The Mystery of Numbers

The role and significance of numbers in different cultures and religions can be observed when we look at many of our religious and cultural behaviors, a role that has not faded in the present century and advanced world.
Many of us consider 7 as a sacred number and are superstitious about 13. But perhaps we would like to know if these numbers have the same characteristics in distant and nearby cultures as well.
“The Mystery of Numbers” by the famous German orientalist Annemarie Schimmel helps us understand the prominent role of numbers in different cultures and religions. Reading this work provides valuable information about how different nations perceive numbers.


Annemarie Schimmel


Fatemeh Tofiqi

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