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TAGS: Bahaullah, Poetry of; Bahaullah, Writings of; Dove (symbol); Holy Spirit; John Hatcher; Maid of Heaven; Mysticism; Poetry; Qasidiyyih-Varqaiyyih (Ode of the Dove); Sufism
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A lengthy dialogue between Bahá'u'lláh (as persona/narrator) and the Huriyyih — the Maid of Heaven (a personification of “the Most Great Spirit”).
Article mirrored from See also the complete issue [PDF].

See also the article accompanying this translation, Bahá'u'lláh's Symbolic Use of the Veiled Ḥúríyyih.

Bahá'u'lláh's "Ode of the Dove":
A Provisional Translation

by John S. Hatcher, Amrollah Hemmat, and Ehsanollah Hemmat

published in Journal of Bahá'í Studies, 29:3, pages 43-66
Ottawa: Association for Bahá'í Studies North America, 2019
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