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He who knoweth his self hath known his Lord (Man ‘arafa nafsahú faqad ‘arafa Rabbahú)

 
Author Bahá'u'lláh
 
Title of item
He who knoweth his self hath known his Lord (Man ‘arafa nafsahú faqad ‘arafa Rabbahú)
 
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Commentary
 
Editor, translator, etc.  
Shoghi Effendi, trans
 
Editor, translator, etc.
Juan Cole, trans
Date of this edition 1996
LanguageEnglish
Permission translator
Posted 1997 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Provisional translations
URLbahai-library.org/bahaullah_knoweth_himself_cole
Abstract Translation by Shoghi Effendi, completed by Cole. Themes include Islamic mysticism and the meaning of detachment, the meaning of the hadith about knowing one's self, the meaning of Return, and the hadith "The believer is alive in both worlds."
Notes See also Cole's commentary on this translation.
Tags Bahaullah, Writings of; Both worlds; Commentaries; Detachment; Hadith; Hadith; He who knoweth his self knoweth his Lord (Hadith); Interfaith dialogue; Islam; Knowledge of God; Lawh-i-Ahmad (Tablet of Ahmad (Arabic)); Mysticism; Quran; Return; Self-knowledge; Sufism
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Phelps inventoryPartial Inventory catalog ID no: BH00210, see bahai-library.org/phelps_loom_reality
 
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