VIEW THE MOBILE VERSION of www.bahaullah.ca Informational Site Network Informational
Privacy

Categories

Kitab-i-aqdas
Notes
Synopsis And Codification Of The Laws And Ordinances Of The Kitab-i-aqdas


Articles

115
Know, moreover, that when We undertook to reveal these w...

Glorified Art Thou, O My God! Thou Knowest That
Glorified art Thou, O my God! Thou knowest that my so...

O Leaders Of Religion! Weigh Not The Book Of
O LEADERS of religion! Weigh not the Book of God with...

45: O Son Of Being! Seek A Martyr's Death In My Path Content With
O SON OF BEING! Seek a martyr's death in My path, con...

He Is Indeed A True Believer In The Unity Of
He is indeed a true believer in the unity of God who,...

16: O Essence Of Negligence! Myriads Of Mystic Tongues Find Utterance In One
O ESSENCE OF NEGLIGENCE! Myriads of mystic tongues fi...

37 Backbiting Or Calumny #19
Backbiting, slander and dwelling on the faults of ...





54 The Lord Hath Ordained That Those Of You Who Are Able Shall Make Pilgrimage To The Sacred House #32






Two sacred Houses are covered by this ordinance, the House of the Bab in
Shiraz and the House of Baha'u'llah in Baghdad. Baha'u'llah has
specified that pilgrimage to either of these two Houses fulfils the
requirement of this passage (Q and A 25, 29). In two separate Tablets,
known as Suriy-i-Hajj (Q and A 10), Baha'u'llah has prescribed specific
rites for each of these pilgrimages. In this sense, the performance of a
pilgrimage is more than simply visiting these two Houses.

After the passing of Baha'u'llah, 'Abdu'l-Baha designated the Shrine of
Baha'u'llah at Bahji as a place of pilgrimage. In a Tablet, He indicates
that the Most Holy Shrine, the Blessed House in Baghdad and the
venerated House of the Bab in Shiraz are consecrated to pilgrimage,
and that it is obligatory to visit these places if one can afford it
and is able to do so, and if no obstacle stands in one's way. No rites
have been prescribed for pilgrimage to the Most Holy Shrine.





Next: 55 And From This He Hath Exempted Women As A Mercy On His Part #32

Previous: 53 Build Ye Houses Of Worship Throughout The Lands #31



Add to del.icio.us Add to Reddit Add to Digg Add to Del.icio.us Add to Google Add to Twitter Add to Stumble Upon
Add to Informational Site Network
Report
Privacy
SHAREADD TO EBOOK