1. M

    Quote of the Day, 3 Bahá 173 BE

    "From the beginning the followers of all religions have believed in two seas,— one salt and one fresh; in two trees — the tree of good and the tree of evil. For this men have called one another heretics. Misinterpreting the divine commands, men have acquired prejudices and on these prejudices...
  2. M

    Quote of the Day, 2 Bahá 173 BE

    "Strive to attain nearness to reality through the acquisition of strength of character, through morality, through good works and helping the poor, through being consumed with the fire of the love of God and in discovering each day new spiritual mysteries. This is the path of intimate approach."...
  3. M

    Quote of the Day, 1 Bahá 173 BE

    A happy and blessed Naw-Rúz to everyone! "Praised be Thou, O my God, that Thou hast ordained Naw-Rúz as a festival unto those who have observed the Fast for love of Thee and abstained from all that is abhorrent unto thee. Grant, O my Lord, that the fire of Thy love and the heat produced by...
  4. BlinkeyBill

    Teaching Jews, Baha's not allowed to teach in Israel

    Catholics should not try to convert Jews, Vatican says 1 hour ago From the section Europe BBC World News General view of St. Peters square, with St. Peters Basilica in backgroundImage copyright AP Image caption The Vatican now acknowledges the importance of Christianity's Jewish roots...
  5. GoaForce

    Baha'u'lla's ring ?

    Hello. Yesterday, I came accross a gallery of pictures on a French Baha'i website exposing various relics of the Baha'i Faith. (Photothque baha'ie - galerie: Reliques de Baha'u'llah) And I was very astonished to encounter this object, presented as Baha'u'llah's ring : This has raised somes...
  6. Lemuel

    'Abdu'l Bahá claims all from Africa are savages and uncivilized

    Bahá'í Reference Library - Tablets of Abdul-Baha Abbas, Pages 576-580 Explain this. Further supports my claim of fallibility of Abdul Baha. ONLY ALLAH, HAILE SELASSIE I AND HIS MESSENGERS ARE INFALLIBLE
  7. D

    Abdul Baha: Racist??? Someone explain--IN DETAIL

    A couple of weeks ago, I came here and inquired about the method of leaving the Baha'i Faith. I mentioned, then, my reasons for leaving, none of which had anything to do with any animosity against The Faith. But now, I find THIS: . I had left The...
  8. Momtazi

    Is 'Baha' Aramaic for 'Glory'?

    Mark 8:38 states ".....the Son of man also be ashamed when he comes in the glory of his Father with the holy angels." Is there any validity in the statement that the Aramaic word for 'Glory' is 'Baha'?....if so how can one establish this?
  9. J

    Abdu'l Baha's journeys to the West

    Hi friends, I have been a Baha'i for 26 years but only recently been in a position to become active. Unfortunately my activity is limited now because of health but I am at last near a lovely small community in the Far North of New Zealand. Just lately been studying the Covenant with a very...
  10. L

    Internet: Most Great Claim of Baha

    'he who speaks in the most great prison (i.e. Acre) is the Creator of all things and the one who brought all names into being' 'verily, I am God' 'the essence of the pre-existent (dhat al-qidam) has appeared' 'he has been born who begets not nor is begotten' 'the educator of all...
  11. D

    Voice of Baha

    O SON OF MAN! Veiled in My immemorial being and in the ancient eternity of My essence, I knew My love for thee; therefore I created thee, have engraved on thee Mine image and revealed to thee My beauty. O SON OF MAN! I loved thy creation, hence I created thee. Wherefore, do thou love Me, that I...
  12. D

    O Baha break the idol of religion

    We see them rushing on towards their idol. Say: None shall be secure this Day from the decree of God. This indeed is a grievous Day. We point out to them those that led them astray. They see them, and yet recognize them not. Their eyes are drunken; they are indeed a blind people. They that...
  13. R

    How do you reconcile Abdu'l Baha & Buddha re: reincarnation

    I'm back from hiatus. Thanks everyone for the support and nice messages. I'm taking things a little slower this time. Learnin' from my mistakes... Ok, so the idea is that all of these main religions speak of the same ultimate truth/reality, right? So why is it that a central tenet of Buddhism...
  14. jimhabegger

    Who are the learned in Baha?

    NOTE: Some parts of this post originally went outside of some bounds I want to observe. I've modified it to bring it back in bounds and reduce its harmfulness, not to hide my sins. Actually there are two questions I want to discuss here: 1. How can we know which people are the "learned" that...
  15. Q

    A story about Abdul Baha

    Hi Everyone, There is a story about Abdul Baha in Akka. It is about an Arab (woman?) who used to throw garbage at him when he passed in front of her house. It happened that for a few days she was not throwing garbage. Upon inquiring he was told that the woman is sick. Then Abdul Baha visited...
  16. arthra

    Nure Baha Video with Sonbol Taefi

    Núre Bahá - YouTube
  17. L

    Abdu'l Baha as 7th Angel?

    I am currently reading this. What are others thoughts on this matter? It is an intriguing concept to me, but I do not know what else to make of it really. Honestly, I am not even sure what the seventh angel is, unless they are discussing the seven letters, but this doesn't jive with what I have...
  18. Y

    Baha and the Path of Mount Carmel the Perfect Spirit

    You know I was having another look at that Diagram Arthra referenced by Juan de la Cruez, his Vision of Mount Carmel where "only the Honour and Glory of God dwells" and which he calls the "path of Mount Carmel the perfect spirit"...and I just think it is incredible and really weird how the...