aqdas

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    Who Wrote the Commentary on the Aqdas?

    I see the same set of commentary referenced everywhere, the version on Baha'i.org (The Kitáb-i-Aqdas | Bahá’í Reference Library ) as well as the Baha'i Reference Library. I'm not sure if I've missed it, but I've read the preface and introduction 5+ times now questioning who wrote the notes...
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    Authoritative Documentation of Non-Applicability of Portions of Aqdas in West

    I have heard that certain provisions of the Kitab-i-Aqdas are not formally applicable in the West at this time. I am wondering where this was authoritatively established in communications from Shoghi Effendi or the Universal House of Justice.
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    Kitab I Aqdas - Miracle

    The Kitab I Aqdas is miraculous. The style of its writing is so beautifully poetical, majestical and elequoeunt. No human can produce content of such, when I came across the Kitab I Aqdas it was so very clear this was a book from God. O ye peoples of the world! Know assuredly that My...
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    Two questions about Aqdas 1:157

    Allah'u'Abha. I have two questions regarding this verse. N#1 : Behold, the “mystery of the Great Reversal in the Sign of the Sovereign” hath now been made manifest. Why is this part in quotes ? And what does that mean ? (What is the "Great Reversal" ? What is the "Sign of the Sovereign") ...
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    "People of the Bayan" in the Aqdas

    Hello. I remember a long time ago, when I hear a professor in Islamology criticizing contemporary translations of the Quran. He said that every Arabic word was translated into Western languages, at the exception of the word 'Islam', which was not. The untranslation of this word changes a lot...
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    Synopsis before translation?

    Can anyone help me with this question, please? In 1953 Shoghi Effendi included as one of the goals of his Ten Year Plan the preparation of a Synopsis and Codification of the Laws and Ordinances of the Kitáb-i-Aqdas as an essential prelude to its translation. Why is it so? Wouldn’t it be more...
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    Mindblowing claim of Baha'u'llah, Aqdas 177

    What is Baha'u'llah actually saying here?!
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    Aqdas 1

    Kitab-I-Aqdas 1 The first duty prescribed by God for His servants is the recognition of Him Who is the Dayspring of His Revelation and the Fountain of His laws, Who representeth the Godhead in both the Kingdom of His Cause and the world of creation. Whoso achieveth this duty hath attained unto...