Alláh-u-Abhá
Alláh-u-Abhá (Arabic: الله أبهى, Alláh-u-Abhá; lit.God is Most Glorious‎) is a greeting that Bahá'ís use when they meet each other. Abhá is a superlative of the word Bahá', and a form of the...
Haziratu'l-Quds
The term Haziratu'l-Quds (Arabic, sacred fold) or Bahá'í centre refers to national, regional and local Bahá'í administrative centres.Shoghi Effendi, the head of the Bahá'í Faith in the first half of ...
Custodians
The Custodians is terminology in the Bahá'í Faith, which refers to nine Hands of the Cause assigned specifically to work at the Bahá'í World Centre top assist Shoghi Effendi as head of the religion, r...
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Maid of Heaven
Maid of Heaven (Arabic: حورية‎, ḥúrí) refers to a vision that Bahá’u’lláh, founder of the Bahá'í Faith had of a maiden from God, through whom he received his mission as a Messenger of ...
Sidrat al-Muntaha
Sidrat al-Muntahā (Arabic: سدرة المنتهى‎) is a Lote tree that marks the end of the seventh heaven, the boundary where no creation can pass, according to Islamic beliefs. During the Isra and ...
Entry by troops
Entry by troops is a term that developed in the Bahá'í Faith to describe a process of expansion when the Faith would emerge from relative obscurity, and masses of people would become Bahá'ís. It is no...
Huqúqu'lláh
Huqúqu'lláh (Arabic: ﺣﻘﻮﻕ ﺍﻟﻠﻪ‎, "Right of God"), sometimes called the Law of Huqúq is a socio-economic and spiritual law of the Kitáb-i-Aqdas, a charter document of the Bahá'í Faith, writte...
Muqatta'at
Muqatta'at (Arabic: مقطعات‎) are unique letter combinations that appear in the beginning of 29 suras (chapters) of the Qur'an. Muqatta'at literally means abbreviated or shortened. Their mea...
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Afnán
Afnan (Arabic: ﺍﻓﻨﺎﻥ‎, "Branches"), is a term in literature of the Bahá'í Faith referring to maternal relatives of the Báb, and is used as a surname by their descendants. This name is also m...
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God in the Bahá'í Faith
The Bahá'í view of God is essentially monotheistic. God is the imperishable, uncreated being who is the source of all existence. He is described as "a personal God, unknowable, inaccessible, the sourc...
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Bahá'í cosmology
Bahá'í cosmology is the understanding of reality in the Bahá'í Faith, and for which reality is divided into three divisions. The first division is God, who is preexistent and on whom the rest of creat...
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Loving-kindness
Loving-kindness is a specific kind of love conceptualized in various religious traditions, both among theologians and religious practitioners, as a form of love characterized by acts of kindness.
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Tablet (religious)
A tablet, in the religious context, is a term traditionally used for religious texts.
Judaism and Christianity maintain that Moses brought the Ten Commandments down from Mount Sinai in the form of...
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Concourse on High
The Concourse on High is a Bahá'í term for the gathering of God’s prophets, and His holy and chosen souls.
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New world order (Bahá'í)
The phrase "New world order" in the Bahá'í Faith refers to a system of teachings, enunciated by Bahá'u'lláh, the founder of the religion, that Bahá'ís believe embodies God's divinely appointed scheme ...
Aghsán
Aghṣán (Arabic: ﺍﻏﺼﺎﻥ, "Branches"), is a term in literature of the Bahá'í Faith referring to male descendants of Bahá'u'lláh.It has particular implications not only for the disposition of endowm...