Posted by ANON (188.8.131.52) on November 17, 2002 at 06:00:20:
This is the precise spelling of the Name as given by Abdu'l Baha of the Name: "Ya Baha El-Abha"
This is often presented and accepted as "Ya Bahá'u'l Abhá".
There has been a good deal of discussion about which of the spellings is correct. It is my belief that both are acceptable.
We often see "El" - the original Arabic - as "Al" or "u'l" as we go through hundreds of sacred texts translated by different sources but accepted by the UHJ as official.
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