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19 Myths Baha’is LOVE!!!!

by Edwin     Myth #1: The Bab and Baha’u’llah were anti-slavery            Truth: Both owned, bought, and sold black slaves. Baha’u’llah forbade the slave trade in the Aqdas, not slavery itself. One of the first laws that the…

Five Clear Lies of Abdul-Bahá’

           In this article I want to point out some of the predictions of the so called ‘Great Baha’i Leader’ Abdu’l-Baha which never came true. All those predictions proved that he was a fraud and a great Liar. Abdu'l-Baha in…

Barforusi, Mohammad Ali

  By  Denis MacEoin            BĀRFORŪŠĪ, MOLLĀ MOḤAMMAD ALĪ (1239-65/1823-­49) was animportant figure in early Babism. He is generally referred to in Babi sources as Qoddūs or Esm-Allāh al-Āḵbar; and in Bahá'í works as Noqṭa-ye Oḵhrā…

Bagdadi Family

 By Kamran Eqbal            BAḠDĀDI FAMILY, designation of an Arab family of a Bābi, Shaikh Moḥammad Šebli, and his Bahá'í progeny, his son Moḥammad-Moṣṭafā Baḡdādi, and the latter’s sons, Żiāʾ Mabsuṭ Baḡdādi and Ḥosayn Eqbāl.…

Bayan (The Writings of Bab)

  By D. M. MACEOIN            BAYĀN (declaration, elucidation), term applied to the writings of the Bāb in general (Bayān-e fārsī 3:17, p. 102; 6:1, pp. 184-85) and to two late works in particular, the Bayān-e fārsī and al-Bayān…