Mongolia: Expression of Art and Culture, Educational Tools of a New Global Society and Era of Prosperity
“And surely this is a revelation from the Lord of the worlds. The Faithful Spirit has brought it, On thy heart that thou mayest be a warner, In plain Arabic language. And surely the same is in the Scriptures of the ancients.” –Holy Qur’an, Surah 26, verses 192-196
The Honorable Elijah Muhammad’s mind was always in the ever-present future drawn from the past knowledge, but ever evolving into worlds of new reality. In the progression of the Divine Revelation of Truth, he was and is perfect, always in the present moment, right down to the modern times. In our current series of articles covering some of the background of the peoples and nations of the Central Asian Steppes or Eurasia, we have become more acquainted with other members of our human society of earth from seemingly remote places of the world that we may think are not relative to Black culture or Afrocentric mindsets and beliefs. Nothing could be further from the truth.
The knowledge and understanding of the real origin of Black is the origin of everything that exists from the heavens above to the earth below. The genetic tree of all human life, races and nations, begins or evolves from Blackness into all expression of life and light. We, who are members of the Original Black Nation or civilization, have been covered up for aeons of time. It is only through the Divine Teachings of the Honorable Elijah Muhammad that we have become acquainted with a thorough knowledge of ourselves and the true knowledge of God and the origin of mankind.
Inasmuch as this month of February has been singled out as Black History Month, we continue our journey into the Steppes of Central Asia from Turkey to the Bosporus Sea, to the Black and Caspian Seas into the homeland of Turkic, Tatar, Mongolian Tribes, into the Himalayas and the Caucasus Mountains to learn more about our heritage and genealogy in its broadest expression of truth.
My personal journey to this part of the world began with a vision connecting Africa, the Americas, and Asia all bearing fruit to the Divine Teachings of the Honorable Elijah Muhammad and his universal base of Divine Knowledge. This has been enhanced with my current travels to many places around the world in concert with the journeys and travels to many of these places, crisscrossing the continent into the Caribbean based nation, the Pacific Isles, including Australia and New Zealand.
The Honorable Elijah Muhammad taught us that many of his followers and members of our Nation would be further trained to teach broad-based humanity the true knowledge of God and self. Many of us would be sent to remote places of our planet and we are beginning to see this taking place today. We can take as an example the Honorable Minister Farrakhan’s extensive travels around the world and the setting up of the Ghana Mission in Africa to further developments in Mexico and Central America, which includes the Islands of the Caribbean to the Isles of the Pacific, reaching Asia and the Arctic Circle Nations, reuniting with our original family all over the planet. This comes in fulfillment of the promise of God and the Honorable Elijah Muhammad to make friendships for our lost nation coming from every walk of life.
Who would imagine that my journeys would take me to these remote countries of Mongolia, Siberia and Russia seeking knowledge and joining onto our distant and yet not so distant members of our human family? Not until the summer of 1984, year of my Mongolian vision, did the thought ever enter my mind that such extensive contacts would begin as a part of our nation’s global mission. The link between Mongolia and the rest of the world is extensive and begins with the ancient migratory patterns of dispersed tribes and people from that region of our planet, some of whom crossed the Bering Strait, ending up in Alaska forming the base of Eskimo and Aliut tribal existence. Other tribes wandered further south into the Americas making a base for other Native American people, including the Navajo and Hopi Nations and others who are scattered throughout North and Central America, all claiming a common descent from that part of the world. Other migratory groups boast the same lineage who are now settled in other parts of Asia, including Korea, China and Japan, while still others claim descent now living in parts of Europe from earliest times to the more recent period, from the conquering armies of Genghis Khan to Kublai Khan and their world conquests.
All of these historical periods of Genghis Khan and his dominant rule over the known world have given birth to the Cultural Revolution. As we stood in the Central Plaza of Ulaanbaatar, capitol of Mongolia, there stood the great statute of Genghis Khan dedicated at the time of the 800th year celebration of the Mongolian Nation flanked by a military presence of sculptured soldiers and heroes, there also stood in the square buildings of the parliament adjacent to the State Academy of Opera and Ballet, the Academy of Drama, Theatre and the headquarters of the Symphonic Orchestra.
In amazement, I reflected upon the words of the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan made in Phoenix, Arizona, in 1983 which is stated in part at the top of my column: “Let the Cultural Revolution Begin, and let the city of Phoenix (symbolic of the Phoenix bird in flight arising from its dead ashes being reborn), be the one that shows the way in the Music, Drama and Dance.” This commonality of expression combined with world travel has now embraced a global reality as I continue my work in this spirit everywhere I go.
“And We destroyed no town but it had (its) warners–To remind. And We are never unjust. And the devils have not brought it. And it behoves them not, nor have they the power to do (it). Surely they are far removed from hearing it.” So call not upon another god with Allah, lest thou be of those who are chastised.” –Holy Qur’an, Surah 26, verses 208-213
To be continued.
(Correction: The spelling of the word “Step” in last article should have been spelled “Steppes.” We apologize for the error.)