Aladdin was the only son of a poor widow who lived in China; but instead of helping his mother to earn their living, he let her do all the hard work, while he himself only thought of idling and amusement. One day, as he was playing in th... Read more of Aladdin And The Wonderful Lamp at Children Stories.caInformational Site Network Informational
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Say: O people! The Tree of Life hath verily been planted...

And Now Regarding Thy Question "how
And now regarding thy question, "How is it that no re...

Praised Be Thou, O Lord My God! I Am Thy Servant
Praised be Thou, O Lord my God! I am Thy servant and ...

The Most Great Name Beareth Me Witness!
The Most Great Name beareth Me witness! How sad if an...

Lauded Be Thy Name, O My God! Aid Thou By
Lauded be Thy name, O my God! Aid Thou by Thy strengt...

O Ye Divines Of The City! We Came To You With The
O YE divines of the City! We came to you with the tru...

185 The School Of Transcendent Oneness #175
In this verse and the ones which immediately follow i...





120 O Spot That Art Situate On The Shores Of The Two Seas! #89






This is a reference to Constantinople, now called Istanbul. Located on the
Bosphorus, a strait about 31 kilometres long which links the Black Sea and
the Sea of Marmara, it is the largest city and seaport of Turkey.

Constantinople was the capital of the Ottoman Empire from 1453 until 1922.
During Baha'u'llah's sojourn in this city, the tyrannical Sultan
'Abdu'l-'Aziz occupied the throne. The Ottoman Sultans were also the
Caliphs, the leaders of Sunni Islam. Baha'u'llah anticipated the fall of
the Caliphate, which was abolished in 1924.





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