The Kitáb-i-Aqdas
175O Pen of the Most High! Move Thou upon the Tablet at the bidding of Thy Lord, the Creator of the Heavens, and tell of the time when He Who is the Dayspring of Divine Unity purposed to direct His steps towards the School of Transcendent Oneness; haply the pure in heart may gain thereby a glimpse, be it as small as a needle’s eye, of the mysteries of Thy Lord, the Almighty, the Omniscient, that lie concealed behind the veils. Say: We, indeed, set foot within the School of inner meaning and explanation when all created things were unaware. We saw the words sent down by Him Who is the All-Merciful, and We accepted the verses of God, the Help in Peril, the Self-Subsisting, which He* presented unto Us, and hearkened unto that which He had solemnly affirmed in the Tablet. This we assuredly did behold. And We assented to His wish through Our behest, for truly We are potent to command.
* The Báb
Tablet to Bahá’u’lláh,   K176, n185, n186
knowledge of, beyond human knowledge,   K39, K97, K176-K177
relationship to the Báb,   K20, K110, K179, n108-n109
“School of Transcendent Oneness,”   K176-K177, n185
Purity of heart,   K116, K179
Unity of Manifestations of God,   K80, K103, K176-K177, n111, n160
Veils of concealment,   K47, K176
Study Guide
Complete this quotation:
...haply the pure in . . . ”
(See Note 185)
Why did some of the Bábís reject Bahá’u’lláh’s claim?
(See Note 186)
Who was the Bayán an offering to?