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  1. Luqman

    the light of faith and the wisdom of humility

    Hashim Khan was a Babi caravan driver. A certain person of wealth and knowledge employed him to transport him and his family from Kashan to the pilgrimage places of Najaf and Karbila. The man was reluctant to hire Hashim Khan because of his Babi faith, but in the end he felt that he had to hire...
  2. joey473

    Exile of Light of God and his Companions

    Look at how beautiful this video is: https://vimeo.com/channels/bahai/231240325
  3. H

    Undertones of Glory: A perpetual movement of light

    Beloved friends, please see the video below on the Master's visit to the west and the spiritual destiny that awaits us all, in light of the recent March letters from the Universal House of Justice. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ClUh_BeLRmM
  4. J

    Cycle of Light and Darkness

    Religion’s Everlasting Cycle of Light and Darkness David Langness • June 28, 2014 In the last four installments of this series of essays, we’ve explored the organic, systemic unity of religions from the unique Baha’i perspective. In this final part of the series, we’ll take a look at the...
  5. W

    Female-male friendships in the light of the writings

    Dear all, Alláh-u-Abha, I became Bahai about a year ago and am in a relationship with a 7th generation Bahai. I am from the west, he is from the middle east. We deeply love each other and are getting to know each other and plan to get married. There are many cultural differences we are facing...
  6. D

    L.D.S Missionary, finding the light in Rhode Island

    "Dear President Albright, When I was 15, I began preparing for the Roman Catholic sacrament of confirmation. This rite of passage is a staple in the life of active Catholic teens that marks the trail towards adulthood. The ritual is performed by the anointing of oil on one’s...
  7. S

    Baha'u'llah's historical teachings in light of biblical scholarship

    Hello friends, I'd like to ask about something that's been on my mind quite a bit. This question at one point barred my joining the faith but, for reasons I'll get to, I've managed to see beyond it. Still, if anyone has more concrete suggestions or answers, I'd find them very helpful. I've...
  8. L

    Be eyes to the blind, and a guiding light unto the feet of the erring. . .

    "Be generous in prosperity, and thankful in adversity. Be worthy of the trust of thy neighbor, and look upon him with a bright and friendly face. Be a treasure to the poor, an admonisher to the rich, an answerer of the cry of the needy, a preserver of the sanctity of thy pledge. Be fair in thy...
  9. Y

    Abdu'l-Baha: Christ, the Light of the World

    "His Holiness Jesus Christ was an educator of humanity. His teachings were altruistic; His bestowal universal. He taught mankind by the power of the Holy Spirit and not through human agency, for the human power is limited whereas the divine power is illimitable and infinite. The influence and...
  10. Y

    Sayings of Light and Love

    Sayings of Light and Love St. John of the Cross (1542-1591) For some reason these sayings of John of the Cross (one of my favourite Roman Catholic saints) remind me of the 'Hidden Words' of Baha'u'llah. I know this is a Baha'i forum but I really have found these sayings to be of great use on...