1. T

    How does the Holy Spirit come to man?

    The hundred-dollar question is HOW the bounty of the Holy Spirit comes to man. Does it only come through Manifestations of God or can people get it directly from God, as Christians claim to? I am tired of having this conversation with Christians. Abdu'l-Baha said that there is no such thing...
  2. Babism

    Most Holy Book of Nazarethan Bahai Faith

    Most Holy Book of Nazarethan Baha'i Faith On Facebook - https://m.facebook.com/home.php?refsrc=https%3A%2F%2Fm.facebook.com%2Flogin%2Fdevice-based%2Fpassword%2F&_rdr#!/groups/1122856174464869?view=permalink&id=1542035372546945&ref=bookmarks Title of Book "Diary of Paweł Szul read it...
  3. camachoe

    How do I keep the count of the 95 repetitions of the most Holy Name?

    Dear friends If I ease my mind to concentrate on the name Allah'u'Abhá, how should I keep in mind the count at the same time? Buddhist and Catholics use a rosary, so that they can touch the beads as they proceed with the repetitions. Is there something like that for Bahai's? Also, can...
  4. Walrus

    The Many Faces of the Holy Spirit

    So something interesting I've noticed. I think there's enough evidence throughout the Faith and the History of the Prophets to conclude that a specific type of entity exists. This entity is a spiritual being who brings a state of prophetic awakening to a Prophet. Such a type of being is...
  5. R

    Glad-Tidings re: Holy War (Understanding Islam)

    I finally got paperback versions of some of the writings a few months ago. I have a few questions based on Bisharat (Glad-Tidings). It says under the First Glad-Tiding, "...that the law of holy war hath been blotted out from the Book." And later under the Fifteenth Glad-Tiding, "In former...
  6. B

    Why stay home during holy days

    Hello friends. The birth of Bab is coming up, a holy day. I wanted to know if you guys know any texts about how one should approach holy days? I know we should stay home from work/school but to what extent can we resist work and what does it mean? Any writings on this? Thanks! :)
  7. Thomas

    The Eighth of the Most Holy Lines

    Greetings to you: Does anyone know what the "eighth of the most holy lines, in the fifth Tablet of Paradise " refers to in the following Hidden Words quotation? "In the eighth of the most holy lines, in the fifth Tablet of Paradise, He saith: O YE THAT ARE LYING AS DEAD ON THE COUCH OF...
  8. M

    Distortion in Jewish and Christianity holy books

    My dear friends I am interested to know the Baha'i belief about possible distortions in Christianity and Jewish holy books. what is the Baha'i point of view? in Islam it is believed that previous books are distorted. this is clearly stated in a line in Quran Quran 3:78 And indeed, there is...
  9. A

    Not Working on Holy Days?

    Hello all! As I have become increasingly interested in the Baha'i Faith, reading, and still working my way through that whole reincarnation thing... becoming a Baha'i is looking like a real posibility. I recently learned about the eleven holy days and how work is supposed to be suspended during...
  10. BlinkeyBill

    Teachings and what Holy Writings say

    I have put this thread out for comment, partly due to certain people who feel that only persons who profess a faith are experts in that faith. I have made the comment that this is not really true as many people have been members of other faiths at some time, and so have their understanding also...
  11. D

    FORTY in the Holy Books

    Please dear friends comment on what this means to you concerning how frequently the number FORTY appears significant in many scriptures, how it ties into the Baha'i Faith in fulfillment of prohetic events since ancient times. Thank you, Allah'u'Abha FORTY Forty (40) . There is something...
  12. Fadl

    Living a chaste an holy life as a Baha'i

    Living a chaste and holy life as a Baha'i Dear friends, There have been certain statements and behaviors on this forum by persons who may or may not be Baha'is, and I thought it would be appropriate to reflect on what the Baha'i teachings have to say about such matters, since this should be...
  13. A

    Praise His Holy Name

    My 500th post. Praise His Holy Name, who was in the beginning , is now,and ever shall be, world without end Allah'u'Abha
  14. D

    An Excerpt from Holy Silence: The Gift of Quaker Spirituality by J. Brent Bill

    An Excerpt from Holy Silence: The Gift of Quaker Spirituality by J. Brent Bill 'Quaker J. Brent Bill presents an overview of the importance of holy silence in this spiritual tradition. Here is an excerpt. "The faiths born in the East — Hinduism, Buddhism, and Taoism — have long cultivated an...
  15. arthra

    Birth of the Bab October 20th Holy Day

    In collecting some prayers and material for the upcoming Holy Day I thought it would be appropriate to share some of the things I found.. Please share whatever you've discovered as well.. TO begin with I wanted to share the brief historical sketch of the early life of the Bab collected by David...
  16. arthra

    Baha'i Holy Places...

    I've been interested lately in starting a thread on Baha'i Holy Places ...not Houses of Worship ... Some have been in the news lately and I hope to post some about them! :thumbsup: One of the lesser known Baha'i Holy Places is in Edirne (Adrianople) Turkey... "Baha'i Tour is daily tour...
  17. BlinkeyBill

    Explanation of blasphemy against the holy spirit

    Question. -- "Wherefore I say unto you, All manner of sin and blasphemy shall be forgiven unto men: but the blasphemy against the Holy Ghost shall not be forgiven unto men. And whosoever speaketh a word against the Son of man, it shall be forgiven him: but whosoever speaketh against the Holy...
  18. Rani

    Reasons why a chaste and holy life has a salutary effect on one's character.

    Dear Friends, I wondered if people could put forward their suggestions as to the spiritual reasons why chastity, and living a chaste and holy life is highly important and why it has a salutary effect on one's character. We could also list reasons why not living a chaste life retards a person's...
  19. T

    The holy trinity debunked

    The holy trinity debate As Indocule continues to bother us concerning the supposed lack of rational within the opposition towards the trinity, here is a thread for you to advocate your rational Indocule, and I will systematically disprove your arguments in the most direct way possible. I won't...
  20. S

    Holy land

    So far i have seen many amazing things! It has overall been a great experience, minus the 400 shekels (200 usd) that were stolen from me.. It is the sabbath so i cannot go anywhere today or tomorrow but Sunday starts my pilgrimage!