Sacred Texts
A Pocketful of Meaning
Letter K
· Kid
and leopard See Wolf ~ and lamb
· Knowledge
See also Ignorance
For knowledge is light, life, felicity, perfection, beauty and the means of approaching the Threshold of Unity. It is the honor and glory of the world of humanity, and the greatest bounty of God. Knowledge is identical with guidance, and ignorance is real error.
(‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Some Answered Questions, page 137)
Hyacinths represent See Hyacinth
sun of See Sun(s) ~ of knowledge
symbol of
... the symbol of knowledge is light, ...
(‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Some Answered Questions, page 84)
True knowledge, therefore, is the knowledge of God, and this is none other than the recognition of His Manifestation in each Dispensation.
(The Báb, Selections from the Writings of the Báb, page 89)
two kinds
Know that there are two kinds of knowledge: the knowledge of the essence of a thing and the knowledge of its qualities. The essence of a thing is known through its qualities; otherwise, it is unknown and hidden.
(‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Some Answered Questions, page 220)
... the inner essence of anything is not comprehended, but only its qualities.
(‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Some Answered Questions, page 220)
water symbolises
Water symbolizes the water of life, which is knowledge, ...
(‘Abdu’l-Bahá, The Promulgation of Universal Peace, page 147)
... heavenly water and spirit, which are knowledge and life, ...
(‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Some Answered Questions, page 92)