Category Archives: revelatory text

Other Prophets

As regards the other religions in the texts of Baha’u’llah and in the books of the loved ones like the book of Mirza Abu al-Fadl, as well as my writings, they have explicitly mentioned his holiness Zoroaster, his holiness Buddha, … Continue reading

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Respect Scriptures by Publishing Fewer of Them

Briefly, the greatest matter today is teaching the Cause of God and diffusing the divine fragrances. This is accomplished by elucidation and sparkling exposition, not by the publication of books and the dissemination of tablets; nay rather, publishing and making … 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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Proofreading the Revelation, Pt. 2

Your letter reached the Most Great Being, and the servant in attendance, on behalf of the Countenance, responds to what you have asked about the divine verses: O Zayn!   The short answer to what you asked about the verses … Continue reading

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Proofreading the Revelation

As for the scribes and the differences between the manuscripts they prepared, this is what has shown forth from the horizon of elucidation in answer (to your question): O Zayn!  The verses of God were revealed in such manner that … Continue reading

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Changing Pronouns and Dropping “Say” in Prayers

In some of the revealed prayers and supplications it is written, “and make him.”  Is it considered interpolation if one recites, in a passage of entreaty, “and make me,” which is an addition by the speaker?  He replies that this … Continue reading

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