The Kitáb-i-Aqdas
Index
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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
Maid (female servant),   K63, Q30, 156, n90
Majority vote in decision-making,   Q99, n52
Manifestation(s) of God,   n23, n60, n141, n154, n155, n160, n172, n180, n181, n188.   See also Bahá’u’lláh; Báb, the; Buddha; Christ (Jesus); Krishna; Moses; Muḥammad (Apostle of God)
infallibility of.   See Infallibility
next,   15, K37, n62
of past,   K138, n126
Mankind.   See Human race
Manslaughter,   K188, 156, n35
Marijuana,   n170
Marketplace,   K108, n135.   See also Public places
Marriage,   4, 15, 148-50.   See also Betrothal; Divorce; Dowry; Family; Remarriage; Travel; Virginity
absence of spouse,   K67, Q4, n96-n97-n98-n99
death during,   K67, 150, n97
choice of partner,   K65, K107, Q30, Q92
consent of parents,   K65, Q13, n92
monogamous,   15, K63, n89
not obligatory,   Q46, n91
patience and unity between partners enjoined,   K67, K70, Q4, n98
purpose,   K63, n88, n133, n134
with relatives, limits.   7-8, K107, Q50, n133
with unbelievers,   K139, Q84
verses,   Q3, Q12
Mashriqu’l-Adhkár (House of Worship),   15, K31, K115, 155, n53, 254
children to recite tablets in,   K150, 159
dawn prayers,   K115, Q15, n142
dependencies,   n53
prohibition of pulpits and sermons,   n168
Material means, to make use of,   K66, K113, 163
Maturity, age of.   See also Human race, coming of age
for Bahá’í administrative purposes,   n49
for betrothal and marriage,   Q43, Q92, 148
for performance of religious duties,   Q20, Q92, 144, n13, n25
Prayer for the Dead and burial rings,   Q70, n10, n149
under-age inheritors,   K27, n46
Mecca,   n7
Medicine,   n144, n170.   See also Physicians
Meetings, Bahá’í,   n19, n168.   See also Nineteen Day Feast
Men .   See also Divorce; Inheritance; Mutatis Mutandis, application of laws equally to both sexes; Remarriage
burial rings, inscription,   K129
hair, length of,   K44, n69
marriage verse,   Q3
membership of Universal House of Justice confined to,   n80
pilgrimage enjoined,   Q29
servants.   See Maid
wearing of silk,   K159, n174
work, injunction to,   n56
Mendicancy,   15, K33, K147, n56, n162
Menstruation
during the fast,   K13, 147, n20, n34
and Obligatory Prayer,   K13, 144, n20, n34
Messengers.   See Manifestation(s) of God
Midday.   See Noon
Middle Way,   K43
Mind,   K122, n144, n170.   See also Reason, power of
Mischief,   K64, K123, 160
Mithqál, definition,   Q23, n78, 254
Moderation.   See Middle Way; Propriety
Monasticsm,   15, K36, 156, n61
Money.   See Charity; Dowry; Fund, Bahá’í; Ḥuqúqu’llah; Inheritance; Investment, financial; Wealth; Zakát
Monogamy,   15, K63, n89
Morality, implications of violating laws of,   n77.   See also Chastity; Immorality
Morning.   See also Sunrise
definition (for the purpose of Obligatory Prayer),   K6, Q83, 144, 146, n5, n6
determining time,   Q64
recitation of verses,   K149, Q68, n165.   See also Recitation of sacred Writings and verses
times of the Fast,   K17, n25, n32.   See also Fasting
Moses,   n111-n112
Mosque(s),   Q94, n19
Aqṣá,   K85, n116
Most Great Announcement,   K167, n180
Most Great Beauty.   See Bahá’u’lláh
Most Great Festival.   See Holy Days; Riḍván
Most Great House.   See Bahá’u’lláh, House of, in Baghdád
Most Great Infallibility.   See Infallibility
Most Great Law.   See Law(s) of Bahá’u’lláh
Most Great Name.   See Greatest Name
Most Great Order.   See Order, World
Most Great Prison.   See ‘Akká
Most Holy Book.   See Kitáb-i-Aqdas
Most Holy Shrine.   See Bahá’u’lláh, Shrine of
Most Mighty Branch.   See ‘Abdu’l-Bahá
Mother.   See also Inheritance
first educator,   n76
Mother Book,   1, 13, K103, n129
Muḥammad (Apostle of God),   14, n7, n85, n89, n128, n158
Muḥammad-‘Alí, Archbreaker of Bahá’u’lláh’s Covenant,   n1, n9
Muḥammad-Ḥasan, Shaykh,   K166, 164, n178
Muḥammad-i-Isfahání, Siyyid,   K184, 164, n190, n192
Muḥammad Karím Khán-i-Kirmání, Ḥájí Mírzá,   K170, 164, n182
Muharram,   Q2, n138
Murder,   15, K19, K73, 157, n35.   See also Manslaughter
attempt on life of Bahá’u’lláh,   n190
penalty for,   K62, n86, n87
of Siyyid Muḥammad-i-Isfahání,   n192
Music,   K51, 158, n79
Muslims.   See Islám
Mutatis mutandis, application of laws equally to both sexes,   7-8, n38, n133
Muttering sacred verses in public,   K108, 157, n135.   See also Recitation of sacred Writings and Verses
Mystery, Land of,   K37, Q100, n63.   See also Adrianople
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