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Lesson # 920 - The mountain was crashed down due to God’s Glory
Lesson # 920 from the Noble Quran
The mountain was crashed down due to God’s Glory
Surah ‘A’-RAAF(The Heights) – Chapter – 7)
Stage – 2, Verse – 143b of 206, Section – 17 of
24 (Part - 9)
In the name ofAllah, the Beneficent, the
And when his Lord revealed (His) glory to the mountain He
sent it crashing down; and Moses fell down senseless. Then when he woke he
said: Glory unto Thee! I turn unto Thee repentant, and I am the first of (true)
Tajallaa – (was
revealed, appeared), it is a past tense and the origin of this word is tajallii, which has been derived from Jalwah. Jalwah means “Clear appearance”.
Tajallii means “to become public or
manifest, to be revealed, to appear”.
Sa-‘iqaa – (senseless),
it is an adjective, which has been derived from sa-‘aqun. Sa-‘aqun means “senselessness, stupefaction, sub-consciousness”.
Sa-‘iqun means that individual; who
has lost his conscious.
interest to see Allah Almighty, Prophet Moses (peace be upon Him) requested to
Him: Show me Thy Self with my existing eyes. God Almighty replied: It is not possible
that any human eye may see to Me. Not only the eye of human body, even any
material thing of the world cannot afford My Splendor. Concerning to it, for
your satisfaction, I say to you to look unto the mountain. I shall put a little
reflection of the Light on it, if it endured, then you will be able to see Me.
commanded that for assuring Moses (peace be upon Him) that none can see Allah
Almighty openly in the world, He (God Almighty) put a little splendor on the mountain.
That part of the mountain; upon which, a little Brightness was sent, it crashed
down to the ground level as dust particles. Moses (peace be upon Him) could not
bear this scene and fell down senseless.
time, when Prophet Moses (peace be upon Him) woke, He accepted: Truly O Lord!
Thou art not resembling of any creature. Therefore, these eyes cannot see Thee.
Thou art pure from those things, to which these eyes perceive. I am present in
Thy Court being abashed on my application and I am the first individual; who
has attained fully this faith practically that really, it is not possible to
see Thee in this world. It needs such power and vision, which may see the colorless
and unconditional reality. Thou art pure from the color and physical
conditions. Therefore these outward eyes are entirely helpless here. Conducts of
the glory of Allah Almighty are endless.
Body of the
things depends somehow on its luster but its innate brightness is hidden in any
veil. Outside of the veil, its signs manifest. Some of those signs can be seen
also by the human eye.
Prophet Moses (peace
be upon Him) desired to view the innate Brightness unveiled, otherwise; first
of all, when He (peace be upon Him) was appointed as a Prophet, He had seen the
glory in the veil of “the Fire on a tree”. The experience of that time assured
Him (peace be upon Him) fully that the veil is incumbent for the innate splendor
in the world, so He (peace be upon Him) repented being ashamed due to His own
Holy Qur’an in Roman Script & Translated from
Arabic to English by Marmaduke Pickthall,
Published by PaakCompany,
17-Urdu Bazaar, Lahore, Lesson collected from Dars e Qur’aan published By Idara Islaah wa Tableegh, Lahore (translated Urdu to
English by Muhammad Sharif)