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by majnun
Fri Apr 07, 2006 6:06 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Kitabi Iqan question
Replies: 13
Views: 21577

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by majnun
Fri Apr 07, 2006 9:29 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Kitabi Iqan question
Replies: 13
Views: 21577

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by majnun
Thu Apr 06, 2006 7:49 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Kitabi Iqan question
Replies: 13
Views: 21577

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by majnun
Wed Apr 05, 2006 9:38 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Born Again ?
Replies: 11
Views: 14719

no problemo
by majnun
Tue Apr 04, 2006 10:55 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Kitabi Iqan question
Replies: 13
Views: 21577

shm you intellectualize too much.
Live a little more.
MJ
by majnun
Mon Apr 03, 2006 4:24 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Born Again ?
Replies: 11
Views: 14719

with the Beatles

Many people enjoyed the Beatles music for many years. Many who were born after their "manifestation" did also listen to their "sounds" and lived under their "spiritual" influence, dressed like them, and wear longer hair, even some touched dope like they did, and went on a spiritual journey. In fact ...
by majnun
Mon Apr 03, 2006 2:40 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Born Again ?
Replies: 11
Views: 14719

a simple path

Maybe. There are certainely other steps to enjoy, I mean, the spiritual evolution does not stop after the valleys, however wonderfull it may feel to be liberated of the content of our past, including the extreme tip of our subconcious mind, since many other inner regions will be explored in the writ...
by majnun
Mon Apr 03, 2006 2:19 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Kitabi Iqan question
Replies: 13
Views: 21577

are you an outsider SHM ?

What an unfined question. By a suuposition of his imagimation, the questioner (shm) invites the readers to make personal projections on this theorical situation. Picking up a line of text and to blow it up is a muslim technique used by those who understand not much. If the questioner would have read...
by majnun
Mon Mar 27, 2006 7:10 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Born Again ?
Replies: 11
Views: 14719

rebirth, new birth, emergence

In our system, the birth, or emergence,
occurs when a person install or explore
rather, the 8th or 9th valley. This is
an ongoin process, that will continue
while the candidate moves on in the
ocean of bahai scriptures.

MJ
by majnun
Mon Mar 20, 2006 9:35 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Talking back, and standing up in a way that may seem harsh
Replies: 1
Views: 6231

Maybe you should give yourself
some pleasures, sometimes.
If not erotic, try chocolate.

No, recite !

Majnun
by majnun
Sat Mar 18, 2006 6:39 am
Forum: About Baha'i Library
Topic: Beginning redevelopment of site; suggestions welcome
Replies: 3
Views: 26728

make it visual, nice to look at

It should look like if we are reading a book, The line of text must obey the typographic convention: 2 + 2 tenth of the alphabet = 57 letters wide. the space remaining could be used for notes (foot notes). Also, include photographs, pictures, like in a book or a news paper. Titles in bold sansserif ...
by majnun
Sat Mar 18, 2006 6:21 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Hidden Words Question
Replies: 11
Views: 17781

wealth = scriptures from above

If the "son" is the messenger, it is
normal that he spread "My wealth" (the scriptures)
onto the poor (the poor = us) who needs them.

Majnun.
by majnun
Sat Mar 18, 2006 6:13 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Must I Belong to the AO in order to be a Baha'i?
Replies: 18
Views: 24457

To the questioner

I suggest the questioner to read the
Baha'u'llah writings first, then he will
know if he is, or not. May all his questionings
be answered.

Majnun.
by majnun
Sat Mar 18, 2006 6:00 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Reciting Writing in morning and evenings
Replies: 1
Views: 5852

. I recite like I used to do for the Quran, before or after breakfast. If the evening recitation induces perturbations of your sleep, well it is not a crime to recite only in the morning. I think vocal recitation breaks trought the natural defense barriers of the brain and let the messages come in w...
by majnun
Sat Mar 11, 2006 6:56 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Is watching/playing Sports okay
Replies: 16
Views: 40896

Yep CJ, I remember that line now. It is obvious from this translation that the individual in question boasted about knowing several langages. But the question was about watching sports on TV. Watching how the world turns is a personal choice. and is not always negative, but ecoming addicted to it is...
by majnun
Sat Mar 11, 2006 3:13 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Is watching/playing Sports okay
Replies: 16
Views: 40896

Ahh ?
Where did you see that ?

MJ
by majnun
Fri Mar 10, 2006 3:28 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Is watching/playing Sports okay
Replies: 16
Views: 40896

I see sports as a farce

. Watching any sport-show on tv is a way to become inactive, a way to put our brain to sleep. Another twist in this tv sports "religion", is that most watchers look for heroes, making idols out of them. So the association with beer seems a natural thing (brain anesthesy). The same happens if you par...
by majnun
Sun Feb 12, 2006 10:56 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Depicting Baha'u'llah in cartoons
Replies: 14
Views: 21332

more simpler

. A more polite term to describe old scriptures is : Dry bones. Here is what the Master said to Breakwell: Explanation of the Valley of Dry Bones, 37th chapter of Ezekial. The Master said this meant the River of those who went before; that is to say, the religious laws of each preceding prophet are ...
by majnun
Sat Feb 11, 2006 9:56 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Depicting Baha'u'llah in cartoons
Replies: 14
Views: 21332

salam aleykum

<b>note from moderator: I have chosen to edit, rather than delete, the following posting. I have marked each edit. -J.W.</b> Salam, [deleted paragraph discussing "negroes" and "cockroaches". -J.W.] I did read the bible (genesis, etc) and because what the Bab and A.A wrote or said, I know it is obsol...
by majnun
Thu Feb 09, 2006 10:15 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Can someone give me some advice/guidance
Replies: 8
Views: 13000

ah gees !

. Oh that, well, A.A did what he felt he had to do, no matter what. This compassion you have for others (your bro or the "world") could be a trace of family contamination. Valley 5 deals with the palpable torsions you will feel as you begin to change, evoluate, while the rest of society remains asle...
by majnun
Sun Feb 05, 2006 3:05 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Depicting Baha'u'llah in cartoons
Replies: 14
Views: 21332

The wrath is inside disbielivers.

Maybe this is the Wrath, felt inside, by
those who idolized a name, the name of
a messenger, instead of being obediant to the One who
sends down theese messengers.

MJ.
by majnun
Mon Jan 30, 2006 3:06 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Arabic and Persian project...
Replies: 15
Views: 23766

This is a good idea.

Majnun
by majnun
Sat Jan 28, 2006 5:35 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: about 600 A.D.
Replies: 15
Views: 19042

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by majnun
Sat Jan 28, 2006 2:49 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: about 600 A.D.
Replies: 15
Views: 19042

to sINA

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by majnun
Thu Jan 26, 2006 8:13 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Pilgrimage -- A Sacred Experience
Replies: 5
Views: 11699

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by majnun
Thu Jan 26, 2006 8:10 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: about 600 A.D.
Replies: 15
Views: 19042

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by majnun
Wed Jan 25, 2006 1:02 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: some questions
Replies: 8
Views: 13764

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by majnun
Wed Jan 25, 2006 12:56 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Pilgrimage -- A Sacred Experience
Replies: 5
Views: 11699

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by majnun
Wed Jan 25, 2006 12:27 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: about 600 A.D.
Replies: 15
Views: 19042

what is the point here ?

History is history. And now is now.
Happyness and a usefull life cannot be
founded on one line of text, or one historical
event. Move your conscience trought the ocean
of baha'i scriptures, and forget all the rest.

MJ.
by majnun
Wed Jan 25, 2006 12:20 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Bayan contradicts Quran
Replies: 4
Views: 8125

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by majnun
Sat Jan 21, 2006 5:18 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: 1844 and the Edict of Toleration
Replies: 2
Views: 6671

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by majnun
Thu Jan 19, 2006 9:39 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Manifestation vs. Prophet
Replies: 18
Views: 28286

. This letter is not from the conscience of the Guardian himself. It is “on behaf off”. Furthermore, the letter says “would certainly advise, and even urge” This person assumed this, according to his /her local projections to stimulate, as a marketing strategy, the individual recipient of the letter...
by majnun
Wed Jan 18, 2006 6:14 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Manifestation vs. Prophet
Replies: 18
Views: 28286

no attack

Dear Daniel and Keyvan and Hassan (of Peru) Boudhism, Cristianity, Islam, and others old cycles are now like dead-end streets. Baha'is should not cling to it. Some people will never admit that their childhood learned religion has become (like Abdul Baha said in Some Questions) a dead corpse with no ...
by majnun
Mon Jan 16, 2006 9:36 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Manifestation vs. Prophet
Replies: 18
Views: 28286

Dear Sir:
why do you quote this old post of mine ?
MJ
by majnun
Fri Dec 23, 2005 3:12 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Proof from the Quran?
Replies: 23
Views: 39717

Oh, Let's Twist Again

. Smart reasoning Daniel. But can we say the same thing about the word bayan when it is mentionned in the book labelled bayan by the Bab ? If we read the text of the Bayan, it is easy to figure out the Bab talks about the book he actually writes, when he talks about it. Those four quranic verses hav...
by majnun
Fri Dec 09, 2005 9:48 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Picture of Bahá´u´lláh online. What does UHJ say about this?
Replies: 31
Views: 63859

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by majnun
Fri Dec 09, 2005 5:42 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Essence knowable?
Replies: 24
Views: 32125

Dear nameless friend; when did you start taking risperdal ? Or are you one of those on zyprexa ? You should try Clozapine®, to help you touch reality, and heal you inner things for good. Are you in or out of an institution ? What pills do you take ? Do you see may spiders all at ounce ? your friendl...
by majnun
Fri Dec 09, 2005 5:32 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Proof from the Quran?
Replies: 23
Views: 39717

well, technically the bismillah is missing before the 1236th verse, but it is a way of putting things, we say he was born in 1235, but in the realitty it is the first day of 1236, since 1235 years have passed since this first new day. Also note that 1235 is a multiple of 19. Also, in chapter 16 you ...
by majnun
Fri Dec 09, 2005 5:17 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Picture of Bahá´u´lláh online. What does UHJ say about this?
Replies: 31
Views: 63859

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by majnun
Thu Dec 08, 2005 12:31 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Essence knowable?
Replies: 24
Views: 32125

Yes sir !

yes, to you nameless.

get into it. Stop a-talkin'.,
and do it. Sit back and recite
slowly.

MJ.
by majnun
Thu Dec 08, 2005 12:27 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: a *new* religion
Replies: 91
Views: 108241

just a tought

Dear nameless friend;

why do you think so much ?

MJ.
by majnun
Thu Dec 08, 2005 12:23 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Proof from the Quran?
Replies: 23
Views: 39717

Putting the message in the Active mode

All this proofing is quite complex. We should seek for things easyer to see. An easy one is at the beginning of chapter 9, where the bismillah is missing. At this spot, 1235 verses have passed, and on the first day of the 1236 year AH, the Bab comes into this world. It is the birthdate of the messen...
by majnun
Thu Dec 08, 2005 12:07 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Picture of Bahá´u´lláh online. What does UHJ say about this?
Replies: 31
Views: 63859

Who is Baha'u'llah ?

Dear warrior friend: Does not the scripture say: think by yourself ? See with your own eyes instead of the eyes of others? The writings are an educative course made to develop our conscience, to guide this developpement. Why should we emprison our "selves" with so many rules ? If our conscience is c...
by majnun
Sat Dec 03, 2005 9:23 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: a *new* religion
Replies: 91
Views: 108241

The explanations of the valleys describes many brain zones (valleys, cities, etc) and how they work individually. Unification is a simple procedure that shows us how to connect them all together. I cannot explain much further but if you ever read the valleys, the messenger show the 3 main separated ...
by majnun
Sat Dec 03, 2005 8:52 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Essence knowable?
Replies: 24
Views: 32125

Yep. I wondered last year how come I counted only 19 word Allah in the 7 valleys (original text), and more than half are in citations, and how come Gail-Khan inserted 45 words God in the english version, and how come monsieur Dreyfuss came out with 51 words "Dieu" in his french version, compared to ...
by majnun
Fri Dec 02, 2005 10:32 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: a *new* religion
Replies: 91
Views: 108241

I think you make projections of your hopes and dreams. Divinising a messenger is stepping out of the track. To put his message (teachings) in application is more important than focusing on his name. The messenger did the job he had to do, against all odds. These writings are very powerfull therapeut...
by majnun
Fri Dec 02, 2005 10:13 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Picture of Bahá´u´lláh online. What does UHJ say about this?
Replies: 31
Views: 63859

Oh, please dont feel spiked dear friend. To me it is only a picture, i dont even show it to nobody, it stays in my drawer. I wont expose it in my living room either. My optic view is the same as the UHJ. We dont use this picture as a promotional tool, and we focus more on the message than on the Mes...
by majnun
Fri Dec 02, 2005 9:04 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Essence knowable?
Replies: 24
Views: 32125

Over divinising is a distortion

I meant : to insert the word God and so many divinising terms everywhere they can in the scriptures, like in some translations, it is a distortion and a malady of this century. Men do not have to put the knee down in front of anyone, and some men see the benefits of obediance (to put in application)...
by majnun
Fri Dec 02, 2005 8:34 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: a *new* religion
Replies: 91
Views: 108241

manuscript of the Tao

Dear friend: I was just wondering why these ideas are expressed by your person, separately, like no 1, 2, 3, etc. Could you explain this "persecution" you mentioned above, what you feel about this? It seems obvious that you read "the book of certitude" if i get the right picture from "stars against ...
by majnun
Fri Dec 02, 2005 11:00 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: baha'i writings addressing pornography specifically?
Replies: 41
Views: 55206

a moment of time frozen in a picture

Again, relations with pictures, real of mental, is treated in valley no 2. After the unification (tauhid) process is completed (valley no 4), pictures, or moving pictures, even commercial adds, wont have any effect on you, they wont either excite nor repulse you, because you now know deeply that it ...
by majnun
Fri Dec 02, 2005 10:56 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: baha'i writings addressing pornography specifically?
Replies: 41
Views: 55206

a moment of time frozen in a picture

Again, relations with pictures, real of mental, is treated in valley no 2. After the unification (tauhid) process is completed (valley no 4), pictures, or moving pictures, even commercial adds, wont have any effect on you, they wont either excite nor repulse you, because you now know deeply that it ...
by majnun
Fri Dec 02, 2005 10:34 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Picture of Bahá´u´lláh online. What does UHJ say about this?
Replies: 31
Views: 63859

a picture in a picture

A picture is only a picture. Relations with mental pictures is explained in Valley no 2, for those able to understand it's depht. The reserve toward looking at the Messenger's only availuable photograph may be linked with the bahai philosophic concept of not to become simply an idolater of a photo, ...
by majnun
Fri Dec 02, 2005 10:08 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: a *new* religion
Replies: 91
Views: 108241

Dear Nameless

What causes you so much pain ?

Majnun.
by majnun
Fri Dec 02, 2005 9:59 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Essence knowable?
Replies: 24
Views: 32125

This way of thinking is an error.
One day we will be "gods", immortal beings.
And we can now understand the scientific knowledge
given to us, drop by drop, by the Scriptures.

To exclude the possibility of a direct (or written) contact
with those who created us, is being narrow minded.

Majnun
by majnun
Sun Nov 13, 2005 3:09 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Seal of Prophets
Replies: 32
Views: 43978

. This is not written by Shogi himself. You may enjoy Rashad's in English, much better than Sales or Rodwell. Like christianity, islam is now a dead religion. It seems you, and many others do not accept that fact, because of your family background, and you enjoy depriving yourself of the ocean to pr...
by majnun
Sat Nov 12, 2005 1:27 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Seal of Prophets
Replies: 32
Views: 43978

Baha'i scriptures are more important for US than the Qur'an

dear friends:

Instead of turning around in your heads
with interpreting old verses of the Qur'an,
you should all focus on Baha'u'llah's scriptures,
and forget old ways transmited by ma and pa.

Leave the Qur'an where it belongs : in the past.

MJ.
by majnun
Sat Nov 12, 2005 1:14 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: The validity of the Tablets
Replies: 3
Views: 6866

Good point, but what does it
change in our daily reality ?

MJ.
by majnun
Fri Oct 28, 2005 7:58 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Are Baha'is allowed to debate with Covenant-Breakers???
Replies: 133
Views: 151992

. Dear Warrior friend: Your person recently mentionned a personal reserve, meaning that you feel you lost too much time. Please dont forget that sometimes forums may become sort of "voiding" because we put so much energy in our mutual responses. May i suggest a suggestion ? Take a few days off. Plea...
by majnun
Thu Oct 27, 2005 11:19 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Are Baha'is allowed to debate with Covenant-Breakers???
Replies: 133
Views: 151992

rajl ?

friends;
where is located that word "rajl"
i did not see it.

thanks,
majnun
by majnun
Thu Oct 27, 2005 12:00 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Are Baha'is allowed to debate with Covenant-Breakers???
Replies: 133
Views: 151992

personal message to Mitch

. Thanks for your prompt response. Yes Mitch, it is a personal choice. Until the year 2001 ad, i was a ferocious anti religious guy. I never liked religion. I still see spikes and difficulties in all of them. I wont criticize hem here. The main difficulty i had here was at the start, i had to reorga...
by majnun
Tue Oct 25, 2005 1:34 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Are Baha'is allowed to debate with Covenant-Breakers???
Replies: 133
Views: 151992

I dont think so

Although I admire the lucidity and the cleanness of your conscience, i disagree on that point. I think we should rely on our own conscience, think by ourselves, instead of becoming tape decks of the writings, cause if we take this habit of becoming parrots, we ain't no different from muslims who con...
by majnun
Mon Oct 24, 2005 8:51 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Are Baha'is allowed to debate with Covenant-Breakers???
Replies: 133
Views: 151992

This is shirk

Dear Friends :

Citing sacred writings in public to prove
a viewpoint, it is shirk.
Let's close this debate.

Majnun.
by majnun
Mon Oct 24, 2005 6:40 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Are Baha'is allowed to debate with Covenant-Breakers???
Replies: 133
Views: 151992

too much rhetoric

Dear Friends (Matt, Farid, Keyvan, Warrior....) Many arguments are presented here, representing different viewpoints. The way we write demonstrate how we are wired internally, the way we connect ideas one after another to express what we express. The ideas presented in here fly in too many direction...
by majnun
Sat Oct 22, 2005 11:27 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Are Baha'is allowed to debate with Covenant-Breakers???
Replies: 133
Views: 151992

Good point Matt, but in the
hidden word, you surely remember
that "insaf" is what is prefered to the eyes of the top authority.
Insaf is a word that means "equilibrium" (not justice).

Majnun.
by majnun
Fri Oct 21, 2005 9:57 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: How do your present the Bahai faith?
Replies: 7
Views: 12806

. It is possible. Maybe a sentence well placed, the right words choosen by you on that occasion, it may open a door, or touch that person to the point where the person wish to know more. If this occurs, it may also mean that your own natural undersanding of life has reached a higher level, and that ...
by majnun
Fri Oct 21, 2005 2:24 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: How do your present the Bahai faith?
Replies: 7
Views: 12806

i dunno

Dear Nolf: to answer your question: I don't know. And may i ask you: Do you think that in one minute anybody can trigger or wake a genuine spiritual interest in another person who's brain has been either sleeping or whirling around for years ? I think no tricks, no massive arguments can do this in o...
by majnun
Fri Oct 21, 2005 1:45 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Discuss bahai books you have read.
Replies: 2
Views: 5946

reading along

. Dear Ali: Do you mean people who work so much they dont have the time to read much ? The expression "no enthousiasm to read" is kind of strange, but i guess this maybe the result of too much nintendo. Unfortunately, the writings are not to be transfered into a video game or a movie soon, unless th...
by majnun
Thu Oct 20, 2005 12:12 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Are Baha'is allowed to debate with Covenant-Breakers???
Replies: 133
Views: 151992

Yes Matt

You are right Matt. "O you men", etc, is just a
way of speaking of the era. The majority of baha'is
understand this.

Majnun.
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by majnun
Mon Oct 17, 2005 4:12 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Are Baha'is allowed to debate with Covenant-Breakers???
Replies: 133
Views: 151992

Hi Mitch

Nice critique Mitch. Nothing is perfect in this world, but what religion are you going to pick up now ? I ask this question because your letter starts with a line mentioning that your personal choice is based on us being too "cultic" for you, so we feel so guilty, so hurt, so deeply amazed that mayb...
by majnun
Sun Oct 16, 2005 10:14 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Are Baha'is allowed to debate with Covenant-Breakers???
Replies: 133
Views: 151992

Pepsi in hospitals !

. Dear friends (Matt, Warrior and Keyvan, and others). Warrior you are very right concerning Pepsi. There are so many dangerous products out there, if we the people only knew the consequences, we would stop drinking or eating those things. What worries me is that Coke and Pepsi give millions of doll...

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