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by Capernicus
Fri Feb 20, 2009 8:29 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: What's everyone reading right now?
Replies: 15
Views: 16969

Re: What's everyone reading right now?

I swear i already posted this but anyways - I am reading 1001 Arabian nights and the Eternal Quest for God by Julio Savi (love his stuff) and i really want to get his other book about 7 and 4 valleys :-P
by Capernicus
Fri Feb 20, 2009 8:24 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: What's everyone reading right now?
Replies: 15
Views: 16969

Re: What's everyone reading right now?

I'm reading 1001 Arabian nights and The Eternal Quest for God by Julio Savi (and loving it). I really want to get his other book on the 4 and 7 valleys.
by Capernicus
Fri Feb 20, 2009 8:04 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Beit ul-Moqaddas
Replies: 2
Views: 5412

Re: Beit ul-Moqaddas

thanx Loren :-P
by Capernicus
Fri Feb 20, 2009 8:02 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Universal application of all the laws
Replies: 4
Views: 7296

Re: Universal application of all the laws

ok cool. I just wasn't sure but i have included it and mentioned that it is unpublished.
by Capernicus
Thu Feb 19, 2009 9:58 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Direction of Qiblih
Replies: 6
Views: 11728

Re: Direction of Qiblih

Thanx, yeah its important that we know how to do this correctly but i've never actually heard of how people figure this out and wondered were people actually facing the right direction.
by Capernicus
Thu Feb 19, 2009 9:18 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Universal application of all the laws
Replies: 4
Views: 7296

Re: Universal application of all the laws

Thank you that was very helpful actually. Just another question out of interest, can we use unpublished letters? like for papers or even books?
by Capernicus
Thu Feb 19, 2009 4:49 am
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: The Number 23
Replies: 9
Views: 23746

Re: The Number 23

Although its not something to focus on as mentioned, numerology is definately interesting and i don't find it superstitious because numbers are significant (as long as you don't treat them with superstition). 2+3 = 5 :) Yep I can do maths too :lol:
by Capernicus
Thu Feb 19, 2009 4:19 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Universal application of all the laws
Replies: 4
Views: 7296

Universal application of all the laws

Hi, I was just wanting to know if there are any references as to why certain laws and ordinances in the Kitab-i-Aqdas were practised only by Persian Baha'is (such as 95 times Allah'u'abha, ablutions etc) and then later introduced to the Western World. Personally from what I understand at that time t...
by Capernicus
Wed Feb 18, 2009 10:41 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Beit ul-Moqaddas
Replies: 2
Views: 5412

Beit ul-Moqaddas

Can anyone please tell me what does Beit ul-Moqaddas actually translate to in english? I know it is refering to the holy city of Jerusalem but what is the word for word translation?
by Capernicus
Wed Feb 18, 2009 1:22 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Direction of Qiblih
Replies: 6
Views: 11728

Re: Direction of Qiblih

thank you, that helped alot :-P
by Capernicus
Tue Feb 17, 2009 11:00 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Direction of Qiblih
Replies: 6
Views: 11728

Direction of Qiblih

I was just wondering how to explain or figure out which direction to turn to say Obligatory prayers. That is, to turn towards the shrine of Baha'u'llah how do you know (where ever you are) which direction? I found one reference that says to calculate the Baha'i qiblih, based on the great-circle path...

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