APPENDIX
SOURCES
CHAPTER ONE
Gleanings from the Writings of Bahá’u’lláh: pages 5, 9, 10, 11, 12, 17, 17, 46, 49, 49, 50, 56, 59, 60, 60, 88, 98, 99, 104, 136, 213, 210, 246, 250.
The Promised Day Is Come (citation): page 20.
Gleanings from the Writings of Bahá’u’lláh: page 232.
The Promised Day Is Come (citations): pages 28, 32, 34, 36, 40.
Gleanings from the Writings of Bahá’u’lláh: pages 254, 198.
The Promised Day Is Come (citations) pages 104, 30, 81.
Gleanings from the Writings of Bahá’u’lláh: page 323.
CHAPTER TWO
Prayers and Meditations By Bahá’u’lláh: pages 127, 48, 103, 179, 283, 284, 310, 35, 14, 281, 27, 275, 107, 197, 295.
Gleanings from the Writings of Bahá’u’lláh: pages 261, 167, 184, 64, 264, 279.
CHAPTER THREE
Gleanings from the Writings of Bahá’u’lláh: pages 200, 214, 214, 214, 319, 177, 316, 143, 149, 153, 158, 194, 294, 7, 330, 290, 340, 86,. 200, 176, 337, 276, 289, 292, 285, 335, 315, 103, 342, 93, 175.
The Reality of Man: page 3.
Prayers and Meditations By Bahá’u’lláh: pages 5, 6, 8, 261, 13, 15, 21, 262, 31, 33, 42, 59, 86, 94, 119, 159, 170, 206, 220, 224, 248, 234, 259, 265.
The Hidden Words: From the Arabic, Nos. 1 to 71.
CHAPTER FOUR
Tablets of Bahá’u’lláh.
CHAPTER FIVE
Three Tablets of Bahá’u’lláh.
Gleanings from the Writings of Bahá’u’lláh: page 346.
CHAPTER SIX
Bahá’í Peace Program: page 27.
Promulgation of Universal Peace: pages 11, 22, 138, 135, 119, 171, 26, 449, 81, 18, 90, 185, 55, 83, 41, 355.
Some Answered Questions: page 313.
Bahá’í Peace Program: page 11.
CHAPTER SEVEN
Some Answered Questions: pages 209, 205, 215, 222, 227, 230, 233, 236, 243, 245, 247, 255, 259, 263, 267, 270, 272.
Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá: page 581.
Bahá’í Peace Program: page 31.
CHAPTER EIGHT
Star of the West, XIV, 12.
Star of the West, XIV, 12.
Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Vols. I, Ii, III, 641, 318, 502, 405.
Star of the West, XIV, 12.
Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Vols. I, II, III, 36, 442.
National Bahá’í Archives, unpublished Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá.
National Bahá’í Archives, unpublished Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá.
National Bahá’í Archives, unpublished Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá.
National Bahá’í Archives, unpublished Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá
Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Vols. I, II, III, 145, 243, 73, 511, 162, 260, 263, 505.
National Bahá’í Archives, unpublished Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá
National Bahá’í Archives, unpublished Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá.
Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Vols. I, II, III, 22, 687, 328.
National Bahá’í Archives, unpublished Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá
Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Vols. I, II, III, 19, 205, 683, 705, 706, 591, 115, 722, 337, 325, 326.
National Bahá’í Archives, unpublished Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá.
National Bahá’í Archives, unpublished Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá.
Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Vols. I, II, III, 97.
National Bahá’í Archives, unpublished Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá.
National Bahá’í Archives, unpublished Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá.
Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Vols. I, II, III, 587, 207, 448, 449.
National Bahá’í Archives, unpublished Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá.
National Bahá’í Archives, unpublished Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá.
National Bahá’í Archives, unpublished Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá.
National Bahá’í Archives, unpublished Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá.
Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Vols. I, II, III, 537, 562, 178, 549, 87, 168, 459.
National Bahá’í Archives, unpublished Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá.
Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Vols. I, II, III, 390, 407.
National Bahá’í Archives, unpublished Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá.
Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Vols. I, II, III, 409, 453, 252, 316, 322, 327, 514, 622, 642, 164, 175, 94, 12, 592, 576.
CHAPTER NINE
Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Vols. I, II, III, 535, 41.
Star of the West, VII, 5.
Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Vols. I, II, III, 185.
National Bahá’í Archives, Unpublished Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá.
Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Vols. I, II, III, 690, 23, 1, 6.
‘Abdu’l-Bahá in New York, 56.
National Bahá’í Archives, unpublished Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá.
National Bahá’í Archives, unpublished Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá
National Bahá’í Archives, unpublished Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá.
Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Vols. I, II, III, 553, 508, 10.
National Bahá’í Archives, unpublished Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá.
National Bahá’í Archives, unpublished Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá.
National Bahá’í Archives, unpublished Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá.
Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Vols. I, II, III, 148, 14, 499.
National Bahá’í Archives, unpublished Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá.
Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Vols. I, II, III, 21, 124, 25, 435, 437, 17, 96, 626, 100.
National Bahá’í Archives, unpublished Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá.
Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Vols. I, II, III, 633.
America’s Spiritual Mission, 17, 22.
Star of the West, XIII, 1.
Excerpts from the Will and Testament of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá.
TRANSLATIONS
SHOGHI EFFENDI: Gleanings from the Writings of Bahá’u’lláh; The Promised Day Is Come (citations); Prayers and Meditations By Bahá’u’lláh; The Reality of Man (passage selected); The Hidden Words of Bahá’u’lláh; Bahá’í Peace Program (translation made with Dr. Zia M. Baghadi, Mirza Lotfulláh Hakim and Dr. J. E. Esslemont); Will and Testament of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá.
MIRZA ALI-KULI RHAN: Tablets of Bahá’u’lláh; Three Tablets of Bahá’u’lláh.
LAURA CLIFFORD BARNEY: Some Answered Questions.
The published and unpublished Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá included in Chapters Seven, Eight and Nine were translated by many different Persian Bahá’ís. The Master’s last Tablet to America was translated by Mrs. H. Emogene Hoagg, Ali Mohammed Baku, and Rouhi.
EDITOR’S NOTE
This volume has been compiled to replace the work published in 1923 under the title of “Bahá’í Scriptures,” and contains later and more accurate translations, as well as Tablets and Prayers not then accessible in English.
INDEX
Aaron, 271
abasement, 102, 162, 163
Abel, 274
‘Abdu’l-‘Azíz, Tablet to, 43
Abdu'l-Bahá, the Branch, 204, 209, 359, 394, 436, 437
the Center of the Covenant, 248, 358, 362
mission of, 217
Abraham, 26, 259, 271, 275, 319, 358
Adam, 233
Adrianople, 222, 440
administrative affairs and acts of worship, 196, 200
Afnán, 439, 441, 442, 443, 449
Africa, 269, 428
Aghsán, 442, 443, 449
agreement, 411
agriculture, 176
Ahrimans, 174
‘Akká, 75, 76, 191, 222, 234, 292, 349, 440
alcohol, 336
‘Alí, 131
‘Alí-Kabli-Akbar, 190
America, 260, 269, 429
anchorite, 184
angels, 360, 410
animals, 301, 303, 307, 310, 312, 373, 388
animosity, 192
annihilation impossible, 263
Apostle of Bahá’u’lláh, 424
Aqdas, 179, 200, 209, 246, 358, 447
Arabia, 277, 422
Argentine, 421
Aristotle, 337
armaments, 40
articles, review of, 412
arts, 189, 377
Asia, 269, 428
Assembly, local, 405, 406, 409, 410, 411
meeting, 405, 406, 409, 411
atoms, 263, 297, 301, 310
Australia, 428
Báb, 10, 42, 87, 108, 176, 190, 202, 319, 358, 429, 433, 439, 447, 448
backbiting, 72, 105, 106, 118, 141, 146
Baghdád, 75
Bahá’u’lláh, Cause of, 400
coming of, 219, 233, 238, 258, 351
covenant of, 358
criticisms of by the oppressors, 188
family descent, 32
family of, 209, 210
imprisonment, 83
life of, 220
Lord of Hosts, 423
mission of, 33, 38, 55, 92, 185, 215, 381, 402
new creation of, 93, 152
obedient to civil rule, 48
opposed by kindred, 89
purpose of sufferings, 223, 230, 233
quickened by the Spirit, 32, 55
rejection of, 63, 77
station of, 36, 37, 51, 52, 58, 62, 70, 96, 186, 423, 447
supplicates for martyrdom, 90
teachings of, 215, 238, 245, 285, 347
transgressions against, 70
tribulations of, 31, 39, 47, 57, 154
will and testament of, 358
Bahamas, 421
Bahia, 421
balance, 35, 45, 110, 135
baptism, 390
Bayán, 10, 34, 42, 77, 80, 87, 119, 190, 294, 429
beings, 297, 301, 307, 310, 312
believers, conduct of, 88, 89, 102, 125, 126, 128, 133, 136, 160, 170, 215, 400, 402, 403, 404, 408, 411, 412, 414, 421, 425, 426
commanded to teach, 206
guidance of, 109, 110
near to God, 98
station of, 9, 10, 25, 94
Belize, 421
Bermuda, 421
Black Sea, 49
Blessed Beauty, see Bahá’u’lláh
blind, 112
blood, purity of, 319
body, 303, 314, 337, 345, 389
Bolivia, 421
bondage, 33
Book of Creation (see Revelation), 56, 60, 62, 71
Branch, Tablet to, 359, 394, 436, 437
Brazil, 421
British Guiana, 421
Buddha, 348
Burning Bush, 51

calamity, 162
calumny, 388
Canaan, 319, 438
capacity, 34, 118, 318, 361, 364, 388, 396
Carmel, 37
cause and effect, law of, 393
center, 396, 408, 419
Certitude, City of, 33, 108
Central American Republics, 421
character, 168, 174, 318, 319
charity, 141, 184
Chicago, 413
children, education of, 176, 182, 200, 383, 396
Chile, 421
China, 428
chosen, 34, 44 109
Christ, 15, 49, 50, 51, 60, 61, 62, 71, 108, 239, 250, 251, 258, 259, 261, 275, 276, 319, 323, 325, 358, 364, 370, 371, 381, 387, 388, 389, 390, 391, 394, 395, 400, 408, 410, 418, 422, 424, 432, 437, 438, 442
Christianity, 250
Christians, 250
Christopher Columbus, 260
church, 390
civilization, 138, 183, 257, 270, 280, 289
cleanliness, 333
clergy, 64, 193
clothing, 193
Collective Center, 419
common faculty, 318
communion, 151, 390
composition, 297, 298
comprehension, 317
confession, 193
Confucius, 348
conscience, 285
constancy, 129
Constantinople, 45, 222, 233, 440
constitution (of man), 318
consummation, law of, 232
consultation, 406
contentment, 158, 162, 165
controversy, 428
Convention, first, 417
courtesy, 175
cursing, 196, 201
Costa Rica, 421
Covenant, 68, 70, 75, 76, 77, 79, 82, 87, 111, 248, 271, 357, 358, 401, 404, 408, 410, 418, 425, 429, 433, 434, 435, 436, 437, 439, 441, 445, 449
Center of, 248, 358, 362, 390, 429, 434, 436, 441
Covenant-breakers, 43, 76, 126, 127, 425, 430, 431, 432, 434, 435, 436, 437, 438, 441, 448
covetousness, 97
crafts, 189
creation, 21, 41, 65, 66, 71, 72, 75, 82, 93, 94, 96, 100, 102, 111, 156, 159, 164, 165, 262, 297, 301
Crimson Ark, 38
Crimson Hill, 42
Crimson Tablet, 208
crucifixion, 31
Cuba, 421
culture, 319

Darwinian theory, 301, 303, 307
David, 271
Day of God, 9, 10, 12, 28, 35, 51, 60, 63, 82, 87, 95, 129, 132, 206, 224, 228, 279
“Day of Judgment”, 352
death,
hour of, 106
messenger of joy, 160, 161, 162
of a youth, 379
decomposition, 297
denial, cause of, 13, 18, 63, 77
deniers, 44, 60, 78, 177, 202
detachment, 132, 141
destiny, 111
disagreement, 411
dissension, 125
divine laws, revealed in form of prayer, 203
Divine Plan, Tablets of, 419, 423
Divinity, attributes of, 323
declaration of, 190
essence of, 341
divorce, 14
dreams, 326, 337
Dutch Guiana, 421

earth, 297, 301, 307, 310, 312
economic prejudice, 288
principle, 348
problem, 240, 247
economy, 374
Ecuador, 421
education, 101, 176, 182, 200, 241, 247, 248, 290, 319, 383, 396
educators, 249, 331
egotism, 371
Egypt, 271
elections, 403
electricity, 339
elements, composition and decomposition of, 263, 297, 301, 310
EI-Forkan (see Qur’án)
Elias, 371
elixir, 74, 113
emanation, 315
embryo, 297, 300, 309, 312, 367
equality, 281
equity, 45, 131, 132
eternal life (see immortality)
ether, 307, 342
ethics, 396
Europe, 428
Evangel, 52
evanescence, 85
evil, 119, 141, 318
exaltation, 69, 306
existence, degrees of, 297, 301, 318, 328

faith, 54, 38, 106, 119, 141, 188, 364, 382, 384
Falkland Islands, 421
family, 229
fasting, 134, 368
fear, 65, 128, 140, 173, 179, 180, 208, 376
fidelity, 384
“First Mind”, 316
“First Will”, 316
forbearance, 125
forgiveness, 106
forms, 297, 301, 307, 310, 312
fortitude, 162
France, 223
French Guiana, 421
freedom, 137, 288

Galapagos, 421
Galen, 249
generosity, 46
Glad-Tidings, 246
Germany, 55
God, attributes of, 20, 23, 297
beauty of, 13
the creator, 102
denial of, 12, 25, 63
dependence upon, 45
dominion of, 57, 158, 163
the educator, 100
existence of, 297, 316
image of, 381
judgment of, 41, 47
knowledge of, 80, 188, 321
law of, 85
love of, 46, 66
Manifestation of, 10, 14, 19, 21, 71, 103, 205
meeting with, 80
nearness to, 67, 68, 95, 98
omniscient, 126
power of, 29, 65
recognition of, 21, 129
religion of, 245
remembrance of, 48
revelation of, 98, 100
signs of, 97, 310
unity of, 27, 94, 99
Unknowable Essence, 19, 20, 28, 70, 98
victory of, 204
will of, 97
good, 318
Gospel, 333, 370, 387, 388, 418, 421, 431
government, form of, 39, 43, 53, 57, 196, 199, 209, 283
obedience to, 192, 440, 446
grace, 13, 95, 96, 104
gratitude, 44
Great Terror, 86
Greatest Branch, 394, 409
Greatest Name, Community of, 400
Greater World, 70, 128
Greeks, 231
Greek philosophers, 272
groups, 401
Guardian, 439, 442, .443, 444, 445, 446, 449
Guatemala, 421
guidance, divine, 21, 66, 68, 106, 107, 136

habiliment, 193
Haiti, 421
Hakim, 113
Hands of the Cause, 439, 441, 442, 443, 444, 449
prayer for, 172
healing, 145, 154, 375, 376
health, 376
heart, purification of, 362
heaven, 389
hell, 93, 112
Herod, 51
Hidden Words, 246, 251, 430
Hijáz, 72
Hippocrates, 272
Holy Books, to be accepted, 194
Holy Spirit, 348, 368, 369, 370
Honduras, 421
House of Justice, 176, 179, 182, 183, 195, 197, 199, 200, 201, 247, 404, 411, 442, 446, 447
human beings, 297, 301, 307, 310, 312
human species, 300, 304
human spirit (see spirit)
humility, 384

idols, 86, 394
ignorance, 142
injustice, 51, 159
imagination, 317
Imáms, 22
immortality, 105, 121, 134, 147, 216, 261, 263, 267, 324, 367, 379, 317, 383, 421
independent investigation of truth, 229, 238, 246, 270, 285
insanity, 338, 347
inspiration, 253
instrument of destruction, 183
intellectual realities, 304
Interpreter, of Bahá’u’lláh’s teachings, 248
intercession, 329
intercommunication, 413
intermediary, 370
inventions, 304, 306
'Iraq, 48, 73, 202, 440
'Iráq—Arabie, 221
Iran, 172, 178, 185, 233, 292, 418, 420
Isaac, 271
Isaiah, 11, 52, 280
Ishmael, 271
Israel, 14, 271

Jabr, 206
Jacob, 271, 275
Jalál, 202
Jaleel, 197
Jamaica, 421
Japan, 428
Jerusalem, 272
Jesus (see Christ)
Jews, 239, 278
John the Baptist, 371
Joseph, 271
Juan Fernandez, 421
Judas Iscariot, 357, 432, 438
Judgment, 35
Justice, 12, 41, 42, 44, 4$, 46, 54, 60, 156, 169, 182, 195, 198, 200, 280, 290, 412


Kamál, 113
Kázim, 431
Khalíl, 123
Kings, 36, 39, 44, 46, 48, 49, 50, 179, 180, 181, 192, 201, 223, 234, 285
knowledge, 21, 43, 51, 57, 59, 74, 94, 105, 110, 122, 133, 141, 147, 153, 157, 171, 189, 231, 252. 254, 321, 382, 384
Kumayl, 117
Kurdistán, 221
language, universal auxiliary, 176, 183, 192, 199, 241, 257, 288, 428
Law of God, 11, 37, 41, 44, 48, 64, 76, 85, 91, 127, 134, 135, 140
League of Nations, 292
leprosy, 437, 438
“Letters”, 87
Lesser Antilles, 421
Lesser World, 70
liberty, 137, 288
life after death (see immortality)
Lord of Hosts, 410, 423
Lord’s Supper, 404, 407
love, 46, 66, 111, 136, 140, 141, 142, 143, 156, 157, 158, 160, 162, 164, 175, 365, 366
lying, 322

magnet, 366
Máhdi, 431
Maids of Heaven, 68, 111, 112
Man, capacity to know God, 34, 102, 117, 118, 119, 167, 318, 361, 364, 388, 396
difference in degree, 100, 248, 249, 307, 310
everlasting, 263
evolution of, 266, 312
the Greater World, 70
nature of, 117, 119, 265, 310
oneness of, 114
reality of, 99, 103, 310
origin of, 297, 301, 303, 307, 312
regeneration of, 132
relation to God, 315
ruler over nature, 236, 243, 304
sickness of, 36, 58, 145
sign of both worlds, 70
spirit of, 116, 301, 303, 313
station of, 104, 208
Manifestations, abasement of, 33
afflictions of, 31, 64, 143, 144
continuity of, 70
created love, 218
creator of man, 33
distinction, equality and unity of, 15, 20, 23, 27, 72
knowledge of, 21, 323
mission of, 23, 225, 262, 273
oneness of, 21, 102, 255
proof of, 34, 73
proof of God, 21, 34
purpose of, 9, 215
“return” of, 22
recognition of, 33, 53, 136
sovereignty established, 18
sorrow of, 184
source and object of all knowledge, 132, 249
station of, 22, 23, 25, 69, 72, 103, 254, 261
marriage, 372
of monks and priests, 193
martyrdom, 19, 90, 162, 165
martyrs, 233, 293
Mary, 387
Mary Magdalene, 385
Mashriqu’l-Adhkár, 414
Master’s Last Tablet, the, 429
materialist, 235, 336
matter, 297, 301, 312
Matthew, Gospel of, 431, 432
Mázindarán, 439
Mecca, 53
meekness, 180
meetings, 403, 407, 409, 410, 411, 413, 427, 448
memory, 304, 317
mercy, 66, 75, 104, 105, 164
Mesopotamia, 233
Mexico, 421
mineral, 338
mind, 252, 297, 303, 307, 310, 312, 317, 321, 337, 345
miracles, 273
Mírzá Yaḥyá, 77, 430, 436
moderation, 45, 138, 139
modesty, 180
monasticism, 184
Moses, 13, 14, 16, 71, 108, 259, 271, 274, 276, 277, 279, 319, 358,418
monks, 193
Most Great Peace, 176, 183, 193, 198, 224, 231, 234
Most Great Prison, 199, 234, 431
Most Great Name, 87, 88
Mother Book, 33, 59, 187, 189, 191
Most Holy Book, 447
Muhammad, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 24, 72, 103, 104, 259, 275, 277, 319, 358, 421
Muhammad Sháh, 181
music, 378

Nakazene (see violator)
Napoleon III, 49, 55, 223
nations, unity of, 192
nature, 235, 242, 260, 306, 312, 344
Nebuchadnezzar, 272
newspapers, 171
New York, 413
Nicaragua, 421
Noah, 274, 319, 438

Oneness of mankind, 218, 219, 239, 244, 246, 285, 296
oneness of reality, 217, 219
opium, 335

Palestine, 272
Panama, 421
Paraclete, 358
Paradise, 93, 112
Paraguay, 421
“Partners with God”, 11, 33, 99, 101, 146
patience, 47, 51, 124, 130, 162, 375
peace (see Universal Peace)
Pentateuch, 274
Peter, 62, 329, 331, 384
Peru, 421
Pharisees, 61, 388
philosophy, 322
piety, 199
pilgrimage, 196
plagiarism, 293
plants, development of, 312, 338
Plato, 337
Point of Adoration, 60
poison, 100, 105
political unity, 257
politics, 407, 446, 447
polycheises, 204
poor, the Trust of God, 40, 45, 130, 141, 159
Pope, 61, 62
Puerto Rico, 421
power, 17, 65, 66, 73, 92, 95, 97, 104, 113, 120, 139, 141, 143
praise, 44, 69, 87, 79
prayer, effect of, 123
wisdom of, 368, 375
for divine aid, 144
for acceptance and forgiveness, 148
to attain station of communion, 150
for Assembly meetings, 405
for blessings of faith, 146
for faithfulness in the Covenant, 85
for confirmation in Cause, 153
for confirmation in service, 231
commands revealed in form of prayer, 203
for Divine victory, 89
for forgiveness of sins, 194
for the good of this world and the next, 154
for grace and mercy, 146
for gratitude for rebirth, 147
for Hands of the Cause, 172
for healing, 145, 155
for knowledge of God, 87
for help in extreme misfortune, 154
for pioneers, 422
for preservation from sickness, 153
for preservation from tribulation, 143
for protection from deniers, 149
for purity, 144
for Queen Victoria, 54
for illumination, 149
to raise a new creation, 151
to sanctify the souls, 178
for severance, 152
for spiritual renewal, 142
for sustenance, 144
for steadfastness, 142
to strengthen people in service, 166
to testify to Divine Unity, 148
for traveling teachers, 422
to recognize the Manifestation, 91
Precourser (see Bab)
prejudices, 240, 247, 286, 287, 288
pride, 13, 41, 50, 58, 64, 68, 180
priests (see clergy)
profession, 377
prophecy, fulfilment of, 9, 11, 28, 60, 62, 70, 113
prophet (see Manifestation)
profits, 282
progress, material and spiritual, 227
through love, 229, 231, 241
protection, 133
punishments, 66, 113, 323, 393
purity, 365

Qayyám-i-Asmá’, 112
qualities, 319
quarrels, 428
Queen Victoria, 52, 53, 54
Qur’án, 15, 17, 184, 190, 208, 277, 333, 338, 346, 348, 419
Qurratu’l-‘Ayn, 437

race unity, 257, 267, 268, 359
radiance, 151
rational soul, 317
reason (see mind)
recognition after death, 367
Red Epistle, 176, 177, 185
reflective faculty, 183
refuge, 91, 131
regeneration, 29, 117, 118
reincarnation, 391
religious prejudice, 286
unity, 179
warfare abolished, 191, 196
reliance, 141
religion, bulwark of civilization, 289
cause of unity, 180, 198, 201, 209, 239, 247, 286
cycle of, 255
extinction of, 225
foundation of, 274
oneness of, 246, 255, 259
progressive, 224
realm of, 237
reality of, 229
renewal of, 226
and science, agreement of, 240, 247, 286
source of eternal life, 270
two divisions of, 274
remembrance, 132, 143
remoteness, 30, 65
renunciation, 38
Republics of America, 420
retaliation, law of, 179
Resurrection Day, 172, 352
Revelation, 36, 56, 60, 62, 66, 70, 93, 101, 102, 104, 110, 115, 117, 122, 140, 147, 148, 163, 164, 165
time of next, 211
of St. John the Divine, 350
rewards, 9, 68, 70, 107, 108, 323, 393, 420
rights, equal standard of, 240
Romans, 251
Roumelia, 223
Russia, Tablet to Czar of, 50

Sadrat, 191
Sadratu’l-Muntahá, 58
Salman, 21
Salvador, 421
salvation, 389
Santo Domingo, 421
Sarah, 274
science, 189, 195, 240, 242, 247, 286, 376
scriptures, 11, 12, 135
second birth, 147, 421
security, 182
sedition, 179, 440, 447
seeker, 65, 105, 106, 107, 108
senses, 122, 317
Seth, 274
severance, 141
Sháh of Persia, 56, 57
Shoghi Effendi, 439, 442, 443, 449
sign of both worlds, 70
Signs of God, 34, 80, 97, 98, 99, 100, 103, 107, 117, 121, 141
Sinai, 48, 51, 117, 190
singleness, 148
sinner, 193
sins, 159
slander, 137, 388, 440
slaves, 53
slavery, 269
socialism, 375
social rights, 282
Socrates, 272, 337, 340
solitary life forbidden, 184
Solomon, 271, 272
soul, of man, 120, 121, 297, 327, 337, 347, 367, 370, 382, 384
South American Republics, 421
sovereignty, 18, 28, 51, 58, 65, 69, 71, 80, 92, 94, 97, 112, 123, 143, 155, 163
species, human, originality of, 297, 301, 307, 312
spirit, divine, 261
of faith, 317
of man, 260, 297, 303, 312, 3l3, 316, 370
animates all things, 260
comprehension of, 326, 328, 345, 367
immortality of, 323
spiritual world, character of, 267, 367
Star of the West, 427
steadfastness, 84, 128, 130, 135, 189, 384
strikes, 280
submission, 141, 160
suffering, mystery of, 372
of children, 372
Sulimanyyi, 221
Sulṭán ‘Abdu’l-‘Azíz, 43
Sulṭán of Turkey, 223
sun, 315
Sun of Reality (see Manifestation)
Supper of the Lord, 390, 404, 407
Supreme Pen, 12, 80, 91, 99, 123, 126, 147
Supreme Tribunal, 291, 292, 445
superstitions, 226, 237, 250, 251, 272, 273
Syria, 53

Tablet to ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, 436, 437
Tabriz, 221
Taghoot, 206
Tajalliyát, 246
Tarázát, 246
Tasneen, 207
teacher, condition of (see believers)
teaching, 206, 385, 419, 423, 427
Teachings, 233, 238, 245, 285, 290
Temple, 413, 414
tests, 11, 363, 371, 395
thankfulness, 135, 136
thanksgiving, meaning of, 360
Thomas, 384
thought, 317
Ṭihrán, 173, 220, 418
Titus, 273
tobacco, 334
Tobago, 421
Torah, 32, 272, 273, 275, 276, 277, 279, 291, 422
tradition, 252
translation, 408, 427
tribulation, 84, 162, 371
Trinidad, 421
trumpet, 202
trust, 40, 43
trustworthiness, 43, 169, 412
truth, 251
truthfulness, 384, 321

understanding, 122, 141
unity, divine, 259
of faith, 168, 178
of family, 229
of God, 94, 100, 101
of religions, 210
spiritual, 258
types of, 257
violation of, 258
Universal House of Justice, 442, 443, 446, 447, 448, 449
Universal Peace, 156, 223, 227, 230, 233, 245, 247, 269, 284, 290
Universal Races Congress, 293
union, power of, 173
universe, endlessness of, 297
uprightness, 384
Uruguay, 421

vegetable kingdom, 312, 338
veils, 42, 63, 64
Venezuela, 421
Victoria, Queen, 52, 53, 54
violators (see Covenant-breakers)

wages, 282
war, 191, 196, 232, 244, 284, 428
Washington, 413
waywardness, 98
wealth, 37, 40, 41, 45, 50, 62, 65, 130, 141, 163, 167, 281, 284, 288
West Indies, 421
will, 90, 134
Will and Testament of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, 438
Will and Testament of Bahá’u’lláh, 209
wine, 336
wisdom, 181
woman, equality of, 241, 247, 288
World of God, 66, 93, 108, 109, 117, 118, 191, 254
Words of Paradise, 246
world, equilibrium of upset, 35
Greater and Lesser, 70
spiritual, 267, 367
remedy for, 36
world order, 35
world to come, 367
world unity, 199, 201
work, obligation of, 131, 195, 375, 377
identical with worship, 195
workmen, 282
worship, 33, 36
and administrative affairs, 196, 200
worshippers of idols, 394

Yaḥyá, Mírzá, 77, 430, 436
Year Nine, 181
Year Sixty, 176
Year Eighty, 176