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
Radiance, attitude enjoined when reading Writings,   K149, Q68, n165
Raffles.   See Gambling and games of chance
Rak‘ah(s),   K6, K8, Q63, n4, n6, n9, n20.   See also Obligatory Prayer(s)
Rape,   n36
Reading
instruction of children in,   K48, n76
of sacred verses,   K36, K138
manner of,   K149, Q68, n165, n168
Real estate.   See Property
Reality,   n75
Reason, power of,   K119, n130, n144, n170
Recitation of sacred Writings and Verses,   K116, K150, Q52.   See also Mashriqu’l-Adhkár
daily
of “Alláh-u-Abhá,”   K18, n33
of Obligatory Prayer(s),   Q14, n3-n4-n5-n6-n7, n19.   See also Obligatory Prayer(s)
of verses,   K149, Q68, n165
of Prayer for the Dead,   K8, Q85, n10, n19
in public,   K154, n168.   See also Muttering sacred verses in public
of verse replacing Prayer of the Signs,   K11, Q52
of verses alternative to
ablutions,   K10, Q51, n16, n34
fasting,   K13, n34
Obligatory Prayers,   K13, K14, Q58, Q60
Recognition of.   See also Bahá’u’lláh, recognition of
Bahá’í Faith within society,   n49
Manifestation of God,   K55, K80, K85, K100, K157, K182-K183, n1, n48
barriers (veils) to,
earthly desires,   K39, K82, K86, n23
learning,   K41, K102, n60
names,   n180
religious leaders,   K165, K167
removal of,   K47, K132, K165, K171
scripture,   K134, n155
and obedience to Laws, twin duties,   16, K1
result of,   K7, K38
positions and aims of Bahá’í Faith,   n49
precepts as a means of order and security,   K2
purpose of Laws,   K2
significance of Kitáb-i-Aqdas,   17-18
unity of God,   Q106
verity “He shall not be asked of His doings,”   K161-K162-K163, 162.   See also Infallibility
Reconciliation,   Q98, n100.   See also Divorce
Refinement,   K46, K74, K151
definition of Arabic word,   n74
effect of,   n104
Rejection.   See also Bahá’u’lláh, rejection of
of the Báb,   n178
of Bahá’u’lláh,   K140, K166, K184, n190
of Him Whom God will make manifest,   n185
Relief of poor or suffering,   n53, n161
Religion(s) (other than Bahá’í Faith),   K7.   See also Dispensations, religious, of the past
followers,   K73, n180
Bahá’u’lláh’s precepts, Water of Life to,   K29
consort with,   16, K75, K144, n173
refutations by,   K168
leaders,   K99, K101-K102-K103-K104, K165-K166, n64, n171.   See also Clergy
Mother Books,   n129
prophecies (promises), fulfilment of,   K35, K80, n160
scriptures,   14, K136, K138, K168, n2, n160, n180
Remarriage
due to death of spouse,   K67, Q27, 149-150, n97, n99
due to prolonged absence,   K67, Q4, 149-150, n96, n97-n98
with former spouse,   K68, Q31, 151, 151-152, 158, n101-n102
Remembrance of God,   K40, K43
Repentance.   See Sin
Reproofs,   161-162
Republics of America,   K88
Residence.   See House(s); Inheritance
Respect
for parents,   Q104, Q106
for people of learning and accomplishment,   n110
Restoration of Holy Places.   See Historical Places and Historical Sites
Retirement.   See Age
Revelation
nature of,   n23, n129, n160
progressive,   1-2, 8-9, 13-14
and authority of Manifestation of God,   K129, n75
fulfillment of previous Dispensations,   K80, K142, n108, n109, n156, n158, n160, n185
future,   K37, n62
and recognition,   K167, n155, n180
unity of Manifestations of God,   K80, K103, K175-K176-K177, n111, n160
purpose of,   Q106
Revelation of Bahá’u’lláh.   See also Bahá’í Faith; Bahá’u’lláh, Writings of; Dispensation, Bahá’í; Law(s) of Bahá’u’lláh; Text, Sacred
Antichrist of,   n192
birth in Síyáh-Chál,   9, n62, n126
interpretation forbidden,   K105, n130.   See also Interpretation of Sacred Text
metaphor of “Hidden Treasure,”   n23
Most Great Infallibility disclosed,   K47, n75
principle of progressive revelation,   K98, K183, n89, n126, n180
promises of former Dispensations fulfilled,   K80, K142, n156, n158, n160, n185
proofs,   K136, K165, K167, K183
recognition enjoined,   16, K1, K85-K86, K134, n1, n155
redefines customs and concepts of past,   2, K138, n2, n93
relationship to Faith of the Báb.   See Báb, the
symbolism of letter “vav,”   n172
Revelation, Kingdom of,   K91, K109, 99
Revenge,   n86
Reversal, Great,   K157, n171, n172
Reward and punishment,   91.   See also Punishment(s)
Rhine,   16, K90, n121
Riches.   See Wealth
Riḍván,   K75, n107, n138, n140.   See also Festivals, Bahá’í; Holy Days
Right of God.   See Ḥuqúqu’lláh   See also Inheritance; Lost property
Ring.   See Burial
Ritual uncleanliness.   See Uncleanliness, ritual, concept of, abolished
Ruler(s),   K88, K89.   See also House(s) of Justice; Kings; Kingship
and learned,   n183
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