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The Students of Muhammad University of Islam, Detroit, Michigan, Bidding Farewell to Bimini, Gateway to the Bahamas

By Mother Tynetta Muhammad | Last updated: Aug 10, 2012 - 9:07:12 AM

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“Hast thou not considered how thy Lord dealt with Ad, (Of) Iram, having the lofty buildings, The like of which were not created in the land; And (with) Thamud, who hewed out rocks in the valley; And Pharaoh, the lord of hosts, Who exceeded limits in the cities, And made great mischief therein?”–Holy Qur’an Surah 89, verses 6-12

As we come to the sunset of this present world order of Satan, a new world is coming to birth under the Divine Guidance and Command of Almighty God, Allah, Who is the Lord of the Dawn of a New Day. It is in Allah that we seek refuge from the evil of that which he has created, and from the evil of intense darkness when it comes, and from the evil of those who cast (evil suggestions) in firm resolutions, and from the evil of the envier when he envies. / Holy Qur’an, Surah 113 containing five verses.

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On our departure from Bimini in the last week of May, 2012, some of the students from Muhammad university of Islam in Detroit, Michigan, put together a skit to present to us what they learned and experienced on this journey to the Bahamas. Featured in the skit and in the photo is Sister Mica, Sister Samayyah and Brother Ishmael, who were also accompanied by Bro. Ahmad, Brother Muhammad and Brother Shahid.
On August 5, several major celestial events have taken place during the day and at sunset which focused on the planet Mars, the planet Saturn and the bright star Espiga or it is also known in astronomy as Spica, located in the star constellation of Virgo, which formed a bright triangular alignment immediately following sunset. During the day of August 5th, NASA attempted and successfully landed a space robot named Curiosity on the surface of Mars in search of further evidence of life on this inhabited planet. This event was also dubbed as NASA’s seven minutes of terror. The Honorable Elijah Muhammad has taught us that this present world civilization of Satan would be given a peek into the heavens before their end. “By the daybreak! And the ten nights! And the even and the odd! And the night when it departs! Truly in this is an oath for men of understanding. (Holy Qur’an, Surah 89, verses 1-5)

We continue as world events are being made manifest with our series on Bimini Reflections with the following skit presented by some of the students of Muhammad University of Islam, Detroit, Michigan, presented upon our departure from the island of Bimini.

Student Presentation in Bimini, 2012

Sis. Cava: As-Salaam Alaikum, Mother.

Mother Tynnetta: Wa-Alaikum Salaam.

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(L) An impressionable photo of a Bimini woman who was in the audience listening to the students’ skit, eagerly applauds their performance with a radiant smile and desired to join us in future studies and programs on the island. (R) Brother Ahmad stands at the steps leading to the Bimini Museum of History which was located across the street from the plaza where the MUI students presented their skit.
Sis. Cava: Today, we are so grateful and thankful and we come in the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful and we thank Allah for Master Fard Muhammad. We thank Allah for the Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad. We thank Allah for the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan that we’re all here and that we’re under such great motherly love and always learning. And we thank Sister Chinyerim and the M.U.I. students for being here. I’m going to call forward Bro. Ahmad as the director of the skit who will have a few words.

Bro. Ahmad: We will begin our skit with words from Bro. Shahid and Bro. Muhammad.

Bro. Shahid: Okay. Let’s take the word Bimini and the word Island and break down every letter with a word. Bimini. … B = BLACK … I = INTELLIGENT … M = MAKER … I = IMMOVABLE … N = NATURAL … and the letter I, also = INTELLIGENT.

Bro. Muhammad: Breaking down the letters and the meaning of the word Island, ISLAND … I = INTELLIGENCE … S = SCIENTIFIC … L = LAND … A = AGRICULTURE ... N = NATURAL … D = DIVINE.

Bro. Shahid: Okay. Our next presenters will be Sister Samayyah and Sister Micah and Brother Ishmael.

Sis. Micah: We have a poem.

Sis. Samayyah: It’s called Bimini.

Sis. Micah: Bimini.

Bro. Ishmael: … ended slavery in 1934.

Sis. Samayyah: We learn from those whom we originated.

Sis. Micah: Bimini …

Bro. Ishmael: … gained independence in 1973.

Sis. Samayyah: Remember the Number 19.

Bro Ishmael: The only place where planting coconut gives you ownership of the land.

Sis. Samayyah: Planting the world that was, and is, as we go into the future.

Sis. Micah: Bimini…

Bro. Ishmael: … where 100 percent of the population eats seafood.

Sis. Samayyah: We stand on the threshold of history.

Sis. Micah: Bimini …

Bro. Ishmael: …where boat-repairing was the first job.

Sis. Micah: Slaves were brought and shackles were removed.

Sis. Samayyah: Bimini …

Bro. Ishmael: Slaves swam here for freedom and couldn’t get the shackles off.

Sis. Samayyah: A peaceful land where cultural revolution begins.

Both Sisters (in unison): Stop the boat, and let me off at Bimini!

Bro. Ahmad: This is the last part. It is a reflection based on our time here. I read your article, Mother [Tynnetta], in The Final Call. The title, I believe was Bimini and the High Energy Vortex. So I started thinking, ‘What is a vortex?’ I’ll read you the definition. Then I’ll elaborate on what I observed.

A vortex is: ‘A whirling mass of water, especially one in which a force or suction operates as a whirlpool. A whirling mass of air, especially one in the form of a visible column or spiral, as in a tornado. A whirling mass of fire, flame, etc. A state of affairs likened to a whirlpool of divine activity, irresistible force, etc. Something regarded as drawing into its powerful current everything that surrounds it. In Cartesian philosophy, a rapid, rotary movement of cosmic matter about a center regarded as accounting for the origins of phenomena or a system in a body of space.’

After I read that, I was thinking about how we’re surrounded by water, and how Bro. Jon brought up a point about how you [Mother Tynnetta], whether we knew it or not, telepathically called us to the Island. And we were meant to be here. We all came and surrounded you like the center of a vortex and I started thinking about how water meeting the vortex and starts spinning with the water.

I noticed while we were in the water, the waves were hitting us and we all somehow rotated around you. While we were in the water, I realized that you were the center. You were in the center of everybody else, and as the waves were spinning us around, you slowly were moving towards the coastline or the sand.

I thought about a vortex when it’s spinning, it’s like constantly bringing in the ‘new.’ Every time it spins, it’s something new and it kills the old. It just keeps revolving. It keeps spinning constantly bringing in the new as it keeps revolving and spinning.

“Nay, when the earth is made to crumble to pieces, And thy Lord comes with the angels, ranks on ranks; And hell is made to appear that day. On that day man will be mindful, and of what use will being mindful be then? He will say: O would that I had sent before (this) my life!” --Holy Qur’an, Surah 89, verses 21-24

To be continued.

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