Creation without Beginning or End

Sep 2010
4,521
Earth
#1
This following quote is I think quite an amazing revelation of the Creation of God;

Shouldest thou ponder this in thine heart, thou wouldst realize that His handiwork knoweth neither beginning nor end. The domain of His decree is too vast for the tongue of mortals to describe, or for the bird of the human mind to traverse; and the dispensations of His providence are too mysterious for the mind of man to comprehend. His creation no end hath overtaken, and it hath ever existed from the “Beginning that hath no beginning”; and the Manifestations of His Beauty no beginning hath beheld, and they will continue to the “End that knoweth no end.” Ponder this utterance in thine heart, and reflect how it is applicable unto all these holy Souls.

Likewise, strive thou to comprehend the meaning of the melody of that eternal beauty, Ḥusayn, son of ‘Alí, who, addressing Salmán, spoke words such as these: “I was with a thousand Adams, the interval between each and the next Adam was fifty thousand years, and to each one of these I declared the Successorship conferred upon my father.” He then recounteth certain details, until he saith: “I have fought one thousand battles in the path of God, the least and most insignificant of which was like the battle of Khaybar, in which battle my father fought and contended against the infidels.” Endeavour now to apprehend from these two traditions the mysteries of “end,” “return,” and “creation without beginning or end.”


It would thus hint that there has been at least 1000 x 50,000 year Religious cycles, and not restricted to this, It is right when it says we just can not comprehend This!

Regards Tony
 
Oct 2011
4,213
Quilimari,Chile
#2
What little we mortal beings understand.


Say: God sufficeth unto me; He is the One Who holdeth in His grasp the kingdom of all things. 135 Through the power of His hosts of heaven and earth and whatever lieth between them, He protecteth whomsoever among His servants He willeth. God, in truth, keepeth watch over all things.


Immeasurably exalted art Thou, O Lord! Protect us from what lieth in front of us and behind us, above our heads, on our right, on our left, below our feet and every other side to which we are exposed. Verily, Thy protection over all things is unfailing. 1

—The Báb


1. The original of this prayer for protection is written in the Báb’s own hand, in the form of a pentacle.
 
Sep 2010
4,521
Earth
#3
What little we mortal beings understand.


Say: God sufficeth unto me; He is the One Who holdeth in His grasp the kingdom of all things. 135 Through the power of His hosts of heaven and earth and whatever lieth between them, He protecteth whomsoever among His servants He willeth. God, in truth, keepeth watch over all things.


Immeasurably exalted art Thou, O Lord! Protect us from what lieth in front of us and behind us, above our heads, on our right, on our left, below our feet and every other side to which we are exposed. Verily, Thy protection over all things is unfailing. 1

—The Báb


1. The original of this prayer for protection is written in the Báb’s own hand, in the form of a pentacle.
Yes Bill what little we know and this from an amazing Tablet.of Abdul'baha, the Tablet of the Universe;

"Consider the following well-known tradition and examine its meanings indicative of the vastness of the cosmos and its awesome limitless expanse: 'God, exalted be He, fashioned one hundred thousand, thousand lamps and suspended the Throne, the earth, the heavens and whatsoever is between them, even Heaven and Hell -- all of these in a single lamp. And only God knows what is in the rest of the lamps.' The fact that philosophers and sages have posited limits and restrictions for such matters is to be explained by the limitations of people/s minds and perceptions and the blindness of the followers of allusions, whose natures and intellects have been rendered dull and inanimate by the interposition of many veils.

Hope all is well Regards Tony
 
Aug 2012
106
anchorage, ak
#5
however:

"Be anxiously concerned with the needs of the age ye live in, and center your deliberations on its exigencies and requirements." ~ Bahá’u’lláh
 

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