1. GoaForce

    Question about the long obligatory prayer

    Allah'u'Abha In the long obligatory prayer, there is one sentence that sounds like a mantra : "Greater is God than every great one!" Can someone give me the Arabic transliteration of this ? I want to say it in Arabic. Thank you.
  2. GoaForce

    Need help on the long obligatory prayer

    Greetings. I am currently learning the 3 obligatory prayers. I haven't begin to memorize the long one, but I've read the translation already, and I would like to adapt one line from it. At one point in the prayer, it is said : Now, I am not satisfied with this version of the prayer for my...
  3. arthra

    Long Healing Prayer revealed by Baha'u'llah

    A video of a reading of the Long Healing Prayer revealed by Baha'u'llah with ocean surf in the background from the Baha'is of Orkney: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-VxnDdDATRM
  4. Thomas

    How long do you spend on saying prayers each day?

    How long do you find yourself spending on saying prayers, in terms of minutes or hours, everyday?
  5. sweetcakes

    Interfaith relationship, long distance and parents?

    Hello all! :) As some of you know, Alexander ( EnternalStudent9 ) is my boyfriend. I'm interested in Baha'i, however, I am not one. My heart and mind is pure science. He doesn't have a problem with it, as long as I am respectful of his religion and him as a person, he doesn't care. We do...
  6. M

    Long but indescribably rich

    “ O banished and faithful friend! Quench the thirst of heedlessness with the sanctified waters of My grace, and chase the gloom of remoteness through the morning-light of My Divine presence. Suffer not the habitation wherein dwelleth My undying love for thee to be destroyed through the tyranny...
  7. D

    Arrest and Long Detention in Marvdasht County

    "HRANA, October 11, 2013 On September 11, 2013, Hassan Badhrafkan ( حسن بذرافکن ), a Bahai resident of Marvdasht country (in Fars Province), was arrested by security agents. The agents searched his home and seized a computer and...
  8. M

    Long Obligatory Prayer..Please help..

    This is what I recite daily. I have memorized it, and love this prayer. Although I get caught up on two parts.. It would be wonderful if my fellow Bahai's guide me to the right direction regarding these matters.. In the passage.. "O God, my God! Look not upon my hopes and my doings, nay...
  9. ewlabonte

    Long and Medium Obligatory Prayer memorization tools.

    I personally use the Medium Obligatory Prayer, and I developed a tool to help memorize it. It's an html version of index cards where the prayer is presented sentence by sentence, or for long sentences, phrase by phrase. You anticipate what the next sentence/phrase will be and click on the "next"...
  10. K

    Long Healing Prayer

    I call on Thee O Thou Who slayest the Lovers, O God of Grace to the wicked! This excerpt from the Long Healing Prayer...I think it means that the Manifestations were the "slayed Lovers" and that God's Grace is extended to the wicked as well as the non wicked. Please tell me what this means...
  11. RonPrice

    Some Personal Reflections on the Long March

    In the two week period before I joined the Baha’i Faith in early October 1959 at the age of 15 much happened in the economic and political world. I do not want to give a travelogue or a social analysis of all the events or the happenings as they might appear in some annalistic...