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Oneday Hadhrat  Bayazid Bastami rahmatullah alayhi  while in meditation, saw himself in a  synagogue dressed as a Jew. At first he was confused, but when he kept on seeing the same  vision over and over again, he decided to enact it. So, he dressed himself as a Jew and went to  their synagogue. When the Jews and their scholars were present, their chief Rabbi stood up to speak. But when he  stood up, his tongue became stuck and he could not talk. After he had been standing quietly for  some time, the Jews started to complain. The Rabbi said, "In this gathering there is a follower of  the Prophet Muhammed (sallalahu alayhi wassalam) and I cannot speak because he has come to  examine us." On hearing this, their anger raged like wildfire and they asked the Rabbi to give them permission  to kill this follower of the Prophet Muhammad (sallalahu alayhi wassalam). The Rabbi replied, "He  cannot be killed without proof, so we must talk to him peacefully and respectfully and then we can  decide." The Rabbi then said, "Oh follower of Muhammad (sallalahu alayhi wassalam). For the sake of  your Prophet please stand up in your place. If you can remove our doubt about Islam then we  shall accept Islam, but if you can't, then we shall kill you." On hearing this, Hadhrat Bayazid  rahmatullah alayhi stood up and gave permission for them to question him. Rabbi: What is one and not two? Bayazid: Allah. Rabbi: What is two and not three? Bayazid: Night and day. [Qur'aan chapter 17 verse 12: "And we made night and day two examples."] Rabbi: What is three and not four? Bayazid: The Throne, Chair, and the Pen of Allah. Rabbi: What is four and not five? Bayazid: The Torah, Bible, Psalms, and the Qur'aan. Rabbi: What is five and not six? Bayazid: The five compulsory Prayers. Rabbi: What is six and not seven? Bayazid: The six days in which the Earth, the sky, and whatever is in between them was created. [Qur'aan chapter 50 verse 38: "And we created the Sky and the Earth and whatever is between them in six days"]
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Rabbi: What is seven and not eight? Bayazid: The seven skies. [Qur'aan chapter 67 verse 3, "Who created the seven skies layer upon layer!"] Rabbi: What is eight and not nine?
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