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The Noor of Mowla Murtaza Ali is Ever-Living - A qasida

Poet KHAKI ALEYMA RAHEMA has contributed a highly instructive 'QASIDA' on the DIVINE 'NOORANI' Aspect of Hazarat Mowla Murtaza Ali. The Qasida was originally composed by the poet in Persian and later translated into English and Gujerati. It was first printed in 1929 in the quarterly magazine 'IRAN' published in Russia.
Poet Rahema has explained in his Qasida a very deep philosophy of' JAMA,' of 'THE MAZAHARE ALLAH,' and of THE DIVINE 'NOOR' that has manifested in different physical garbs during the different ages as the 'EVERLIVING GUIDE.'

THE ALI
MOWLA MURTAZA ALI (A.S.)

ALI was in Existence when this world did not exist;
He brought into being the 'ARSH' (Heavens) and
The 'FARSH' (EARTH) by his power.

ALI is the 'One,' Eternal and Omnipresent; but his
Substance is hidden from those who are spiritually
Blind or short sighted.
ALI is the mystery of what is hidden in expression if
This could be revealed: He is manifest in the hidden
And in the open.

Ali is the one whom we should know as the almighty
And the creator of might; He has no equal, and is unique
In his nature.

Ali forgives and cancels human sin; He forgives the mistakes
Of the old and of the young.

Ali was the master of Jab'rill and of Salman; He as the mighty
Prince has overpowered sixty demons.

Ali is mentioned is Surat Fatiha; He is the meaning of the letters
Alif, Lam, and Mim.

Ali has sent down the Torah and the New Testament;
The Glory of Ali is revealed even in the suhuf of Abraham.

Go and read in the Koran the Ayat about the 'Posterity'
(Dhurriyee) - inquire about the meaning of the expression,
'One after another.'

I will tell the names of the descendants of Ali, One after
Another, if thou will listen to me.

Ali was Seth in the time of Adam, though he was hidden from the eyes of the unworthy.

Ali came in the dress of Sem; unbelievers cannot understand the mysteries of this matter.

Ali was Melchisedech (Malekusalaam); He on whose existence the being of the world depends.

Ali was in the dress of Malkan; He who gives the things of this world their souls.

Ali was in the dress of MOWLA-I-ISLAM; and there is no equal to him.

Ali himself was the Holy Aaron who showed the white hand (Yed-I-bayza) to Moses

Ali was Simon Peter; know this, he from whose luminous countenance the light came into existence.

Ali was in the dress of Adnan; he who became manifest for us undoubtedly.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Ma'aads'; from his light our eyes receive the power of seeing.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Nizar; he who guards us carefully.

Ali was in the dress of Muizz; he whose name thou repeatest everywhere with reverence.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Ilyas; he in whose name both worlds came into existence.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Mudrik; he by whose order all things exist.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Malik by whom is established the kingdom of the world.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Khuzayma; I really know him as the greatest one.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Kenana; he who from the letters KAF and Nun has created the world - 'KUN FAY KUN' means 'BE' and it became.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Malik by whom is established the kingdom of the world.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Fahr; he, by whose union the thirsty receive as much as the sea

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Luwa; he whose blessings appear in all things.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Ghalib; he, who enlightens the hearts of his followers.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Murra; he, whose virtues are with us.

Ali was of Ka'b; he, in whose name the Ka'ba was built.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Kilab; he who created flowers, delicate and beautiful.

Ali was in the dress of Abdul-Manaf; he, by whom mankind was created.

Ali was in the dress of Molwa Hashim; he, who guides the faithful and fulfillment of their prayers.

Ali was in the dress of Abdul-Muttalib; he who now grants us our prayers.

Ali was himself Abu-Talib; know it, know it for certain as there is no doubt about this.

Ali was seen as Ali himself by the world; solver of our difficulties in this world.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Hussein; he who created the beauty of the world.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Zayn-L-abidin; he who accepts the devotion of the worthy.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Baqir; he by whom the stages of spiritual knowledge are shorter and easier for the seeker.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Jaffer; let the faithful possess true sincerity.

Ali was in the dress of Ismail; he by whom the difference between the truth and untruth has become manifest.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Muhammad; he from whom the rays of true light began to shine.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Wafi Ahmed; true to the meaning of his name, he who is the solution of all our difficulties.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Taqui; he whose glory is sung by all things.

Ali was one whose name was Razi Abdullah; he whose looking upon an ordinary stone makes it a jewel.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Mahedi Muhammad; he in whose name the dead were made alive.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Muhammad Qaim; keep his name permanently in the heart.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Mansur; he who gives help to the righteous.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Muizz; he who has given dignity to the devoted.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Aziz; he whose like the world did not know.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Hakim; and from that time wisdom became manifest.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Zahir; this statement we are making in complete certainty.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Mustansir Billah; he who gives help to the poor and mendicant.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Nizar; do not doubt in this if thou art far sighted.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Hadi; he who leads all the faithful.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Muhtadi also; he who revealed to us the hidden mystery.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Qahir; let his anger overcome the wicked.

By name Hasan'Ala Zikrihis-Salam, he will give us today and tommorow all that we pray for.

Ali was in the dress of Zaiyau'din (ala) Muhamed; he by whose the will the light of the sun and moon shines.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Jalaluddin Hassan; he whose is his endless glory.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Alau'd-din Muhammed; he who made to descend the suras Yasin and Taha.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Ruknu'd-din Hassan Khurshah; he, by whose mercy we are reasonable creatures.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Shamsiddeen Muhammad; by his grace and mercy Shams-Tabriz and Jalaluddin Rumi enlightened the world with high spiritual knowledge.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Qasim Shah; he by whose blessings the work of DA'WA continued in various parts of the world.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Shah Islam Shah; he by whose order the world is enlightened with the truth.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Muhammad Bin Islam Shah; from his name Ilm enlightens us.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Al-Mustansir-Billah; by whose grace, spiritual, and material rewards are gifted to faithfulls.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Shah Abdis-Salaam; by his mercy DA'WA of the faith became progressive and continued.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Shah Ghareeb Meerza; he who kindles light of Iman in the heart of the momins.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Shah Abuzar Ali; he by whose blessings the faithfuls are imparted with boundless prosperity.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Shah Murad Meerza; he by whose grace works of DA'WA expanded to a high extent.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Zulfiqar Ali; he who is the master of the universes.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Shah Nooriddeen Ali; he who is the light of both worlds.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Shah Khalilil-Lahiali; he who is the master of momins and the saviour of the Faith.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Shah Nizar; he who protects the faith of his faithfuls.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Sayyid Ali; he who is the all-knowing, the one and single.

Ali was in the dress of Hassanali Shah; he who is the imam of all, today and tommorow.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Shah Kasimali ; he who is the distributor of paradise and of the hell on the resurrection day.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Abu'l Hassanali Shah; know it, he whose light possesses the whole world.

Ali was in the dress of Mowla Shah Hasan Ali; he by whose wisdom all things exist.

Ali shah was really Ali himself; from his name our eyes became enlightened.

Ali is Sultan Muhammad Shah; he by whose order both worlds exist. His wisdom absorbs both worlds; His substance is eternal, of the only king.

(Please note: the Qasida of Poet Khaki Khorashani Rahema ends here with the Holy Name and dress of Ali up to the time of Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah. The author has added what follows.)

MOWLA SULTAN MUHAMMAD SHAH (THE ALI) changed his dress. He manifested in the dress of Mowla Shah Karim Al-Husseiny Hazer Imam. 'NOOR-EN-ALLAH NOOR,' 'LIGHT UPON LIGHT,' the divine light - Ali-Murtaza is Mowla Shah Karim Al-Husseiny Hazer Imam; he by whose order both worlds exist.

Shah Karim Al-Husseiny Hazer Imam is the Centre of All Creation.

AL-KARIM means the generous. He is the one who forgives by his power. When he gives he is not concerned about the amount he gives. The one who seeks refuge and shelter with him is not lost.

His divine light, the 'NOOR' of Hazarat Ali is eternal, omnipresent, omniscient and omnipotent.

ALLAHUMA SALI ALA MUHAMMADIN WA AALE MUHAMMAD

Divine Light ('NOOR') of Ali has always existed from the very beginning of time. With his absence, therefore, from the world for even an infinitesimal fraction of a second all evolution would come to a halt, Involution would set in, and the entire universe would dissolve back into nothingness.

The position of 'ULIL AMR MINKUM' (HAZER IMAM- THE DIVINE LIGHT ('NOOR') Of Ali) never disappears and this succession goes on until the Day of Judgment on earth.

Hazer Imam himself is the 'NOOR' of Ali - The Lord Of Truth (Khudavandi Haqq).

His wish and desire have no cause, for, where he stands, there is no cause, caused or causation - all three, they are one. Outside of 'Divine
Imamat' all is nothing. The Hazer Imam ('NOOR' Of Ali) is thus impeccable, infallible.

The divine light being the same, every imam is, and was Hazarat Ali himself, only in different physical Garbs and under different names. Hence, the oneness of the Imam and Shah Karim Al-Husseiny AGA KHAN being Hazarat Ali himself under that name and vice versa.

Momins in their lives are 'Dasond Sukarite Pura' and because of their love and devotion to the progeny of Muhammed (S.A.S.) are bestowed with 'ABHAY DAAN' or Freedom from fear in this and the next worlds (AMEN).


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