"O Allāh, You are the first: there is nothing before You; and You are the last: there is nothing after You. You are the Manifest (al-Zāhir): there is nothing above You. You are the Hidden (al-Bātin): there is nothing below You."












O Allāh, You are the First
Explanation of a Hadīth on ascribing a place to Allāh
Imām al-Hāfidh al-Bayhāqī