A friend interested in healing quoted the words of Baha'u'llah: If one is
sick, let him go to the greatest physician.
'Abdu'l-Baha said: There is but one power which heals--that is God. The
state or condition through which the healing takes place is the confidence
of the heart. By some this state is reached through pills, powders, and
physicians. By others through hygiene, fasting, and prayer. By others
through direct perception.
On another occasion 'Abdu'l-Baha said with regard to the same subject,
All that we see around us is the work of mind. It is mind in the herb and
in the mineral that acts on the human body, and changes its condition.
The talk developed into a learned dissertation on the Philosophy of