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Numerology


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Practice of interpreting numbers in a mystical or magical sense. Popular in the traditional Islamic world. Assigning each letter of the Arabic alphabet a numerical value allowed practitioners to derive occult information from scripture by adding the values of the letters in key words or important phrases.

Subjects: Islam.


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