A follower of The Báb. Unlike other Islamic messianic movements, the Bábí movement signalled a break with Islam and attempted to start a new religious system. While the Bábí movement was violently opposed and crushed … Read More
Baghdad meaning “Given by God” in Persian, is the capital of Iraq. The city is located on the River Tigris and dates back to the 8th century. Having a population estimated between 7 and 7.5 … Read More
The Kitáb-i-Aqdas is a central book of the Bahá’í Faith written by Bahá’u’lláh in 1873.
Sháh is a Persian term for a king (leader) that has been adopted in many other languages. In western languages, the term shah is often used as an imprecise rendering of shāhanshāh (meaning king of … Read More
Historically, síyáh-cháls were used as a harsher form of incarceration. Typically, such dungeons had no windows or outlets, other than the entrance, consisting of a short stairway into the ground. In Bahá’i religious texts “The … Read More
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