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Clouds and the Hiding God

AuthorMoshe Sharon
Title of item
Clouds and the Hiding God
Subtitle of item
Observations on some Terms in the Early Writing of Bahá'u'lláh
Parent publication   Lights of Irfan
Publisher of this ed.
Wilmette, IL: Haj Mehdi Armand Colloquium
Date of this edition 2012
Permission editor and publisher
Posted 2011-03-26 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Published Articles
Abstract Metaphorical usage of clouds and rain in the mystical Tablets Rashh-i-Amá, Lawh Kullu't-Ta'ám, and Qasídiyyih-Varqá'iyyih.
Notes This paper was first posted in Word format at Hebrew University of Jerusalem [], where the author is the Chair in Bahá'í Studies. It was later published in Lights of Irfan, and is mirrored here with permission from
Tags Allegories and metaphors; Ama (cloud); Clouds; Lawh Kullut-Taam (Tablet of All Food); Mysticism; Qasidiyyih-Varqaiyyih (Ode of the Dove); Rain (general); Rashh-i-Ama (Sprinkling from the Cloud of Unknowing); Symbolism
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