WHAT IS THE QUR'AN? How is it defined? Edit


THE QUR'AN is the pre-eternal translator of the mighty Book of the Universe;

the post-eternal interpreter of the various tongues reciting the verses of creation;

the commentator of the book of the Worlds of the Seen and the Unseen;

the revealer of the treasuries of the Divine Names hidden in the heavens and on the earth;

the key to the truths concealed beneath the lines of events;

the tongue of the Unseen World in the Manifest World;

the treasury of the post-eternal favours of the Most Merciful and of the pre-eternal addresses of the Most Holy, which come from the World of the Unseen beyond the veil of this Manifest World;

it is the sun, foundation, and plan of the spiritual world of Islam;

the sacred map of the worlds of the hereafter;

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;

the light and water of Islam, the macro-anthropos;

the true wisdom of mankind;

and the true guide and leader urging humanity to prosperity and happiness;

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 all mankind;

it is a revealed scripture resembling a sacred library which offers 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 depicts it.