Monthly Archives: November 2017

on eating meat from ‘Abdu’l-Bahá

"the food of man is cereals and fruit. Some of the teeth of man are like millstones to grind the grain, and some are sharp to cut the fruit. Therefore he is not in need of meat, nor is he … Continue reading

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Purpose of religion

O YE children of men! The fundamental purpose animating the Faith of God and His Religion is to safeguard the interests and promote the unity of the human race, and to foster the spirit of love and fellowship amongst men. … Continue reading

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real faith

There are three kinds of Faith: first, that which is from tradition and birth. For example: a child is born of Muhammadan parents, he is a Muhammadan. This faith is weak traditional faith: second, that which comes from Knowledge, and … Continue reading

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heaven

If your days on earth are numbered, you know that everlasting life awaits you. (‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Paris Talks, p. 111) In prayer there is a mingling of station, a mingling of condition. Pray for them as they pray for you! When … Continue reading

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on sin and death

Certainly for an intelligent man death is better than sin … . (‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Some Answered Questions, p. 265) He should forgive the sinful, and never despise his low estate, for none knoweth what his own end shall be. How often … Continue reading

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conversations in dreams

"Can a departed soul converse with someone still on earth?" ‘Abdu’l-Bahá.—“A conversation can be held, but not as our conversation. There is no doubt that the forces of the higher worlds interplay with the forces of this plane. The heart … Continue reading

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