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
Danger, times of.   See Obligatory Prayer(s); Prayer of the Signs
Daughters
education,   K48, n76.   See also Children, education of
inheritance,   K23, Q37, Q54, n38, n44-n45.   See also Inheritance
David (King),   n114
Dawn, prayer at,   K33, K115, Q15, n5, n142
Dawn-Breakers, The,   n171-n172, n178-n179
Day(s).   See Calendar, Bahá’í; Holy Days; Intercalary Days; Nineteen Day Feast.
of the Covenant,   n139
of God,   K80, K88, K138
Dead, transportation of,   K130, Q16, n149, n152.   See also Burial
Death.   See also Burial; Inheritance; Prayer for the Dead
punishment for murder or arson,   K62, n86-n87
of spouse while on journey,   K67, Q27, 150, n97
Debasement,   K123
Debt,   K28, Q9, Q69, Q80, n47.   See also Inheritance
Deceit,   K165
Decision-making,   Q99, n52.   See also Consultation
Deeds
good,   16, K1, K70, K73, 160-161
acceptance dependent on good-pleasure of God,   K36, K73, K157, 163
recognition,   K1, K161
rendered vain,   K46
as snares,   K36
Defilement.   See Cleanliness; Dirt
Depreciation of property,   Q96
Deputies.   See House(s) of Justice
Descendants,   Q6, n38.   See also Inheritance
of Bahá’u’lláh,   n66.   See also Bahá’u’lláh, relatives of
of Muḥammad,   n85
Desire
corrupt, selfish,   K2, K29, K39, K58, K165, n25
earthly,   K86
wilderness of,   K107
Destruction of books,   K77, 158, n109
Detachment,   K54, K83, K84, K129, K178, n149
Development, social and economic,   K160, n53
Differences
between marriage partners,   K69-K70, Q19, n100
between people,   K35
between revealed verses,   Q57, Q63, n109
resolution by reference to Sacred Text,   K53
Dirt,   K74, K76, n105.   See also Cleanliness; Dust
Disagreement,   Q19, Q99.   See also Differences
Disbelief,   K141.   See also Recognition; Rejection
Discord,   92
Discrimination,   16
Disorder, spread not,   K165
Dispensation, Bahá’í,   1, 8, 13, 15, K142, K148, Q8, Q42, n19, n44, n126, n129, n160, n172
duration of,   1, 13, 15, K37, 155, n62
Dispensations, religious, of the past.   See also Báb, the; Islám; Traditions
abrogation of laws by Bahá’u’lláh,   5, 8, 9
essential unity of,   n160
holy books of,   8-9, 14, K17, K19, K149, K163, n129, n155
law of primogeniture,   n44
practices concerning
ablutions,   n16
clothing,   K159, n174-n175
destruction of books,   n109
hunting,   n83
kissing of hands,   n57
marriage and divorce,   Q31, Q43, n89-n90, n93, n101
monasticism and asceticism,   n61
music,   n79
prayer,   n6-n7, n15, n135
congregational,   n19
exemptions granted to women in their courses,   n20
prohibition on questioning Him Whom God will make manifest,   K126, n146
restrictions on travel,   K131, 158, n153
ritual uncleanliness,   n12, n20, n103, n106
Disputation,   16, K77, K177, n110
Dissension,   6, K183
Divines.   See Clergy
Divorce,   150.   See also Marriage; Remarriage
censured,   15, K70, Q98, n100
infidelity,   K70, 151
recovery of dowry,   Q12, Q47, 150
remarriage,   K68, n101-n102
separation,   K68, K70, Q19, Q98
due to absence of spouse,   K67, Q4, n96-n97-n98-n99
year of patience,   K69, Q4, Q12, n100
maintenance of wife and children,   K70, n100
record of,   Q98
and renewal of affection,   K68, Q11, Q19, Q38, Q40
witnesses to,   Q73, Q98, n100
Domestic help,   K63, n90
Doubt,   K134, K163, K164
Dowry,   K66, 149-151
determining amount,   Q26, Q87-Q88, n94-n95
promissory note,   Q39, n93
recovery of,   Q12, Q47, 150
redefined,   n93
Dress.   See also Clothing
propriety,   K159
Drink, intoxicating,   15, n2.   See also Intoxicants
Drugs, habit-forming,   K155, n170.   See also Opium
Dust,   K36, K76, K148, K150, n8.   See also Cleanliness; Dirt
Duties.   See Bahá’ís, duties; House(s) of Justice; Learned, among people of Bahá
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