When we ponder the Quran deeply we come to know that the basis of all knowledge is light, yet humans do not even know that lights have a certain disposition and nature and also inclinations. They do not know that lights are life and that they protect life. Humans are aware only of the statue of sand, a statue which does not have its own life within it, which has been created from filth and space and is not the master of its own movement.
KHWAJA SHAMS-UD-DEEN AZEEMI
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.
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