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Another unity is the spiritual unity which emanates from the breaths of the Holy Spirit. This is greater than the unity of mankind. Human unity or solidarity may be likened to the body whereas unity from the breaths of the Holy Spirit is the spirit animating the body. This is a perfect unity. It creates such a condition in mankind that each one will make sacrifices for the other and the utmost desire will be to forfeit life and all that pertains to it in behalf of another’s good. – Abdu’l-Baha, Foundations of World Unity, p. 67.
The information compiled in this document was made available to Hussein Ahdieh by the Local Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of New York City while working on the booklet honoring the Seventy-Fifth Anniversary of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s trip to New York City. Other sources include materials from The Star of the West, Robert Stockman’s books, Mahmud and Juliet Thompson diaries.
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The education of each child is obligatory. If there are no parents, the community must look after the child. It is suggested that the childless educate a child.It is incumbent on every one to engage in some occupation, such as arts, trades, and the like. We have made this–your occupation–identical with the worship of God, the true one. – Abdu’l-Baha, Divine Philosophy, p. 26.To read the full text click here
One night when it was getting along toward dawn [Tahirih] laid her head on her pillow, lost all awareness of this earthly life, and dreamed a dream; in her vision a youth, a Siyyid [a descendent of Muhammad], wearing a black cloak and a green turban, appeared to her in the heavens; he was standing in the air, reciting verses and praying with his hands upraised. At once, she memorized one of those verses, and wrote it down in her notebook when she awoke. After the Báb had declared His mission, and His first book, “The Best of Stories,” [The Ahsanu’l-Qisas, the Bab’s commentary on the Surih of Joseph] was circulated, Tahirih was reading a section of the text one day, and she came upon that same verse, which she had noted down from the dream. Instantly offering thanks, she fell to her knees and bowed her forehead to the ground, convinced that the Bab’s message wa ...more
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