God enables us to distinguish between the various sensations of touch, taste, feel, smell, and sound. All such knowledge is called knowledge gained through the certainty of sight. This degree of knowledge is described as a stage where there is no intermediary between us and the knowledge gained through human perception. Knowledge gained through certainty of sight, is experienced through direct communication or revelation from God. When God reveals Himself through His voice, visions and dreams, we can experience His existence through certainty of sight.
Find out more about this lesson in the book The Philosophy of the Teachings of Islam.
The author of this landmark exposition, the Promised Messiah and Imam Mahdi, His Holiness Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad was the reformer of the latter days, who came to unite mankind and revitalise the true teachings of Islam. He is the founder of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. He wrote more than 80 books and delivered hundreds of lectures throughout his lifetime that sought to spread the true message of a peaceful Islam.
The Philosophy of the Teachings of Islam explains the wisdom and principles of various facets of spirituality and how they impact our lives. The book explores the physical, moral and spiritual states of man; proofs of the existence of God; the state of man after death; sources of Divine knowledge; and provides an excellent introduction to the study of Islam.
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