140 The Most Great Festival Is Indeed The King Of Festivals #112

A reference to the Ridvan Festival (see notes 107 and 138).

141. God had formerly laid upon each one of the believers the duty of

offering before Our throne priceless gifts from among his possessions. Now

... We have absolved them of this obligation. 114

This passage abrogates a provision of the Bayan which decreed that all

objects unparalleled of their kind should, upon the appearance of Him Whom

God will make manifest, be rendered unto Him. The Bab explained that,

since the Manifestation of God is beyond compare, whatever is peerless in

its kind should rightfully be reserved for Him, unless He decrees


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