The Kitáb-i-Aqdas
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References to the Text of the Kitáb-i-Aqdas are by paragraph numbers; to the Questions and Answers by question number; and to the Notes by note number. Other references are to page numbers in the usual way. Thus:
K14 indicates paragraph 14 of the Kitáb-i-Aqdas
Q10 indicates Question (or Answer) no. 10
n14 indicates Note no. 14
102 indicates page 102
Calendar, Bahá’í,   155, n26
based on solar year,   n27, n138, n147
day, period of,   n26
Intercalary Days (Ayyám-í-Há),   K16, n27, n147.   See also Intercalary Days
months
names,   K127, n139, n148
number of, in a year,   K127, n27, n147
number of days in,   n27, n147
Naw-Rúz (Bahá’í new year),   K16, Q35, n26, n139, n147
period of Fast,   See Fasting
position of Holy Days,   See Holy Days
Universal House of Justice to fill in details,   n26, n138
Caliphate,   K89, n120
Calumny,   15, K19, 157, n37
Cannabis,   n170
Capital punishment,   K62, n86-n87.   See also Arson; Murder
Carmel,   K80, n114
Carrion,   K60, Q24, n83.   See also Hunting
Catholics,   n58
Cause of God.   See Bahá’í Faith
Celebrations.   See Holy Days
Celibacy,   n91
Chapels,   Q94
Charity
endowments dedicated to,   K42
works of,   K16, Q69, n29.   See also Poor, relief of; Zakát
Chastity,   16, n170.   See also Adultery; Homosexual relations
Children
education,   15, K48, Q105, 156
daughters take precedence,   n76
spiritual,   K150, n40
financial support, in divorce,   n100
and inheritance laws. See Inheritance
respect for parents,   Q104, Q106, 159, n92
Christ (Jesus),   14, n89, n171
title “Spirit of God,”   K80, n113, n160
Christianity,   14, n160, n180
Churches,   Q94
Cities.   See also Ashkhabad; Baghdád; Constantinople; Holy City; Kirmán; Ṭihrán
development of,   K160, 161
establishment of House of Justice in,   K30, n49
development of Mashriqu’l-Adhkár in,   K115
City dweller
amount of dowry payable by,   K66, Q87, 149, n93-n94-n95
definition,   Q88
Civil law,   7
Civility,   n74,   See also Courtesy
Civilization,   1-2, 2, 14, K189
Claim to Revelation,   K37, n62
by Mírza Yaḥyá,   n190, n192
Cleanliness,   161.   See also Bath(s); Washing; Water
immaculate standard inculcated,   16, K74, n167
influence on spirit of man,   K76, n104
to perfume oneself,   K76
and refinement,   K74, K151, n74, n104, n166, n167
to renew furnishings of one’s house,   K151, n166
Clergy (Divines),   5, 14, 15, K9, n158
addressed,   K41, K99-K100-K101-K102-K103-K104, K165-K166-K167-K168-K169-K170-K171-K172, 161
opposition by,   K164, n109
practices prohibited or abolished,   n61, n135, n175
priests, confession to, prohibited,   n58
Clocks,   K10, Q64, Q103, 145, n17
Clothing
cleanliness, enjoined, K74, K76, 161, n167
of deceased.   See Inheritance
former restrictions lifted,   K159, n175
animal furs,   K9, 146, n12
silk,   K159, 158, n174
metaphor,   K4, n1
Coffin.   See Burial
Collective security,   n173
Coming of age.   See Human Race; Maturity, Age of
Commandments of God,   n188. See also Law(s) of Bahá’u’lláh
Commentaries, theological,   n110
Commonwealth, world,   n173, n183, n189, n194.   See also Order, World
Compassion, beware lest causes neglect in carrying out laws,   K45
Comprehension.   See Interpretation of Sacred Text
Concepts, human,   n93, n181
Concourse (on high),   K71, K76, K89, K132
circle around Qiblih,   K6
promise of assistance,   K53
Concrete, coffin of,   n149.   See also Burial
Conduct,   15-16, K73, K159, 158-161, n192.   See also Deeds   See also additional headings under Qualities
Confession of sins,   2, K34, 157, n58
Conflict,   n173.   See also Contention; Sadness, not to cause; Striking a person
Consent.   See Marriage
Constancy,   K163-K164.   See also Steadfastness
Constantinople (Istanbul),   16, K89, 163, n107, n119-n120, n178
Consultation,   159
and House of Justice,   K30, 91.   See also House(s) of Justice
method of,   Q99, n52
at Nineteen Day Feast,   n82.   See also Nineteen Day Feast
Contention,   16, K73, K148, 157.   See also Disputation; Striking a person
not to contend with authoritive interpretations of Writings,   n130
with those in authority,   K95
Contentment,   K63, K66, Q26, Q38, n89
Controversy,   n130
Councils.   See House(s) of Justice
Counselors
Continental Boards,   n183
professional,   n58
Countries, development of,   K160, 161
Couple, married,   See Divorce; Marriage
Courtesy,   K120, 160, n74
Cousins,   K23, n38.   See also Inheritance
Covenant
of Bahá’u’lláh,   n37, n66, n145, n183.   See also ‘Abdu’l-Bahá
of God,   K2, K149
Covenant-breaking,   K37, n190.   See also Azalís; Muḥammad-‘Alí; Yaḥyá, Mírzá
Craft,   See Work
Creation
all things purified,   K75, n106
book of,   n23
called into being   n23, n188
Lord of,   K11
pupose and knowledge of God,   n23
Cremation,   n149.   See also Burial
Criminals. See Punishment(s)
Crimson Ark,   K84, n115
Crimson Spot,   K100, n127.   See also ‘Akká
Crystal,   K50, K128, n15, n149
Cursing,   92.   See also Calumny
Customs.   See also Hadith; Dispensations, religious, of the past; Traditions
redefined and take on new meaning,   n93
Cycle, divine,   n170, n172, n183
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