The Kitáb-i-Aqdas
Index
A B C D E F G H I J K L M
N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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
Hadith,   n23, n33, n72, n129.   See also Traditions
Hair 
does not invalidate prayer,   K9, 146, n12
length,   K44, n69
shaving,   K44, Q10, n68
Hand(s)
kissing,   K34, n57
plunging into food,   K46, 157, n73
washing of,   See Ablutions
Handmaiden.   See Maid (female servant); Women
Hands of the Cause,   n67, n183.   See also Learned, among people of Bahá
Harm,   K123, K155, Q94, n170.   See also Bahá’í Faith, opposition to; Bahá’u’lláh, sufferings of
Hashish,   n170
Head.   See Hair; Shaving the head
Head of the Faith,   n66, n125.   See also ‘Abdu’l-Bahá; House of Justice, Universal (International); Shoghi Effendi
Health.   See Body; Illness
Heirs.   See Inheritance
Heroes,   K94
Heroin,   n170.   See also Opium
He Whom God shall make manifest.   See also Bahá’u’lláh
offering priceless gifts to,   K114, 158, n141
questioning,   K126, 158, n146
statements of the Báb concerning.   See Báb, the
Hidden knowledge,   K29, n48
Hidden Treasure,   K15, n23
Hindus,   n160
Holy Books,   K149, K168, Q106, n155
Holy City,   13, n114.   See also Jerusalem
Holy Court.   See Qiblih
Holy Days,   15, 155
Ascension of Bahá’u’lláh,   n139
Day of the Covenant,   n139
Declaration of the Báb,   K110, n138
during the fast,   Q36
Martyrdom of the Báb,   n139
Naw-Rúz (New Year),   K16, K111, 146, n139
Day of God,   n26
immediately follows Fast,   K16, 146, n25, n26
timing of,   Q35, n26, n147
Passing of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá,   n139
Riḍván, Festival of (Declaration of Bahá’u’lláh),   K110, Q1, n107, n138
first, ninth and twelfth days,   Q1
King of Festivals,   K112, n138, n140
Twin Holy Birthdays,   K110, Q2, n138
Birth of the Báb,   Q2
Birth of Bahá’u’lláh,   Q2
during the Fast,   Q36, n138
Universal House of Justice to decide whether to celebrate on solar or lunar basis,   n138
two Most Great Festivals,   K110, n138
Holy Land,   K103, n114, n116, n183
Holy Places and Historical Sites
House of the Báb in Shíráz.   See below Twin Houses
Shrine of Bahá’u’lláh,   n8.   See also Qiblih
Twin Houses
and other sites, restoration and preservation,   K133, Q32, n154
pilgrimage to,   K32, n54, n68
Holy war,   n173
Home.   See House(s)
Homemaking,   n56
Homosexual relations,   K107, 157, n134
Hospitality,   16, K16, K57, n29, n82
Houses
entering without permission of owner,   K145, 157
furnishings, renewal,   K151, Q8, Q42, Q95, 161, n166
sacred.   See Holy Places and Historical Sites
Twin.   See Holy Places and Historical Sites
House(s) of Justice,   4   See also House of Justice, Local; House of Justice; National (Secondary); House of Justice, Universal (International)
assures education of children,   K48
charged with affairs of the people,   91
legislates on marriage between relatives,   Q50, 148, n133
matters of state to be referred to,   91
membership
composition,   n80
number,   n50
referred to as Deputies,   15, K147, n56, n162
referred to as Trustees,   91, Q50, Q98
ordained in the Kitáb-i-Aqdas,   15, K30, 143, n49
powers and duties,   n51
receives fines for sexual offenses,   K49, Q11, n77
receives one-third of all fines,   K52
receives two-thirds of treasure trove,   Q101
term used non-specifically by Bahá’u’lláh,   n42
treasury,   Q72, n42
House of Justice, Local,   4, n183.   See also House(s) of Justice
administers divorces,   Q98, 150-151, n100
financial assistance to the poor,   K147, n56, n162
inheritances from missing heirs,   K21-K22, Q6-Q7, Q28, Q33, Q41, Q72, Q100, 152-55, n38-n39, n42-n43-n44
membership
men and women eligible,   n80
number,   n50
ordained by Bahá’u’lláh,   K30, n49
powers and duties,   n51
House of Justice, National (Secondary),   n49-n50-n51, n80, n183.   See also House(s) of Justice
House of Justice, Universal (International).   See also House(s) of Justice
authority conferred by Bahá’u’lláh,   3-4
constitution,   n51
divinely guided,   3-4
election method,   4, n49
establishment,   K42, n66-n67
membership
confined to men,   n80
number,   n50
powers and duties,   n51
administers endowments,   K42, n66-n67
future legislation
application of penalties for murder and arson,   n86-n87
application of penalties for sexual offenses,   Q49, n36, n77-n78, n134
degrees of, and application of penalties for theft,   Q49, n70-n71
manner of applying various laws of Bahá’u’lláh,   n31, n69, n81, n84, n95, n161, n169
other matters requiring legislation,   n56, n138, n169
legislative functions defined,   7
receives Ḥuqúqu’lláh,   n125
repeals own legislation,   6
Sacred Text, may not abrogate,   6
House of Worship.   See Mashriqu’l-Adhkár
Human Race   (Humanity, Man, Mankind, Peoples, Peoples of the World)   See also Society
addressed,   K3, K54-K55, K107, K132, K174, 161, n23, n37
coming of age,   1, 12, K189, 162, n194
condition,   6, K39, K54, K64, K72, K122, n104
edification,   K160
fast asleep,   K39
and laws of God,   6, 16, 17-18, K1, K3, K7, K99, K124-K125, K148, K186
life of, revolutionised,   K54, K181, n189
limitations of,   n128
needs,   2, K124, K189
station,   K119, K120, K123, 91, Q106, n3
unification,   2, 12, K58, n194
Humility,   n3, n135, n168
Hunting,   K60, Q24, 156, n83-n84, n173
Ḥuqúqu’lláh (Right of God),   15, K97, 155, n125
conditions for payment,   Q8, Q44-Q45, Q89-Q90, n125
estate of deceased,   K28, Q9, Q69, Q80, n47
exemptions,   Q8, Q42, Q95
real estate yeilding no income,   Q102
Husayn, Imám,   n160
Husband.   See Divorce; Dowry; Inheritance; Marriage; Remarriage
Hygiene.   See Cleanliness
Hypocrisy,   K36, 160
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