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Old 22-01-2013, 05:27 PM   #8
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Of the 99 Beautiful Names of Allah, Number 33 is al-Azim, the Supreme Glory, the Most Grand...

وَقَرْنَ فِي بُيُوتِكُنَّ وَلا تَبَرَّجْنَ تَبَرُّجَ الْجَاهِلِيَّةِ الأولَى وَأَقِمْنَ الصَّلاةَ وآتِينَ الزَّكَاةَ وَأَطِعْنَ اللَّهَ وَرَسُولَهُ إِنَّمَا يُرِيدُ اللَّهُ لِيُذْهِبَ عَنْكُمُ الرِّجْسَ أَهْلَ الْبَيْتِ وَيُطَهِّرَكُمْ تَطْهِيرًا

Koran - 033.033: "And stay quietly in your homes and make not a dazzling display, like that of the former times of ignorance; and establish regular prayer, and give regular charity; and obey Allah and His Messenger. And Allah only wishes to remove all abomination from you, ye members of the family, and to make you pure and spotless."

But you, when you pray, enter into your closet and lock your door, and pray to your father who is in secret, and your Father who sees in secret will reward you...

Islamic prayer beads, subhah, mesbehah, or tasbih (used like rosary or mala), are in two forms (at least): 33 beads, total, divided into 3 groups of 11; and, 99 beads in 3 groups of 33 or, two strings of 33 plus one of 34. Many prayers work in groups of 11, 33 and other numbers, typically honoring the "99 Names of Allah [God]" in Al-Islam [11x3=33; 3x33=99]..
In Al-Islam, 33 angels carry the praise of man to heaven; sacred litanies make mention of 33 tasbih, 33 tahmid, 33 takbir...

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