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
Sable,   K9, 146, n12
Sacred House.   See Bahá’u’lláh, House of, in Baghdád, Báb, the, House of, in Shíraz
Sacred Text.   See Text, Sacred
Sadness
backbiting as cause,   n37
not to cause,   92, Q98, 158
fine for causing abolished,   K148, n163
Sadratu’l-Muntahá,   K100, K148, 99, n128, n164
Saints,   n160
Salát,   n3.   See Obligatory Prayer(s)
School
of God,   K176-K177, n185
of inner meaning and explanation,   K175
of Transcendent Oneness,   K175
Science(s)
divine philosophy,   n194
most firm foundation,   K189
purpose,   K77, 159, n110
Script, common,   16, K189, 162, n193, n194
Scripture.   See ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Writings; Báb, the, Writings; Bahá’u’lláh, Writings; Bayán; Interpretation of Sacred Text; Kitáb-i-Aqdas; Religion(s) (other than Bahá’í Faith; Text, Sacred; Verse(s), Holy
Sea of Purification,   K75, n106
Seal
of the Prophets,   n180.   See also Muḥammad (Apostle of God)
Tablets embellished with,   K117, n143
Seat of Justice,   K23.   See also House(s) of Justice
Seclusion.   See Asceticism
Security,   17, K2, Q58
collective,   n173
Sedan, battle of,   n118
Self-defence,   K159, n173
Semen,   K74, 158, n103
Sermons,   n168
Servant, domestic,   K63, Q30, 156, n90
Service,   16, K125, K178, n2, n56.   See also Teaching the Cause
exhortation to arise,   K35, K38
exhortation to Kings,   K82, K84
promise of Divine Assistance,   K53, K74
Sexual acts.   See also Chastity; Immorality
lawful,   n134.   See also Marriage
unlawful
adultery,   K19, K49, Q23, Q49, 157, n36, n77, n90
consequences,   K49, n36, n77, n134
during year of patience,   Q11
fornication,   n36, n77
homosexuality,   157, n134
Sháh,   n177, n182
Sháh-Bahrám,   n160
Shaving the head,   K44, Q10, 158, n68, n69
Shaykí School,   n171, n182
Shí‘ih Islám,   n109, n160, n178.   See also Islám
practices,   n85, n90, n103, n175
Shiráz,   n138.   See also Báb, the, House of, in Shiráz
Shoghi Effendi (Guardian of the Bahá’í Faith),   vii, 255.   See also Guardianship; Aghsán
Divine Plan, implementation of,   4
Guardian of the Faith,   3, n66, n125, n130
Hands of the Cause, appointment,   n183
Interpreter of Sacred Text,   3, 4, n130
and Kitáb-i-Aqdas,   6-7
annotations to,   viii
description in God Passes By,   ix, 13-18
synopsis and codification,   vii
translation,   10-11
passing of,   n66, n67, n183
writings
individual works
God Passes By,   13-18, n108, n158, n190-n191-n192
World Order of Bahá’u’lláh,   n173, n189
Shrines.   See Báb, the; Bahá’u’lláh
Shroud.   See Burial
Sickness.   See Illness
Sifter of Wheat.  See Gandum-Pák-Kun
Silk
for shrouds,   K130, n149, n151
wearing of,   K159, 158, n174.   See also Clothing
Silver.   See also Dowry
utensils,   K46, 158, n72
Sin
confession of,   K34, n58
forgiveness of,   K49, K184, Q11, Q47, 102, n37, n58
repentance,   K34, K37, K49, K184
Sincerity,   K29, K108, Q106, n95
Singing,   K51.   See also Music
Sisters.   See Inheritance
Sites, Historical.   See Holy Places and Historical Sites
Sitting,   K154, n168
associated with Obligatory Prayers,   96, 98, 100, Q81
associated with compensatory verses,   Q58, n22
in Mashriqu’l-Adhkár,   K115
when repeating “Alláh-u-Abhá,”   K18
Six Year Plan,   vii
Siyáh-Chál,   9, n62, n126, 255
Skills,   n162.   See also Profession, obligation to engage in
Slander,   n37.   See also Calumny
Slavery, prohibition of,   15, K72, 156
Sloth,   15, K33, 157, n56
Smoking,   n32
Society
condition of,   12, K39, K40, K124, n170
divine law in response to conditions of,   2-3, 6, 7, 91, n89
effect of Divine Revelation on,   1-2, K54, K75, K79, K110, K181, n93, n106, n109
foundation of,   n134
function of wealth in,   n38
future state of,   1-2, 6, 13, 14, K189, n56, n173, n189, n194
institutions vital to,   91, n53, n82, n134
role of
to promote industriousness,   n56
to promote justice,   n86, n173
role of divine law,   1-3, 4-6, 13, 14, K3, K29, K99, K186, 91, n92
role of individual,   K120, K144, K173, Q71, n56, n61, n76, n110
Sodomy,   K107, Q49, n134
Son, eldest,   n38, n44, n66.   See also Inheritance
Sorrow.   See Sadness
Soul
condition of sanctified,   Q68, n23
hindrances,   K161-K162-K163, n134, n170
influence of Divine Revelation,   K54, K55, K148, 95, 95-96, n23
of Manifestation of God,   n160.   See also Manifestations of God
uplifment of,   K51, K149, K161, K163, n25, n79, n104
South, extreme,   K10, n17
Sovereign, Sign of the,   K157, n171
Sovereignty
of Bahá’í Faith,   n26, n49
of God,   K74, K172, K182
relation to kingship,   K82
Speech,   K160.   See also Languages; Recitation of sacred Writings and Verses
to assist God through,   K73
manner of delivery,   n168
Spirit
of God, title for Jesus Christ,   K80, n113
Holy,   K37, n23, n160
Spot, in reference to
‘Akká,   K37, K81, K100, n63, n127
Baghdád,   K133, Q32, n154
Constantinople,   K89, n120
Garden of Riḍván,   n107
Qiblih,   K6, n7, n8
Shíráz,   K133, Q32, n154
Spouse.   See Adultery; Divorce; Inheritance; Marriage
Spring equinox,   n26
Standing
to deliver talks,   n168
movements of Obligatory Prayer,   93, 94, 95, 97, 99, n4
for recitation of Prayer for the Dead,   n10, n19
State, matters of,   91.   See also House(s) of Justice
Statutes of God, 17-18.   See also Kitáb-i-Aqdas; Law(s) of Bahá’u’lláh
Steadfastness,   K134, K164, K173, K183.   See also Obedience
Stealing.   See Theft
Stepparent, marriage with forbidden,   7-8, K107, 148, n133
Stewards, Chief,   n183.   See also Hands of the Cause
Straight Path,   17, K14, K186
Street, muttering sacred verses in,   K108, 157, n135.   See also Public places
Strife,   K169, 92, n173.   See also Conflict
Striking a person,   K148, 157
penalties for,   K56, n81
Study of
arts and sciences,   K77, 159, n110
Kitáb-i-Aqdas,   viii, 8
languages,   K118, 161.   See also Language(s)
teachings,   K149, K182.   See also Interpretation of Sacred Text
Ṣubḥ-i-Azal.   See Yaḥyá, Mírzá
Succession,   n181.   See also ‘Abdu’l-Bahá; Shoghi Effendi; Yaḥyá, Mírzá; Aḥmad-i-Ahsá’í, Shaykh
Suffering of Bahá’u’lláh.   See Bahá’u’lláh, sufferings
Summons of Bahá’u’lláh to
divines,   K104.   See also Clergy
human race,   K59
kings,   K82
people of Bahá,   K84
Sun as symbol for
laws,   K7, K108
Manifestation of God,   K6, K41, K53, n8
Sunní Islám, leaders of,   n120.   See also Islám
Sunrise
prayer at dawn,   K33
in the Mashriqu’l-Adhkár,   K115, Q15, n142
time for Obligatory Prayer,   Q83, 144, 145-146, n5.   See also Obligatory Prayer(s)
times for Fast,   K17, n25, n32.   See also Fasting
Sunset (Sundown)
determining date of Naw-Rúz,   Q35
time for Obligatory Prayer,   Q83, 144, 145-146, n5
times for Fast,   K17, n25, n32.   See also Fasting
Supplication.   See Prayer
Synopsis and Codification,   vii-viii, 139-164
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