word at the beginning of the bottom line of pages correspond to each other in patterns. So too do eighty instances of the name at the end of the bottom line look to each other in the same way. And again fifty-five instances of the word Allah right in the centre of the bottom line fall one on top of the other, uniting as though to make a single instance of the name. At the start of the last line a single and sometimes three-letter word numbers, with gaps, twenty-five, thus when added to the coinciding fifty-five at the middle of the lines, makes a ‘coincidence’ of eighty; this makes a coincidence of eighty both at the beginning of the line and at the end. Could such a subtle, fine, orderly, symmetrical, miraculous ‘coincidence’ be without wisdom or subtlety? God forbid, such a thing could not be! Most certainly, significant treasuries could be opened up with the tip of these coincidences.
O our Sustainer! Do not take us to task if we forget or do wrong.(2:282)
Glory be unto You! We have no knowledge save that which You have taught us; indeed, You are All-Knowing, All-Wise.(2:32)
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The Eighth Flash
This has been published in printed editions of Sikke-i Tasdik-i Gaybî (The Ratifying Stamp of the Unseen), and in hand-duplicated copies of The Flashes Collection.