All the wondrous works ye behold in this world have been manifested through the operation of His supreme and most exalted Will, His wondrous and inflexible Purpose. In this passage Baha’u’llah described a spiritual seeker who finds opportunities for divine happiness everywhere: On this journey the traveler abideth in every land and dwelleth in every region. Revealed by Baha'u'llah, the founder of the religion, the verses are a perfect guidebook to walking a spiritual path and drawing closer to God. The earth is but one country, and mankind its citizens.”, “Regard man as a mine rich in gems of inestimable value. For decades, I have appreciated these short snippets of wisdom, found in the book the Tablets of Bahá’u’lláh Revealed After the Kitáb-i-Aqdas. 8610 | The Writings of Bahá’u’lláh Gleanings From the Writings of Bahá’u’lláh, p. 289 T he Purpose of the one true God, exalted be His glory, in revealing Himself unto men is … Word of God Every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God is endowed with such potency as can instill new life into every human frame, if ye be of them that comprehend this truth. Please do not take this book lightly. Endeavor to the utmost of thy powers to establish the word of truth with eloquence and wisdom and to dispel falsehood from the face of the earth. So powerful is the light of unity that it can illuminate the whole earth. This book as well at "Gleanings From the Writings of Baha'u'llah" gave me an accurate overview of the spiritual writings. Education can, alone, cause it to reveal its treasures, and enable mankind to benefit there from.”, “A thankful person is thankful under all circumstances. So powerful is the light of unity that it can illuminate the whole earth.” ― Bahá'u'lláh, Epistle to the Son of the Wolf By: admin. ASL-I-KULLU’L- KH AYR (Words of Wisdom) 153 154 155 In the Name of God, the Exalted, the Most High THE source of all good is trust in God, submission unto His command, and contentment with His holy will and pleasure. A Selection of Writings with "Word(s)" as a key word. But, like the Bab, He appeared to have an extraordinary wisdom. The utterance of God is a lamp, whose light is these words: Ye are the fruits of one tree, and the leaves of one branch. What would be a more literal translation? It is a great reading for everyone's daily life. A complaining soul complains even in paradise.”, “The earth is but one country, and mankind its citizens”, “Religion without science is superstition. Science without religion is materialism.”, “Religious fanaticism and hatred are a world-devouring fire, whose violence none can quench.”, “Say: o brethren! May you find great value in these inspirational Baha`u`llah Quotes from my large datebase of inspiring quotes and sayings. 345. 4, p. 283: O SON OF DUST! A number of them begin with the phrase, "The essence of...", others with "The source of..." I ask this of those who know Arabic and Persian. Baha`u`llah Quotes and Sayings Quotes by Baha`u`llah. So much gems within a very little amount of space. Kalimát . A collection of lyrical, gem-like verses of scripture that convey timeless spiritual wisdom "clothed in the garment of brevity," The Hidden Words is one of the most important and cherished scriptural works of the Baha'i Faith. Welcome back. It is the bread of the spirit, it clotheth the words with meaning, it is the fountain of the light of wisdom and understanding.”, “Dedicate the precious days of your lives to the betterment of the world”, “Be generous in prosperity, and thankful in adversity.”, “Man's merit lieth in service and virtue and not in the pageantry of wealth and riches.”, “Noble have I created thee, yet thou hast abased thyself. excerpted from Selected Writings of Baha’u’llah and ‘Abdu’l-Baha, US Baha’i Publishing Trust, 1976 edition, pp.217 T he children of men are all brothers . A new version of the Bahá’í Reference Library is now available. one should wish for one’s brother that which one wisheth for oneself. One of the tablets we are focusing on is the Asl-i-Kullu'l-Khayr or "Words of Wisdom" as it is usually translated into English. . The Hidden Words by Baha'u'llah A collection of lyrical, gem-like verses of scripture that convey timeless spiritual wisdom clothed in the garment of brevity, The Hidden Words is one of the most important and cherished scriptural works of the Baha’u- Faith. I cheer the faint and revive the dead. O thou who speakest in My name! 344. Like the founders of religions before him, he suffered persecution and was exiled from his native land to Baghdad, Iraq. Research has indicated that it was actually revealed before the Kitáb-i-Aqdas, but it is, at least for now, being kept in the publication. After him Bálinus derived his knowledge and sciences from the Hermetic Tablets and most of the philosophers who followed him made their philosophical and scientific discoveries from his words and statements…’. Bahá'u'lláh ( November 12 , 1817 – May 29, 1892), was a Persian religious leader and the founder of the Bahá'í Faith, which advocates universal peace and unity among all races, nations, and religions. The life of Bahá’u’lláh was characterized by the same superlative qualities that distinguished the earthly lives of the Founders of the other great religions. Bahá'u'lláh then expatiates on his Logos theology, which holds that the origins and development of the universe ultimately depend not merely on natural forces, but upon the active Word of God (kalimat Allah) (Cole, "Concept of Manifestation," pp. Words . The Blessed Tree in the land of Za’farán referreth to the land which is flourishing, blessed, holy and all-perfumed, where that Tree hath been planted.’, In many of the passages that follow concerning the Greek philosophers, Bahá’u’lláh quotes verbatim from the works of such Muslim historians as Abu’l-Fatḥ-i-, In one of His Tablets Bahá’u’lláh wrote: ‘The first person who devoted himself to philosophy was Ídrís. Baha'u'llah was born in 1817 of an ancient and noble Persian family. The knowledge of such sciences, however, should be acquired as can profit the peoples of the earth, and not those which begin with words and end with words.”, “Holy words and pure and goodly deeds ascend unto the heaven of celestial glory.”, “Dost thou reckon thyself only a puny form/When within thee the universe is folded?Baha'u'llah”, “The earth is but one country and Mankind its citizens.”, The Revelation of Bahá’u’lláh Vol.3: 'Akká: The Early Years: 1868-77, Gleanings from the Writings of Baha'u'llah, Gleanings from the Writings of Bahá'u'lláh. I am the guiding Light that Illumineth the way. Let deeds, not words, be your adorning.”, “Let your vision be world embracing rather than confined to your own self. ”, “Knowledge is as wings to man's life, and a ladder for his ascent. In every face, he seeketh the beauty of the Friend; in every country he looketh for the Beloved. The teachings of the Founders of the world’s religions have inspired breath-taking achievements in literature, architecture, art, and music. “Do not be content with showing friendship in words alone, let your heart burn with loving kindness for all who may cross your path.”, “Be generous in prosperity, and thankful in adversity. It is the bread of the spirit, it clotheth the words with meaning, it is the fountain of the light of wisdom and understanding . Words of Wisdom. In: Baha'i. Be worthy of the trust of thy neighbor, and look upon him with a bright and friendly face. Revealed by Baha'u'llah, the founder of the religion, the verses are a guidebook to walking a spiritual path and drawing closer to God. 8-9). Tagged: baha'i Baha'u'llah words of wisdom. Beware! . Some of the better known works of Baha’u’llah include The Hidden Words, a book of brief moral and spiritual aphorisms unlike any other religious book, itself a new genre of literature. Be fair in thy judgment, and guarded in thy speech. Deal ye one with another with the utmost love and harmony, with friendliness and fellowship. The Words of Widsom by Baha'u'llah. “The utterance of God is a lamp, whose light is these words: Ye are the fruits of one tree, and the leaves of one branch. “Be generous in prosperity and thankful in adversity, “The betterment of the world can be accomplished through pure and goodly deeds and through commendable and seemly conduct.”, “All peoples and nations are of one family, the children of one Father, and should be to one another as brothers and sisters.”, “Beautify your tongues, O people, with truthfulness, and adorn your souls with the ornament of honesty. I am the Sun of Wisdom and the Ocean of Knowledge. 343. Aṣl-i-Kullu'l-K͟hayr (Words of Wisdom) See online text here The Words of Wisdom (Arabic: أﺻﻞ ﻛﻞ ﺍﻟﺨﻴﺮ ‎) is a relatively short tablet of only three pages. 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