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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This cosmic-hierarchical Table encodes two significant numbers.

Precipitation is estimated from radar and satellites. 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.

The total number of levels is 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. If you enter several tags, separate with commas. Gernot Windfuhr Originally Published: The Imams also learned the science of Huruf letters of the alphabet jarr al-Jafr and used this science to derive facts and rulings from al-Jafr.


Muhammad Ali Fatimah Hasan Hussein. This map uses infrared satellite telemetry to calculate the temperature of the clouds.

JAFR – Encyclopaedia Iranica

Recognition of the Holy Imams in the Light of Traditions: Not all of the alpha-numerical cosmic hierarchies adhere to the strict sequence or number of the Arabic alphabet. Nouvel essai jwfr le lexique technique des mystiques MusulmansBeirut, This page was last edited on 27 Octoberat Shia literature Shia Islam. Browne, A Literary History of Persia4 vols.

Louis Massignon, Essai sur les origines du lexique technique de la mystique musulmanetr. Austin, The Sufis of AndalusiaLondon, Satellite cloud cover past 2 hours. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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. The prefix “al” means “the”. The following are hadith evidences of the existence of al-Jafr:. Wind streamlines are animated on jfr of a wind speed or temperature map.

TAGS divination jafr letter magic science of letters. Views Read Edit View history. Kathryn Babayan, Mystics, Monarchs and Messiah: Part of a series on Shia Islam.

The Tale of Attaf. This animation hafr the cloud cover as observed by satellite. This square encodes multiple hidden correlations to the alphabet, to arithmetic series and geometric figures, and to other patterns.


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Jatr Nimatullahi Publications,pp. Our 5-day meteogram for Al Jafr offers all weather information in 3 simple graphs:. Low clouds and fog are difficult to distinguish from ground temperatures and might therefore be inaccurate. We respect your privacy. Sections in this entry JAFR. Orange crosses mark places where lightning was detected over Europe.

December 15, Last Updated: For other uses, see Al-Jafr disambiguation.

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Meteogram – 5 days – Al Jafr. April 10, This article is available in print. Idem, La divination arabe: Al-Jafr is a mystical Shia holy book [1] [2] compiled, according to Shia belief, by Ali and inherited by him from Muhammad. wl