The Letter: ق

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Reading Time: 2 minutes WaistamiAA yawma yunadi almunadimin makanin qareebin Yawma yasmaAAoona alssayhatabialhaqqi thalika yawmu alkhurooji And listen for the Day when the Caller will call out from a place quite near. The Day when they will hear a (mighty) Blast in Truth: That will be the Day of Resurrection. surah 50:41-43 Qaf Abdullah Yusuf Ali, The Holy Qur’n, Amana Corporation, 1989. “Declare to all the nations now that I am the Holy Ghost (Ruh of Allah) and I have come for this … Read More

The Letter: ص

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Reading Time: 1 minute Secrets within Secrets   As is widely known, there are four levels of Scriptural interpretation – pshat, remez, derush, and sod. The following teaching regarding these four levels has been passed down to us by the Chassidim, the pious ones, of an earlier generation in the name of the Tzemach Tzedek:   “Each of the four levels of interpretation incorporates all of the other levels.   Within the level of sod, for example, there is the pshat within … Read More

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