176. Ruins

The same thing is the reason for happiness to one person and cause of grief to another. Different people have different opinion of things, but the reality itself can only be one and the same. It is common observation that the apparent world before our eyes keeps changing continuously. Populated areas become deserts, and de areas become populated. But these changes are apparent without being real, for we know that reality itself does not change.




What is the universe? It is a point, and this point is a divine light, and the divine light is itself a light.

Every point is the imprint of luminescence (Tajalli). When this imprint transforms itself into the divine light then it becomes Aura (Jism-e-Misali). The display of the Aura is the physical body.

The physical body is built up as a structure of bones, flesh, and muscle. The skin is a kind of plaster and color on this building. The life of the human being who is made up of veins, arteries, nerves, bones, and flesh, is nothing except senses.