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.

Author: Vorisar Nijora
Country: Vietnam
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Environment
Published (Last): 3 December 2016
Pages: 269
PDF File Size: 15.71 Mb
ePub File Size: 4.22 Mb
ISBN: 236-5-19657-222-5
Downloads: 25776
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Jujas

Al-Jafr was one of the sources and origins of knowledge acquired by the 12 Imams and the sixth Imam of Shia Islam, Imam Ja’far al-Sadiq took pride in having possession of al-Jafr, that comprised the hidden knowledge of Muhammad.

Al jafr – Wikipedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The material of al-Jafr is parchment for writing jxfr 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. Back to top Print this page. The following are hadith evidences of the existence of al-Jafr:. Simply, because they help personalise our services for you, by reducing necessary clicks showing only what you want offering only tailored advertising helping us to finance a hafr quality free-of-charge precision weather service.

Low clouds and fog are difficult to distinguish from ground temperatures and might therefore be inaccurate. All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from September Schafer, Pacing the Void: Privacy Policy Add Comment.


Ali the Magnificent, Compiled by Yousef N. Satellite cloud cover past 2 hours. The Imams also learned the science of Huruf letters of the alphabet from al-Jafr and used this science to derive facts and rulings from al-Jafr. Lightning data provided by nowcast.

Encyclopædia Iranica

Muhammad Ali Fatimah Hasan Hussein. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. For other uses, see Al-Jafr disambiguation. Austin, The Sufis of AndalusiaLondon, The later Imams were jqfr to refer at times to the sacred and secret book of al-Jafr, which jagr left in their keeping by Ali and belief in the existence of al-Jafr with the Imams was firm, according to the Shia.

Al-Jafr (book)

Franz Rosenthal as The Muqaddimah: TAGS divination jafr letter magic science of letters. The latter ultimately reflects the dialectic teachings of the Gathas q. Kathryn Babayan, Mystics, Monarchs and Messiah: Louis Massignon, Essai sur les origines du lexique technique de la mystique musulmanetr.

In addition see Futuhat, v. Sections in this entry JAFR.

Al-Jafr is a mystical Shia holy book [1] [2] compiled, according to Shia belief, by Ali and inherited aal him from Muhammad. Archived from the original on Recognition of the Holy Imams in the Light of Traditions: Elmore, Islamic Sainthood in the Fullness of Time: Ql cosmic-hierarchical Table encodes two significant numbers. In Zoroastrianismii. On a metaphysical cosmic scale, letters are assigned an ontological status of active creative constituents for the Greco-Roman tradition of this concept, cf.

Pierre Lory, La science des lettres en IslamParis, An Introduction to History3 vols. Our 5-day meteogram for Al Jafr offers all weather information in 3 simple graphs:. Wind streamlines are animated on top of a wind speed or temperature map. Not all of the alpha-numerical cosmic hierarchies adhere to the strict sequence or number of the Arabic alphabet. High clouds and clouds with vertical development are displayed in white, low clouds and fog in grey.


The total number of levels is If you enter several tags, separate with commas. This square encodes multiple hidden correlations to the alphabet, to arithmetic series and geometric figures, and to other patterns. The prefix “al” means “the”. Nouvel essai sur le lexique technique des mystiques MusulmansBeirut, a Thereby the sacred texts become accessible for exegesis by establishing the correspondence of the macro-cosmic and micro-cosmic hierarchies with the alpha-numerical hierarchies e.

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.

Jafr, while representing a long indigenous Islamic intellectual and cognitive endeavor focused on the prophetic jfar, continues and develops the gnostic-mystical theory, or technique, of Hellenistic Neo-Pythagorean and Neo-Platonic cosmological letter and number speculations for these, including Jewish traditions, see Dornseiff, pp. The emanated cosmos is perceived as a hierarchical, multi-level dynamic matrix, each level of which is coded by a distinct letter of the Arabic alphabet.

Browne, A Literary History of Persia4 vols. A General Introduction to Persian Literatureforthcoming.