بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم
The circle symbolizes the unity and perfection of Allah. It has neither beginning nor end, it is whole, with no parts, and it is one. The circle is outlined, symbolizing the Most Sacred Effusion (al-Fayd al-Aqdas), the self-revelation of Allah.
The square symbolizes the material world. It is veiled by the circle. It exists only to make manifest (tajalli) the Divine Beauty (Jamal) and Divine Majesty (Jalal) of Allah through His creation.
The circle’s veiling of the square forms four triangles, each symbolizing the four basic elements of the material world—earth, air, fire and wind—all facing the direction (qiblah) of the circle in harmonious worship.
The central motif, an amalgamation of the Seal, the Sandal, and the Dome of the Prophet Muhammad (salla Allahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), symbolizes the Muhammadan Reality (al-Haqiqah al-Muhammadiyyah), the Divine Unmanifestness (the circle) made manifest, through the existence of our Beloved Prophet, Muhammad (salla Allahu ‘alayhi wa sallam).
“To Allah belongs the East and the West. So, whichever way you turn, there is the Face of Allah. Indeed, Allah is All-Embracing, All-Knowing.”
Surah al-Baqarah: 115