The Kitáb-i-Aqdas
154Ye have been prohibited from making use of pulpits. Whoso wisheth to recite unto you the verses of his Lord, let him sit on a chair placed upon a dais, that he may make mention of God, his Lord, and the Lord of all mankind. It is pleasing to God that ye should seat yourselves on chairs and benches as a mark of honour for the love ye bear for Him and for the Manifestation of His glorious and resplendent Cause.
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Cross-References
Pulpits prohibited,   15, 156, n168
Recitation of sacred Writings and Verses in public,   n168
Sitting,   n168
Study Guide
What have we been prohibited from making use of?
What is pleasing to God?
(See Note 168)
What did the Báb specify instead of pulpits?
What is read in the Mashriqu’l-Adhkár?
What is the correct attitude when delivering speeches in gatherings?