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
Wages payable to servants,   Q30, n90.   See also Slavery, prohibition
War   n173
holy,   n173-n174
Warnings of Bahá’u’lláh,   161-164
to Constantinople,   K89, n120
to ecclesiastical leaders,   14-15.   See also Clergy
to followers,   16
to kings of the earth,   K82
about falsely claiming revelation from God,   K37
about opposition to the Faith,   K37, 163, n63
to William I,   16, K86
Washing,   K74, K76, 161, n34.   See also Cleanliness; Water
of face.   See Ablutions
of feet,   K152, Q97, n167
of hands.   See Ablutions
oneself,   K106, n131-n132
of soiled things,   K74, K76, n105
Watches,   Q64
Water,   K57, K135, 161
for ablutions,   Q51.   See also Ablutions
all created out of,   K148
in Persian pools,   K106, n131-n132
pure
definition,   Q91
use required,   K74, K106, n105
as symbol,   K29, K50, K54, K80, K135
for washing
oneself,   K106
things,   K74, n105
warm recommended,   Q51, Q97, n167
Wealth,   K40, K48.   See also Charity; Money; Possessions; Property
and charity,   K147, n162
and dowry,   K66, n95.   See also Dowry
and Ḥuqúqu’lláh,   Q90,   See also Ḥuqúqu’lláh
and obligation to work,   n56
social function,   n38
Weapons,   n83, n173
Wedding.   See also Betrothal; Dowry; Marriage
must occur within ninety-five days of betrothal,   Q43
Wedlock.   See Marriage
Week,   n147.   See also Calendar, Bahá’í
Welfare,   Q101.   See also Mashriqu’l-Adhkár
Wheat, Sifter of.   See Gandum-Pák-Kun
Wickedness,   K64, K123
Widow(s),   K21, K89
Wife.   See Divorce; Dowry; Inheritance; Marriage; Remarriage
Will.   See also Inheritance; Intestacy
adornment with Greatest Name,   K109, n137
obligation to write,   16, K109, 156, n136
owners jurisdiction over disposition of property,   Q69, n38, n136
Will of God.   See God
Will and Testament
of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá.   See ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Writings of
Bahá’u’lláh.   See Bahá’u’lláh, Writings of
William I, King of Prussia,   16, K86, 162, n117-n118
Wine,   15, n144.   See also Intoxicants
as symbol,  K4-K5, K150, K173, n2
Wisdom
Divine,   K45, K53, K68, K97, K182
in laws and teachings,   K29, K33, n86, n89
related to coming maturity of mankind,   n194
required in availing oneself of exemptions,   n20
required in observing laws of God,   6
Witnesses, just
definition,   Q79, n99
to spouses death,   K67, Q79, n99
to year of patience,   Q73, Q98, n100
Women   See also Betrothal; Divorce; Education; Inheritance; Maid (female servant); Marriage; Mutatis mutandis, application of laws equally to both sexes; Remarriage; Wife
burial rings, inscription,   K129
concept of uncleanliness in courses abolished,   n20
eligibility as members of Spiritual Assemblies (Houses of Justice),   n80
fasting, exemptions from,   K13, 147, n20, n31
marriage verse,   Q3
obligatory prayer, exemptions from,   K13, 144, n20, n34
pilgrimage, exemption from,   K32, n55
Prayer for the Dead reworded,   102
servants.   See Maid, (female servant)
trade or profession,   n56
Wood for coffins,   K128, n149.   See also Burial
Word(s)
of Bahá’u’lláh.   See Bahá’u’lláh, Writings of; Recitation of sacred Writings and Verses; Text, Sacred
definition of “Be,”   n188
and expression of spiritual realities,   K116, n4
as veil to recognition of Revelation,   K117, K167, n180
Word of God,   K54, K55, K167, K169, n180
injunction to recite,   K149, Q68.   See also Recitation of sacred Writings and Verses
revealed by manifestations of God,   n75, n143, n155, n165, n180
Work
exalted to rank of worship,   15, K33, 155-156, n56
heavy, during the fast,   Q76, n31
homemaking,   n56
obligation to engage in trade or profession,   15, K33, 155-156, n56, n162
suspension on Holy Days,   Q1
Works.   See also Deeds
acceptability dependent of God,   K36, K167
God independent of man’s,   K59
World.   See also Human Race; Society
civilisation,   1-2, K181.   See also Bahá’u’lláh, World Order of; Commonwealth, world; Order, world
equilibrium upset,   K181, n189
language.   See Languages, universal
maturity,   n194
unification of,   1, 2
Worlds, spiritual,   K79, K166, K177
Greater and Lesser,   K55, n23
World Order of Bahá’u’lláh, The,   n173, n189
Worship.   See also Fasting; Obligatory Prayer(s); Prayer
acceptability to God,   K36, n60
House of Worship.   See Mashriqu’l-Adhkár
obligation,   K78, K184, 91-92, Q106
recitation of verses,   K149.   See also Recitation of sacred Writings and Verses
work exalted to rank of.   See Work
Wounding a person,   K56, n81
Wrangling.   See Disputation
Writing, instruction in,   K48, n76.   See also Will
Writings
Bahá’í   See: ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Writings; Báb, the, Writings; Bahá’u’lláh, Writings; Bayán; Interpretation of Sacred Text; Kitáb-i-Aqdas; Recitation of sacred Writings and Verses; Shoghi Effendi, Writings of; Text, Sacred; Translation of Bahá’í Writings; Verse(s), Holy
Islamic,   n113.   See also Islám; Qur’án
of Shaykh Muḥammad-Ḥasan,   n178
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