This is the sixty seventh part of our series on the 99 Names of Allah (s) for children.
Please see Physicians of the Heart: A Sufi View of the Ninety-Nine Names of Allah for more information about each name in this project if you would like to know more.
Present the lesson bellow and discuss one or some of the suggested questions.
Assist the students with ideas for the artwork for this name or ask them to make their own interpretation of the medallion provided here:
The name Ahad can mean the one without second, the one without opposite. Ahad is the center of the circle without a circumference, or the point that cannot be divided to put it in Euclidian terms. For this image we chose a hydrogen atom to indicate the smallest point or particle (proton) of an element within the nucleus.
Suggested discussion questions:
What does indivisible mean?
What is a point in geometry?
How many protons does a hydrogen atom have in its nucleus?
We suggest you choose a space that can accommodate all the 99 Names or to fix the names to a fold out accordion book in sequence if you do not have an appropriate space available.
Please share your ideas for teaching children about the 99 Names of Allah (s).