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Haykal (pentacle talisman) and da'ira (circle)

Author Bahá'u'lláh
Title of item
Haykal (pentacle talisman) and da'ira (circle)
Date of this edition n.d.
LanguageArabic and English
Permission public domain
Scanned 1999 by Rachel Woodlock
Posted 1999 by Jonah Winters
Formatted 1999 by Dan Shown
Classified in Visual Materials
Abstract Talisman "prayer for protection" by Bahá'u'lláh; similar to many drawn by the Bab.
Notes This talisman was originally attributed to the Bab, re-attributed to Bahá'u'lláh after feedback from A. Masumian et al. (2021).

This image is small because it was scanned in 1997, when monitors were much smaller and bandwidth more limited. Originally posted at [].

See other similar pentacles by browsing, and read about this form of Tablet at Wikipedia.

Provisional translation: (Supplications by Baháʼuʼlláh, no. 21).

Partial Inventory catalog ID no: BH04458 (Duʻáy-i-Haykal).

Tags Haykal and daira; Prayer texts; Protection; Protection prayers in talisman form; Talismans
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