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Baitul Khyal Satado Posts: Gems from Pir Hasan Kabirdin's Moti Venti and
NOOR Mowlana Murtaza Ali (a.s.)'s Nahjul Balagha
(Morning Project: August 19 to 25, 2005)

Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim
In the name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful.

Ya Ali Madad! This post for the first day of Baitul Khayal Satado has two gems of knowledge: a verse from Moti Venti and a saying of NOOR Mowlana Murtaza Ali (a.s.).

Part 1: Teaching of Pir Hasan Kabirdin
Let us begin with the first verse of Pir Hasan Kabirdin's Moti Venti which describes the origin of our soul and its relationship to its creator.

Eji Âdam âd niri(n)jan
nargun âpê arup
asal amârâ sâmi tamê
judâ padiyâ thai rup

mahêr karo morâ sâ(n)hiyâ
abarâ sharan tamâri
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0 Lord, In the beginning, You were Unseen (Niranjan),
Attributeless (Nargun) and Formless (Arup).
0 Master, from Thee alone is my origin.
By taking a physical form, I have been separated from Thee.

Have mercy on me, my Lord.
I am helpless and dependent on you.

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If you have the time, please follow this link to see the text and the literal translation of verses 1-7 & 50. These verses of supplication soften and heal the soul, and prepare it for enlightenment.

Part 2: Saying of NOOR Mowlana Murtaza Ali (a.s.)
Allah teaches us about our origin through the following Qur'anic Ayat "'Innaa lillaahi wa- 'innaaa 'ilayhi raaji-'uunn" (Lo! we are Allah's and lo! unto Him we are returning) (Surah 2, Ayat 156)1. This verse also affirms that we are Allah's creations and to Him is our return as described by NOOR Mowlana Murtaza Ali (a.s.)2:

"Hazrat heard somebody repeating the passage of the Holy Quran "We belong to God and our return is towards Him", Hazrat said, "How true it is. Our saying that we belong to God indicates we accept Him as our Master, Owner and Lord. And when we say our return is towards God indicates that we accept our mortality.""
 
2Sayings of Hazrat Ali: No.99, p.282. Nahjul Balagha: Sermons, letters and saying of Hazrat Ali

May the barakat of attaining these gems inspire you to practice Ibadat (bandagi) regularly at the prescribed time. Ameen.

Haizinda — Qayampaya
(Our Present Imam is Living and His NOOR is Eternal)

Peace, light, barakat, tayid, and a 'golden' didar,
Noorallah Juma
August 19, 2005

End Notes

  1. Pickthall, M. M. The Meaning of the Glorious Koran, p.46.
  2. Jafery, Syed Mohammed Askari. Nahjul Balagha: Sermons, letters and saying of Hazrat Ali, Sayings of Hazrat Ali: No.99, p.282.

References

  1. Jafery, Syed Mohammed Askari. Nahjul Balagha: Sermons, letters and saying of Hazrat Ali, Tahrike Tarsile Quran, New York, 1981.
  2. Pickthall, M. M. The Meaning of the Glorious Koran. The New American Library, 12th. Edition.

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