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Perfection and Refinement

AuthorMoojan Momen
Title of item
Perfection and Refinement
Subtitle of item
Towards an Aesthetics of the Bab
Parent publication   Lights of Irfan
Publisher of this ed.
Wilmette, IL: Haj Mehdi Armand Colloquium
Date of this edition 2011
Permission editor and publisher
Posted 2011-08-06 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Published Articles
Abstract The writings of the Bab have implications for the "plastic" arts; significance for native traditions; relevance to the performing arts; and the concept of refinement which comes across in both the person and the writings of the Báb.
Notes Paper slightly updated in July 2014. Mirrored with permission from
Tags Aboriginal people; Aesthetics; Aqa Bala-Big Naqqash-bashi; Architecture; Arts; Bab, Life of (documents); Bab, Portrait of; Bab, Writings of; Bayan-i-Farsi (Persian Bayan); Beauty; Business; Calligraphy; Dancing; Gardens; Haykal and daira; Indigenous people; Kitab-i-Asma (Book of Names); Literature (general); Manufacturing; Mashriqul-Adhkar (House of Worship); Music; Native Americans; Painting; Paradise; Perfection; Persian culture; Poetry; Portraits; Prayer; Prayer texts; Qayyumul-Asma (book); Refinement; Style (general); Talismans; Teaching; Theatre; Transformation; Work (general); World Centre; Writing (general)
Locations Iran (documents); United States (documents); China; Japan; Africa; Australia; New Zealand
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