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    Quote of the Day, 19 Kalimát 173 BE

    "O My servants! Could ye apprehend with what wonders of My munificence and bounty I have willed to entrust your souls, ye would, of a truth, rid yourselves of attachment to all created things, and would gain a true knowledge of your own selves -- a knowledge which is the same as the...
  2. M

    Quote of the Day, 18 Kalimát 173 BE

    "O My servants! The one true God is My witness! This most great, this fathomless and surging Ocean is near, astonishingly near, unto you. Behold it is closer to you than your life-vein! Swift as the twinkling of an eye ye can, if ye but wish it, reach and partake of this imperishable favor, this...
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    Quote of the Day, 17 Kalimát 173 BE

    "Whensoever the light of Manifestation of the King of Oneness settleth upon the throne of the heart and soul, His shining becometh visible in every limb and member. At that time the mystery of the famed tradition gleameth out of the darkness: “A servant is drawn unto Me in prayer until I answer...
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    Quote of the Day, 16 Kalimát 173 BE

    "O ye that dwell on earth! The religion of God is for love and unity; make it not the cause of enmity or dissension." - Baha'u'llah, Kitab-i-Ahd
  5. M

    Quote of the Day, 15 Kalimát 173 BE

    "The divine religions were founded for the purpose of unifying humanity and establishing universal peace. Any movement which brings about peace and agreement in human society is truly a divine movement; any reform which causes people to come together under the shelter of the same tabernacle is...
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    Quote of the Day, 14 Kalimát 173 BE

    "And the honor and distinction of the individual consist in this, that he among all the world’s multitudes should become a source of social good. Is any larger bounty conceivable than this, that an individual, looking within himself, should find that by the confirming grace of God he has become...
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    Quote of the Day, 13 Kalimát 173 BE

    "Set before thine eyes God's unerring Balance and, as one standing in His Presence, weigh in that Balance thine actions every day, every moment of thy life. Bring thyself to account ere thou art summoned to a reckoning..." - Baha'u'llah, Súriy-i-Mulúk
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    Quote of the Day, 12 Kalimát 173 BE

    "Concern yourselves with the things that benefit mankind, and not with your corrupt and selfish desires." - Baha'u'llah, Epistle to the Son of the Wolf
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    Quote of the Day, 11 Kalimát 173 BE

    "O SON OF MAN! Upon the tree of effulgent glory I have hung for thee the choicest fruits, wherefore hast thou turned away and contented thyself with that which is less good? Return then unto that which is better for thee in the realm on high." - Hidden Words of Baha'u'llah
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    Quote of the Day, 10 Kalimát 173 BE

    "These Bahá'í children are of such great importance to the future. They will live in times, and have to meet problems, which never faced their elders. And the Cause alone can equip them to properly serve the needs of a future, war-weary, disillusioned, unhappy humanity. So their task will be...
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    Quote of the Day, 9 Kalimát 173 BE

    "Man is even as steel, the essence of which is hidden: through admonition and explanation, good counsel and education, that essence will be brought to light. If, however, he be allowed to remain in his original condition, the corrosion of lusts and appetites will effectively destroy him." -...
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    Quote of the Day, 8 Kalimát 173 BE

    "...they that tread the path of faith, they that thirst for the wine of certitude, must cleanse themselves of all that is earthly -- their ears from idle talk, their minds from vain imaginings, their hearts from worldly affections, their eyes from that which perisheth. They should put their...
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    Quote of the Day, 7 Kalimát 173 BE

    "Thou hast described thyself as a student in the school of spiritual progress. Fortunate art thou! If these schools of progress lead to the university of heaven, then branches of knowledge will be developed whereby humanity will look upon the tablet of existence as a scroll endlessly unfolding...
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    Quote of the Day, 6 Kalimát 173 BE

    "Yea, such things as throw consternation into the hearts of all men come to pass only that each soul may be tested by the touchstone of God, that the true may be known and distinguished from the false. ... Were you to ponder, but for a while, these utterances in your heart, you would surely...
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    Quote of the Day, 5 Kalimát 173 BE

    "The friends must, at all times, bear in mind that they are, in a way, like soldiers under attack. The world is at present in an exceedingly dark condition spiritually; hatred and prejudice, of every sort, are literally tearing it to pieces. We, on the other hand, are the custodians of the...
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    Quote of the Day, 4 Kalimát 173 BE

    “Today, all the peoples of the world are indulging in self-interest and exert the utmost effort and endeavour to promote their own material interests. They are worshipping themselves and not the divine reality, nor the world of mankind. They seek diligently their own benefit and not the common...
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    Quote of the Day, 3 Kalimát 173 BE

    "To Israel He was neither more nor less than the incarnation of the “Everlasting Father,” the “Lord of Hosts” come down “with ten thousands of saints”; to Christendom Christ returned “in the glory of the Father,” to Shí’ah Islám the return of the Imám Husayn; to Sunní Islám the descent of the...
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    Quote of the Day, 2 Kalimát 173 BE

    “...perchance ye may forsake your own concepts and set your faces towards God, the Lord of being.” Bahá'u'lláh, Kitab-I-Aqdas
  19. arthra

    A prayer for the Feast of Kalimat (Words)

    O my God and my Master! I am Thy servant and the son of Thy servant. I have risen from my couch at this dawn-tide when the Day-Star of Thy oneness hath shone forth from the Day-Spring of Thy will, and hath shed its radiance upon the whole world, according to what had been ordained in the Books...