Al-Muqatta'at (abbreviated letters) in Al-Qur'an

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Posted by Loren Henson on March 30, 1999 at 22:40:06:


In the Holy Qur'an at the beginning of certain suras, there are peculiar abbreviations like Alif Lam Mim, Alif Lam Ra, or single letters like Saad.

I have heard it said that certain of these Al-Muqatta'at when converted into numbers by ABJD reckoning, that you get important dates like the Declaration and or Birth of one or both of the Twin Manifestations. For example, Alif Lam Ra has the value of 231. Although this falls close to the date of the Twin Birth Days ( Bab 1235 A.H. Baha 1233 A.H.) add 1,000 to the above 231 you get 1231. Pretty close, but not enough to be miraculous.

Anyone know a lot more about this than I do?



P.S. if you have the answer would you send me an e-mail?

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