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by Zazaban
Fri Feb 09, 2007 1:23 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: general questions about the prophets
Replies: 14
Views: 30575

I'm actually rather suprised that somebody who's been a member of this site for so long knows so little about the Baha'i faith. 1.The Báb was actually exectued for his teachings. You can find out more by looking at Baha'i history. 2. look here: http://bci.org/prophecy-fulfilled/index.htm 3. Baha'is ...
by Zazaban
Wed Feb 07, 2007 9:22 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "Seal of the Prophets"
Replies: 60
Views: 110960

"Seal of the Prophets"

Okay, I would like to be clear on this whole thing. I have heard multiple explainations to what this means, and I really think I need an answer. I am thinking of becoming a Bahá'í and this is a major roadblock for me.
by Zazaban
Wed Feb 07, 2007 3:21 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Muslims—Will the Qa'im OVERTURN Islam?
Replies: 32
Views: 62111

Okay, this is not a place for accusing people of fabricating anything or getting into arguments about who is what. I also don't think an article critical to Baha'u'llah would be taken very well either. I am locking this untill further notice.
by Zazaban
Tue Feb 06, 2007 7:40 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: alcohol in home
Replies: 17
Views: 30876

"You should ask him how much he drinks." Well, actually I have asked him. He claims to drink only occasionally. But since he doesn't think he drinks often at home and I think he does, I'm not sure how often "occasionally" is. Jo Then you should try for a more specific answer. Ge...
by Zazaban
Tue Feb 06, 2007 7:08 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: alcohol in home
Replies: 17
Views: 30876

You should ask him how much he drinks.
by Zazaban
Tue Feb 06, 2007 7:02 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: The effects of global warming according to Zoroaster.
Replies: 0
Views: 7992

The effects of global warming according to Zoroaster.

According to Zoroastrian philosophy, redacted in the Zand-i Vohuman Yasht, at the end of thy tenth hundredth winter...the sun is more unseen and more spotted; the year, month, and day are shorter; and the earth is more barren; and the crop will not yield the seed; and men ... become more deceitful a...
by Zazaban
Tue Feb 06, 2007 6:37 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: alcohol in home
Replies: 17
Views: 30876

It depends how he's drinking. Some people can be very responsible drinkers, but others are alcoholics and need to get some help. Which one is he?
by Zazaban
Tue Feb 06, 2007 11:44 am
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: I want to make the big money ...
Replies: 10
Views: 41412

I'm not SURE this is spam, so i'm not going to lock it YET.

But I have moved it to the appropriate forum.
by Zazaban
Tue Feb 06, 2007 12:01 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Muslims—Will the Qa'im OVERTURN Islam?
Replies: 32
Views: 62111

I have been watching this disscussion, and some of the exchanges have been bordering on attacks. Not really sure what to call it really. Please try to be respectful of people's belief systems, however they justify it. Accusing somebody of picking and chosing does not strike me as respectful. Bt that...
by Zazaban
Sat Feb 03, 2007 6:15 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Muslims—Will the Qa'im OVERTURN Islam?
Replies: 32
Views: 62111

Baha'i Warrior wrote:"Hey, man, there will be another religion called the Baha'i Faith, so look out...man."

That is one of the funniest things ever :lol:
by Zazaban
Mon Jan 29, 2007 10:54 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Muslim to Bahai?
Replies: 17
Views: 39639

I have split a HUGE debate between Bbas and BW into another topic. If either of you want a different name for that topic please PM me and I'll change it.
by Zazaban
Fri Jan 26, 2007 11:02 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: 8 Pointed Star
Replies: 3
Views: 13067

Yes there are, it was because 8-pointed stars are easier to make.
by Zazaban
Fri Jan 19, 2007 10:42 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: A Refutation of the Claim that Racism is Okay
Replies: 6
Views: 17877

If i remember, I just refuted all the quotes you were using to support your claims. You are no longer supporting your argument with evidence.
by Zazaban
Thu Jan 18, 2007 3:16 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Intorduction of Bab's 1st Book & a crucial question
Replies: 4
Views: 14224

I heard that he actually fell down a well in Qom and died.

Please don't PM people a question if you've already posted it.
by Zazaban
Thu Jan 18, 2007 1:04 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Imam Husayn.
Replies: 4
Views: 12909

Re: Imam Husayn.

>>What does that mean? Is Imam Husayn a prophet or something of that nature?>> "In the prayer mentioned above Bahá'u'lláh identifies Himself with Imam Husayn. This does not make him a Prophet, but his position was very unique, and we know Bahá'u'lláh claims to be the 'return' of the Imam Husay...
by Zazaban
Wed Jan 17, 2007 6:12 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Imam Husayn.
Replies: 4
Views: 12909

Imam Husayn.

I just read this: http://bahai9.com/Imám_Husayn "The Bab's descent from the Imam Husayn is no doubt a proof of the validity of the Imamate. According to Nabil the dream the Bab had made him first conscious of His Revelation. "The precedence of the name Husayn over Ali does establish the gr...
by Zazaban
Wed Jan 17, 2007 1:24 am
Forum: About Baha'i Library
Topic: This site is listed on an official site!
Replies: 1
Views: 21846

This site is listed on an official site!

http://www.bahai.co.zw/html/links.html

:D

I will check to see if we're anywhere else. :biggrin:
by Zazaban
Mon Jan 15, 2007 12:28 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Baha'i fireside
Replies: 3
Views: 11891

I don't live in the United States, so i'm not sure if the above will work.

I live in Vancouver, which has a hugely developed Baha'i Community. In fact, it's where this very site is located.
by Zazaban
Sun Jan 14, 2007 10:30 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Baha'i fireside
Replies: 3
Views: 11891

Baha'i fireside

I have gotten interested in the baha'i faith again, and have heard of something called a baha'i fireside or something like that, where people go to somebody's house to learn more about the faith. Could anybody tell me more?
by Zazaban
Fri Jan 12, 2007 11:27 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: RESIST NOT EVIL, YEA, EVEN RETURN GOOD FOR EVIL
Replies: 20
Views: 41517

Listen Majnun. From what I can tell you seem to be following the Baha'i Faith as an atheistic UFO religion, are you not? Anyone can tell you now that the Baha'i Faith DOES NOT teach that God is an alien or anything like that. On top of that, you seem to be openly critical to figures such as Chirst a...
by Zazaban
Thu Jan 11, 2007 5:24 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: RESIST NOT EVIL, YEA, EVEN RETURN GOOD FOR EVIL
Replies: 20
Views: 41517

you are the first Baha'i Faith person i have ever heard denigrate Jesus I don't believe that Majnun is a Baha'i, or calls himself one. Actually, he does call himself a Baha'i, and claims the Baha'i faith is an atheistic religion and that the Manifestations have something to do with aliens. Nor does...
by Zazaban
Sun Jan 07, 2007 2:33 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Epistle to the son of the wolf quote-about THE BAYAN
Replies: 11
Views: 22503

They may not have been crazy, given that their real purpose was to give a shock to the system of the eccesiastical and civil order of 19c. shi'ih iran, and waken them for their torpor, and prepare for Baha'u'llah. It meant crazy as severe and shocking, not stupid. God laws can be shocking, but not ...
by Zazaban
Sat Jan 06, 2007 5:28 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Epistle to the son of the wolf quote-about THE BAYAN
Replies: 11
Views: 22503

I would not call the laws of the Bayan "crazy." If they were laws at some point, then they were important for the time. God's laws are never "crazy," just changing. Actually, mosy of the laws were never put into pracitice, so we must logically assume that they wern't meant to be...
by Zazaban
Sat Jan 06, 2007 4:54 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Epistle to the son of the wolf quote-about THE BAYAN
Replies: 11
Views: 22503

We have a lot to be thankful for- we it not for the Covenant, we may be all now following the crazy laws of the Bayan, which we not meant for actually world-wide, long-term implementation. For ‘Abdu’l-Bahá has written: “The Bayán hath been superseded by the Kitáb-i-Aqdas, except in respect of such ...
by Zazaban
Wed Jan 03, 2007 6:18 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: fault-finding, silence, and biographies
Replies: 4
Views: 13827

There's something called the "Neutral Point of View" or "NPOV" Which is used in Wikipedia and such. It more or less means not to take a side when discussing something.
by Zazaban
Mon Jan 01, 2007 3:17 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Pilgrims notes
Replies: 1
Views: 6747

Pilgrims notes

What exactly are they? Why do they case so much confusion? This is probably quite a silly question, but I never bothered to ask. :oops:
by Zazaban
Sun Dec 31, 2006 11:56 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: A Refutation of the Claim that Racism is Okay
Replies: 6
Views: 17877

A Refutation of the Claim that Racism is Okay

Some people of late have been making the claim that Racist views are supported in the Baha'i faith. I have created this topic to end this once and for all. Points made by myself are bolded Posted by Darrick Evenson on July 07, 2001 at 23:30:32: "If man is left in his natural state, he will beco...
by Zazaban
Sun Dec 31, 2006 1:40 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Help keep Baha'u'llah's picture off the farsi wikipedia!
Replies: 8
Views: 17375

I deleted my buddhist topic, as I didn't feel it was going in a very good direction.

Edit: well my attempts on the Farsi wikipedia seem to have been taken as vandalism..... :roll:

Edit: I may or may not stay a Buddhist. Still think of me as a Baha'i potential
by Zazaban
Sat Dec 30, 2006 3:41 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Help keep Baha'u'llah's picture off the farsi wikipedia!
Replies: 8
Views: 17375

Help keep Baha'u'llah's picture off the farsi wikipedia!

http://fa.wikipedia.org/wiki/???_????? I have deleted his picture, but I expect to have it back very soon. I cannot read farsi, but anyone who can help please help trim off any anti-Baha'i links or ignorant content in the article. This article is a mess. ______________ -have turned this thread into ...
by Zazaban
Thu Dec 14, 2006 6:56 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Gog and Magog.
Replies: 3
Views: 9908

I mean in Baha'i terms.
by Zazaban
Wed Dec 13, 2006 7:33 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Gog and Magog.
Replies: 3
Views: 9908

Gog and Magog.

What are they?
by Zazaban
Mon Nov 20, 2006 11:48 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Wat is diffrence between bahai and muslims?????
Replies: 19
Views: 42622

Hi, all. Technically, bahaism is a correct term. However, since Baha'is themselves never refer to the Baha'i Faith as "Bahaism," the term by now has come to mostly be used by those intending to criticize it. Some scholars have used "Bahaism" in academic contexts, true, but even there it was often u...
by Zazaban
Fri Nov 10, 2006 1:25 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Iran monitors Baha'is; what has to be done now?
Replies: 5
Views: 13864

Iran is making the Same mistake Germany did 70 years ago. I should expect the same result.
by Zazaban
Fri Nov 10, 2006 1:17 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Gnostics
Replies: 7
Views: 15906

Yes some interesting things can be found in the other gospels.
by Zazaban
Thu Nov 02, 2006 7:21 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Men
Replies: 7
Views: 13427

I agree. It seems that the whole world seems now to be sexist the other way. and racist the other way. it seems that society thinks only men can be sexist or only whites can be racist.
by Zazaban
Mon Oct 30, 2006 10:22 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Revelation
Replies: 16
Views: 25227

Baha'i Warrior wrote:I was just saying that I was under the impression that Sunnis used the word "mahdi" and Shi'ahs used Qa'im.


I've seen lplenty of Shi'as use the word Mahdi.
by Zazaban
Sat Oct 21, 2006 1:54 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday to The Bab!
Replies: 9
Views: 17072

What did I do? :oops:
by Zazaban
Fri Oct 20, 2006 4:33 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Do baha'is believe in Satan?
Replies: 10
Views: 22543

It's not bad to not be Baha'i. Islam was revealed by god as well. The Qur'an is regocnized by Baha'is to be the only non-Baha'i book not to have been messed with.
by Zazaban
Fri Oct 20, 2006 4:22 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday to The Bab!
Replies: 9
Views: 17072

Happy Birthday to The Bab!

:D


Today is The Birthday of The Bab.


Happy Birthday To You
Happy Birthday To You
Happy Birthday The Bab
Happy Birthday To You!

:D
by Zazaban
Thu Oct 19, 2006 2:15 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Unity Of Religion
Replies: 14
Views: 24826

Well then. 19 is the common denominator of the Qur'an, wheras it is a holy number in the Baha'i faith.
by Zazaban
Thu Oct 19, 2006 10:01 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: List of Prophets
Replies: 23
Views: 49301

I'm not sure where, but somewhere in some answered questions (I think) Abdul Baha says that Moses is The mirror reflecting the light of god and Aaron is reflecting the light of Moses or something of that nature.
by Zazaban
Wed Oct 18, 2006 5:59 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: List of Prophets
Replies: 23
Views: 49301

Aaron is not a Prophet, as he was used by Abdul Baha as the example of a prophet.

EDIT: I just now looked at the date :oops:
by Zazaban
Tue Oct 17, 2006 5:27 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: 120 sites chosen for Temples
Replies: 9
Views: 17939

I just wanted to ask, but when is the Chile Temple expected to be completed?
by Zazaban
Mon Oct 16, 2006 11:48 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: my confusion
Replies: 85
Views: 129210

We must remember that what Abdul Baha said was from around 100 years ago and languages and meanings change. while it may have been more common then, Slavery has now been pretty much abolished in much of the world and Slave is not really the right word at all.
by Zazaban
Mon Oct 16, 2006 6:16 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Do baha'is believe in Satan?
Replies: 10
Views: 22543

Do baha'is believe in Satan?

I tried searching this on google and got a lot of anti-Baha'i sites for some reason. :?
by Zazaban
Mon Oct 16, 2006 6:10 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: my confusion
Replies: 85
Views: 129210

No, No, nobody is god's slave. Slave is such a negative word. Servant sure, but not slave. Slave implies unwillingless and no pay. there is certanly a will, and there is the biggest pay anyone could wish for, in the next world.
by Zazaban
Thu Oct 12, 2006 6:36 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: my confusion
Replies: 85
Views: 129210

The Qur'an is sort of like the Baha'i old testament. It's laws are outdated but it's spiritual content is still very valid.
by Zazaban
Thu Oct 12, 2006 6:35 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Why are the Ringstone Symbol stars so funky looking?
Replies: 6
Views: 14080

The symbol itself it not a five-ponted star.
by Zazaban
Wed Oct 11, 2006 2:05 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Why are the Ringstone Symbol stars so funky looking?
Replies: 6
Views: 14080

The symbol is not a five pointed star.
by Zazaban
Tue Oct 10, 2006 2:08 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Is Mahabad a Prophet?
Replies: 6
Views: 13160

No, I mean on the manifestation of god article, there should be a tab near the top of the page called "discussion". Click it.

I take it you're not too familiar with Wikipedia?
by Zazaban
Mon Oct 09, 2006 8:44 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Is Mahabad a Prophet?
Replies: 6
Views: 13160

Check the talk page.
by Zazaban
Mon Oct 09, 2006 7:52 pm
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: Shingo Aomori
Replies: 1
Views: 19984

Shingo Aomori

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shingo%2C_Aomori

:shock: Erm..... WHAT. I honestly cannot say any more than WHAT?!
by Zazaban
Mon Oct 09, 2006 4:27 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Is Mahabad a Prophet?
Replies: 6
Views: 13160

The article is titled "manifestation of god": http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manifestation_of_God
by Zazaban
Sun Oct 08, 2006 11:37 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Is Mahabad a Prophet?
Replies: 6
Views: 13160

Nope, the argument was in the article on Manifestations of god.
by Zazaban
Sun Oct 08, 2006 11:32 am
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: Space colonies.
Replies: 2
Views: 19786

I study this every day as a hobby. I can assure you that won't be a problem in the near future. 500 years ago it was hard for Europeans to live in the Americas, and look at the development since.
by Zazaban
Sun Oct 08, 2006 12:30 am
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: Space colonies.
Replies: 2
Views: 19786

Space colonies.

What do you think? Should we do it now, or wait untill the problems here are taken care of.

I think now. It would help over-population and we'd have a backup world if the earth is hit by a huge meteor or something.
by Zazaban
Sat Oct 07, 2006 5:24 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Gog and Magog.
Replies: 1
Views: 6377

Gog and Magog.

Just wondering what baha'is think these nations were. Perhaps Britian and Russia?
by Zazaban
Fri Oct 06, 2006 10:22 am
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: Mr. Olympia
Replies: 4
Views: 45375

These people just scare me.... :shock:
by Zazaban
Thu Oct 05, 2006 5:42 pm
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: Please introduce yourself???
Replies: 26
Views: 92921

I welcome you here Marjan! I pray for your saftey as a Baha'i of Iran.
by Zazaban
Wed Oct 04, 2006 7:17 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Proposed wording for Forum warning [was: 'Onepence?']
Replies: 20
Views: 62947

brettz9 wrote:please be wary about speaking ill of others behind their back.

I was just saying what I thought he said.
by Zazaban
Tue Oct 03, 2006 5:59 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Proposed wording for Forum warning [was: 'Onepence?']
Replies: 20
Views: 62947

No ... what i was complaining about was two fold ... first, the lack of leadership in understanding the purpose and role of moderators second ... the inablity of this site to "mature" ... but hey ... you guys go ahead and do what you gotta do ... Don't take it personal. That's what I thought you sa...
by Zazaban
Tue Oct 03, 2006 5:58 pm
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: Please introduce yourself???
Replies: 26
Views: 92921

He said "any buddy's there," not "any Buddha's there." 'Buddy' as in a friend. I was talking about him saying ever religion teaches a god. Often "Deva" is translated to god, while Deva is just supposed to be a level of reincarnation. When I speak of buddhism I mean the one practiced today, not what...
by Zazaban
Mon Oct 02, 2006 9:21 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Guru Nanak?
Replies: 45
Views: 79154

zazban i am not trying to convert you ............. I am angry with you after reading your views................here we are to talk about that true god not for conversions.............i waana tell abt god through way called sikhism. not to convert you I wasn't accusing you of anything. I was just s...
by Zazaban
Mon Oct 02, 2006 9:17 pm
Forum: About Baha'i Library
Topic: Ban
Replies: 8
Views: 37943

Odd, another site I go to running on the same system has mods that can ban people... :? I can introduce you to the topic reporting system they use if you would like.
by Zazaban
Mon Oct 02, 2006 9:13 pm
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: Please introduce yourself???
Replies: 26
Views: 92921

Buddhism is an atheistic religion. no, Mahayana Buddhists do not worship the Buddha as a god.

What's Jai mean?
by Zazaban
Sun Oct 01, 2006 7:30 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Guru Nanak?
Replies: 45
Views: 79154

Baha'i Warrior wrote:Zazaban,

By the way, I'm wondering: are you a Baha'i Zazaban (did you sign a card)?

I am a pending Baha'i. I probably will become a Baha'i in the future, but it need some study and soul searching before I do it. I also need to get over somee nasty habits. :oops:
by Zazaban
Sun Oct 01, 2006 1:30 pm
Forum: About Baha'i Library
Topic: Ban
Replies: 8
Views: 37943

Moderators on this site can't ban anyone for some reason. all we can do is delete their posts and give them a stern warning. Jonah said that he'd change this at some point. I do think that we should take into account people who have honestly been mistaken upon what the writings say. we don't want to...
by Zazaban
Sun Oct 01, 2006 1:19 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Guru Nanak?
Replies: 45
Views: 79154

That's interesting, but we are not sikh, nor do we have any desire to become sikh. We do not believe that Sikhism is the "one path which tells you all about god". I'm not sure if you are trying to convert us or not, but if you are I ask you to leave. If not I hope you learn more about the Faith, und...
by Zazaban
Sat Sep 30, 2006 6:35 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Is Mahabad a Prophet?
Replies: 6
Views: 13160

Is Mahabad a Prophet?

There's an argument going on at Wikipedia and I need some proof one way or another.
by Zazaban
Sat Sep 30, 2006 2:22 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Wat is diffrence between bahai and muslims?????
Replies: 19
Views: 42622

sikhsm wrote:Kaatar mobini.............

Kattar means rigid to their religon
The Baha'i faith doesn't like rigidity.

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