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USBN #237 November 1950 p2

" The Guardian knows nothing about your kind of healing , nor would he care to go into the question in detail, as he has no time for such matters. But he can lay down for your guidance certain broad principles : there is no such thing as Baha'i healers or a Baha'i type of healing. In His Most Holy Book (the Aqdas) Baha'u'llah says to consult the best physicians. in other words, doctors who have studied a scientific system of medicine; he never gave us to believe He Himself would heal us through "healers." but rather through prayer and the assistance of medicine and approved treatments .

Now, as long as your healing is in no opposition to these principles, as long as you do not try and take the place of a regular doctor in trying to heal others, but only give them your kind of help through constructive suggestion–or whatever it may be–and do not associate this help with being a channel of the direct grace of Baha'u'llah, the Guardian sees no harm in your continuing your assistance to others. But you must conscientiously decide whether, in view of the above, you are really justified in continuing. He will pray for your guidance and happiness.


P .S. I might add that he does not believe any radiations of thought or healing, from any group, is going to bring peace. Prayer, no doubt, will help the world, but what it needs is to accept Baha'u'llah's system so as to build up the World Order on a new foundation , a divine foundation ! . . . "

to an individual Baha'i, June 8, 1948.

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