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We shall answer these question in the most concise manner in order that it may not be difficult for them to acquire (ba-yad giriftan) that knowledge, and that every one may be able to study (ma'lim-i khwish gardanidan) at any time. We have found that it is sufficient to answer here only those questions which have been put to us above, and we have given to this book the title the Book of Enlightenment (Rawshana'i nama), because its contents are intended to bring light to dark minds, and remove the rust of ignorance from all hearts.
We have divided this treatise  into six chapters (fasl), arranging the material in such a way that it will be easy to find each of those subjects. We pray God to help us in this, through the intercession of the Lord of the Truth, the Sun of the World of Religion , the Imam of mankind, praying God for assistance, Ma'add Abu Tamim (i.e. al-Mustansir bi'l-lah), the Commander of the Faithful (Amiru'l- mu'minin)! The Glory of God be upon him so long as the world is at work, so long as the skies rotate, and there is space and those who occupy it! Wa's-salam!
The first chapter (p.4) on the recognition of the Oneness of God.
The second chapter (p.13) on the Word (Kalima).
The third chapter (p.23) on the Universal Soul (Nafs-i Kull) and its work (junbish).
The fourth chapter (p.30) on the origin of the human soul, endowed with reason (ba ‘aql).
The fifth chapter (p.48) on the necessity of the esistence ofa Natiq, an Asasand and Imam.
The sixth chapter (p.59) on reward and punishment (after death), and an explanation of these.
(Note. The headings of the chapters as given here sometimes differ in wording from the headings in the tests itself.)