Did the Bab call Subh-i Azal God?

Oct 2016
15
USA
Hi all,

I am still investigating the Faith. I have read that in His Will, the Bab referred to Subh-i Azal as God, suggesting that Azal was "He Who Shall Be Made Manifest." Would you please clarify this claim for me?

Thank you for being patient with all my questions. :)
 
Sep 2010
4,630
Normanton, Far North West Queensland
Hi all,

I am still investigating the Faith. I have read that in His Will, the Bab referred to Subh-i Azal as God, suggesting that Azal was "He Who Shall Be Made Manifest." Would you please clarify this claim for me?

Thank you for being patient with all my questions. :)
No this is not Correct.

Mirza Yahya was Baha'u'llah's younger Half Brother that was appointed as head of the Bab's Cause for reasons to long to explain here. It was most likely a Diversion to take focus away from the one 'Whom God Shall Make Manifest."

In the Bab's writings all importance is aimed at the recognition, acceptance and obedience to "Him Whom God Shall Make Manifest."

This was clearly Baha'u'llah and not Mirza Yahya to which a short study of the History will Show.

Mirza Yahya through His actions and rebellion, proved he was naught but the Anti Christ of the Baha'i dispensation.

What sources are you using in this search?

The Bahá in the library tag at the bottom of the page has the official records.

Regards Tony
 
Nov 2015
279
France
Greetings,

AFAIK, this is not mentionned in the Babi sources (Bab's writings provided by the Babi community), that rather refer to Subh-i-Azal as "the Fruit of the Bayan".

I have seen this claim issued on anti-Baha'i websites a long time ago, quoting a text without context, but that'd be interesting to examine.

Peace.
 
Oct 2016
15
USA
What sources are you using in this search?
This particular claim comes from anti-Baha'i websites. (I'm trying to read both Baha'i and anti-Baha'i writings as I investigate Baha'u'llah.)

This is the alleged quote from the Bab's will: "Name of Azal, testify that there is no God but I, the dearest beloved. Then testify that there is no God but you, the victorious and permanent."

I didn't find the Bab's will on the Baha'i Reference Library, so I wasn't able to verify it.

Thanks!