The Kitáb-i-Aqdas
the intention of “the passing of each month” is not to impose a limitation, and that it is possible for a divorced couple to remarry at any time after their divorce, so long as neither party is currently married to another person.
103.semen is not unclean ¶74
In a number of religious traditions and in Shí‘íh Muslim practice semen has been declared ritually unclean. Bahá’u’lláh has here dispelled this concept. See also note 106 below.
104.Cleave ye unto the cord of refinement ¶74
‘Abdu’l-Bahá refers to the effect of “purity and holiness, cleanliness and refinement” on the exaltation of “the human condition” and “the development of man’s inner reality”. He states: “The fact of having a pure and spotless body exercises an influence upon the spirit of man.” (See also note 74.)
105.Wash ye every soiled thing with water that hath undergone no alteration in any one of the three respects ¶74
The “three respects” referred to in this verse are changes in the colour, taste or smell of the water. Bahá’u’lláh provides additional guidance concerning pure water and the point at which it is considered unsuitable for use (Q and A 91).
106.God hath ... abolished the concept of “uncleanness”, whereby divers things and peoples have been held to be impure. ¶75
The concept of ritual “uncleanness”, as understood and practised in some tribal societies and in the religious communities of certain earlier Dispensations, has been abolished by Bahá’u’lláh. He states that through His Revelationall created things were immersed in the sea of purification”. (See also notes 12, 20, and 103.)
107.first day of Riḍván ¶75
This is a reference to the arrival of Bahá’u’lláh and His companions in the Najíbíyyih Garden outside the city of