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by FruccalFrilia
Thu Apr 26, 2007 10:08 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: The real cause of Islamic terrorism - the yogic perspective
Replies: 8
Views: 16415

Bahais do believe that we were created in Gods image. "O SON OF MAN! Veiled in My immemorial being and in the ancient eternity of My essence, I knew My love for thee: therefore I created thee, have engraved on thee Mine image and revealed to thee My beauty." -Baha'u'llah ALthough God has c...
by FruccalFrilia
Tue Apr 24, 2007 10:48 pm
Forum: News
Topic: A habitable planet has been found around another star.
Replies: 2
Views: 10661

Amazing, its much larger than earth, too.
by FruccalFrilia
Sat Mar 24, 2007 10:38 pm
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: The Number 23
Replies: 9
Views: 24379

Interesting, nice discovery!
by FruccalFrilia
Thu Mar 01, 2007 3:44 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "truth" cannot be forced and remain truth
Replies: 15
Views: 24127

Although it does contain spiritual truths. Perhaps thats the reason why richard has concealed the origin of the quotes(if it is indeed the Urantia). To prevent debate and wrangling over authenticity and focus instead on the validity of the spiritual concepts.
by FruccalFrilia
Thu Mar 01, 2007 2:14 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "truth" cannot be forced and remain truth
Replies: 15
Views: 24127

Some quotes quotes may be from the Urantia book.

http://www.truthbook.com/

http://www.urantiabook.org/
by FruccalFrilia
Mon Feb 26, 2007 1:34 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: The Qa'im
Replies: 30
Views: 37713

The Bab is still very important to Bahais. " And finally, in His[Abdul-Baha] Will and Testament, the repository of His last wishes and parting instructions, He in the following passage, specifically designed to set forth the guiding principles of Bahá’í belief, sets the seal of His testimony on...
by FruccalFrilia
Sun Feb 25, 2007 3:52 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Do Bahais believe Qur'an being the word of Allah
Replies: 8
Views: 16840

The Quran is quoted in Bahai writings by Baha'u'llah and Abdul-Baha. Even works commisioned by the Universal House of Justice like Century of Light and One Common Faith have quotes from the Holy Quran.
by FruccalFrilia
Wed Feb 21, 2007 11:33 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: The Qa'im
Replies: 30
Views: 37713

The Bab did refer himself as the Mahdi, maybe not countless times, but did Muhammad refer himself as the Seal of the Prophets countless times?
by FruccalFrilia
Thu Feb 15, 2007 10:14 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: The Bab's claim to be Qa'im
Replies: 42
Views: 49834

4. Apart from your own personal judgement about accepting Bahaullah, there is no other proof for Bahaullah to be One Whom Allah will Manifest. "WHEN the Day-Star of Bahá will shine resplendent above the horizon of eternity it is incumbent upon you to present yourselves before His Throne. Bewar...
by FruccalFrilia
Tue Feb 13, 2007 12:24 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Publishing/Posting on the WWW: Post #2
Replies: 3
Views: 15304

Its nice to see you that your hard work is now recognized. Probably your audience is much wider on the web than if you had published it in book form
by FruccalFrilia
Tue Feb 13, 2007 12:20 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: From Thoughts, Faith, & Beliefs to Real Spirit Experienc
Replies: 2
Views: 6397

Faith and Spiritual knowledge go hand in hand. Faith bestows a new consciousness. The Word of God and spiritual traditions are not simply a compendium of intellectual exercises where one connects the dots between two facts. They create a dynamic tension in the soul where a yearning for the Source of...
by FruccalFrilia
Tue Feb 13, 2007 2:56 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: The Bab's claim to be Qa'im
Replies: 42
Views: 49834

Someone else asked how the Baha'u'llah could be "Him Whom God will make Manifest" mentioned by the Bab and I provided possible connections.
by FruccalFrilia
Tue Feb 13, 2007 2:44 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: The claim to finality
Replies: 3
Views: 7215

He promised all men that they shall attain unto His own presence in the Day of Resurrection. In this He meant to emphasize the greatness of the Revelation to come, as it hath indeed been manifested through the power of truth. And there is of a certainty no paradise greater than this, nor station hig...
by FruccalFrilia
Tue Feb 13, 2007 2:29 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: The claim to finality
Replies: 3
Views: 7215

The claim to finality over the word seal is often used various religious groups. Some Christians claim that no revelation will come after Jesus. "Do not labor for the food which perishes, but for the food which endures to everlasting life, which the Son of Man will give you, because God the Fat...
by FruccalFrilia
Tue Feb 13, 2007 2:07 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: The Bab's claim to be Qa'im
Replies: 42
Views: 49834

Him Whom God shall make Manifest is Baha'u'llah. "Praise be unto Him Who at this very moment perceiveth in this remote prison the goal of My desire. He is the One Who beareth witness unto Me at all times and beholdeth Me ere the inception of ‘after Hin’**." -The Bab (SWB 217) **The numeric...
by FruccalFrilia
Mon Feb 12, 2007 11:50 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Hi, I am Niranjan , from the Hindu faith...
Replies: 6
Views: 19125

Yes, thank you.
by FruccalFrilia
Wed Feb 07, 2007 9:34 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "truth" cannot be forced and remain truth
Replies: 15
Views: 24127

"In all of my many opportunities of meeting, of listening to and talking with Abdu'l-Bahá I was impressed, and constantly more deeply impressed, with His method of teaching souls. That is the word. He did not attempt to reach the mind alone. He sought the soul, the reality of every one He met. ...
by FruccalFrilia
Mon Feb 05, 2007 11:46 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Why people become Bahá'í and the Madhist sects
Replies: 12
Views: 16145

"SINCE thou hast faithfully obeyed the true religion of God in the past, it behooveth thee to follow His true religion hereafter, inasmuch as every religion proceedeth from God, the Help in Peril, the Self-Subsisting. He Who hath revealed the Qur’án unto Muhammad, the Apostle of God, ordaining ...
by FruccalFrilia
Wed Jan 31, 2007 2:13 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Race, Racism, and "intellectual" vs spiritual pers
Replies: 5
Views: 10569

When speaking of Christ there really is only one Christ that is the presence of God. His Holy Presence has returned and said more, but it doesnt necessarily invalidate what was said before. In fact the old teachings are reaffirmed and "fufilled." "Think not that I am come to destroy t...
by FruccalFrilia
Fri Jan 12, 2007 9:19 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Thoughts on real, obtainable experiences of spiritual unity
Replies: 20
Views: 29071

richard, great points. I agree that spirituality cannot be totally defined as set points put together in a mathematical equation for a spiritual result. and that excessive focus on theological arguments can have a tendency to stifle the living and organic nature of spiritual growth. I believe we as ...
by FruccalFrilia
Thu Jan 11, 2007 7:51 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: RESIST NOT EVIL, YEA, EVEN RETURN GOOD FOR EVIL
Replies: 20
Views: 25671

The essence of Jesus' words and Baha'u'llah's words are the same. So there is no better one. What is different is our capacity and maturity to receive God's guidance. God out of his Mercy has chosen to Manifest himself to men. Through our guidance from Messengers like Jesus coupled with our trial an...
by FruccalFrilia
Sat Jan 06, 2007 11:12 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Thoughts on real, obtainable experiences of spiritual unity
Replies: 20
Views: 29071

The topic reminded me of this quote

" the wayfarer cometh to the Valley of Unity and drinketh from the cup of the Absolute, and gazeth on the Manifestations of Oneness. In this station he pierceth the veils of plurality, fleeth from the worlds of the flesh, and ascendeth into the heaven of singleness. With the ear of God he heare...
by FruccalFrilia
Thu Jan 04, 2007 3:50 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: RESIST NOT EVIL, YEA, EVEN RETURN GOOD FOR EVIL
Replies: 20
Views: 25671

Likewise the divine religions of the holy Manifestations of God are in reality one though in name and nomenclature they differ. Man must be a lover of the light no matter from what day-spring it may appear. He must be a lover of the rose no matter in what soil it may be growing. (Abdu'l-Bahá, Founda...
by FruccalFrilia
Wed Jan 03, 2007 11:26 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: fault-finding, silence, and biographies
Replies: 4
Views: 8456

I think biographies have a purpose of conveying certain realities, I would assume that a Bahai author would would voice criticism with the purpose of the book in mind. Bahais also have an obligation towards truthfulness and justice as well as tact, so they must learn to find a balance. Moojan Momen ...
by FruccalFrilia
Mon Dec 11, 2006 11:49 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: New site
Replies: 9
Views: 12028

Also thank you to Jonah. This site has been a spiritual lifeline to information on a wide range of topics.
by FruccalFrilia
Mon Dec 11, 2006 11:37 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: (Bab = Jesus) and (Bahaullah = Muhammad) ?
Replies: 8
Views: 12159

Actually the terminology and concepts are from Bahai sources not me. The first two paragraphs are Baha'u'llah speaking. I'm still researching (slowly) these things myself. Thanks for reminding us that the Spirit behind the Law is essential. The different degrees of the unfolding Law are recorded in ...

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