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by majnun
Sat Oct 15, 2005 2:34 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Are Baha'is allowed to debate with Covenant-Breakers???
Replies: 133
Views: 141151

bagels and crumpets

Hmm, that is a good idea, i didn't had crumpets for breakfast in years. Bagels either, it gave me tummy aches. We earthmen have many different views on things, and these views change with time passing by. I used not to care to what i drank, but with time, because i know more, i wont touch Pepsi, eve...
by majnun
Fri Oct 14, 2005 4:24 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Are Baha'is allowed to debate with Covenant-Breakers???
Replies: 133
Views: 141151

I am listening Matt

Dear Matt: I read your opinions quietly and they seem fair to me. The question was: should we talk to covenant breaker (ortodox baha'is). I say: why not ? An immersed baha'i is protected from all contrary winds, he is cool in the fire, etc, etc. After steps (valleys) are crossed, individual minds be...
by majnun
Thu Oct 13, 2005 4:16 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Are Baha'is allowed to debate with Covenant-Breakers???
Replies: 133
Views: 141151

Driftin'

Dear friends: Since this "tread" was lauched on a question (by Darrick) on the subject if we are aloud to speak to convenant breakers or to ortodox bahai's, it seems we drifted a bit from the basic question. I think a bahai person is able to speak to anyone on the planet even if that other person be...
by majnun
Wed Oct 12, 2005 4:11 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Are Baha'is allowed to debate with Covenant-Breakers???
Replies: 133
Views: 141151

Dear mister K:

expressing ourselves with channel of valley 2, with many emotions, is
not good for our heartbeat.

Majnun.
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by majnun
Sun Oct 09, 2005 6:06 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Are Baha'is allowed to debate with Covenant-Breakers???
Replies: 133
Views: 141151

Higher grounds

Dear friends: The word "rhetoric" means intellectualisation. It is useless after the emergence occurs in valley 9 (2 out of the four). A bit like this guy who go out to face the outside world, he let the 7 or 8 prececent valleys, (explored zones) to sleep for 300 years. This cavern is our head, and ...
by majnun
Sat Oct 08, 2005 12:04 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Are Baha'is allowed to debate with Covenant-Breakers???
Replies: 133
Views: 141151

to warrior and guest

Good point Warrior. Our opinions are so transitory and changing. to Guest loving... yes i remember, but this english translation is not my cup or tea. I prefer the persian text compared side by side with the corresponding description of each valley in Gems. But you have a nice way to view that thing...
by majnun
Thu Oct 06, 2005 7:42 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: 1844 Edict of toleration
Replies: 5
Views: 9002

Let's all go swimming !

. Oh yes, it was a definitive element that triggered my interest (curiosity) and to seek further. The elucidations of Abdul Baha in chap 9, 10, 11 of the Mufadivat (Answers to Questions) may also be a sort of catalist to open many eyes. After I did read that, numbers 1260, 1844, 1267 and even 1309 m...
by majnun
Thu Oct 06, 2005 7:16 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Are Baha'is allowed to debate with Covenant-Breakers???
Replies: 133
Views: 141151

becoming one with...

Yes, i think we share a similar concept, even if we don't use the same terms. When you say we "a chance to become one with God", i dont remember seeing that line in the Valleys. The question of unification (tauhid) explains very well that their is no way to "equal" the Creator for now, nor for us in...
by majnun
Wed Oct 05, 2005 10:41 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Are Baha'is allowed to debate with Covenant-Breakers???
Replies: 133
Views: 141151

What is covenant breaking, today ?

Dear Guest (with loving baha'i regards....) What is covenant breaking ? I wish to know your conception of this. Let me try to say to you how i view this thing. As a new member (2 years), the word C ovenant itself still seems (to me) to be a wrong translation of the jewish and arabic term "mytaq ", w...
by majnun
Wed Oct 05, 2005 9:42 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: 1844 Edict of toleration
Replies: 5
Views: 9002

Dear Tsiri: I think i saw something about this in the book by mister William Sears (a theif in the night, is the title). You know, there is so many things to read from the begining (the Bab) that we sometimes forget where is located argument x or z. This is connected to the 1260 prophecy wich is men...
by majnun
Wed Oct 05, 2005 9:17 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Dear Sarah
Replies: 0
Views: 6328

Dear Sarah

I think you should be permitted to express your opinions freely here and be heard, without any sort of censorship. I was wondering where you took the term "Final Testament" because it is not included into the Qur'an (I mean : I did not saw it in print). This terminology of a "final testament" was co...
by majnun
Sun Sep 25, 2005 1:29 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Imam Mahdi
Replies: 40
Views: 43686

Yes, the Qur'an is authentic

Absolutely, it is authentic. No sane person would dare to say the contrary. But the Bab says it is obsolete, in the Bayan. And I agree with the Bab. Read the Bayan to be convinced. Even if it is authentic, the Qur'an still taste like vinegar to me. A waste of time for now. It is obsolete. MJ.
by majnun
Sun Sep 25, 2005 12:57 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Imam Mahdi
Replies: 40
Views: 43686

Dear Keyvan; I realise that this is a very sensible topic for your person. Is it logical to impose a study of the bible to a muslim person claiming he will understand his writings better ? My opinion is no. This is insanity and backwardness. Is it logical to impose a stydy of the Qur'an plus other i...
by majnun
Sat Sep 24, 2005 7:57 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Imam Mahdi
Replies: 40
Views: 43686

Dear friends: Let's not use words as sword, we are not in a war of ideas. If i tell a muslim friend: you need ot read the Gospel and the Bible to understand the Qur'an, he will reject this idea, because it not necessary. It is the same with us. The Najh al- Balhaga, with the letters written by Ali, ...
by majnun
Sat Sep 24, 2005 2:31 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Imam Mahdi
Replies: 40
Views: 43686

A barrel of vinegar

Dear Keyvan: I agree with most of what you express here, but not every thing. By the term folklore, I mean that ounce I ingested, or digested the baha’I formation program, those things about the prophecies, as they are so well explained by Abdul Baha, from the Gospel’s last chapter, all of this (126...
by majnun
Fri Sep 23, 2005 4:50 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Afnan as "branch"
Replies: 9
Views: 11774

Dear Keyvvan:

a clear distinction is made by Baha'u'llah
while he use the two terms back to back
inside the same sentence, while answering the questioner,
in the preamble of the 7 valleys.

MJ.
by majnun
Fri Sep 23, 2005 4:40 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Imam Mahdi
Replies: 40
Views: 43686

1235, 1260, 1267, 1309, ect.

Dear Keyvan; These things are proofs for beginners, or convincing arguments for people outsiide the thing. I simply mean by this, that the historic predictions, some call it prophecies, become, with time passing by, simple historical facts. When i meet friends who have been bahais for a long time, w...
by majnun
Wed Sep 21, 2005 12:40 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Can we change terms of a revealed prayer ?
Replies: 4
Views: 10564

Bonjour moyo

Cher moyo: N'oubliez pas que parrfois, certain mots traduits en français ou en anglais, ont plusieurs sens en arabe et en persan. Récemment, avec un groupe marocain, nous avons discuté du terme "fourbe" employé dans la tablette "Ahmad". Après maintes vérification avec les dictionnaires et les avis d...
by majnun
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by majnun
Sat Sep 10, 2005 12:22 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: The second coming of Christ and Christians (x-ferred)
Replies: 8
Views: 11629

Who cares ?

This topic about the return is not very important. The Iqan talks a bit about it. Applying the teachings inside your inner and external life will produce fruits. Talking about the return of prophets brings only confusion and bla bla bla. I know a young baha'i teacher who preaches that our teachings ...
by majnun
Fri Sep 09, 2005 10:23 pm
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by majnun
Wed Sep 07, 2005 12:24 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Baha'u'llah's diplomacy
Replies: 17
Views: 18626

to Curt and Farid, let's go !

I will do as you say Farid. it should start with the Arabic prolog, then valley 1, 2, etc. Dear Curt, what you described is almost exactly what ive been going trough. Although i was fascinated by the valleys, but i did not understood much of it, then i switched to the other tablets (gems, iquan, al ...
by majnun
Tue Sep 06, 2005 4:22 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Baha'u'llah's diplomacy
Replies: 17
Views: 18626

okay

Our creators constantly monitoring our progress. they feed us with these special writings, for those Who believe in them writings, received it and apply it. The fact that 3 major new religions offer the same basic program (as the valleys) to reorganise our inner life, should tell us how serious this...
by majnun
Tue Sep 06, 2005 3:28 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Baha'u'llah's diplomacy
Replies: 17
Views: 18626

valley of love

Dear guests: It seems that there is 2 guests here, so I will answer both questions, accordingly With what I learned from the Baha’I teachings. The initial topic of this tread was about the “parenthood” of the Baha’I religion, or formation, or movement, or faith, but it drifted a little bit. To guest...
by majnun
Sun Sep 04, 2005 4:08 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Baha'u'llah's diplomacy
Replies: 17
Views: 18626

maybe cousins ?

Yes, maybe we can see the term "parent" as "cousin", since every beleiver, from the jews to us, listen and apply what he received from above (scriptures). The fact is christians do not see what is in the gospel, intended for the Bab, concerning the 1260 prophecies. The muslims still do not know that...
by majnun
Fri Sep 02, 2005 7:48 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Baha'u'llah's diplomacy
Replies: 17
Views: 18626

the baha'i formation

Isn't it a popular misconception to think that the "parent" (mom or dad ?) of both babism and bahaism is Islam ? This implies that the baha'i movement shares many principles with Islam, wich is not the case, but rarely, since the base of religion is one and the same. Who is the "father" of a religio...
by majnun
Mon Aug 22, 2005 9:10 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Epistle to the son of the wolf quote-about THE BAYAN
Replies: 11
Views: 18978

the Bayan

Yes dear anis:
I have been complaining about this
for a year. The Persian Bayan has
been out of print for decades. It ia availuable
on the net, in French, but you neef the full
Adobe version of Adobe Reader to transfer it
correctly.

MJ.
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by majnun
Mon Aug 22, 2005 9:06 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: manifestation
Replies: 4
Views: 7854

nope

I sometimes play the keyboard.
And i can assure you, when i play,
no love no god is passing true me.
it is just a learned program, notes.
by majnun
Tue Aug 16, 2005 2:10 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Dr. Ruhe in Coma
Replies: 4
Views: 11405

Who is dr Ruhe ?
by majnun
Wed Aug 10, 2005 8:25 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Bahai's philosophy and sexual freedom
Replies: 69
Views: 67616

gay baha'i website

There is a gay baha'i website.

http://www.gaybahai.homestead.com/

Dont forget that "GAY" is the name of the plane that
dropped the bomb on the Japanese.

Majnun.
by majnun
Tue Aug 09, 2005 10:54 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: My bahai father molested me
Replies: 10
Views: 16136

For a quick recovery

Fortunately, there is one method to dissolve old wounds. In the valleys, Baha'u'llah show us how to untie these things. It is like two wires attached by soldering. You all know how to use a soldering iron to make a solid binding. To undo this internal binding, we have to re-apply the same heat, on t...
by majnun
Mon Aug 08, 2005 9:41 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Is there enough kindness and understanding?
Replies: 8
Views: 14442

to Pilosopia

Oh go ahead dear friend. My little commentaries are only temporary states of minds. There are many things so many concepts and spiritual notions in the Valleys that I still don’t understand. The visions of John Wrigley, on the “Planet Baha’i” site, is the most inspired I ever read on the “valleys” t...
by majnun
Sun Aug 07, 2005 8:12 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Is there enough kindness and understanding?
Replies: 8
Views: 14442

philosophical toughts

My guess is that a few special lines of texts may hold fair answers to the questions you just mentionned. It has to do with concentration true a mental lense, if we concentrate too much, like the rays of the sun passing trough the lense (crystal), it will make "fire", mentally speaking. (hmmm.... va...
by majnun
Fri Jul 29, 2005 2:28 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Bahai's philosophy and sexual freedom
Replies: 69
Views: 67616

about the Qur'an

Here is a diplomatic quote from a special book: Wahid 3, Bab 3 Today nothing is sadder than the Furqan (Qur'an), though all read it, yet have of its mercy naught but curses. Wahid 3, Bab 4 By as much as the Apostle of God was more excellent than Jesus, by so much was his Book superior to the Gospel;...
by majnun
Mon Jul 25, 2005 12:18 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Rejection of Mohammed
Replies: 35
Views: 43637

it is just a detail

I just said early translations seems
slightly different from the original texts,
and are in need of a small revision.

Majnun.
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by majnun
Sun Jul 24, 2005 10:05 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: a Bahai world beyond this one....
Replies: 9
Views: 12730

Near death experiences is a subject that excite many young people who are not sure of many things. For some it become a temporary religion, or an obcession. The deep reasons why many try to contact something they suppose is outside of them, are plenty enough to write an encyclopedia. Since you have ...
by majnun
Sat Jul 23, 2005 9:11 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Rejection of Mohammed
Replies: 35
Views: 43637

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Forum: Discussion
Topic: Rejection of Mohammed
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Topic: Rejection of Mohammed
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Topic: Rejection of Mohammed
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by majnun
Thu Jul 14, 2005 9:52 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: SPECIAL VIDEO PRESENTATION: Declaration of the BAB
Replies: 7
Views: 13689

Great !
Dont be shy, write to us sometimes.
We may have more surprises comin' up.

Majnun
by majnun
Thu Jul 14, 2005 12:55 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: SPECIAL VIDEO PRESENTATION: Declaration of the BAB
Replies: 7
Views: 13689

A new video is availuable

. They issued another one called : 9th July. It is as nice as the one you saw. (a bit longer to download). Here is the link to choose the presentations you like. You may record them is your hard disk has enough space, or simply play it on line: http://www.nybahai.org/web_presentations.html It is a p...
by majnun
Tue Jul 12, 2005 9:15 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: UHJ Question
Replies: 11
Views: 15911

It is just a small detail Kira.
by majnun
Thu Jul 07, 2005 10:23 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: In the news...
Replies: 2
Views: 6909

Good article, but the relation with a
Baha'i temple is somewhat idolatric.

Is it not a fact that the Baha'i program, when applied,
does improve a direct and more profound
contact with our own memory, up to our
personal dreamland ?

Majnun.
.
by majnun
Sat Jul 02, 2005 2:45 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: I'm missing something...
Replies: 12
Views: 12918

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by majnun
Fri Jul 01, 2005 4:05 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: I'm missing something...
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Fri Jul 01, 2005 12:41 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: I'm missing something...
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by majnun
Wed Jun 29, 2005 4:01 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: corrections
Replies: 19
Views: 25673

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by majnun
Wed Jun 29, 2005 3:20 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: I'm missing something...
Replies: 12
Views: 12918

here is a "point"

. It may be difficult to be human, especially if we wear some hidden personal things inside. The road toward happiness is not that difficult tho. Why is it difficult for you, to be human ? Where is your difficulty ? Is it the job, the country, the media, the co-workers ? In other words, what exhaust...
by majnun
Tue Jun 28, 2005 1:16 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: corrections
Replies: 19
Views: 25673

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by majnun
Fri Jun 17, 2005 11:00 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: killing for killing, branding the forehead of the thief ...
Replies: 20
Views: 24352

ok, get rid of the verse

This is a touchy subject, but should we let a word or two be a barrier to our good deeds, our development ? If it is the case and if it block so many people from immersion, maybe we should demand a revision of the Aqdas, by the U H J. The U H J has the power to make those kind of decision. not us, b...
by majnun
Thu Jun 16, 2005 7:01 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Arabic / Persian question ("heart")
Replies: 3
Views: 7903

. Litterally, having a pure « heart » would mean a pump non infested with cholesterol or nicotine. For some the heart or the liver is the centre of intelligence. A friend from Cambodia explained to me that most Asians think the stomach is the centre of the being, That is why they offer you a soup wh...
by majnun
Thu Jun 16, 2005 6:34 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Aghsan - Afnan family trees
Replies: 12
Views: 15589

Ideally, i would have like to
be able to follow the evolutive
knowledge offered by Kazim and
those before the Bab, along with
all of what the Bab wrote, but unfortunately,
theese are not availuable in our langage.
by majnun
Thu Jun 16, 2005 12:39 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Aghsan - Afnan family trees
Replies: 12
Views: 15589

what for ?

I read along this tread. What is the use of this ? i mean is it not like finding some proof ? To attach the messengers to the Sayyid line ? Why do we need absolute proof to put the revelation in action in our lives ? This intellectualisation is a loss of time. Did not Baha'u'llah said : cut the root...
by majnun
Thu Jun 16, 2005 12:27 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Bloodline of The Bab
Replies: 11
Views: 14754

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by majnun
Thu Jun 16, 2005 12:18 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Apologies and International Relations
Replies: 15
Views: 17410

. This question is most intriguing. If the question demands if Majnun think they will suffer more than the Jews ? The exact answer will be given by time. Pain may be easily associated to the world of zaman (time) When a toothache starts burning, and no dentist is available for a week, and no asperin...
by majnun
Wed Jun 15, 2005 3:15 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Apologies and International Relations
Replies: 15
Views: 17410

Islam will not suffer.

Dear Hasan, You expressed interesting points here. When you say: Islam will greatly suffer, Do you mean a region, or simply the ensemble of Qur’an reciters ? I think those who suffer today are those Who intake a sort of aspirin witch is no more efficient. And also those who do not follow any spririt...
by majnun
Wed Jun 15, 2005 2:51 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Question about hair length?
Replies: 21
Views: 72012

. When the four lads of England came up, the idolatry for them was so great, every body had to wear long hair by 1966. This is when classical religions were kicked off. Twas an idea of Brian Epstein, to make guys comb their hair like women do. He later committed suicide. Like the Muslim community, B...
by majnun
Mon Jun 13, 2005 4:25 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: The use of "We" in Baha'u'llah's writings
Replies: 15
Views: 16142

Au revoir

Making a god of his langage is shirk.
I consider the present exchange of concepts, as terminated.

Sayonara my friend.
by majnun
Mon Jun 13, 2005 4:51 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: The use of "We" in Baha'u'llah's writings
Replies: 15
Views: 16142

.
Hmm, it seems i’m gonna be a
baha’i therapist. A hit on the right spot,
and pshhhh, the balloon deflates.


Let’s try another spike:

Arabic is a language like all the others.

Majnun.
by majnun
Mon Jun 13, 2005 4:31 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: corrections
Replies: 19
Views: 25673

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Mon Jun 13, 2005 12:55 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: corrections
Replies: 19
Views: 25673

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