Qutub One of the earliest forms of the letter Alif was in the simple form of a circle or halka; within this circle the seven vowels are immanent and, in extension, are representative of the seven forces which are attenuated in our perception as the Heptanomis: the Seven Stars, the seven planets of classical mythology, the seven breaths of life, the seven handfuls of earth, the seven gates of the underworld et alia. ... The triplicity of 111 represents the triangle where-in the Point of Unity is centred and thus equates with the symbol of the Eye in the Triangle. http://www.templeofbaphomet.com/library/Qutub.pdf