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by British_Bahai
Sat May 19, 2007 8:12 am
Forum: Commercial
Topic: new beautiful baha'i inspired e-cards, free from dawntide
Replies: 1
Views: 20681

nice. i'll give this link to my community
by British_Bahai
Sat May 19, 2007 8:10 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Is there a Baha'i Health email list or forum?
Replies: 1
Views: 4732

there might be a yahoo group or something like that

there are lots of bahai groups on yahoo. but then youve got to be careful coz you dont know who's who...
by British_Bahai
Mon May 14, 2007 7:27 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: The Greatest Name
Replies: 2
Views: 7473

I think youre taking the literal meaning of it I think this passage is implying that God is so great, that no earthly word would ever describe him accurately enough. For example, in lots of prayers there are references to God being so great, that no earthly word can be equivacol when we want to prai...
by British_Bahai
Mon May 14, 2007 7:19 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: 'Aql doesn't mean Wisdom!
Replies: 1
Views: 7027

Arabic is a complete language - i.e. it is very precise. You are right, Aql doesnt translate into "wisdom" In persian, Aql can be used in different ways to have different meanings, when used in different contexts. e.g. "Aghlesh naresid" = "(someone) never thought of that&quo...
by British_Bahai
Sun May 13, 2007 4:35 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: 2 topics: aliens/destruction of the BWC areas
Replies: 16
Views: 17437

dgk_p19: are u talking to me?
by British_Bahai
Thu May 03, 2007 2:43 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: 2 topics: aliens/destruction of the BWC areas
Replies: 16
Views: 17437

In my first post (see above) I didnt want to add any underlines or bolden any part of the paragraph because that would just be my own opinion of what is the most important sentence. But I do think that we should note the following: There is nothing in the Teachings about spaceships; and the Guardian...
by British_Bahai
Thu May 03, 2007 2:33 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: 2 topics: aliens/destruction of the BWC areas
Replies: 16
Views: 17437

i came across this and i thought it was appropriate. (Source: http://bahai-library.com/uhj/sabeans.etc.html) (I have added colour so that it is easier when skim-reading. If any of the moderators think that the formatting could be improved, feel free to edit ;) ) --- 3. UFOs, Alien Abduction and Gene...
by British_Bahai
Wed May 02, 2007 7:24 am
Forum: News
Topic: To Cardmaster: Are you a real person? Respond please
Replies: 6
Views: 26348

i think it was a real human spammer, reason being, because in one of his posts, he mentioned "omid townsend" (one of the people who posts here)

... 'A' for effort - try getting a real job... :loser:
by British_Bahai
Sun Apr 29, 2007 8:18 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Mason Remey as "Hand of the Cause" on Wikipedia
Replies: 10
Views: 22569

Wikipedia isnt exactly the most accurate of websites - anyone (i.e. RANDOM people) is allowed to edit information... I take you don't understand wikipedia very well. I am a regular editor there, and it just doesn't quite work like you see it. YES it is very accurate. Most vandalism and POV is rever...
by British_Bahai
Sun Apr 29, 2007 6:47 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Mason Remey as "Hand of the Cause" on Wikipedia
Replies: 10
Views: 22569

Wikipedia isnt exactly the most accurate of websites - anyone (i.e. RANDOM people) is allowed to edit information...
by British_Bahai
Sat Apr 28, 2007 7:03 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Bahailogy
Replies: 3
Views: 6706

otownsend wrote:I heard that the mormons have one of the most extensive geneological records available in the US. Pretty cool.

So I guess no one can tell me George Townshend's fathers name, huh?

O:) I can find out for you, but it may take a couple of weeks - i'll ask around since I know a few history buffs
by British_Bahai
Thu Apr 26, 2007 1:01 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: The real cause of Islamic terrorism - the yogic perspective
Replies: 8
Views: 21412

(i think you should change the title of this thread - i, for one, have avoided it, because its a bit intimidating, even if youre not talking about it at all). Sorry if the title have scared you. lol, it didnt scare me - i just avoided it, thats all. (Please dont let my little interception disrupt t...
by British_Bahai
Thu Apr 26, 2007 12:41 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: The real cause of Islamic terrorism - the yogic perspective
Replies: 8
Views: 21412

(i think you should change the title of this thread - i, for one, have avoided it, because its a bit intimidating, even if youre not talking about it at all).
by British_Bahai
Thu Apr 26, 2007 7:01 am
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: A governor tries to survive for a week on food-stamps
Replies: 1
Views: 18279

$21 (~£11) - Thats ridiculous... That would just about get you a bag of grocery shopping over here in the UK. The prices are rising everywhere. Over here, a single bus journey costs £2 (thats $4). Complete rip-off. But hats off to that man - a british politician would never have the guts to do somet...
by British_Bahai
Sat Apr 21, 2007 1:32 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Anti-Baha'i site
Replies: 22
Views: 36824

YES PLEASE!

(this ought to be interesting...)
by British_Bahai
Fri Apr 20, 2007 11:45 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Amr va Khalq/ Veiling
Replies: 21
Views: 32163

:forbidden2: Since a few people are after an English translation of this text, would it not make sense to contact your local LSA and ask them to raise this issue with the NSA who may in turn contact the Universal House of Justice. Once an ordinary Bahai translates a page into English, people will co...
by British_Bahai
Wed Apr 18, 2007 4:19 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Anti-Baha'i site
Replies: 22
Views: 36824

I beleive that last quote was from a Bob Marley song? :D It most probably was, lol. 1844 A.D.(which converts into the muslim 1284 A.H? - cant remember!) . . . Sorry, BB, you're mistaken!: 1844 CE (aka 1844 AD) is equivalent to 1260 AH (dates present in multiple Biblical prophecies, BTW). :hot2: (wh...
by British_Bahai
Wed Apr 18, 2007 3:27 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Anti-Baha'i site
Replies: 22
Views: 36824

Re: Fat chance

I strongly believe that the Baha'i Faith is about to go through a tremendous public gauntlet within the next 50 yrs. Wait till you hear Billy Graham the IV railing against the Faith... Correct. Not sure if it will be within these next 50 years or so, but it has been mentioned in the writings in man...
by British_Bahai
Sun Apr 15, 2007 6:13 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Anti-Baha'i site
Replies: 22
Views: 36824

sometimes these types of sites add "sources" to Baha'i books that dont exist, OR Baha'i books that exist but you go to the page and it has absolutely NOTHING to do with what was being "referenced." Imran Shaykh and others do this because they know a slightly more intelligent (ye...
by British_Bahai
Sun Apr 15, 2007 1:07 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Anti-Baha'i site
Replies: 22
Views: 36824

Re: I need help!

Dear Omid: Thank you for your feedback on bahaiawareness.com It is true that I have received many emails from Bahais - most of them whom have never written back to substantiate all that they said about the web site. I welcome contructive criticism and suggestions with open hands and heart. I keenly...
by British_Bahai
Sat Apr 14, 2007 1:43 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Anti-Baha'i site
Replies: 22
Views: 36824

Omid, I dont think its a good idea to contact him. Reason being, because its pretty obvious he knows what he is doing is wrong (i.e. he is putting false facts about the Bahai faith online). You're only wasting your time with him. I say, go teach a receptive soul about the beauty of this dispensatio...
by British_Bahai
Sat Apr 14, 2007 7:37 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Desperately seeking .... several titles
Replies: 3
Views: 6298

what do you mean?

the cover of the book?
by British_Bahai
Mon Apr 09, 2007 4:27 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "Seal of the Prophets" not Messengers.
Replies: 14
Views: 29223

Re: "Seal of the Prophets" not Messengers.

Keyvan wrote:Nabi - Prophet

Rasul - Messenger

A good way to remember the difference is by thinking of:
Nope, MR (lol)
Nabil & prophet; Messenger & Rasoul

\:D/
(sorry to side-track!)
by British_Bahai
Mon Apr 02, 2007 1:09 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Baha'is—VOTE for the Baha'i House of Worship!
Replies: 10
Views: 21429

:indy: Votings finished, folks.

Results will be announced on the 30th April.
by British_Bahai
Sat Mar 31, 2007 2:55 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: A shameful attack on the Prophet of Islam
Replies: 9
Views: 19901

i think somebody needs to do his homework ... The Bahais try to spread this lie that the Bahai faith is an offshoot of Islam. But this is not true. They succeed in misguiding the people to some extent because this religion (if it can be called so) originated in Iran - a country largely populated by ...
by British_Bahai
Mon Mar 26, 2007 9:34 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "Seal of the Prophets" not Messengers.
Replies: 14
Views: 29223

(Keyvan - are u Muslim :question: )
by British_Bahai
Mon Mar 26, 2007 3:17 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Baha'is—VOTE for the Baha'i House of Worship!
Replies: 10
Views: 21429

(26%) The Baha'i House of Worship
(13%) Brookfield Zoo
(53%) Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio
(9%) The Morton Arboretum
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! :igitt: we're falling behind

VOTE AGAIN TODAY
by British_Bahai
Sat Mar 24, 2007 3:06 pm
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: The Number 23
Replies: 9
Views: 39668

Interesting yet weird... I've never heard about this before.
by British_Bahai
Sat Mar 24, 2007 3:02 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "Seal of the Prophets" not Messengers.
Replies: 14
Views: 29223

:D THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU! Even though I didnt read this post properly (I'm in a rush), I for one can say that i ALWAYS get confused between "nabi" and "rasoul". Ill read this properly when I come back. I know this post is going to be useful to many people. I might chang...
by British_Bahai
Sat Mar 24, 2007 2:38 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Baha'is—VOTE for the Baha'i House of Worship!
Replies: 10
Views: 21429

richard wrote:Ok, voted for the Baha'i House of Worship...

Note: voters hava chance to win vacation to the Chicago area so they can visit the House of Worship while there...
Good. You are expected to vote again, by noon tomorrow, OR ELSE :aufsmaul:



(j/k - just kidding)
by British_Bahai
Sat Mar 24, 2007 2:31 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: A shameful attack on the Prophet of Islam
Replies: 9
Views: 19901

ARRRGGGHHHH!!!!! I give up, you just can't get it....... I can't believe a debate started over something so trivial. I suppose if I told you I could be knocked out with a feather you'd debate that too. :-| :stick2: Only one way to find out, Zazaban (j/k) ;) I feel your frustration! I hate pointless...
by British_Bahai
Sun Mar 11, 2007 10:44 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: is my bahai gf a Cov.Breaker? she disagrees with some things
Replies: 28
Views: 45759

But perhaps the gf is *not* undermining the infallibility of the UHJ. Perhaps she is in a Bahai community in which people do not understand what infallibility *means* -- and she is simply saying that she does not believe in that. We do not know how deepened the Bahai community is, we cannot jump to...
by British_Bahai
Sun Mar 11, 2007 6:11 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Star of the West
Replies: 33
Views: 189581

We have this compilation covering apparently volume 1 and part of volume 2: http://bahai-library.com/index.php5?file=compilation_tablets_star_west Feel free to edit that submission above if you like to update it. Before anyone can edit Bahai texts online, they must first give their Bahai ID number ...
by British_Bahai
Sun Mar 11, 2007 5:58 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: is my bahai gf a Cov.Breaker? she disagrees with some things
Replies: 28
Views: 45759

As individuals they are just like you and me (fallible), but when they as a group assemble in unity, the decision that arises out of that meeting is certainly infallible. But - they have also said that the decisions they make depend on the information they are given, and if they are given more info...
by British_Bahai
Sat Mar 10, 2007 5:31 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: is my bahai gf a Cov.Breaker? she disagrees with some things
Replies: 28
Views: 45759

Sen McGlinn wrote: But in the Bahai Faith, if you call someone a covenant-breaker, you are trying to stand in the UHJ's shoes, which makes you a covenant-breaker :oops:

Not quite, Sen.
by British_Bahai
Fri Mar 09, 2007 1:07 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: what is the inscription on the Guardian's tomb in London?
Replies: 5
Views: 18121

moyo wrote:I'm curious to know what are the words of the inscription graved on the pillar...

I have taken lots of photos of the inscription but cant remember where ive saved them :roll:
Once I find it, I will type it out for you
by British_Bahai
Fri Mar 09, 2007 12:56 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: is my bahai gf a Cov.Breaker? she disagrees with some things
Replies: 28
Views: 45759

Im not a bahai but a muslim. Im trying to learn the faith to determine whether the Imam Mahdi has indeed returned, since as you would know, that is the concept and belief of Islam . My girlfriend however is a Bahai and attends all the classes and also tutors, but she just doesnt agree with a certai...
by British_Bahai
Thu Mar 08, 2007 1:40 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "truth" cannot be forced and remain truth
Replies: 15
Views: 34086

Re: Urantia

Hey Richard, About the subject of the Urantia book, I meant no offense, really. If you see wisdom in those words, then hey, that's good—whatever floats your boat. Indeed, people like Gandhi or the Dali Lama say good and wise things, and even though I personally might not find their writings to be m...
by British_Bahai
Wed Mar 07, 2007 12:21 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: A list of Bahaullahs stops from Siyah Chal to Bahji
Replies: 1
Views: 6205

Re: Map of bahaullah Travel

monika wrote:I do not have it online at the moment, but i will upload it as soon as i get the chance.


please let us know if you did, and if so could you please give the link...
by British_Bahai
Tue Mar 06, 2007 10:09 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Hi, I am Niranjan , from the Hindu faith...
Replies: 6
Views: 31354

Namaste, Niranjan ;-) I forgot to mention, since youre in India, did you know that the Lotus temple in New Delhi is a Bahai house of worship, but its open to everyone - its for people of all religions and races. Go there if you get the chance to... I wish i was there right now :( (Do a Google Image ...
by British_Bahai
Tue Mar 06, 2007 9:59 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Hi, I am Niranjan , from the Hindu faith...
Replies: 6
Views: 31354

So let us all strive to be true lovers of God. The rest will come automatically... Exactly. This is one of the Bahai beliefs. There is also a Bahai prayer which relates to this: O SON OF BEING! Love Me, that I may love thee. If thou lovest Me not, My love can in no wise reach thee. Know this, O ser...
by British_Bahai
Mon Mar 05, 2007 5:59 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Hi, I am Niranjan , from the Hindu faith...
Replies: 6
Views: 31354

Other than the questions surrounding Niranjan, i hope your stay here is fruitful for you. Some of your interests in your profile suggest you are light hearted and of good humor. As far as potential discussions go, what are the most important & compelling topics for you? Im interested in reading...
by British_Bahai
Sun Mar 04, 2007 2:15 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: The Qa'im
Replies: 30
Views: 54803

But if a Muslim believes in the teachings of his prophet Muhammad he would come across refences to the coming of two people (namely the Bab and Bahaullah). So, he is not shunning the teachings of Islam and is believing in the prophecies foretold by Muhammad... Yes only if interpreted through the Ba...
by British_Bahai
Sun Mar 04, 2007 6:02 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "truth" cannot be forced and remain truth
Replies: 15
Views: 34086

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 . i think thats the most important thing...
by British_Bahai
Sat Mar 03, 2007 12:20 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Fasting: what food keeps you going throughout the day?
Replies: 5
Views: 15071

i came across this:
http://www.bcca.org/bahaivision/docs/fa ... tml#Eating
it gives some useful tips
by British_Bahai
Sat Mar 03, 2007 1:55 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Fasting: what food keeps you going throughout the day?
Replies: 5
Views: 15071

Fasting: what food keeps you going throughout the day?

What food do you eat in the morning which stops you getting hungry the rest of the day? This is what i used to have some mornings last year: Big cup of milk Main plate of food: Scrambed eggs(X2), potato waffles(X2) , baked beans 2 slices of toast with butter Cup of tea or coffee and dunk some (mayb...
by British_Bahai
Thu Mar 01, 2007 10:21 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "truth" cannot be forced and remain truth
Replies: 15
Views: 34086

:question: Richard, where did you get this from? Please can you post a reference
by British_Bahai
Tue Feb 27, 2007 11:28 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: The Qa'im
Replies: 30
Views: 54803

A Muslim is someone who believes in Allah, the Prophet Muhammad as the Final Messenger, a physical Resurrection, literal Heaven/Hell, literal Devil/Angels, etc. The term in my opinion fits well. When a Muslim does not believe in these teachings of the Prophet, they are therefore no longer Muslims, ...
by British_Bahai
Tue Feb 27, 2007 11:21 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: The Qa'im
Replies: 30
Views: 54803

Secondly, a comment on the term "Ex-Muslim." I was raised Catholic, and spent nearly two years in the seminary to become a Catholic priest. Five years after leaving the seminary I recognized Baha'u'llah as the return of Christ. I never use the term "Ex-Catholic" to speak of myse...
by British_Bahai
Mon Feb 26, 2007 11:35 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: The Qa'im
Replies: 30
Views: 54803

Anyway, thats just my opinion as a Muslim. This is why i would like to hear from a Muslim who has converted to Bahai, but it is proving to be quite difficult. Abbas: I know quite a lot of people who were Muslim but declared as a Bahai. However, they are not the type of people who use the internet b...
by British_Bahai
Sun Feb 25, 2007 12:16 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Do Bahais believe Qur'an being the word of Allah
Replies: 8
Views: 23548

Re: the older the scripture, the more we may be mislead

Read the persian bayan I can only read the english version. If you have a link to it, please post it up. Read the persian bayan, where the Bab compares the previous scriptures we received, and shows their gradual obsoletness, as newer scriptures emerged Can you be more specific so I can find the sp...
by British_Bahai
Sun Feb 25, 2007 8:56 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Do Bahais believe Qur'an being the word of Allah
Replies: 8
Views: 23548

Re: no

NO, the Quran is obsolete now. MJ Majnun , I may be wrong, but I have never come across that as being a Bahai point of view :-s Perhaps when you say "obsolete" you are referring to their *social* laws (i.e. that men can marry more than wife). However, the spiritual laws are also part of t...
by British_Bahai
Sat Feb 24, 2007 8:45 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: About Baha'u'llah's Glorious Revelation
Replies: 2
Views: 9267

Re: About Baha'u'llah's Glorious Revelation

Though we are not worthy of such an honor, thank God that out of millions He has Revealed Himself to us, and His proofs, His signs, and His Words. We are very fortunate indeed to know about this hidden secret, His hidden Revelation, which eventually will become victorious (as God Himself is), as th...
by British_Bahai
Sat Feb 24, 2007 8:17 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Hi, I am Niranjan , from the Hindu faith...
Replies: 6
Views: 31354

I only posted that a few hours ago (~4am UK time) so i wasnt expecting an instant reply... give the poor (wo)man a chance :elkgrin: LOL

Even if he doesnt return, that book will be handy to other Hindus on this forum

Im sure he's ok... [-o<
by British_Bahai
Fri Feb 23, 2007 10:27 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: general questions about the prophets
Replies: 14
Views: 24689

Re: general questions about the prophets

4. more personal - are you a born baha'i, or a convert? what religion did you come from? I would just like to say that in the Bahai Faith, we believe that you arent "born a Bahai", just because your parents are. Each person has the choice of investigating whatever religion they choose to ...
by British_Bahai
Fri Feb 23, 2007 10:12 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Do Bahais believe Qur'an being the word of Allah
Replies: 8
Views: 23548

Yes of course ;-)
by British_Bahai
Fri Feb 23, 2007 9:56 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Hi, I am Niranjan , from the Hindu faith...
Replies: 6
Views: 31354

Book available online: "Hinduism and the Bahai Faith&qu

Hi Niranjan, I thought this might interest you:

There is a book called "Hinduism and the Bahai Faith" and the author (Dr Moojan Momen) has kindly put it online.

:computer: http://www.northill.demon.co.uk/hinduism/index.htm
by British_Bahai
Fri Feb 23, 2007 9:05 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: contradictions?
Replies: 11
Views: 24471

excellent reply, pilgrimbrent. Do you think its a good idea to tactfully contact the owner of that site and perhaps suggest a few improvements to his ideas? :-k
by British_Bahai
Fri Feb 23, 2007 3:46 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Colourful Baha'i Calendar - download & print !!
Replies: 3
Views: 24331

Baha'i Warrior wrote:again, great news A+++. keep up the good work!

I agree! :god:
by British_Bahai
Fri Feb 23, 2007 3:30 pm
Forum: About Baha'i Library
Topic: Translators for the site, anyone?
Replies: 2
Views: 23181

Perhaps this will help kick-start your efforts: :anmachen: 1.Take a screenshot of the interface and print it off a few times. 2. take it with you to the next feast and ask for volunteers to translate it. (If the people at the feast can only speak one or two languages then resort to plan B - ask them...
by British_Bahai
Fri Feb 23, 2007 3:20 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: contradictions?
Replies: 11
Views: 24471

:klugscheisser: He might seem to be a bit confused in places but we've gotta give him credit for investigating, right?

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