Monthly Archives: December 2010

Allahumma

O God, Praised and Holy!  O God, Merciful and Kind!  Remove us from difficulties by Thy grace and favor.  Verily, Thou art Merciful and Kind. The Bab, quoted in Nasa’im al-rahman, 5.  English-speaking Baha’is know this prayer from the song … Continue reading

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Peace Be upon Muhammad

Peace and blessings be upon the day-spring of His names, the dawning-place of His attributes, the well-spring of His knowledge, the source of His cause, and the manifestation of His laws and commandments.  By him, the law of monotheism was … Continue reading

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Seals of the Prophet

No god but God, the sovereign, the truth, the resplendent.  His servant Husayn-`Ali No god but God, the sovereign, the truth, the resplendent.  Husayn-`Ali Baha’u’llah My evidence is my self, my proof is my cause, and my testimony is my … Continue reading

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Shaking of the Limbs

We were walking in the prison of Akka, detached from what hath been created in the world of being and speaking forth in praise of the King of Names.  Whereupon You commanded me to praise You with that which fulfilled … Continue reading

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