The Kitáb-i-Aqdas
119It is inadmissible that man, who hath been endowed with reason, should consume that which stealeth it away. Nay, rather it behooveth him to comport himself in a manner worthy of the human station, and not in accordance with the misdeeds of every heedless and wavering soul.
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Cross-References
Alchohol,   n144, n170
Human station,   K120, K123, Q106
Intoxicants,   15, 157, n2, n144, n170
Opium,   15, K155, K190, n170
Reason,   n144, n170
Study Guide
(See Note 144)
What does wine do to the mind?
Why does “Abdu”l-Bahá say wine is forbidden?
When is the use of alcohol permitted?
Other Related References
Lights of Guidance
Alchohol, pp. 350-53 (no.'s 1171-1182)
Drugs, pp. 354-55, no.'s 1183-1188
Tobacco, pp. 355-57, no.'s 1189-1193
The Compilation of Compilations
Vol. II : Prohibition on Drinking Alchohol, pp. 245-256