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Why the figure 786 is considered being auspicious?

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Asked by joyesh chakraborty, 24 Aug '09 03:25 pm
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The total value of the letters of "Bismillah al-Rahman al-Rahim" according to one Arabic system of numerology is 786. There are two methods of arranging the letters of the Arabic alphabet. One method is the most common alphabetical order (used for most ordinary purposes), beginning with the letters Alif , ba , ta , tha etc. The other method is known as the Abjad numerals' method or ordinal method. In this method the letters are arranged in the following order: Abjad, Hawwaz, Hutti, Kalaman, Sa'fas, Qarshat, Sakhaz, Zazagh; and each letter has an arithmetic value assigned to it from one to one thousand. (This arrangement was done, most probably in the 3rd century of Hijrah during the 'Abbasid period, following the practices of speakers of other Semitic languages such as Aramaic, Hebrew, Syriac, Chaldean etc.)If you take the numeric values of all the letters of the Basmala, according to the Abjad order, the total will be 786. In the Indian subcontinent the Abjad numerals have become qui ...more
Answered by Rupa Swaroop, 24 Aug '09 03:34 pm

 
  
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The number 786 is a geomatrical (numerical) value of the Islamic invocation Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim, or In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful, which every Muslim is commanded to recite before doing any work. Muslims in the Indian subcontinent revere 786 and print it on wedding and other invitation cards and put it down on paper before they start to write anything.
Answered by anil garg, 09 Jan '10 08:53 pm

 
  
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