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by Sila
Sun Nov 30, 2008 7:14 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Questions on a variety of things
Replies: 11
Views: 16396

Re: Questions on a variety of things

“How strange that while the Beloved is visible as the sun, yet the heedless still hunt after tinsel and base metal. Yea, the intensity of His revelation hath covered Him, and the fullness of His shining forth hath hidden Him” (Baha'u'llah, The Seven Valleys, 39). And: “They are in this day like unt...
by Sila
Sun Nov 30, 2008 5:49 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Questions on a variety of things
Replies: 11
Views: 16396

Re: Questions on a variety of things

Thanks Sen for the reply! Seems you must have been writing it out whilst I replied to you in that other thread you just mentioned, which did in fact contribute some answers to my questions. I think it all sounds very sensible so far. I really like how well-ordered and crystalline the Baha'i teaching...
by Sila
Sun Nov 30, 2008 5:12 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Why do Baha'i's misunderstand what "shun politics" means?
Replies: 34
Views: 60083

Re: Why do Baha'i's misunderstand what "shun politics" means?

Just wanted to say, Sen, that what you wrote was very helpful, and unintentionally answered some new question's that were brewing in my head about Baha'i involvement with government and the like - and your blog is great, too!

- Alex
by Sila
Sun Nov 30, 2008 4:38 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Questions on a variety of things
Replies: 11
Views: 16396

Re: Questions on a variety of things

Thanks so much for you prompt and considered reply! You’ve answered my questions quite flawlessly. I agree with you very much about “The fact that Radhakrishnan, as well as the many other great thinkers around the globe who, on the grand scale of history, almost simultaneously awakened to and began ...
by Sila
Sat Nov 29, 2008 5:22 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Questions on a variety of things
Replies: 11
Views: 16396

Questions on a variety of things

Hello everyone, I’ve just recently begun reading about the Baha’i faith, although it is not my first encounter with such core beliefs as the oneness of humanity, the essential unity of religion, etc (ideas which I first encountered in Aldous Huxley’s magnificent “The Perennial Philosophy,” and in th...

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