Here is a little tangle that is perpetually cropping up in various guises. A cyclist bought a bicycle for L15 and gave in payment a cheque for L25. The seller went to a neighbouring shopkeeper and got him to change the cheque for him, and the cycl... Read more of THE BICYCLE THIEF. at Math Puzzle.caInformational Site Network Informational


From The Arabic
From The Persian


46: O Son Of Man! Ponder And Reflect Is It Thy Wish To Die Upon Thy
O SON OF MAN! Ponder and reflect. Is it thy wish to d...

68: O Children Of Men! Know Ye Not Why We Created You All From The
O CHILDREN OF MEN! Know ye not why We created you all...

64: O Son Of Man! My Eternity Is My Creation I Have Created It For
O SON OF MAN! My eternity is My creation, I have crea...

57: O Son Of Man! Bestow My Wealth Upon My Poor That In Heaven
O SON OF MAN! Bestow My wealth upon My poor, that in ...

60: O Son Of Man! Put Thy Hand Into My Bosom That I May Rise Above
O SON OF MAN! Put thy hand into My bosom, that I may ...

76: O Son Of My Handmaid! Guidance Hath Ever Been Given By Words And Now
O SON OF MY HANDMAID! Guidance hath ever been given b...

67: O Children Of Fancy! Know Verily That While The Radiant Dawn Breaketh
O CHILDREN OF FANCY! Know, verily, that while the rad...

The Hidden Words Of Baha'u'llah

1: O Son Of Spirit! My First Counsel Is This: Possess A Pure Kindly And
2: O Son Of Spirit! The Best Beloved Of All Things In My Sight Is Justice;
3: O Son Of Man! Veiled In My Immemorial Being And In The Ancient
4: O Son Of Man! I Loved Thy Creation Hence I Created Theewherefore
5: O Son Of Being! Love Me That I May Love Thee If Thou Lovest Me
6: O Son Of Being! Thy Paradise Is My Love; Thy Heavenly Homereunion
7: O Son Of Man! If Thou Lovest Me Turn Away From Thyself; And If
8: O Son Of Spirit! There Is No Peace For Thee Save By Renouncing
9: O Son Of Being! My Love Is My Stronghold; He That Entereth Therein
10: O Son Of Utterance! Thou Art My Stronghold; Enter Therein That
11: O Son Of Being! Thou Art My Lamp And My Light Is In Thee
12: O Son Of Being! With The Hands Of Power I Made Thee And With
13: O Son Of Spirit! I Created Thee Rich Why Dost Thou Bring Thyself
14: O Son Of Man! Thou Art My Dominion And My Dominion Perisheth
15: O Son Of Utterance! Turn Thy Face Unto Mine And Renounce All Save
16: O Son Of Light! Forget All Save Me And Commune With My Spirit
17: O Son Of Man! Be Thou Content With Me And Seek No Other
18: O Son Of Spirit! Ask Not Of Me That Which We Desire Not For Thee
19: O Son Of The Wondrous Vision! I Have Breathed Within Thee A Breath Of My Own
20: O Son Of Spirit! My Claim On Thee Is Great It Cannot Be Forgotten
21: O Son Of Man! Upon The Tree Of Effulgent Glory I Have Hung For
22: O Son Of Spirit! Noble Have I Created Thee Yet Thou Hast Abased
23: O Son Of The Supreme! To The Eternal I Call Thee Yet Thou Dost Seek That
24: O Son Of Man! Transgress Not Thy Limits Nor Claim That Which
25: O Son Of Spirit! Vaunt Not Thyself Over The Poor For I Lead Him On
26: O Son Of Being! How Couldst Thou Forget Thine Own Faults And
27: O Son Of Man! Breathe Not The Sins Of Others So Long As Thou Art
28: O Son Of Spirit! Know Thou Of A Truth: He That Biddeth Men Be Just
29: O Son Of Being! Ascribe Not To Any Soul That Which Thou Wouldst
30: O Son Of Man! Deny Not My Servant Should He Ask Anything From
31: O Son Of Being! Bring Thyself To Account Each Day Ere Thou Art
32: O Son Of The Supreme! I Have Made Death A Messenger Of Joy To Thee
33: O Son Of Spirit! With The Joyful Tidings Of Light I Hail Thee: Rejoice!
34: O Son Of Spirit! The Spirit Of Holiness Beareth Unto Thee The Joyful
35: O Son Of Man! Sorrow Not Save That Thou Art Far From Us Rejoice
36: O Son Of Man! Rejoice In The Gladness Of Thine Heart That Thou
37: O Son Of Man! Divest Not Thyself Of My Beauteous Robe And Forfeit
38: O Son Of Being! Walk In My Statutes For Love Of Me And Deny Thyself
39: O Son Of Man! Neglect Not My Commandments If Thou Lovest My
40: O Son Of Man! Wert Thou To Speed Through The Immensity Of
41: O Son Of Man! Magnify My Cause That I May Reveal Unto Thee The
42: O Son Of Man! Humble Thyself Before Me That I May Graciously
43: O Son Of Being! Make Mention Of Me On My Earth That In My
44: O Son Of The Throne! Thy Hearing Is My Hearing Hear Thou Therewith
45: O Son Of Being! Seek A Martyr's Death In My Path Content With
46: O Son Of Man! Ponder And Reflect Is It Thy Wish To Die Upon Thy
47: O Son Of Man! By My Beauty! To Tinge Thy Hair With Thy Blood
48: O Son Of Man! For Everything There Is A Sign The Sign Of Love
49: O Son Of Man! The True Lover Yearneth For Tribulation Even As
50: O Son Of Man! If Adversity Befall Thee Not In My Path How
51: O Son Of Man! My Calamity Is My Providence Outwardly It Is
52: O Son Of Man! Should Prosperity Befall Thee Rejoice Not And
53: O Son Of Being! If Poverty Overtake Thee Be Not Sad; For In
54: O Son Of Being! If Thine Heart Be Set Upon This Eternal
55: O Son Of Being! Busy Not Thyself With This World For With Fire We
56: O Son Of Man! Thou Dost Wish For Gold And I Desire Thy Freedom
57: O Son Of Man! Bestow My Wealth Upon My Poor That In Heaven
58: O Son Of Man! The Temple Of Being Is My Throne; Cleanse It Of
59: O Son Of Being! Thy Heart Is My Home; Sanctify It For My Descent
60: O Son Of Man! Put Thy Hand Into My Bosom That I May Rise Above
61: O Son Of Man! Ascend Unto My Heaven That Thou Mayest Obtain
62: O Son Of Man! Many A Day Hath Passed Over Thee Whilst Thou
63: O Son Of Man! The Light Hath Shone On Thee From The Horizon Of
64: O Son Of Man! My Eternity Is My Creation I Have Created It For
65: O Son Of Man! My Majesty Is My Gift To Thee And My Grandeur
66: O Children Of The Divine And Invisible Essence!
67: O Son Of Beauty! By My Spirit And By My Favor! By My Mercy And
68: O Children Of Men! Know Ye Not Why We Created You All From The
69: O Ye Sons Of Spirit! Ye Are My Treasury For In You I Have Treasured The
70: O Son Of Him That Stood By His Own Entity In The Kingdom Of His Self!
71: O Son Of Man! Write All That We Have Revealed Unto Thee With The
1: O Ye People That Have Minds To Know And Ears To Hear!
2: O Son Of Spirit! The Bird Seeketh Its Nest; The Nightingale The
3: O Friend! In The Garden Of Thy Heart Plant Naught But The
4: O Son Of Justice! Whither Can A Lover Go But To The Land Of His
5: O Son Of Dust! Verily I Say Unto Thee: Of All Men The Most Negligent
6: O Son Of Earth! Know Verily The Heart Wherein The Least Remnant
7: O Son Of Love! Thou Art But One Step Away From The Glorious
8: O Son Of Glory! Be Swift In The Path Of Holiness And Enter The
9: O Fleeting Shadow! Pass Beyond The Baser Stages Of Doubt And Rise To
10: O Son Of Desire! Give Ear Unto This: Never Shall Mortal Eye Recognize
11: O Son Of Dust! Blind Thine Eyes That Thou Mayest Behold My
12: O Man Of Two Visions! Close One Eye And Open The Other Close One To
13: O My Children! I Fear Lest Bereft Of The Melody Of The Dove Of
14: O Friends! Abandon Not The Everlasting Beauty For A Beauty
15: O Son Of Spirit! The Time Cometh When The Nightingale Of Holiness
16: O Essence Of Negligence! Myriads Of Mystic Tongues Find Utterance In One
17: O Comrades! The Gates That Open On The Placeless Stand Wide
18: O Ye Dwellers In The Highest Paradise!
19: O My Friends! Have Ye Forgotten That True And Radiant Morn
20: O Ye That Are Lying As Dead On The Couch Of Heedlessness!
21: O Moving Form Of Dust! I Desire Communion With Thee But Thou Wouldst
22: O Son Of Desire! The Learned And The Wise Have For Long Years
23: O Dwellers In The City Of Love! Mortal Blasts Have Beset The Everlasting Candle
24: O Ye That Are Foolish Yet Have A Name To Be Wise!
25: O Ye Seeming Fair Yet Inwardly Foul! Ye Are Like Clear But Bitter Water Which To Outward
26: O My Friend In Word! Ponder Awhile Hast Thou Ever Heard That Friend
27: O Son Of Dust! All That Is In Heaven And Earth I Have Ordained
28: O Essence Of Desire! At Many A Dawn Have I Turned From The Realms Of
29: O Son Of Bounty! Out Of The Wastes Of Nothingness With The Clay
30: O Bond Slave Of The World! Many A Dawn Hath The Breeze Of My Loving-kindness
31: O Son Of Earth! Wouldst Thou Have Me Seek None Other Than
32: O Befriended Stranger! The Candle Of Thine Heart Is Lighted By The Hand
33: O My Brother! Hearken To The Delightsome Words Of My Honeyed
34: O Dwellers Of My Paradise! With The Hands Of Loving-kindness I Have
35: O My Friends! Quench Ye The Lamp Of Error And Kindle Within
36: O Son Of Dust! The Wise Are They That Speak Not Unless They
37: O My Servant! Abandon Not For That Which Perisheth An Everlasting
38: O Son Of Spirit! Burst Thy Cage Asunder And Even As The Phoenix
39: O Offspring Of Dust! Be Not Content With The Ease Of A Passing Day
40: O My Servant! Free Thyself From The Fetters Of This World And
41: O Son Of My Handmaid! Didst Thou Behold Immortal Sovereigntythou
42: O My Servant! Purge Thy Heart From Malice And Innocent Of
43: O My Friends! Walk Ye In The Ways Of The Good Pleasure Of
44: O Companion Of My Throne! Hear No Evil And See No Evil Abase Not Thyself
45: Alas! Alas! O Lovers Of Worldly Desire!
46: O Brethren In The Path! Wherefore Have Ye Neglected The Mention Of The
47: O Children Of Desire! Put Away The Garment Of Vainglory And Divest
48: O Brethren! Be Forbearing One With Another And Set Not Your
49: O Children Of Dust! Tell The Rich Of The Midnight Sighing Of The Poor
50: O Quintessence Of Passion! Put Away All Covetousness And Seekcontentment;
51: O Son Of My Handmaid! Be Not Troubled In Poverty Nor Confident In
52: O Children Of Negligence And Passion!
53: O Ye That Pride Yourselves On Mortal Riches!
54: O Ye Rich Ones On Earth! The Poor In Your Midst Are My Trust; Guard Ye
55: O Son Of Passion! Cleanse Thyself From The Defilement Of Riches
56: O My Son! The Company Of The Ungodly Increaseth Sorrow
57: O Son Of Dust! Beware! Walk Not With The Ungodly And Seek
58: O Son Of My Handmaid! Wouldst Thou Seek The Grace Of The Holy Spirit
59: O Heedless Ones! Think Not The Secrets Of Hearts Are Hidden Nay
60: O Friends! Verily I Say Whatsoever Ye Have Concealed Within
61: O Son Of Man! A Dewdrop Out Of The Fathomless Ocean Of My
62: O Son Of Dust! Turn Not Away Thine Eyes From The Matchless Wine
63: O Ye Peoples Of The World! Know Verily That An Unforeseen Calamity Followeth
64: O Oppressors On Earth! Withdraw Your Hands From Tyranny For I Have
65: O Rebellious Ones! My Forbearance Hath Emboldened You And My
66: O Emigrants! The Tongue I Have Designed For The Mention Of
67: O Children Of Fancy! Know Verily That While The Radiant Dawn Breaketh
68: O Weed That Springeth Out Of Dust! Wherefore Have Not These Soiled Hands Of Thine
69: O Children Of Adam! Holy Words And Pure And Goodly Deeds Ascend
70: O Son Of Worldliness! Pleasant Is The Realm Of Being Wert Thou To Attain
71: O My Friends! Call Ye To Mind That Covenant Ye Have Entered Into
72: O My Servant! Thou Art Even As A Finely Tempered Sword Concealed
73: O My Friend! Thou Art The Daystar Of The Heavens Of My Holiness
74: O Children Of Vainglory! For A Fleeting Sovereignty Ye Have Abandoned My
75: O Children Of Negligence! Set Not Your Affections On Mortal Sovereignty
76: O Son Of My Handmaid! Guidance Hath Ever Been Given By Words And Now
77: O Son Of Justice! In The Night-season The Beauty Of The Immortal
78: O Son Of My Handmaid! Quaff From The Tongue Of The Merciful The Stream
79: O Son Of Desire! How Long Wilt Thou Soar In The Realms Of Desire?
80: O My Servants! Ye Are The Trees Of My Garden; Ye Must Give Forth
81: O My Servant! The Basest Of Men Are They That Yield No Fruit
82: O My Servant! The Best Of Men Are They That Earn A Livelihood