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IBTIDANAMA of SULTAN WALAD (K.S)
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BY THE NAME OF ALLAH (God), THE MOST GRACIOUS, MOST MERCIFUL
WE ASK FOR HELP FROM ONLY HIM
Haqq (The Truth) [1] Almighty is more evident than all the creatures, and all the beings, and the most hidden because it is extremely evident. He is hidden because of manifesting so much. Because whether it is a human being or another creature, it is possible for it to be known by its attributes/qualities. For instance, when you see the face of a man, if they ask you who that is, you say I don’t know him, but if you speak with him, go with him, after you saw his works and heard his words, having known his morals (akhlaq) and witnessed his skills, “I know him very well” you say. But the things which you have seen from him and accepted as a reason of this knowing, are not his forms in reality, but his featureless spiritual meaning (ma’na: see number [7] below). Now, a man’s morals (akhlaq) that belong to his spiritual meaning (ma’na), have appeared a little, then how come while the whole of creation are the acts (af’al), states (ahwal) and signs/works (asar) of the Truth (Haqq), He (God) remains hidden? Read the rest of this entry »