselves lest your ears and your eyes and your skins should testify against you, but ye deemed that Allah knew not much of what ye did. (19, 23), Then (one) cried unto her from below her, saying: Grieve not! (Moses) answered: Lo! But this interpretation raises several mysteries; chief among them why 29 chapters begin with a cascade of random letters. Before it crashed, the Sriwijaya Air plane lost contact at 14/40 WIB. In Quran, the story of Capricorn is stated in the following fashion. Alif, Lam, Ra @ Chapters 10, 11, 12, 14, 15. But still the attachment of people with their wealth was so strong that they contended for more clues, and so were answered with the explanation of the element Earth of Taurus in the verse 71. Also, the ability of Joseph to impart vision in darkness is described in the following verse. lest they plot a plot against thee. (68, 30), They said: Alas for us! Here, the Quran talks about the ideals to be found in good governments by citing the example of king David. Tell not thy brethren of thy vision. The Letter ‘Mim’ is used here to indicate the sign of Gemini in the Quranic chapters. In verses 77–79, the positive attributes of Scorpio as being a sign of rebirth and regeneration is emphasized. (19, 25), So eat and drink and be consoled. The verses 19–22 is an example of the self evident demonstration of the divine justice in nature. (68, 31). (41, 46). The character of Ishmael is a metaphor for Sagittarius in the Quran. Aquarius is the sign of an individual who finds himself free from cultural restrictions to express his uniqueness in the best possible way. (68, 24), They went betimes, strong in (this) purpose. It also explains that there is always more to the human lives than the mere materialistic tendencies, and those who fail to recognize the essential human values deserve due criticism. The Mystery Abbreviated Letters (Huroof-al-Muqattaat). this my brother hath ninety and nine ewes while I had one ewe; and he said: Entrust it to me, and he conquered me in speech. The verse 22 states that the king David (Cancer) got afraid of the litigants (Aries and Libra), because those two signs were making a square angle to him. (19, 24), And shake the trunk of the palm tree toward thee, thou wilt cause ripe dates to fall upon thee. The most prominent Muslim scholar on the interpretation of the Quran, Allama Abdullah Yusuf Ali, had explained about these abbreviated letters in his commentary that. This she repeated seven times before getting back to Ishmael, thereby she found that a spring had broken forth from the place where the crying baby kicked the sand with his feet. It is the source of all true art and science.” —, The Cruel Experiments To Find The Original Human Language, Parvez Khan: Disjointed Letters in the Quran, Glorious World of Islamic Toilet Etiquette, The Muslim Who Helped End Islam’s Golden Age, Saddam Hussein Had A Qu’ran Written In His Own Blood, The Difference Between Sunni And Shiite Muslims, Some People Can Be Trained To See Letters As Colors. So they sacrificed her, though almost they did not. Createth man from a clot. These masses than act as a mammoth creature (a state) with its own currency (blood), and social structure (body). Mysteries of the Quran cannot be explained in short. There are definite evidences of esoteric teachings in the texts of Quran, and despite of it being studied through a millennium, many of those teachings still evade proper explanation. Looking for our newsletter? Here, Quran explains the good attributes of Pisces by stating a story of the anti-Pisces behaviours. (38, 23), (David) said : He hath wronged thee in demanding thine ewe in addition to his ewes, and lo! Dr. Shabir Ally shares with us some miraculous aspects of the Quran's chapter numbering. Reset. Lo! Female Hyenas Have A Larger Penis Than Males Do, The Elizabethan Theatres That Kidnapped Their Child Actors. Others think the letters are evidence of the inherent mysteries in the Quran and can only be understood by Allah. In verse 24, David (Cancer) used his royal authority to admonish Aries with regards to his behaviour, and also recognized the importance of the responsible use of power from this episode. Lo! (19, 76), Hast thou seen him who disbelieveth in Our revelations and saith: Assuredly I shall be given wealth and children! Thus, Sagittarius characteristics include exploration of the universe by travelling to exotic areas, and experiencing novelty in lifestyles. Ernest Renan famously declared that "Islam was born, not amid the mystery which cradles the origins of other religions, but rather in the full light of history"-- an empire ruling in the name of the religion of Islam and whose expansion was fuelled by religious fervor, and which presided over the compilation, editing, approving and distributing of the holy book of that religion (the Quran). (36, 20), Follow those who ask of you no fee, and who are rightly guided. we have tried them as We tried the owners of the garden when they vowed they would pluck its fruit next morning. It will take thousands of pages. Astrologically, Scorpio on the one hand deals with the extreme human behaviours such as sex, subversion, death, and destruction; whilst on the other hand it embodies the principles of regeneration, rejuvenation, reproduction, and a sanguine existence. The Mystery Behind the Dark Crocodile Hole Do you still remember the dark events of 1965, six generals of the Indonesian Army and one officer were victims of the cruelty of this incident which was carried out by an organization called the PKI. And hath the story of the litigants come unto thee? And if thou meetest any mortal, say: Lo! (68, 49), But his Lord chose him and placed him among the righteous. Also, in the verse 56 ‘high station’ should represent the higher consciousness, which is the very emblem of Sagittarius. Ha, Mim @ Chapters 40, 41, 43, 44, 45, 46. (20, 24). It said that the cow was unyoked, meaning Taurus to be a sign of spring season; it did not labour on earth because the earth was already fertile; and without mark meant that it was a fixed sign that could not be influenced by the changing patterns of the seasons. (38, 22), Lo! (41, 22). (36, 30). (the mountains) Al-Safa and Al-Marwah are among the indications of Allah. The astrological Sign of Cancer corresponds to the letter ‘Sad’ in the Quran. Teacheth man that which he knew not. The mystery of the fall of the Sriwijaya Air plane on the Jakarta-Pontianak route with flight code SJY 182 (SJ182), Saturday (9/1/2021) is still in the spotlight. The sign is also allegorically mentioned in the verses (36, 47), (36, 36–40), (36, 51–52), and (36, 66–68). (68, 26), The best among them said: Said I not unto you: Why glorify ye not (Allah)? In the ancient Egypt, the straight cobra was known as ‘Uraeus’, and it used to symbolize the sovereignty, royalty, and divine authority. Allah knoweth, ye know not.” (2, 216). we are in error! But not everyone in the family of human race were either talented or heroic enough to be raised at the level of consciousness that those creative agencies of cosmos acted with, and hence their languages got divided into ‘exoteric’ and ‘esoteric’ expressions or terminologies. The letter ‘Alif’ appears as a prefix in the beginning of the second chapter of the Quran, and therefore, it is the first letter of the Quranic sequence. (19, 22), And the pangs of childbirth drove her unto the trunk of the palm tree. Symbolically, these verses are saying that Moses was the true lunar royalty (Cancer), but due to his lack of self realization, Pharaoh had taken over the government, and was acting like a tyrant because of his undeserved status. Commentary on Quran by Allama Abdullah Yusuf Ali). Although nobody takes these theories seriously anymore, debunking them still leaves the central mystery of why a “perfect” text would start with an unreadable mess. In other words, these abbreviated prefixes summarize the chapters themselves, and letters in the order of appearance in Quran represent the 12 astrological signs. Even in Judeo-Christian traditions, Ishmael son of Abraham is described as an ‘archer’ or ‘hunter’, which symbolically befits the sign of Sagittarius. 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