The Covenant of the Báb.pdf In every Day, in every Age, the Prophets of the past have had some form of Covenant with their followers regarding the coming of yet another Prophet. Such a Covenant, writes Shoghi Effendi, “had existed, under various forms, with varying degrees of emphasis, had always been couched in veiled language, Read More
The Relationship Between the Bab and Baha’u’llah.pdf The Báb and Bahá’u’lláh were contemporaries. This unprecedented confluence of the Twin Manifestations of God affords us a unique opportunity to explore how these two Luminaries related to One Another. Their devotion to Each Other, the manner in which They addressed Each Other and Their deference to Each Read More
The Station and Claims of the Bab.pdf On the evening of the 23rd of May, 1844, in a modest house in Shiraz, Persia, a Muslim cleric met with a Merchant of that city. The cleric, Mulla Husayn Bushrui, was a member of the Shaykhi sect established by Shaykh Ahmad-i-Ahsa’i and led by Sayyid Kazim-i-Rashti. Members Read More
Quddus: “The Last, But in Rank the First”.pdf Quddús was the favorite disciple of The Báb and the Persian meaning of Quddús is ‘Holy’, or the ‘Most Holy’. Quddús was born in the town of Bárfurúsh, in Írán. His mother and father passed away when he was very young and his stepmother, who took great Read More
Mullá Husayn receives the Declaration of the Báb.pdf You will recall our previous post regarding the two luminaries, Shaykh Ahmad and Siyyid Kazim, who devoted their lives to the advent of the Qá’im (He who arises). Before Siyyid Kazim died, he told his followers to scatter and find the Promised One, the 12th Imam of Read More
Available PDF: Shaykh Ahmad and Siyyid Kazim .pdf This is the first of three articles dedicated to a very unique window into the past which opens with the key Bábí historical figures namely Shaykh Ahmad, Siyyid Kazim, Mullá Husayn, and Quddus. This post focuses on a brief overview of Shaykh Ahmad and Siyyid Kazim, the Read More
The Concept of Covenant .pdf An understanding of the word “covenant” is essential to understanding the relationship between God and man. In the secular world, a covenant is like a contract, in that it is a binding agreement between two or more parties, characterized by the obligations imposed on each and the benefits that each Read More
Segment 3 of 27 Mullá Husayn receives the Declaration of the Báb Provision in the Baha’i Scriptures for the Universal House of Justice Function infallibly without the presence of the Guardian of the Cause as its “sacred head”.