The most noteworthy of these have been published in tablets of bahaullah revealed after the kitabi aqdas. All of our paper waste is recycled within the uk and turned into corrugated cardboard. This is the kitab i aqdas, in arabic with arabic notes. Also, some answered questions by abdul baha, and for history.
In akka, bahaullah revealed his most important work, the kitabiaqdas the most holy book, in which he outlined the essential laws and principles of his faith, and established the foundations for a global administrative order. The kitabiaqdas is referred to as the motherbook of the bahai. Let him that findeth no water for ablution repeat five times the words in the name of god, the most pure, the most pure, and then proceed to his devotions. The seven sealed scroll written within and on the back in revelation 5. This is a wonderful book that explains a lot of how the aqdas is written. The kitabiaqdas bahai reference library the bahai faith. Tablets of bahaullah, revealed after the kitabiaqdas. Kitabiaqdas bahaipedia, an encyclopedia about the bahai faith. See this page for basic how to instructions for unzipping files using windows. The kitabiaqdas is regarded as the most holy book of our religion for a reason. The kitabiaqdas by bahaullah free ebook project gutenberg.
God protect us from the punishment he inflicteth on the user. There have been 15,000 works written by him identified. If the daughter of the deceased be dead and leave issue, her share will have to be divided into the seven categories specified in the most holy book. Bahaullah, life of 1891 in the year in bombay, on the instructions of bahaullah, the kitab i aqdas was published for the first time. Having failed to attract converts and not getting acceptance from the world society, the bahai faith today is trying to serve itself as a religion in terms of writing open letters as against holy writings that have no bearing whatsoever on the targeted people. Download one of the free kindle apps to start reading kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, and computer. The kitabiaqdas, the most holy book of the bahai faith.
Sep 10, 2012 the bahai fireside notebook interestingly, reg did most of his research the old way one book at a time. Verily such a soul is numbered in the book of god, the lord of the mighty throne, among those with whom it shall be well. O kitabiaqdas o livro sacratissimo by editora bahai do. Included in this section is an extract from the tablet of ishraqat. For your reference, reg stuck to the important bahai texts, gleanings, writings and kitab. Bahaullah had manuscript copies sent to bahais in iran some years after. Should resentment or antipathy arise between husband and wife, he is not to divorce. In 1986 the universal house of justice decided that the time had come when the preparation of an english translation of the complete text of the most holy book was both possible and essential and made its accomplishment a goal of the six year plan 19861992. A critical survey and interpretation on the kitab i aqdas, the most holy book. Aug, 2005 free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by project. Questions and answers aqdas 1992 ridvan the announcement by the universal house of justice that the law of. Kitabiaqdas english translation kindle edition by baha.
It was in acre around 1873 that bahaullah revealed alkitab alaqdas the most holy book, often referred to by its persian title kitabi aqdas, although. Kitab alaqdas and other tablets by bahaullah the british library. The arabic pages of the 1943 tehran edition are keyed to the paragraphs k1, k2 of the official english. The laws of bahaullah placed in their historical context. The kitabiaqdas or aqdas is the central book of the baha. Jun 22, 2010 fear ye god, o my servants, one and all. The complete english translation to the kitabiaqdas, most holy book or book of laws, a central and key book in the bahai faith, founded by bahaullah in 19th century persia. Instituted in the kitabi aqdas, it is an offering made by the bahais through the head of the faith for the purposes specified in the bahai writings. Bahaullahs great book of laws, his most holy book, the kitabiaqdas, contains the laws that are to provide the foundation of a just society and facilitate the development. The kitab i aqdas or aqdas is the central book of the bahai faith written by bahaullah, the founder of the religion, in 1873. Try bahaullah and the new era or theif in tne nightwilliam sears for basics. Let none contend with another, and let no soul slay another. It was in acre that bahaullahs most important work was written. The first duty prescribed by god for his servants is the recognition of him who is the dayspring of his revelation and the fountain of his laws, who representeth the godhead in both the kingdom of.
These works of bahaullah have a special importance because they explain and even expand on the ethics, morals, laws and social principles of the bahai faith, as well as the proclamations and prophecies of bahaullahs most holy book the kitab i aqdas, the single most important bahai scripture, as its name suggests. The work was written in arabic under the arabic title alkitabu laqdas arabic. It has the same status as the quran for muslims or the bible for christians. The most holy book 1 by baha allah, bahaullah isbn. The kitabiaqdas by bahaullah, free ebook global grey. Read the kitabiaqdas learn about its place in bahai literature bahai world centre.
This most holy book sets forth laws of god for the baha i dispensation, and ordains necessary institutions through which the integrity and the unity of bahaullahs faith can be safeguarded. Thus hath the daystar of utterance shone forth above the horizon of the book as decreed by him who is the lord of the beginning and the end. The first authorized english translation was published in 1992, annotated and accompanied by the supplementary writings and the questions. God is the creator of all things and the reason behind our creation is love. A synopsis and codification of the kitab i aqdas, the most holy book of baha ullah. With every new revelation of god laws are changed according to the times. Holy al kitab al aqdas english translation by bahai world center. Ppt baha powerpoint presentation free to download id.
Where an audio book is comprised of multiple files, we have compiled them into one zip file. A free powerpoint ppt presentation displayed as a flash slide show on id. These new laws are the key to living a spiritual life ordained by the creator for that place in history. Sep 11, 2011 the bahai faith as it stands today faces a challenge of becoming irrelevant to the sayings of bahaullah and abdul baha. The most holy book by bahaullah 1993, paperback at the best online prices at. Leave that soul to himself and turn unto the lord, the protector, the selfsubsisting. Tablets of bahaullah revealed after the kitabiaqdas, pp.
The inside cover of this book is a lossy jpg of the book s original cover. Bahaullahs book of laws, written in arabic around 1873 while he was still imprisoned within the city of akka. This project is intended to present a textual analysis of the central book of the bahai dispensation, bahaullahs kitabiaqdas. Ppt the bah powerpoint presentation free to download id. This religious text outlines the laws and obligatory prayers for practicing bahais. It contains bahaullahs charter for a new world order, sets forth the laws of god for the baha i dispensation and ordains the necessary institutions through which integrity and unity of his faith can alone be safeguarded. A synopsis and codification of the kitabiaqdas, the most. This book is a sloppy and cheap rendering of the word of bahaullah. According to the explicit text of the most holy book, it is forbidden, and its use is utterly condemned. The river jordan is joined to the most great ocean, and the son, in the holy vale, crieth out. The kitab i aqdas is regarded as the most holy book of our religion for a reason.
This most holy book, whose provisions must remain inviolate for no less than a thousand years, and whose system will embrace the entire planet, may well be regarded as the brightest emanation of the mind of bahaullah, as the mother book of his dispensation and the charter of his new world order. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by project gutenberg. A synopsis and codification of the kitab i aqdas, the most holy book of baha ullah bahai world centre haifa on. Be not the cause of grief, much less of discord and. The arabic pages of the tumanskii edition are keyed to the page numbers of 1992 official baha i english translation, the kitab i aqdas. The kitabi aqdas is regarded as the most holy book of our religion for a reason. The common name persian name elham, transliterated as alilham, means inspiration, instinct, illumination. It is sometimes also referred to as the most holy book. The kitabiaqdas the most holy book internet archive. For the sake of god we, verily, exhort you, and will be patient as we have been patient in that which hath befallen us at your hands, o. How to learn about the writings of bahaullah online.
Bahaullah has set forth the laws that will be used to build anew the whole world. The current edition bears the title fountain of wisdom. The most holy book book online at best prices in india on. Get your kindle here, or download a free kindle reading app. It is sometimes also referred to as the aqdas, the most holy book, the book of laws and occasionally the book of aqdas. He who is the desired one is come in his transcendent majesty. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.
Laws of the kitabiaqdas, george ronald publisher, oxford, 2004. Thus, indeed, have ye been commanded 46 in most of the tablets by him who is the allmerciful. The work was written in arabic under the arabic title alkitabu l aqdas, but it is commonly referred to by its persian title, kitab i aqdas which was given to the work by bahaullah himself. The term azali may also imply that subh i azal had a claim of his own and that perhaps he was the author of new teachings which is incorrect. Reason showeth that smoking opium is a kind of insanity, and experience attesteth that the user is completely cut off from the human kingdom. Sep 10, 2011 in fact this is how bahais refer to bayanis even though aqdas the baha i principal book uses same term that was used in persian bayan i. Some are implemented now and some will be for the future of mankind. In a few places in the book, i see what appear to be unicode errors, suggesting the entire thing was copied and pasted from an existing pdf copy of the aqdas. Project gutenberg offers 61,923 free ebooks to download. Then wilt thou see that today these heavenly teachings are the remedy for a sick and suffering world, and a healing balm for the sores on the body of mankind. This project is no more than a supplement to the authorized text of the kitabiaqdas, published 1992. Bahaullah s great book of laws, his most holy book, the kitabiaqdas, contains the laws that are to provide the foundation of a just society and facilitate the development of virtuous individuals for the next thousand years. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. A number of tablets revealed by bahaullah after the kitabi aqdas contain passages supplementary to the provisions of the most holy book.
Known more commonly among bahais by its persian name, the kitab i aqdas the most holy book, it outlines the essential laws and principles that are to be observed by his followers, and lays the groundwork for baha i administration. Contains an introduction by the universal house of justice and a description by shoghi effendi of the contents of the kitab i aqdas. Its publication in english will be followed by translations in other languages. It was supplemented by later writings and by bahaullahs replies to a series of questions posed by one of his secretaries. For example a bahai wedding cannot take place until the bahai assembly of the. In 1953 shoghi effendi, the guardian of the bahai faith, in cluded as one of the goals. Her unworn clothing, jewels and property must be divided among her heirs, as well as her used. The kitab i aqdas download dynasty of evil star wars. This most holy book sets forth laws of god for the bahai dispensation, and ordains necessary institutions through which the integrity and the unity of bahaullahs faith can be safeguarded. The most holy book contains obfuscations and distortions designed to protect the fortunes of the bahai faith and preventing the book to cause a drastic falloff in membership, as the text reveals a great disparity between the original message of the founder and what later came to be sold as the bahai faith. Kitabelakdas the most holy book translated by anton haddad copied from the copy of mrs. The kitab i aqdas is the most holy book for bahais. In 1953 shoghi effendi, the guardian of the bahai faith, included as one of the goals of his ten year plan the preparation of a.622 1334 1090 1233 118 276 1070 388 1365 422 1511 309 1537 1160 601 966 347 1436 440 110 611 342 756 719 183 1285 429 1494 1029 794 437 587 1238 1092 622 917 283 1234 197 350 683