INDEX

   
Acquiescence, 11, 54
Afnán, 154
'Akká, 17, 31, 34, 35, 70, 73, 101, 105, 106, 111, 145, 153, 200, 218
Angels, 158, 173, 252
Ark, 44, 115, 271
Assistance, 22, 45, 116, 212, 265
to do will of God, 210, 225, 233, 254, 264
to observe fast, 299
to promote Faith, 19, 28, 35, 38, 53, 56, 60, 62, 64, 86, 99, 100, 117, 141, 142, 150, 159, 162, 165, 191, 202, 213, 217, 220, 226, 227, 239, 242, 243, 291, 334
to serve, 33, 77, 240, 244, 247, 289
Ayyám-i-Há (Intercalary Days), 65

Báb ('Ali-Muhammad)
Herald of Bahá'u'lláh, 128, 180
knowledge revealed, 84
mission of, 86, 129
oneness with Bahá'u'lláh, 85, 119
Primal Point, 84, 300
proclaimed Bahá'u'lláh, 40, 85, 276, 285
station of, 128, 300
tribulations of, 40
Baghdad, 23, 105, 176
Bahá, 16, 44, 84, 109, 169, 205
Bahá'u'lláh
a Bábí, 308
attributes
detachment, 108, 182, 184
fearlessness, 71, 188, 309
humility, 193
love, 61
patience, 108, 308
authority of, 286
Book of, 37, 38, 43, 66, 69, 76, 80, 85, 143, 145, 207, 245, 249, 275, 284, 286, 293
call to humanity, 36, 74, 97, 104, 106, 107, 188, 197, 200, 207, 268, 295, 302
calls for wrath of God upon enemies, 121, 141, 301, 305
enemies powerless, 74, 105
grateful for Station as Revelator, 20, 46, 238
His mission revealed to Him by God, 21, 121, 306
His will is God's will, 108, 182, 193
house of, 176
how received, 129, 180, 200, 276
mission of, 25, 74, 80, 103, 107, 137, 147, 153, 181, 185, 197, 202, 208, 301, 334
oneness with Báb, 85, 119
opposed, 107, 152, 204
power of Revelation of, 144, 170, 277, 295, 296, 304, 308
prayer for
Afnán, 154
Báb, 300
Bábís who became Bahá'ís, 44
believers, 12, 62, 65, 66, 72, 111, 151, 190, 195, 203, 233, 239, 287, 335
kindred of Bahá'u'lláh, 313
martyrdom, 10, 109, 151, 152, 155
martyrs, 300
more helpers, 156
non-believers, 183
oppressors, 181
proclaimed by Báb, 40, 85, 276, 285
station of, 20, 46, 121, 128, 131, 139, 231, 233, 238, 275, 286, 294, 297, 306
Tablets to Kings, 36
Titles, 286
Balance, 100
Lamp of God, 32, 150, 153
Light of God, 12, 267
Lote-Tree, 181, 291
Pen of God, 55, 63, 65, 92, 108, 149, 175, 179, 194, 197, 218, 242, 249, 265, 280, 281, 282, 289, 309
Proof of God, 100
Sun, 154
tribulations of, 8, 17, 21, 25, 39, 40, 101, 139, 151, 181, 197, 204, 242, 285
tribulations powerless, 36, 74, 104, 151, 153, 170, 187, 200, 208, 214, 219
tribulations, purpose of, 44, 71, 147, 162, 198, 230
tribulations, thanksgiving for, 146, 154, 230, 309
tribulations welcomed, 18, 104, 108, 111, 140, 187, 192, 205, 213
Bayán, 39, 44, 86, 181, 275, 276, 284, 285, 308
Believers
blessings of, 52, 54, 117, 183, 190, 195, 205, 274, 287, 296, 311
goal of, 89, 102, 258, 267, 270
love of Bahá'u'lláh for, 61
power of, 191
prayers for unity of, 26, 45, 46, 57, 106, 109, 114, 121
station of, 62, 155, 209, 269, 298
tribulations of, 23, 61, 145, 166, 167, 189, 197, 216, 234, 271
Blasphemy, 91, 133
Branch, The Purest, 34, 35
Burning Bush, 144

Christ, 50, 68, 192, 285
Concourse, 83, 97, 166, 268, 277
Covenant of God, 36, 40, 84, 86, 106, 129, 174, 180, 275, 284, 306
Creation
dependent upon Will of God, 90
evidences attributes of God, 272, 324, 325
new, 171, 295
origin of, 130, 138, 251, 303, 311
praises God, 41, 330
purpose of, 6, 49, 326
shaken by Revelation, 126, 144, 170, 189, 277, 295, 296, 304, 308
Concealment, 229, 246, 294, 308

Daily obligatory prayers, 314, 317
Dawn, prayer for, 288-293
Day of Revelation (see Revelation)
Dead, prayer for, 260, 279
Deniers, condition of, 198, 296, 311
Destiny, 37, 46, 50, 54, 66, 69, 107, 123, 124, 161, 163, 184, 223, 241, 255, 272, 287, 334
Detachment, 17, 20, 22, 25, 30, 34, 47, 60, 81, 98, 99, 103, 118, 126, 145, 147, 152, 156, 161, 163, 188, 198, 204, 206, 207, 225, 226, 228, 233, 240, 254, 256, 268, 290, 324, 335, 338

Elixir, Divine, 54
Enemies
impotence of, 14, 74, 105, 171, 218
prayer for, 181
victory over, 45, 120, 146, 159, 190
wrath called upon, 121, 141, 301, 305

Faith of Bahá'u'lláh, 66, 67, 69, 97, 104, 115, 128, 253, 284, 307
Fane, 9, 211
Fast, 10, 65, 67, 79, 143, 288-293, 299
"Fear God", 188
Fire of God, 12, 14, 32, 52, 67, 76, 150, 161, 182, 187, 212, 214, 269, 283
Forgiveness, 29, 63, 82, 99, 167, 186, 212, 221, 234, 235, 271, 278, 279, 287, 339

God
acceptance by, 67, 76, 123, 125
All-knowing, 6, 19, 23, 58, 92, 120, 186, 257, 280, 335
All-sufficient, 59, 102, 117
answers prayer, 60, 160, 247, 250, 254, 325
attributes, Source of all, 94, 326
authority, Source of, 87, 101
bounteousness of, 24, 31, 42, 96, 137, 205, 239, 246, 250
call of, 33, 47, 62, 113, 189
Concealer, 63, 246
Covenant of (see Covenant)
exalted above praise, 125, 130, 149, 172, 193, 204, 214, 222, 229, 245, 273, 297, 302
Fashioner, 6, 47, 50, 125, 138, 159, 201, 231, 301, 303
Fire of (see Fire of God)
Firstness, 229, 294
Goal of believers, 89, 102, 267, 270
Healer, 78, 173, 299
hears prayers, 135
inacessible, 86, 88, 91, 128, 133, 227, 274, 297
indescribable, 91, 123, 130, 149, 193, 229, 245, 280, 328
justice of, 31, 55, 134, 136, 137, 141, 179, 205, 252, 262, 301, 333
known through Manifestations, 71, 294, 311
Lastness, 229, 294
longing for, 70, 102, 243
manifested in all creation, 272, 324, 325
mercy of, 136, 137, 160, 168, 250, 262, 265, 333
Name, 94
Name of, power of (see Name)
nearness, 73, 88
need for, 73, 183
Oneness of (see Oneness)
Oneness with Manifestations, 71
Peerless (no partner), 32, 38, 51, 57, 73, 91, 112, 131, 133, 137, 194, 297, 305, 309
power of (see Power)
praise of, made possible by God, 128, 172
proof of, 100, 133
Quickener, 54, 104, 176, 201, 252, 258, 259
Refuge, 82, 255, 262, 267, 305
Self-Subsistent, 172, 220
Singleness of, 51, 57, 86, 91, 112, 128, 130, 194, 221, 329
Source of all, 60, 74
Source of man's knowledge, 92, 149, 222
Sovereignty of, 56, 58, 74, 90, 130, 211, 252, 295, 306
Supreme, 4, 74, 87, 88, 134, 157, 190, 295, 306, 327
unknowable, 6, 55, 92, 99, 130, 133, 149, 173, 194, 222, 273, 280, 303, 328
Unity of (see Unity)
Will of, 18, 54, 68, 90, 108, 163, 182, 193, 239
Word of, 27, 42, 54, 101, 113, 191, 219, 265, 295, 296
Wrath of, 121, 136, 141, 305, 308
"Good" of worlds, 10, 15, 17, 38, 60, 66, 75, 76, 100, 109, 114, 129, 146, 164, 186, 196, 216, 224, 233, 237, 249, 257, 259, 310, 313
Giving, 33, 337
Guidance, 4, 9, 47, 62, 84, 124, 236, 237, 241, 252, 253, 256, 259

Handmaidens, 13, 78, 126, 139, 142, 148, 156, 163, 196, 213, 231, 235, 327
Hands of Cause, 215
Healing, 22, 78, 103, 132, 174, 220, 235, 236, 238, 262, 265, 269, 273, 329
Hearing, spiritual, 171, 269
Hell, 296
Herald (see Báb)
Hijáz, 50
Hope, 8, 13, 267

Illumination, 9, 27, 38, 43, 69, 73, 95, 106, 139, 142, 146, 159, 174, 198, 201, 204, 206, 221, 228, 246, 251, 263, 275, 287, 307, 327
Imaginings, vain, 7, 27, 53, 72, 75, 102, 112, 123, 146, 255, 256, 275, 283, 307
Immortality, 127, 198
Intercalary Days, 65
'Iráq, 52, 331

Jesus, 50, 68, 192, 285
Jews, 217
Judgment, 285, 309, 311
Justice of God, 31, 55, 134, 136, 137, 141, 179, 205, 252, 262, 303, 333
Kings, Tablets to, 36
Knowledge, as veil, 77
Knowledge revealed by Báb, 84

Lamp of God, 32, 150, 153
Law, Divine, 14, 27, 66, 80, 106, 143, 197, 299
"Letter" revealed by God, 291
"Living waters", 6, 8, 13, 24, 26, 30, 33, 37, 42, 44, 51, 68, 69, 78, 79, 109, 117, 124, 152, 154, 178, 195, 197, 239, 240, 241, 256, 268, 281, 307

Man
all knowledge is from God, 92, 149, 222
limitations of, 55, 88, 89, 92, 99, 114, 130, 133, 138, 222, 229, 280, 281, 328
purpose of his creation, 228
shaken by Revelation, 129, 170, 189, 277, 296, 304, 308
station of, 89, 228
Mankind manifests attributes of God, 324, 326
Manifestations
expected, 96, 200
Bahá'u'lláh, Most Great Manifestation, 128, 275
compared with fire, 52
compared with sun, 51
guidance of, 50, 113
how received, 97, 113, 276, 296
mission of, 49, 96, 99, 113, 128, 152
Mystery of God, 51
Oneness of, 50, 51, 57, 230
Peerless, 57, 194
previous (Báb), 119
station of, 51, 128
to know Manifestations is to know God, 71, 294, 311
Martyrs, 76, 83, 168, 300
Mercy, 19, 24, 29, 31, 81, 114, 137, 148, 158, 166, 167, 169, 178, 215, 220, 228, 244, 250, 255, 262, 339
Moses, 50, 144, 281
Muhammad, 29, 50, 68, 144

Name, Most Great, 5, 12, 14, 21, 32, 38, 44, 68, 70, 100, 106, 113, 118, 125, 169, 171, 192, 219, 246, 276
Name of God, power of, 38, 63, 94, 122, 125, 126, 138, 169, 171, 208, 209, 213, 235, 236, 237, 240, 252, 255, 268, 288
Naw-Rúz, 67
Nearness to God, 7, 13, 24, 29, 30, 34, 37, 58, 59, 73, 76, 78, 82, 102, 107, 112, 116, 118, 122, 124, 139, 145, 158, 161, 164, 174, 176, 192, 201, 211, 219, 221, 241, 254, 258, 259, 288, 299, 312
Negation necessary, 325
New creation, 171, 295
Non-believers,
condition of, 189, 296
prayer for, 183

Obligatory prayers, 314, 317
Oneness
of God, 24, 28, 33, 54, 57, 80, 87, 112, 115, 130, 172, 221, 222, 250, 274, 275, 282, 295, 324, 329, 334
of Manifestations, 50, 51, 57, 230

Paradise, 296, 327
Pen of God (see Bahá'u'lláh)
Poverty, 326
Power
of God, 16, 17, 19, 24, 28, 32, 41, 44, 45, 58, 73, 82, 87, 90, 92, 95, 119, 130, 138, 150, 163, 172, 227, 249, 251, 252, 281, 324, 339
of Name of God (see Name)
of Revelation (see Revelation)
of Word of God, 27, 42, 54, 101, 113, 191, 219, 265, 295, 296, 324
Praise, gift of God, 128, 172
Prayer, 60, 195, 282, 283
Prayer, dawn, 288-293
Prayer of Jesus, 192
Prayers, daily obligatory, 314, 317
Prayers for
acceptance by God, 67, 84, 149, 162, 173, 299
all mankind, 136, 162, 183, 250
assistance (see Assistance)
assurance, 14, 53, 112, 170, 188, 191, 231, 283, 304
children of believers, 229
daily needs, 248
dead, 260, 279
detachment (see Detachment)
enemies, 181
eternal salvation, 251
families of believers, 229, 233, 287
fast, 288-293, 299
forgiveness (see Forgiveness)
"good" of worlds (see "Good" of worlds)
grace, 24, 26, 93, 178, 200, 223, 239, 244, 246
growth, 178, 240
guidance (see Guidance)
handmaidens (see Handmaidens)
healing (see Healing)
illumination (see Illumination)
justice, 31, 45, 55, 119, 121, 134, 141
knowledge, 31, 46, 47, 53, 109, 120, 199, 283, 291
knowledge of God, 4, 38, 42, 148, 185
knowledge of Revelation, 48
"living waters" (see "Living waters")
love of God, 56, 162
martyrdom, 11, 20, 95
mercy (see Mercy)
morning, 249, 251
nations, 113
Naw-Rúz, 67
nearness (see Nearness)
new creation, 171
non-believers, 183
obedience, 35, 226
protection
during sleep, 263
from adversaries, 3, 23, 116, 232, 234
from dangers, 159
from disbelievers, 16, 126, 160, 175, 208, 213, 257, 300
from disunity, 46
from enemies, 3, 43, 84, 98, 119, 185, 196, 207, 233, 305
from self, 9, 13, 52, 210, 248, 255
from sickness, 224, 235, 237
from tribulations, 9, 224, 232, 234, 235
from vain imaginings, 53, 72, 75, 123, 255, 256, 275, 283
of Afnán, 154
of believers, 169, 238, 251, 337
when traveling, 257, 266
recognition of Manifestation, 136, 165, 246, 256
remembrance of God, 5, 29, 48, 63, 78, 83, 89, 93, 145, 164, 174, 261
spiritual hearing, 171, 269
spiritual sight, 171, 198, 209, 215
spiritual sustenance, 126, 155, 234, 258, 261, 299
steadfastness (see Steadfastness)
strength and courage, 18, 38, 101, 158, 224, 252
surrender of will, 32, 64, 95, 151, 241
those grieved by tribulations of Bahá'u'lláh, 12
tranquillity, 18, 35, 235, 236, 238, 248, 283, 335
Unity (see Unity)
victory over enemies, 45, 120, 146, 159, 190
Prayers of thanksgiving for
bounties, 329-332
knowledge of Manifestation, 81, 98, 110, 176, 216, 225, 233, 264, 267, 268, 273, 329
revealed prayers, 283
Revelation, 179
steadfastness, 110
Primal Point, 84, 300
Prison, Most Great (see 'Akká)
Prophecies fulfilled, 129, 179, 275
Prophets, 39, 106, 286

Rebirth, 42, 44, 51, 52, 56, 264, 281
Recompense, 223, 241, 287, 293
Resurrection, 72
Revelation
Day of, 36, 117, 252, 273, 275, 277, 279, 282, 286, 308
greatness of, 43
oneness of, 274
power of, 126, 144, 170, 277, 295, 296, 304, 308
Ridván 4

Sacrifice, meaning of, 96
Scriptures (see also Bahá'u'lláh, Book of), 37, 39, 43, 66, 106, 143, 275, 286
Seal of the Prophets, 29
Shame, 61
Sight, spiritual, 7, 80, 171, 198, 269
Springtime, spiritual, 161, 199, 273
Steadfastness, 5, 6, 18, 25, 27, 28, 38, 42, 44, 48, 49, 53, 59, 63, 70, 71, 77, 80, 84, 98, 114, 119, 120, 131, 142, 147, 164, 174, 178, 183, 188, 208, 211, 215, 219, 220, 223, 230, 238, 239, 242, 247, 252, 258, 284, 300, 337
Sun, 51, 128, 154
Sustenance, spiritual, 126, 155, 234, 258, 261, 299

Tablet of Visitation, 310-313
Tablets to Kings, 36
Tests, 3, 15, 27, 77, 167, 220, 232
Thanksgiving, 329-332
Tongues, 252
Traveling, 257, 266
Trials, 3, 15, 27, 77, 96, 132, 155, 167, 232, 301
Tribulations
bounties of God, 12, 14, 78, 136, 218, 219
of Bahá'u'lláh (see Bahá'u'lláh)
of believers, 23, 61, 145, 166, 167, 189, 197, 216, 234, 271
of kindred of Bahá'u'lláh, 153
powerless, 153, 154, 171, 218, 219
purpose of, 9, 158
reveal station of believers, 155
welcomed, 9, 18, 135, 186, 220
Unity
of believers, prayer for, 26, 45, 46, 57, 106, 109, 114, 121
of God, 24, 28, 54, 56, 57, 80, 91, 115, 130, 149, 172, 194, 221, 222, 250, 275, 295, 329, 334
of Manifestations, 50, 51, 57, 230
Visitation, Tablet of, 310-313

Will of God, 18, 54, 68, 90, 108, 163, 182, 193, 229
Word of God, power of, 27, 42, 54, 101, 113, 191, 219, 265, 295, 296, 324
Work, 127
World, impermanence of, 116
Wrath of God, 121, 136, 141, 301, 305, 308

Yahyá, Mírzá, 132, 180, 286