The Kitáb-i-Íqán: Foreword
(Untitled) to the 1929 Edition
This is a translation of the "Preserved Tablet,"
the Expanded Parchment," the Divine Charter, the Firman of the Merciful,
that is, the Book of Ighan which hath emanated from the Supreme Pen and
proceeded from the pure Lips of the "Blessed Beauty" (May my soul be a
sacrifice to His Beloved Ones).
Source: Bahá'u'lláh, The Book of Assurance
(The Book of Ighan), translated by Ali Kuli Khan, assisted by Howard
MacNutt (New York: Bahá'í Publishing