Opinions and thoughts of Makhtoumgholi Feraghi, theory of Hejdah Hezar Alam-18 thousand- world
Encyclopedia of Mystic Theories of Islamic World, Volume II,
published by Makhtoumgholi Feraghi Publishing Company,
Author: Mohammad Abdolsamad (Samad) Badraghnejad
God made Hejdah Hezar Alam, 18 thousand-world, Seven Heavens, and for acceptance and revelation the existence requires the blessing of God.
First explanation, predecessors said that we have eighteen existences, 1. Absolute Existence 2, Extra Essence 3 Atlas sky 4, Constant Constellation 5. Saturn 6. Jupiter 7. Venus 8. The Sun 9. Mars 10. Mercury 11. the Moon 12. Wind 13. Fire 14. Water 15. Soil 16. Solid body 17. Plants 18. Animals (three elements) and amongst Arabs thousand is the ultimate number which for excellence each is called one thousand so that we have 18 thousand-world. Some people consider theses 18 worlds as 1. Absolute Wisdom 2. Absolute Ego 3. Nine Skies 4. Four main elements 5. Or three main elements (solid bodies, plants, animals) that are another statement by scientists.
Second explanation, Haya means eternal that is one of the names of God.
Third explanation, amongst ancient Turk’s figure 9 is a divine number and 18 is twice as much.
Fourth explanation, Hejdah Hezar Alam-18 thousand world- is related to the divine appearance of God and made everywhere lit as the moon and made existence from nothingness.
Fifth explanation, Hejdah Hezar Alam-18 thousand world- is the manifestation of God and mystics know it as a logical term that is representative of oneness of God if look at it from perspective of appearance and shape but if you look at it from perspective of spirit and truthfulness it is multiple.
Sixth explanation, based on figures theory of numbers there will be infinite worlds but visiting that is not possible for an external visitor.
Seventh explanation, based on the theory of consistency, the whole universe forms a total one.
1.Masnavi Explanation, Abdolbaghi, Golpinarli, Translator; Professor Tofigh Sobhani
2. Golshan Raz Sheikh Mahmud Shabestari