July 27, 2014 Leave a comment
This chapter should be numbered as the 111th chapter (since chapters 8 and 9 are one). This number has a special subjective significance to me as it shows a triple positivity. This is also the chapter of unity. Here, we are to adopt the philosophy of unity. Allah is one. Oneness of existence as pointed out by verse two , His absolute status. He is not relative to anything. He does not adopt favourites and doesn’t need to be anyone’s favourite. The last verse shows his oneness in the sense of Being. There is no being who existence reaches his. He is one in that sense. In understand this, we will truly understand the concept of unity.