Bahá'í Library Online
. . . .
.
>>   Visual Materials
TAGS: Talismans
> add/edit tags
Abstract:
Talisman drawn by the Bab; not identified.
Notes:
Images small because it was scanned in 2000, when monitors were smaller and bandwidth more limited.
Written in Arabic and English.

Haykal (pentacle talisman) #1

by The Báb

published in The Sources of Babi Doctrine and History, by Denis MacEoin, page 273
Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1992
This is an unidentified pentacle by the Bab, which according to the caption under the image is "from the reproduction in Qismati az alwah-i-khatt-i-Nuqta-yi Ula," p. 26. Note also a description from Shoghi Effendi, in God Passes By page 69:
It was exclusively to His [Bahá'u'lláh's] care that the documents of the Bab, His pen-case, His seals, and agate rings, together with a scroll on which He had penned, in the form of a pentacle, no less than three hundred and sixty derivatives of the word Bahá’ were delivered, in conformity with instructions He Himself had issued prior to His departure from Chihriq.

click for larger image

Back to:   Visual Materials
Home Site Map Forum Links Copyright About Contact
.
. .