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Sufi mystics say the secret of the Qur’an lies
in the verse Al-Fatiha,
And the secret of Al-Fatiha lies in
Bismillahirrahmanirrahim
And the quintessence of Bismillah is the letter ba,
And there is a dot below that letter ….
The dot underneath the B embodies the entire universe….

Excerpt From: Shafak, Elif. “The Forty Rules of Love.” PENGUIN group, 2014-07-15.