**Assalam oalaikum,**

**Ilm-e-jafar is a branch of knowledge which is based on the numerical values of alphabets.**

**Each letter in the Arabic abjad/alphabets has been assigned a numerical value. On the basis of these values**

**numerous calculations can be done. In order to gain mastery over ilm-e-hafar it is essential to know the**

**abjad and their numerical values as well. The 6th Imam, Abdullah Imam Jafar Sadiq (as) was a great scholar**

**and the founder of this branch of knowledge. Ilm-e-jafar implies knowledge of Jafar. This branch of**

**knowledge can be used to unravel the mysteries of the universe. Keep Me In Your Prayers. Amel Soname**

**Amel_soname@yahoo.com**