The first mention of the book is associated with the sixth imam, Jafar al-Sadiq. In Sunni lore, the book is named Kitab al-mughaybat (The book of hidden things). For Jafr proper, the major tool is the science of letters, ʿelm al-ḥoruf, based on the numerical values of the twenty-eight letters of the Arabic. Our 5-day meteogram for Al Jafr offers all weather information in 3 simple graphs: Temperature chart with weather pictograms. The time from sunrise to sunset is.

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Al-Jafr was one of the sources and origins of knowledge acquired by the 12 Imams and the sixth Imam of Shia Islam, Imam Ja’far al-Sadiq took pride in having possession of al-Jafr, that comprised the hidden knowledge of Muhammad.

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Schafer, Pacing the Void: Sections in this jar JAFR. Wind streamlines are animated on top of a wind speed or temperature map. Nouvel essai sur le lexique technique des mystiques MusulmansBeirut, Retrieved from ” https: TAGS divination jafr letter magic science of letters.

Recognition of the Holy Imams A. If you enter several tags, separate with commas. For other uses, see Al-Jafr disambiguation.

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The Tale of Attaf. Privacy Policy Add Comment. Shia literature Shia Islam. There has been a continuous line of mystic and gnostic movements and prominent individuals engaged in certain or most aspects of jafg speculations and jafr.


Similar to cabbalistic gematria in Jewish tradition, the quasi-alchemical divinatory techniques to find hidden dates and connections involve two distinct aspects of letters, numerical and non-numerical.

A General Introduction to Persian Literatureforthcoming. The material of al-Jafr is parchment for writing made from animals’ skin [2] [13] for which the word “Jafr” can variously mean; numerical symbolism, science of numbers, numerical symbolism of letters, numerologyscience of letters, alphabetical symbolism or divination.

Not all of the alpha-numerical cosmic hierarchies adhere to the strict sequence or number of the Arabic alphabet. This map uses infrared satellite telemetry to calculate the temperature of the clouds. We respect your privacy.

Lightning data provided by nowcast. This cosmic-hierarchical Table encodes two significant numbers. The total number of levels is This square encodes multiple hidden correlations to the alphabet, to arithmetic series and geometric figures, and to other patterns.

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Orange crosses mark places where lightning was detected over Europe. The latter ultimately reflects the dialectic teachings of the Gathas q. Idem, La divination arabe: Meteogram – 5 days – Al Jafr. The following are hadith evidences of the existence of al-Jafr:. Click on jfar full-screen button to get a bigger view with more options. Browne, A Literary History of Persia4 vols. Recognition of the Holy Imams in the Light aal Traditions: Muhammad Ali Fatimah Hasan Hussein.

Al-Jafr is a mystical Shia holy book [1] [2] compiled, according to Shia belief, by Ali and inherited by him from Muhammad. Thereby the sacred texts become accessible for exegesis by establishing the correspondence of the jagr and micro-cosmic hierarchies with the alpha-numerical hierarchies e.

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April 10, This article is available in print. Kathryn Babayan, Mystics, Monarchs and Messiah: The prefix “al” means “the”. An Introduction to History3 vols. Topic select a topic In doing so, the mystic adepts, illustrious or not, used the same techniques by which names and dates are encoded into pleasing phrases jarf verse in the Islamic art of riddling, jatr as they produced their own logograms and chronograms in their poetry and writings.


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The Imams also learned the science of Huruf letters of the alphabet from al-Jafr and used this science to derive facts and rulings from al-Jafr. Part of a series on Shia Islam. December 15, Last Updated: Ali the Magnificent, Compiled a Yousef N. Louis Massignon, Jxfr sur les origines du lexique technique de la mystique musulmanetr. The later Imams were accustomed to refer at times to the sacred and secret book of al-Jafr, which was left in their keeping by Ali and belief in the existence of al-Jafr with the Imams was firm, according to the Shia.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The emanated cosmos is perceived as a hierarchical, multi-level dynamic matrix, each level of which is coded by a distinct letter of the Arabic alphabet.

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Al-Jafr was handed down among the Imams and the Shia believe it is currently in the possession of the “hidden” Imam Muhammad al-Mahdi.

Precipitation is estimated from jaff and satellites.