74 Adopt Ye Such Usages As Are Most In Keeping With Refinement #46

This is the first of several passages referring to the importance of

refinement and cleanliness. The original Arabic word latafah, rendered

here as refinement, has a wide range of meanings with both spiritual and

physical implications, such as elegance, gracefulness, cleanliness,

civility, politeness, gentleness, delicacy and graciousness, as well as

being subtle, refined, sanctified and pure. In accordance with the context

of the various passages where it occurs in the Kitab-i-Aqdas, it has been

translated either as refinement or cleanliness.

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