The Symbolism of the Point (Noqtah) to Expound the Doctrine of the Unity of Being and Muhyiddin al-Rumi's Work "Tamthil Noqtah"


Yucer H. M.

TARIH KULTUR VE SANAT ARASTIRMALARI DERGISI-JOURNAL OF HISTORY CULTURE AND ART RESEARCH, cilt.6, ss.199-278, 2017 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 6 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.7596/taksad.v6i2.852
  • Dergi Adı: TARIH KULTUR VE SANAT ARASTIRMALARI DERGISI-JOURNAL OF HISTORY CULTURE AND ART RESEARCH
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.199-278

Özet

The real being in the Islamic thought is only one and it is Allah. the Almighty. All other beings have come to existence through the gradational manifestation (tajalli), condescension (tanazzul) and effusion (tafayyud) of the Transcendental Being (Zat Muta'al). A variety of symbols has been utilised to describe the transition of the being from oneness to plurality, from subtlety (latafa) to grossness (kasafa) and from truth (haqiqa) to metaphor (majaz). In this regard some symbolisms prevail such as of reality and shadow, of seed and tree, of point and letter,