Posted by Mike (220.127.116.11) on January 07, 2003 at 03:35:05:
In Reply to: Re: "Allah-u-Abha", or "God is All Glorious"? posted by Baha on January 07, 2003 at 01:58:27:
While the obligatory prayers in the Kitab-i-Aqdas do state that the "Greatest Name" should be recited, and Note 33 (P. 180) of teh Kitab-i-Aqdas explains that "Allah-u-Abha" is an Arabic phrase meaning "God the All-Glorious", and even goes on to say that "Baha'u'llah has confirmed that the Greatest Name is "Baha"", I still see no reason why we should not recite the phrase in our own mother tongues if it helps us. Would God object? Personally, I find it difficult to believe that He would. Besides, I'm sure God is multilingual and understands what we say to Him whatever language we use.
That said, if you can quote authoritative sources that confirm your view to be fact, I'm sure I will radiantly acquiesce.
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