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by shm
Sun Sep 09, 2007 12:38 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: creatures living in fire/water
Replies: 3
Views: 9230

creatures living in fire/water

I have heard that in the bahai writings it says that there are such things as aliens, and other creatures with souls in the universe. Furthermore the communication of humans with aliens is a sign of maturity as is the establishment of an international language and the discovery of a chemical that co...
by shm
Sun Jul 01, 2007 8:30 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: more info - book of Daniel & Ezra (+other books in Bible
Replies: 1
Views: 5590

more info - book of Daniel & Ezra (+other books in Bible

In some answered question it mentioned proofs from the book of Daniel of the coming of Bahaullah. I was just wondering who is Daniel, is he a sort of Messenger of God, also other books are refered to such as the book of Ezra. What are these, when were they revealed, and are they related to any of th...
by shm
Sat Aug 26, 2006 10:14 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: How old is the world?
Replies: 3
Views: 6960

in Some Answered Question AbdulBaha tell us "Know that it is one of the most abstruse spiritual truths that the world of existence—that is to say, this endless universe—has no beginning." and also "Therefore, it cannot be said there was a time when man was not. All that we can say is that this terre...
by shm
Sun Aug 20, 2006 12:48 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Reservations needed for visiting Baha'i gardens in Haifa?
Replies: 10
Views: 13730

I am pretty sure that visiting the Gardens in no problem at all. They are open to the public at certain times during the day. No reservation need to be made for that.
by shm
Fri Jul 21, 2006 9:52 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: To be loving?
Replies: 2
Views: 5870

To be loving?

Hi I know this is my second topic in one day, but I just had a thought that I wanted to clear up. I have a question about loving everyone. I have heard from a well known psychologist that those who want to love everyone are people who have experienced hatred, violence, and war throughout there life ...
by shm
Fri Jul 21, 2006 2:10 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Should I study to be a doctor, or engineer?
Replies: 22
Views: 25435

Should I study to be a doctor, or engineer?

Hi When it was time for me to choose what area to study in and what career choice I should make I did not know exactly what I wanted to do, and what exactly to study in University. My mom was reading a book by Yunis Khan Afrukhta at that time for a Bahai class that she was in and coincidentally she ...
by shm
Tue Jul 18, 2006 7:07 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "Unrestrained As The Wind" online?
Replies: 14
Views: 24908

I just went to a Bahai bookstore, I think it was called Distributions or something like this, and I asked the lady to check to see if they had the book " Unrestrained as the Wind" and the lady told me that the book is not being published or produced anymore.
by shm
Sat Jun 17, 2006 1:29 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "Unrestrained As The Wind" online?
Replies: 14
Views: 24908

Thanks all for the comments
by shm
Mon Jun 12, 2006 9:46 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "Unrestrained As The Wind" online?
Replies: 14
Views: 24908

Off topic question

Where can you find the book "Unrestrained as the Wind" on the internet, or is it only available in hard copy. Ive looked on the internet but could not find it

thank you your help in much appreciated
by shm
Sat Apr 22, 2006 12:41 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Evolution questions.
Replies: 3
Views: 6434

A question

I cant seem to find a response to this statement. Its regarding the principle that religion and science must agree This statement seems wrong, but I cant think of a reason why "science doesn't need to recognize religion, because science is based on emperical and provable evidence. If we can prove it...
by shm
Fri Apr 21, 2006 10:31 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Picture of Bahá´u´lláh online. What does UHJ say about this?
Replies: 31
Views: 48972

AbdulBaha film, where can you see it?

I have heard that there is a video footage of AbdulBaha. Does anybody know where I can find this video , and if it is possible to get it off the internet. I have looked everywhere for it and cannot find it

Thank you, Ill very much appreciate it
by shm
Tue Apr 18, 2006 9:06 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Arabic and Persian project...
Replies: 15
Views: 17826

thank you so much for the links

and regarding your comment that I can read arabic, I cant read arabic but my mom can, at least the bahai arabic writings and shes the one who wanted it, but I couldnt find it on the web, so thank you once again
by shm
Sat Apr 15, 2006 11:54 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Arabic and Persian project...
Replies: 15
Views: 17826

tablet in arabic

Does anybody know where on the internet I can find the Fire Tablet in arabic and the Tablet of Ahmad in the original language, I dont know if its arabic or persian.

Thank you so much in advance
by shm
Mon Apr 03, 2006 11:52 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Kitabi Iqan question
Replies: 13
Views: 16049

This amounts to a variation on a question about divine justice: If there is a God, who wants us to follow a certain religion, why does he not communicate this more clearly? Why does he always talk to us through people who might be mistaken for lunatics / cheats, in language that must be deciphered ...
by shm
Mon Apr 03, 2006 11:50 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Kitabi Iqan question
Replies: 13
Views: 16049

This amounts to a variation on a question about divine justice: If there is a God, who wants us to follow a certain religion, why does he not communicate this more clearly? Why does he always talk to us through people who might be mistaken for lunatics / cheats, in language that must be deciphered ...
by shm
Mon Apr 03, 2006 11:34 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Kitabi Iqan question
Replies: 13
Views: 16049

Re: are you an outsider SHM ?

What an unfined question. By a suuposition of his imagimation, the questioner (shm) invites the readers to make personal projections on this theorical situation. Picking up a line of text and to blow it up is a muslim technique used by those who understand not much. If the questioner would have rea...
by shm
Sat Apr 01, 2006 7:32 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Kitabi Iqan question
Replies: 13
Views: 16049

Kitabi Iqan question

Kitabi Iqan it says Know verily that the purpose underlying all these symbolic terms and abstruse allusions, which emanate from the Revealers of God’s holy Cause, hath been to test and prove the peoples of the world; that thereby the earth of the pure and illuminated hearts may be known from the pe...
by shm
Thu Mar 30, 2006 1:24 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: World Auxiliary Language
Replies: 113
Views: 112210

I did NOT mean that Bahaullah said that learning a language other than arabic is a waste of time, I read somewhere that Bahaullah told a man who was planning on learning many languages that it was a waste of time to learn other languages, this was not in favour or against any specific language But I...
by shm
Wed Mar 29, 2006 4:09 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: World Auxiliary Language
Replies: 113
Views: 112210

Ive read somewhere that Bahaullah said that learning a new language is a waste of time, I have one question concerning this Lets say someone first language is english but they are persian and grew up in a persian family and know little bit of persian Is it okay for a person like this to pursue to le...
by shm
Thu Mar 23, 2006 9:46 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: World Auxiliary Language
Replies: 113
Views: 112210

I was just wondering, since the language in which all the important writings of the faith was written in was persian/arabic, shouldnt the international language also be persian/arabic so that the language persian can both serve as a means of communication between all people and it allows all people ...
by shm
Sun Mar 19, 2006 7:57 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Talking back, and standing up in a way that may seem harsh
Replies: 1
Views: 4732

Talking back, and standing up in a way that may seem harsh

When I look at humans I see it is human nature that people respond spontaneously when they disagree with them, and its human nature for people to want to prove that they are correct. I was wondering is this right or wrong For instance let me put up an example to an argument, and can someone give me ...
by shm
Sun Mar 19, 2006 7:24 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Hidden Words Question
Replies: 11
Views: 12966

Majnun's point sounds a little "off" to me. According to Majnun's statements, that Hidden Word is directed to Bahaullah, but from what I can see I believe that the Hidden Word is directed to the people meaning everybody, since Bahaullah revealed the Hidden Word for the people and not for himself. An...
by shm
Sun Mar 19, 2006 4:15 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Laughing at funny things, whats the limit
Replies: 4
Views: 7480

I dont understand how talking to a girl can break ur fast. You have to know ur own motive when talking to the girl or the manner in which u are talking to the girl. If u are talking to the girl in a seductive manner than this is inappropriate whether ur fasting or not, and u should avoid it always. ...
by shm
Sat Mar 18, 2006 11:36 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Laughing at funny things, whats the limit
Replies: 4
Views: 7480

Laughing at funny things, whats the limit

I dont know if Im allowed to consider things that are funny to me to be funny, or should I overcome my thought about how funny they are and look at them with disgust For example somone from my school wrote this and I was wondering would it be considered bad in the eyes of Bahaullah if I laughed at i...
by shm
Sat Mar 18, 2006 10:13 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Physical appearance, seems to be some injustice here
Replies: 1
Views: 4104

Physical appearance, seems to be some injustice here

Why is it that people have different physical appearance? I know that its cuz we are all different and are like flowers in a garden. But from what I can see, maybe I am wrong there is some injustice with this aspect of life. For instance if I have a good physical appearance I am more likely to be tr...
by shm
Thu Mar 16, 2006 8:04 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Must I Belong to the AO in order to be a Baha'i?
Replies: 18
Views: 18359

What is AO?? I believe u are a Bahai once u believe in Bahaullah as the messenger of God for this age and believe that His law and ordinances is what we are suppose to be following for this day? To sign a Bahai card and to fill out the form, these are just so that the National Centres offices can ke...

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