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primary purpose of the Bahá’í faith

"Let no one, however, mistake my purpose. The Revelation, of which Bahá’u’lláh is the source and center, abrogates none of the religions that have preceded it, nor does it attempt, in the slightest 58 degree, to distort their features or … Continue reading

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on suffering

…."The sweetest flowers of man’s spirit have most often been watered by tears. To struggle gives strength, to endure breeds a greater capacity for endurance. We must not run away from our heartbreaks in life; we must go through them, … Continue reading

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One faith

"All the teachings of the Prophets are one; one faith; one Divine light shining throughout the world. Now, under the banner of the oneness of hum anity all people of all creeds should turn away from prejudice and become friends … Continue reading

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`Abdu’l-Bahá on fictive kin

"Do not be satisfied until each one with whom you are concerned is to you as a member of your family. Regard each one either as a father, or as a brother, or as a sister, or as a mother, … Continue reading

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Marriage Consent

The below is derived from a compilation located at https://www.bahai.org/beliefs/life-spirit/character-conduct/articles-resources/compilation-family-life-marriage : The consent of the parents of those wishing to enter into marriage is also required. Bahá’u’lláh writes that, “once the couple’s wish is known”, marriage is “conditioned…upon the permission … Continue reading

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on death

Thus it is seen that some, under extreme pressure of anguish, have committed suicide. As to him rest assured; he will be immersed in the ocean of pardon and forgiveness and will become the recipient of bounty and favor. (‘Abdu’l-Bahá, … Continue reading

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the mind

"How can feeble reason encompass the Qur’án, Or the spider snare a phoenix in his web? Wouldst thou that the mind should not entrap thee? Teach it the science of the love of God!" ~The Seven Valleys And the Four … Continue reading

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