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
Paradise,   K46, K106
Words of,   n61
Parents
consent to marriage,   K65, Q13, 148, n92
duty to educate children,   K48, K150, Q105, 156, n76
and inheritance.   See Inheritance
respect and kindness to,   Q104, Q106, 159, n92
Parliaments.   See also Governments
enjoined to adopt universal language and script,   16, K189, 162, n193
Passing of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá.   See Holy Days
Passion(s),   K2, K41, K64, K89, K184, 160.   See also Desire
Path, Straight,   K14, K112, K186
Patience,   K87
in marriage,   K67, Q4, n98
year of.   See Divorce
Peace,   12, K67, K93, 100, n173
Peacekeeping, international force for,   n173
Pederasty,   K107, n134
Pen.   See Bahá’u’lláh, Names of
Penalties   See Adultery; Arson; Fornication; Manslaughter; Murder; Rape; Sodomy; Striking a person; Theft
People of Bahá.   See Bahá’ís
People of the Bayán.   See Bayán, People of, addressed
Peoples (of the world).   See Human race
Perfume, use of,   K76, 161
Persia (Iran),   n44, n122, n124, n126, n131-n132, n176
Persian baths,   K106, n131
Perseverance,   160.   See also Steadfastness
Perversion, source of.   See Yaḥyá, Mírzá
Peyote,   n170
Philanthropy,   n125.   See also Ḥuqúqu’lláh; Mashriqu’l-Adhkár; Zakát
Philosophy, divine,   n194
Physicians,   K113, 161, n134
permitted to prescribe alchohol or other drugs,   n144, n170
Piety,   K64, K148, K149, K157, n61, n135
Pilgrimage 
ordained,   K32, Q25, 155
places of, defined,   Q29, n54, n154
shaving of heads,   Q10, n68
women exempted,   K32, n55
Plurality of wives.   See Monogamy
Point of Adoration.   See Qiblih
Point of the Bayán.   See Báb, the
Polygamy,   n89
Pools, Persian,   K106, n131-n132.   See also Bath(s)
Poor
assistance to,   K16, n53, n56, n161, n162
in educating children,   K48
dowry payment by,   n95
Possessions
duty to offer to Manifestation of God abrogated,   K114, 158, n141
evanescence of,   K40, K86
Posture of unity,   n22
Poverty.   See also Poor
elimination of,   K147
Power
of God.   See God
of kings,   K86, K93, n118
rational,   n130
of the tongue,   K160
Practices of former Dispensations,   See Dispensations, religious, of the past
Praise of God. See God, praise of
Prayer,   4, n4, n25.   See also Ablutions; Mashriqu’l-Adhkár
cleanliness enjoined when praying,   K76
congregational,   15, K12, 146, 157, n19
dawn,   K33, K115, Q15, n142
for the dead.   See Prayer for the Dead
evening,   K33
hair does not invalidate,   K9, n12
muttering in public,   K108, 157, n135
natural events, fearful.   See Prayer of the Signs
obligatory.   See Obligatory Prayers
Prayer for the Dead,   K8, 102, n10-n11, n149
congregational,   15, K12, n10, n19
when unable to read,   K8
Prayer of the Signs,   K11, Q52, 146, n18
Precepts.   See Law(s) of Bahá’u’lláh
Pregnancy,   K16, 147, n31
Preservation of Holy Places and Historical Sites.   See Holy Places and Historical Sites
Presidents,   16, K88
Pretender,   K37, K117, K184, n190
Pride,   16, K41, K82, K86, K89, K122, K148, K149, 160, n64, n65
Priesthood, Priests.   See Clergy
Primal Point.   See Báb, the
Primogeniture,   n44.   See also Inheritance
Problems
personal,   n52
solution of,   91
Profession, obligation to engage in,   K33, n56, n162.   see also Occupation, obligation to engage in; Trade; Work
Progressive Revelation.   See Law(s) of Bahá’u’lláh; Revelation, progressive; Revelation of Bahá’u’lláh
Prohibitions,   4, 15, 17, 156-58
Promise(s).   See also Promised One; Revelation, progressive
of Divine assistance,   K38, K53, K74, 164
fulfillment of promise,   K35, K80, K156, n160
obligation to fulfill,   K67, K156
Promised One,   K35, K88, n108, n153, n158, n160, n171, n185, n190.   See also Bahá’u’lláh
fulfillment of promise of previous Dispensations,   K35, K80, n160.   See also Revelation, progressive
Proof(s).   See also Testimony
of Bahá’u’lláh’s Revelation,   K136, K165, K167, K183
God, Revealer of,   Q93
of independence of the Báb’s Dispensation,   n109
Property
Aghsán have no right to property of others,   K61, n85
of deceased.   See Inheritance; Will
held in trust,   Q96
lost,   Q17, 156
payment of Ḥuqúqu’lláh,   Q8, Q42.   See also Ḥuqúqu’lláh
real estate,   Q102
Prophecies
concerning the Rhine and Berlin,   K90, n121
concerning fall of Napoleon III,   n118
Prophet(s)
Seal of the,   n180.   See also Muḥammad (Apostle of God)
station of,   15, K143, Q106, n160.   See also Manifestation(s) of God
Propriety
bounds of, do not overstep,   K123
in dress,   K159, n175
in relation to music,   K51
toward maid (or servant),   K63, Q30, n90
under all conditions,   K145
Prostration,   K14
before another person forbidden,   n57
on clean surface,   K10, n15
compensating prostration,   Q21, Q58, Q59, Q60, Q61, n21, n22.   See also Obligatory Prayer(s)
Protection
of Bahá’í Faith (Cause of God),   n183
laws of Bahá’u’lláh as,   K45, K123-K124-K125, K155, n86, n170
of self,   K159, n173
Prussia,   n117
Public places
confession of sins in,   n58
muttering verses in,   K108, n135
Persian baths,   K106, n131
Pulpits, use prohibited,   15, K154, 156, n168
Punishment(s),   15, n86
reward and,   91
for various offenses
adultery,   Q23.   See also Adultery
murder and arson,   n86, n87.   See also Arson; Murder; Capital punishment
sexual acts committed during year of patience,   Q11.   See also Sexual acts
theft,   n70.   See also Theft
using opium,   n170.   See also Opium
Whoso layeth claim to a Revelation direct from God,   K37
Purification
of all things,   K75, n106
of possessions and means of sustenance,   K97, K146
Purity.   See also Cleanliness
of water,   K74, Q91, n105
of heart,   K116, K157, K175, K179
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