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Absolute Poverty and Utter Nothingness

AuthorRodney H. Clarken
Title of item
Absolute Poverty and Utter Nothingness
Parent publication   Journal of Bahá'í Studies
Publisher of this ed.
Ottawa: Association for Bahá'í Studies North America
Date of this edition 1997
Permission author and publisher
Posted 2011-06-06 by Jonah Winters
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Abstract Bahá’u’lláh’s ideas of poverty as detachment, and nothingness as selflessness. Cites some commonalities in concepts of detachment and nothingness from Buddha, Confucius, Jesus, Muhammad and Socrates as five of the greatest philosophers or prophets.
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Tags Buddha; Buddhism; Christianity; Confucianism; Confucius; Detachment; Haft Vadi (Seven Valleys); Interfaith dialogue; Islam; Jesus Christ; Meditation; Muhammad (Prophet); Mysticism; Philosophers; Philosophy; Philosophy, Buddhist; Self-annihilation (fana); Socrates; Sufism
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