Gleanings from the Writings of Bahá’u’lláh is a compilation of selected tablets and extracts from tablets by Bahá’u’lláh, the founder of the Bahá’í Faith. Gleanings from the Writings of Bahá’u’lláh. by Bahá’u’lláh. translated by Shoghi Effendi. Wilmette: Bahá’í Publishing Trust, original written in Arabic and. In Exploring Gleanings author Anthony Joy provides commentary on Gleanings from the Writings of Baha’u’llah His commentary provides relevant content from.

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Add or read links or comments pertaining to this work here. The following, unlike the references above, are not ideal for browsing, but are intended to help the user find print copy page number references: II The beginning of all things is the knowledge of GodIII The Revelation which, from time immemorialIV This is the Day in which God’s most excellent favours V This is the Day whereon the Ocean of God’s mercy VI Behold, how the divers peoples and kindreds These are the days Consider the eagerness with which certain peoples X The time foreordained unto the peoples and kindreds XI All glory be to this Day, the Day in which the fragrances XII Bestir yourselves, O people, in anticipation of the days XIII Consider the past.

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How many, both high and low XV The Pen of Revelation exclaimeth: This is a matchless Day We have caused the rivers of Divine utterance XIX To every discerning and illuminated heart it is evident XX Know thou of a certainty that the Unseen The door of the knowledge of the Ancient Being XXXV Ponder a while.

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What is it that promptedThou hast breathed Thy Breath into Me I was asleep on My couch In the night season the beauty If ye be intent on crucifying once again Jesus Had it not been in conflict L Shake off, O heedless ones, the slumber of negligence I swear by the one true God! This is the Ocean Withhold not from yourselves the grace of God God, the Eternal Truth LIX Every unbiased observer will readily admit that LX My captivity can bring on Me no shame LXI The world is in travail, and its agitation waxeth LXX The world’s equilibrium hath been upset It behoveth you to refresh and revive your souls XC Whatever is in the heavens and whatever is on the earth XCI Amongst the proofs demonstrating the truth of this Revelation XCV Know thou that, according to what thy LordO leaders of religion!

Weigh not the Book of God C The voice of the Divine Herald, proceeding out of the throne CI The purpose underlying the revelation of every heavenly BookCIV O bahia peoples of the world! CV O kings of the earth!

He Who is the sovereign Lord The heights which, through the most generous favour CX The Great Being saith: O ye children of men! CXI O contending peoples and kindreds of the earth!

CXII Behold the disturbances which, for many a long year Heard ye not the saying of JesusCXIX O ye rulers of the earth! Gleaninngs have ye clouded CXX O ye the elected representatives of the people O ye that envy Me and seek My hurt!


Lack of a proper education When a true seeker determineth to take the step Doth it beseem a man while claiming to be a follower Take thou thy portion CXXX Be generous in prosperity, and thankful in adversity The ear of God hath heard thy cryDeliver your souls, O people, from the bondage of selfGreat is the blessedness CXLV If ye meet the abased or the down-trodden, turn not away All that the sages and mystics have said CL When the victory arriveth, every man shall profess himself CLIX Consider the pettiness of men’s minds.

They ask for that CLX He is indeed a true believer in the unity of God CLXI Gird up the loins of thine endeavor, that haply thou mayest guide Hold ye fast by the Cord CLXV Know thou that every hearing ear, if kept pure and undefiledAbout this document click for more. See also sources of Gleanings study guide. About this document click for more Notes: Click on any of the numbers below to go to an unframed, unformatted page listed by page number.