The Yazidi Book of Revelation (Kitêba Cilwe in Kurdish; also transliterated as Kitab Al Jilwah) is one of two books on the Yazidi religion written in the style of a . Sacred Books and Traditions of the Yezidiz, by Isya Joseph, , full text etext at Kitāb al-jilwah: Yazīdī: Two short books, Kitāb al-jilwah (“Book of Revelation”) and Maṣḥafrash (“Black Book”), form the sacred scriptures of the Yazīdīs. It is now.
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He also illuminated Mohammed, the prophet of the Ishmaelites, who had a servant named Muwiya, When God saw that Mohammed was not upright before him, he afflicted him with a headache. This office is changeable from generation to generation, that the ruler of this world and his chiefs may discharge the duties of their respective offices every one in jilwsh own turn.
God prefers doing good and charity to fasting and praying. They visit the sanjaks. It is also a bit shameful that just because some satanists took it for real and sacred text, promoted it, suddenly everyone try to approach it as words of Satan instead using their own minds and do jilway. I allow everyone to follow the dictates of his own nature, but he that opposes me will regret it sorely.
The books of Jews, Christians, and Moslems, as of those who are without, accept in a sense, i. On her way to the house of the bridegroom, a bride must visit the shrine ap every idol she may happen to pass; even if she pass a Christian church, she must do the same. In the beginning God created the White Pearl out of his most precious jilway.
Then the ship moved on and jilwxh on Mount Judie. All turn out in fine clothes, carrying incense. Nowadays we call him Pir Bub. Hallelujah to the jealous God. But as to ao kawwls, they are to go around the tombs with timbrels, singing in the Kurdish language. In result, none of channeled texts is fully objective and everyone is flawed toward individual that wrote it.
Muwiya knew his wife, and in the morning she appeared a woman of twenty-five, by the power of the great God.
Then he commanded Gabriel to escort Adam into Paradise, and to tell him that he could eat from all the trees but not of wheat. After a long discussion Adam and Eve agreed on this: He teaches us the first and last science. It is my desire that all my followers shall unite in a bond of unity, lest those who are without prevail against them.
Then he cried out at the world, and the sea became solidified and the land appeared, but it began to shake. But those who keep my secrets shall receive the fulfilment of my promises. In the beginning he created six gods from himself and from his light, and their creation was as one lights a light from another light.
He put them all in pockets of cloth, and came out of the Pearl accompanied by the Angels. Many of the outdated customs outlined here are not practiced in the Yezidi communities today. Jilwan also created fruit-bearing trees and plants and mountains for ornaments to the earth.
For this reason they blaspheme him. No Yezidi may sleep with his wife on the night the morning of which is Wednesday, and the night the morning of which is Friday. It is our law that no kawwal shall pass a razor over his face. I do all this in keeping with the characteristics of each epoch.
The rest give him silver presents, ji,wah according to their means.
And know that besides the flood of Noah, there was another flood in this world. When these are sent away, the kawwls assemble with the emir, and the great general, the eich, who is the representative of eich Nasir-ad-Dn, i. He then spat upon the ground, and taking a pen in hand, began to write a narrative of all the creation.
Nor do we pronounce maln accursedor laanat curseor naal horseshoeor any word that has a similar sound. I give and take away; I enrich jlwah impoverish; I cause both happiness and misery. It was finally caught and burned, and from its ashes fleas were created.
This rule, however, does not apply to kawwals; they may marry during this month. He must also light a lamp at each idol that has a chamber. Now the species of the serpent increased, and began to bite man and animal.
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Then they send each sanjak in care of a kawwl to its own place; one to Halataneye, one to Aleppo, one to Russia, and one to Sinjar. But we hated four kings.
The serpent twisted itself like a cake and stopped the hole. He sent Gabriel to set the four corners. I was, am now, and shall have no end.
Uilwah have already told you that after this they created Adam and Eve. From the time of the flood until now are seven thousand years. Do not mention my name nor my attributes, lest ye regret it; for ye do not know what those who are without may do. We had a king in Babylon, whose name was Bahtnasar; another in Persia, whose name was Ahura; and still another in Constantinople, whose name was Agriklus.
Fearing that the blood might drop to the ground, Muwiya licked it with his tongue. Those who suffer for my sake I will surely reward in one of the worlds. Before Christ came into this world our religion was paganism.