1. Walrus

    Deepening: Hidden Words

    Welcome to the first attempt at starting a forum-based deepening group. This thread/group will cover the Hidden Words of Bahá'u'lláh. Each week there will be an "assigned reading", set every Sunday, and over the following week we will discuss the verses we read within the thread. If you need a...
  2. D

    Interpretation of Hidden Words #69, (Treasury of Pearls)

    O YE SONS OF SPIRIT! Ye are My treasury, for in you I have treasured the pearls of My mysteries and the gems of My knowledge. Guard them from the strangers amidst My servants and from the ungodly amongst My people. - Hidden Words, #69 Who are the strangers amidst His servants, and how are they...
  3. GoaForce

    Who gave its title to the Hidden Words ?

    Hello. Why are the Hidden Words called The Hidden Words ? Who is responsible for this title ? Thank you.
  4. Fadl

    The Hidden Words (Audio files)

    Dear Friends, Here is a link to the Hidden Words with a nice recitation backed by music. You can listen to them online, or download the files to device(s). I often listen to these when I am walking or meditating, and find them very useful for memorizing these sacred utterances and reflecting...
  5. M

    Meditating on Hidden Words

    All my dear Friends I was thinking tonight about re-reading the Hidden Words, this time more deeply. I know the Baha'i s here had been into this faith for much longer time than I had been so you may have better and wiser ideas and thoughts on Hidden words. moreover I had seen our new friend...
  6. EternalStudent9

    Hidden Words, Arabic #13

    "O SON OF SPIRIT! I created thee rich, why dost thou bring thyself down to poverty? Noble I made thee, wherewith dost thou abase thyself? Out of the essence of knowledge I gave thee being, why seekest thou enlightenment from anyone beside Me? Out of the clay of love I molded thee, how dost thou...
  7. L

    Explanation for Hidden Words thread

    I got some questions about the thread with 11 hidden words I posted this morning. Just wanted to share why I posted it. I'm just seeing how much I have given part of my heart to the stranger instead of to God, and it's just an intense realization. So I kept looking for those hidden words...
  8. arthra

    Hidden Words

    One of the most well known books available revealed by Baha'u'llah is called "Hidden Words".. per Wikipedia: Kalimát-i-Maknúnih (کلمات مکنونه) or The Hidden Words is a book written in Baghdad around 1857 by Bahá'u'lláh, the founder of the Bahá'í Faith. This work is written partly in Arabic and...
  9. L

    Hidden Word meaning

    What does the first sentence of this Hidden Word mean? Who/what is the nightangle? Since it is lower case, I make the assumption, this is not a reference to Baha'u'llah. "In the garden of thy heart plant naught but the rose of love, and from the nightingale of affection and desire loosen not...
  10. Rani

    The Hidden Words

    Dear Friends, I wondered if I/ we could use this Forum to deepen on certain passages from the Writings. I thought to start with the Hidden Words. While some of them really speak to me, some others have seemed rather hard-hitting, especially as we don't always understand their context. Am...
  11. D

    The use of Plural in The Hidden Words

    I have been reading the Hidden Words... and i have noticed that sometimes when God is "speaking" he speaks in Plural.. Here's an example: "O Son Of Man! Wert thou to speed through the immensity of spance and traverse the expanse of heaven, yet thout wouldnst find no rest save in submission...