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A

Abasement, 40, 130, 175, 261

`Abdu'l-Bahá, 18, 20, 61, 64, 73, 83, 16

happy you have sorrows, 9

hardships and afflictions of `A., 36, 54, 132

one of the most encouraging precepts of `A., 149

warnings of our beloved Master, 24

Ability, 277, 282

one's a. and capacity increase, 224

we are tested by our a. to control and subdue ..., 164

Abominations, 94, 176

Abu'l-Fadl, Mírzá, 176

Abundance, 7, 205, 248

Acquaintanceship, 81

Acquiescence, 283

Actions, 64, 195, 250

calculated to detract from the dignity of man's station must be ..., 130

proper administrative a., 65

punishment for a., 13

show forth in all his deeds and a. the highest degree of ..., 274

such a. are the test of the servant, 176

Activities, 59, 176, 253, 272, 282

Acts, 43, 74, 98, 99, 243, 275

among the highest and most laudable of all a., 113

of supplication, 232

of worship, 262, 263

proven out by its own a., 8

such should not be the motive of his a., 246

the prove by their own a. that ..., 176

wanton a. of children, 171

which will be for the highest good of the Cause, 182

Adherence, 153, 221

See also Obedience; Observance; Will of God.

Administration, 65, 66, 168, 183, 221, 275

Admonition, 98, 99, 127, 196

Adoration, 238, 246

Adornments, 106, 112, 130, 155, 199, 218

Adversities, 3, 13, 33, 52, 176

if sorrow and a. visit us, 132

See also Afflictions; Calamities; Difficulties; Hardships; Misfortunes; Obstacles; Ordeals; Problems; Sorrows; Sufferings; Tests; Torments; Trials; Tribulations; Troubles; Vicissitudes.

Advice, 57, 99, 182, 214, 228, 254, 259, 273

Affairs, 50, 66, 144, 176, 224, 263

conduct their a. with the highest degree of ..., 130

human a., 8, 227

in all your a. seek ..., 146

of which man knew nothing are ..., 161

resign your a. into the ..., 196

take no important step in your own personal a. without ..., 255

the petty a. of this worldly life, 11

the pursuit of our worldly a., 194

yield up thine a. unto ..., 137

Affectation, 221

Affections, 79, 88, 99, 202

Afflictions, 12, 15, 44, 50, 51, 100, 160, 173, 189, 214, 230

admonitions to be patient during a., 38, 39, 42

admonitions to rise above a., 55, 188

cause of a., 139

the purpose of a., 3, 5, 18, 22, 57

the supreme a., 156

See also Adversities; Calamities; Difficulties; Hardships; Misfortunes; Obstacles; Ordeals; Problems; Sorrows; Sufferings; Tests; Torments; Trials; Tribulations; Troubles; Vicissitudes.

Aggression, 88

Aggressor, 79

Agitation, 35, 148, 170, 188

Agriculture, 271

Ailments, 56, 154

Aims

one's a. should be ..., 176

the a. and needs of the creatures are ..., 225

the holy, exalted character of your a. will become ..., 171

the sole a. of a soul must be ..., 276

Aliens, 87, 88, 98

Alphabet, 176

Altar of prayer, 242

Alteration, 217, 246

Ambitions, 176

Anchor, 222

in every difficulty and trial, 189

Angels, 222

Anger, 86

doth burn the ..., 179

Anguish, 100, 282

Animals, 76, 156, 161, 253

See also Nature, the lower or animal.

Annas, 4

Annihilation, 210

Answers, 161

to prayer, 132, 225, 226, 227, 229, 235

Anxieties, 24, 132, 220

Apostles of Christ, 11, 36, 45, 170, 177, 220

See also Disciples of Christ.

Appearances, 13, 169, 203, 225

Appetites, 127

Arabs, 167

Ark of salvation, 222

Armies, 172, 243

of God, 39, 85

Arrows, 118, 250

Arts, 112, 161

Ascension, 118, 232, 240

Asceticism, 195

Ashes, 201

out of the a. rises the ..., 54

Aspects, 83, 222, 259

of a greater Plan, 188

the unpleasant a. of life, 269

Aspirations, 112

the foundation for one's own success and a., 176

Assemblies, 66, 132, 259

Assistance, 45, 89, 99, 114, 118, 170, 176, 181, 248, 250

Association, 88, 223, 251

Assurance, 59, 83, 134, 153, 191, 264

the greatest conditions of faith and a., 174

this a. is more precious than life itself, 189

this a. should enable you to overcome ..., 183

Attachment

to God, 105, 106, 193, 233

to the Cause of God, 58

to the world, 5, 105, 109, 193, 195, 199, 221

See also Detachment; Severance.

Attacks, 250

Attainments, 3, 7, 11, 32, 36, 45, 60, 68, 76, 81, 89, 91, 92, 108, 112, 126, 129, 161, 176, 178, 195, 217, 219, 234, 235, 249, 261, 275, 278, 283, 284

the a. of happiness, 19

the day of a. is drawing to a ..., 8

the greatest a. is ..., 236

Attention

concentrated a., 238

I have not called a. to any of your individual ..., 251

if he concentrates his a. he will surely ..., 236

we must devote the utmost a. to ..., 194

Attitude, 11, 56, 77, 194, 229, 233, 234, 241, 242, 253, 273

of superiority, 176

Attributes, 26, 108, 113, 124, 161, 222, 236, 244, 281

Authority, 176

Avarice, 109

Awakening, 25

the cause of a., 223

Awareness, 4, 19, 51, 91, 233, 257

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Babes, 15

Bad, 93, 182

if a man has ten b. qualities and one good one ..., 96

if your eyes are b., 95

Bahá'í Faith, 62, 73, 221, 259

forces of love, strength and harmony generated by the B.F., 254

power in the B.F. can sustain us, 56, 188, 189

reforms human character, 114, 115

teaching the B.F., 25, 44, 114, 183

the chief goal of the B.F., 231

the fortunes of the B.F., 188

the fundamental characteristic of the B.F., 231

Bahá'ís, 12, 259

are affected by process of purgation, 25, 182, 188, 230

Australian B., 189

be a B., 99

every B. must be a ..., 276

in Persia, 220

perhaps their greatest test, 64, 97, 168

reasons why B. become inactive, 168

some qualities of true B., 78, 79, 87, 88, 91, 99, 130, 201, 221, 222, 272

the immaturity and imperfections of B., 54, 65, 66, 70, 71, 97, 114, 117, 168, 176, 254

the need for love among B., 22, 66, 72, 73, 83, 248, 249

the process of becoming a B., 70, 117, 181, 191, 231

their mission in life, 24, 83

their primary purpose, 221

Bahá'u'lláh, 59, 74, 115, 181, 183, 190, 220, 282

an earlier and fuller acceptance of the Divine Message of B., 23

Author of a greater Plan, 188

Blessed Beauty, 12, 250

Blessed Perfection, 106, 109, 249

Cause of B., see Cause of God.

brought divine happiness, 31

Divine Beauty, 44

has so much stressed the importance of ..., 231

hardships and afflictions of B., 12, 54, 250

is the real Physician, 154

Lord of Hosts, 85

love of B., 22, 44, 71, 73, 106, 155, 268

pathway of B., 250

Power of B., 62

praying to B., 71, 114, 244, 245

sufferings of B., 119

teachings of B., 75, 93, 98, 152, 153, 154, 156, 161, 176, 191, 195, 231, 265, 270

the destiny of mankind is in the firm grasp of B., 189

the essence of B.'s Teaching is ..., 75

the golden era foretold by B., 25

won the hearts of His jailers and tormentors, 250

Wronged One, 119, 155

Banishment, 52, 150

Bastinado, 250

Battles, 7, 100, 172, 182

Beatings, 18, 44, 250

Beatitude, 217

Beauty, 7

Blessed B., see Bahá'u'lláh.

Divine B., see Bahá'u'lláh.

of God, 3, 108, 120, 228, 244

Believers, see Bahá'ís.

Beloved, 43, 180, 202, 221, 223, 232, 233, 238

Benediction, 42

Benefits, 32, 119, 207

tests are b. from God, for which we should ..., 7

worldly b., 123, 193, 199

Bereavement, 26

Bestowals, 31, 42, 45, 75, 98, 109, 132, 138, 144, 193, 196, 199, 257

the b. of the Spirit is given in ..., 161

the highest b. of all, 222

Beware

not to grieve, 46

not to hurt others, 85, 91, 99

not to let the world come between us and God, 198, 199, 203

Bird, 118

Birth, 219

Bitterness, 132, 149, 172, 208, 250

Blame, 98, 109, 122, 171

Blessed Beauty, see Bahá'u'lláh.

Blessed Perfection, see Bahá'u'lláh.

Blessings

a cause of infinite b., 19

brought on by trustworthiness, 263

in disguise, 23, 57, 58, 59, 229

of homelessness, 52

of God, 210, 211, 248

of the Holy Spirit, 181

Bliss, 32, 180

Body, 122, 250

as a single b., 255

jealousy consumeth the b., 179

My b. hath endured imprisonment that ..., 104

no matter what our human minds and b. go through, 55

of this world, 98

the dead b. of a dog, 94

the lamp of the b., 95

though the b. is weak ..., 219

to heal both the soul and the b., 226

Bonds, 22, 202, 221

Bondage, 104, 105, 109

See also Prison of self.

Bounties, 13, 31, 89, 100, 108, 109, 151, 154, 173, 176, 196, 199, 211, 224, 228, 232, 262

Breezes, 79, 81, 238

Brothers, 79, 92, 135

Brutality, 126

Burdens

if the friends will not b. their Assemblies with ..., 259

it will not b. the bearer, 99

seeking to lift the b. of others, 195

social b., 167

Businesses, 193, 272, 273

C

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Caiaphas, 4

Calamities, 12, 36, 39, 44, 173, 220

of humanity, 25, 222, 230

My c. is My providence, 28, 54

the purpose of c., 5, 100

the fountain-head of all c., 156

See also Adversities; Afflictions; Difficulties; Hardships; Misfortunes; Obstacles; Ordeals; Problems; Sorrows; Sufferings; Tests; Torments; Trials; Tribulations; Troubles; Vicissitudes.

Calling, 260, 281

Calmness, 36, 132, 180, 236, 238

complete c., 178

spiritual c., 217

Candle of love, 98

Capacity, 88, 108, 176, 224, 249

Caprice, 221

Captivity, 222, 240

of the world of nature, 156

See also Adversities; Afflictions; Calamities; Difficulties; Hardships; Misfortunes; Obstacles; Ordeals; Problems; Sorrows; Sufferings; Tests; Torments; Trials; Tribulations; Troubles; Vicissitudes.

Cause, Bahá'í, see Cause of God.

Cause of God, 12, 24, 66, 182, 186, 194, 195

attachment and devotion to the C. of G., 58, 62, 70, 73, 74, 130, 222, 229, 250

one of the greatest problems in the C. of G., 65

powers of the C. of G., 114, 168, 254

serving the C. of G., 36, 59, 172, 176, 181, 183

teaching the C. of G., 18, 25

Centers, 244

Certitude, 4, 166, 257

Cesspool, 71

Chains, 230, 250

Chalice

if our c. is full of self ..., 101

Chamber, 243

Chances, 7, 186, 203, 206, 221

Changes, 50, 70, 81, 115, 135, 177, 205, 208

a thousand c. and vicissitudes, 218

the c. and chances of the world, 203

the c. and chances of this life, 206

the momentous c. that are taking place, 24

the world and its conflicts and c., 198

Chaos, 188, 266

Character, human, 54, 63, 114, 115, 149, 275, 281

difference between c. and faith, 70

Characteristics, 20, 222, 225

as are worthy of blame, 122

merciful and heavenly c., 109

Chastity, 99

Chicago, 162

Children, 13, 71, 76, 89, 90, 92, 98, 171, 176, 215, 220

Choices, 235

Chosen Ones, see Prophets of God.

Christ, 4, 36, 76, 176, 177, 244

teachings of C., 95, 112, 219, 243, 250

the Messiah's sin-covering gaze, 94

Christians, 244

Circumstances, 42, 113, 179, 188, 217, 221, 284

Citadels, 196

City, 243

Civilization, 71, 154

Claws

of this ignoble monster, 178

of trials, 4

Clay of man, 123

Cleanse, 88, 100, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 155, 201, 232

Clouds, 171, 263

even as c. in spring, let them ..., 78

if material anxiety envelopes you in a dark c., 132

the bounty of the c. becomes ..., 224

Colours, 203

Comfort, 15, 53, 137, 282

admonitions to c. others, 88, 195

causes the light to be extinguished, 12

joy, c., peace and consolation are not to be found in ..., 132

love of luxury and c., 109

spirituality was `Abdu'l-Bahá's c., 132

Commands, 28, 43, 136, 140, 143, 169, 214

Commerce, 271

Committee, 182, 259

Commotions, 23, 24

Communion

loving c. amongst the friends, 248

with God, 107, 113, 231, 233, 235, 237, 238, 239

with nature, 238

Community, 54, 66, 97, 123, 188

Companions, 87, 107, 247

Competition, 273

Compliance, 275

Composure, 39, 50, 162, 172, 180

Concentration, 163, 236, 238, 243, 244, 258, 277

Conceptions, 244

Concourse, Supreme, see Supreme Concourse.

Conditions, 8, 62, 112, 118, 127, 227, 229, 267, 283

a true spiritual c., 235

earthly c., 219

environmental c., 19

human c., 122, 154

morbid c., 179

no matter how difficult the c., 172

of inward beatitude and peace, 217

opposite, irreconcilable c., 194

the accidental c. of life, 81

the best of all c. is ..., 239

the greatest c. of faith and assurance, 174

the most blessed c. is ..., 236

this unchanging c. of invariability of inner state, 284

under all c., 137, 144

under no c., 222

Conduct, 79, 114, 130, 221, 273

a guide for human c., 109

Confidence, 49, 59, 183, 209

a veritable lion of c., 62

in God, 39, 40, 57, 146

Confirmations, 31, 45, 161, 162, 170, 173, 263, 268, 284

Conflicts, 79, 188, 198

Confusion, 188, 197, 258

the ever-increasing c. of the world, 24

Conjecture, 257

Connection, 244

with God, 221, 223

with this world, 118

Consciousness, 108, 236

of the Divine Will and Purpose, 58

of your limitations, 183

Consecration, 123, 142, 197

Consideration, 87, 88, 251

Consolation, 54, 99, 132, 205, 230, 254

Consolidation, 183

Construction, 48

Consultation, 255, 256, 257, 258, 259

Contemplation, 161

Contention, 79

Contentment, 3, 53, 57, 112, 113, 136, 275

a new world of love and c., 205

can in no wise compare with ..., 52

inner peace and c., 229

the most necessary thing is c., 179

Continent

the cause of the spiritual illumination of a c., 97

Contrasts, 197, 205

Conversations, 223, 233, 235, 236

Conviction, 273, 284

Cooperation, 253

Core

of religious faith is ..., 231

of the heart, 238

Corruption, 119, 275

Counsels, 98, 127, 259

Countries, 176, 188, 255, 275, 284

Courage; Courageous, 4, 34, 57, 159, 186

Courtesy, 130

Covenant, 172, 173, 174

Coward; Cowardice, 4, 34, 100

Crafts, 261, 262

Creation, 40, 71, 76, 77, 80, 86, 108, 114, 126, 192, 193, 196, 199, 210

Creatures, 79, 85, 86, 88, 108, 110, 143, 154, 192, 225, 253

Crises, 25, 188

Criticism, 250

Cross, the, 220

Crown, 284

Crucible, 167

Cruelties, 171

Curses, 44, 250

one of the c. of your generation, 266

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Dangers, 188, 189, 227

Darkness, 1, 34, 72, 122, 130, 171, 210, 220, 236, 257

if the light within you is d., 95

piercing through the impenetrable d., 284

turn your back to the d., 61

without is absolute d., 132

Darts, 88, 250

Day by day, 117, 118

Death, 44, 210, 283

the last great struggle of d., 282

Debts, 268

Decapitation, 220

Decisions, 259

Deeds, 70

good d., 138, 169, 176, 274

show forth in all his d. and actions the highest degree of ..., 274

the result of man's evil d., 13

the result of our own d., 14

whenever you are tried through the words or d. of others, 111

Deficiencies, 67

Defilements, 105, 108, 201

Degradation, 130, 175

Dejection, 48, 173

Delights, 224

heavenly d., 32

of supplicating and entreating before God, 232

offered by the world, 201

Denunciations, 188

Depravity, 130

Depression, 31, 47, 132, 135, 173, 230, 266, 282

of spirit begets ..., 218

Desert, 137

vapor in a d., 202

Designs, 172, 221, 275

the d. of an inscrutable Wisdom, 188

Desires, 107, 223, 228, 229, 233

detachment from worldly d., 8, 139, 143, 199, 201, 204, 238

for leadership, 176

man's d. to know more than he can, 19

seek ye no other hope and d. save ..., 268

selfish d., 109, 118, 119, 120, 123, 125, 126, 128

worldly d., 52, 109, 118, 142, 232, 238

Despair, 47, 132, 135, 197

the Prophets of God cried out in d., 69

the ugly face of d., 34

Destiny, 31, 32, 138, 196

of individuals, 188, 260, 264

of humankind, 24, 189

Destitution, 205

Destruction, 48

Detachment, 11, 43, 194, 220, 221, 222, 234, 238, 246, 275

consists in refraining from letting our possessions possess ..., 193

See also Attachment; Severance.

Determination, 149, 183, 273

Development, 11, 13, 15, 16

moral d., 20

of the individual and society, 231, 253

spiritual d., 20, 25, 67, 231

Devotion, 58, 62, 130, 185, 195, 280, 281

Differences, 79, 88, 167

between character and faith, 70

between fancy and fact, 137

between truth and the phantom thereof, 137

between universal and individual love, 76

if any d. arise amongst you, 74

what d. would there be between them and others?, 130

Difficulties, 36, 42, 47, 50, 76, 144, 158, 162, 169, 170, 172, 232, 273, 284

Bahá'u'lláh will uphold you through all d. if ..., 249

can and should be overcome through ..., 183

even if he be surrounded by mountains of tests and d., 180

have been the gifts of God, 181

if we are hemmed in by d., 132

in the path of service, 181

our anchor in every d., 189

periods of distress and d., 181

Remover of d., 157

the more their d. increase the more they have to ..., 186

the one solvent of humanity's d., 83

the purpose of d., 9, 16, 181

the way to God is strewn with troubles and d., 219

will be solved if ..., 185

will not touch him, 178

will vanish if ..., 92

See also Adversities; Afflictions; Calamities; Hardships; Misfortunes; Obstacles; Ordeals; Problems; Sorrows; Sufferings; Tests; Torments; Trials; Tribulations; Troubles; Vicissitudes.

Dignity, 130

Dimensions, 225

Disciples of Christ, 177, 250

See also Apostles of Christ.

Discouragement, 65, 117, 148, 170, 186, 273

Diseases, 26, 53, 56, 218

Disequilibrium, 266

Disillusion, 165

Disorders, 24, 154

Disposition, 275

Disappointments, 229, 252

Dissatisfaction, 112, 266

Dissension, 83, 252

Dissimulation, 221

Distinction

honour and d. reside in ..., 197

if a man would seek d., 275

praise without d., 99

Distress, 132, 181

Divine Beauty, see Bahá'u'lláh.

Doctors, 56, 227, 259

Dog

the dead body of a d., 94

Doors, 125, 243

of Bounty, 176

of confirmation, 284

of the spiritual Kingdom, 132, 232

opening the d. of mysteries, 161

the remedy is at our d., 132

Dross, 10

of all desires, 238

of earthly defilements, 108

Dust, 98, 201

gaze ye not down upon the d., 85

upon the mirror, 109, 232

Duties, 25, 138, 233, 275

for every one of you his paramount d. is ..., 206

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Ears, 238

Ease, 50, 53, 137

Economy, 268

Education, 13, 127, 261

Effects, 177, 214, 236

even their prayer hath an e., 226

our words have no e. upon them except to ..., 250

Efforts, 62, 83, 108, 114, 131, 170, 183, 235, 277, 281, 282

Effrontery, 130

Ego, 8, 126, 128, 129, 168, 178

Embezzlement, 275

Emotions, 109, 233

Employment, 267, 274

Endurance, 12, 18, 36, 40, 42, 43, 45, 54, 104, 138, 171, 220

certain forms of work beyond human e., 167

under adversity, 176

Enemies, 76, 79, 87, 90, 93, 96, 99, 172, 250

Energies, 54

in working towards the good of society, 221

suffering will increase our e. in ..., 25

the e. of the heart must not be ..., 195

Enforcer of the law, 176

Enjoyment, 193, 233

Enmities, 68

Enthusiasm, 24, 284

Envy, 109, 176, 177, 178

Epitome, 244

Equilibrium, 14, 124

Equity, 272, 274, 275

Error, 1, 99

aught else is manifest e., 221

the darkness of e., 171

Estimation, 180, 261, 262

Eternity, 1

the first step into the court of e., 193

Evil, 85, 90, 134

consider those who wish you e. as ..., 99

man's e. deeds, 13

man's susceptibility to e., 8

speaking e. of another, 99

the followers of e., 197

the power to overcome e., 8

the world is full of e. and dark ..., 72

what man considers to be e. turns often to be ..., 19

you must not see e. as ..., 99

Exaltation, 6, 40, 44, 99, 175, 192, 224, 284

Exercise, 68, 250

Exertions, 114, 138, 195, 277

as a result of the e. of his own spiritual faculties, 108

depend upon man's own e., 192

Exhortations, 228, 233

Exile, 52, 220, 247

Existence, 19, 42, 123, 137, 197, 210, 222, 233, 236, 241

the fruit of e. is ..., 282

the struggle for e., 156

Expectations, 18, 66, 109, 221

Explanation, 127

Expressions, 83, 108, 117, 243

Extortion, 275

Eyes, 32, 88, 125, 132, 135, 137, 157, 238, 242, 243, 261, 284

admonitions to close our e. to all but God, 133, 201, 221

close your e. to ..., 67, 71

if thine e. be turned towards justice ..., 175

if thine e. be turned towards mercy ..., 175

if your e. are good ..., 95

let your e. be directed toward ..., 86

of friendship, 93

sin-covering e., 66

the beam that is in our own e., 25

the e. is the lamp of the ..., 95

the imperfect e. beholds ..., 86

truly pleasing in the e. of God, 149

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Facetiousness, 130

Faculties, 4, 161

as a result of the exertion of his own spiritual f., 108

Failings, 71, 114, 184

Failures, 57, 62, 63, 176, 182, 192

Fairness, 272, 275

Faith, 38, 57, 123, 154, 170, 188, 190, 229, 250, 284

Bahá'í F., see Bahá'í Faith.

of God, 22, 177, 221

the core of religious f. is ..., 231

the greatest conditions of f. and assurance, 174

there is a difference between character and f., 70

Families, 88, 92, 135, 259

Fancies, 137, 143

idle f., 131, 166

satanic f., 108

Fate, 205

Father, 13, 92, 135

i.e., God, 7, 80, 171, 243

Faults, 74, 86, 96, 97, 109, 110, 111

if we look at people from the standpoint of their f., 94

Favors; Favours, 18, 52, 100, 108, 132, 246, 263, 264

Fear, 11, 34, 99, 100, 169, 232, 246

Feelings, 62, 72, 73, 80, 85, 183, 190, 229, 231, 233, 235, 236, 243

Felicity, 180, 275

Fellowship, 74, 88, 91, 107, 108, 248, 253

Fields

of anguish, 100

of service, 183

Fire, 9, 28, 100, 193, 194, 246, 284

of self, 110

of suffering, 11

of tests, 10

of the love of God, 118, 169, 172, 232, 247

Firmness, 13, 34, 147, 148, 171, 181, 209, 273, 284

in the Cause of God, 118, 154, 169, 170, 222, 229

in the Covenant, 172, 173, 174

Flames, 118, 205, 250

Flesh, 128, 132

Floods, 171, 206

Folly, 221

Food, 227

heavenly f., 31, 161

Forbearance, 113, 176, 273

Forces

coercive f., 221

negative f. in the world, 24, 34, 72, 168, 182

positive f., 59, 163, 243, 254, 277

Forgiveness, 64, 65, 66, 84, 85, 86, 99

Forms, 19, 167, 225, 238, 262, 270

Fortitude, 54

Fortunes, 193, 275

of the Faith, 188

Foundation

and purpose of the religion of God, 231

for one's own success and aspirations, 176

of every laudable human quality, 124

of real unity, 81

of society, 26

the essential f. of every religion, 84

Fountains, 91, 156

Frailties, 97

Freedom, 11, 87, 99, 109, 118, 123, 126, 131, 132, 133, 154, 156, 161, 165, 194, 230, 235, 238, 239, 242, 277

can in no wise compare with ..., 52

is not a matter of place, 283

Friends, the, see Bahá'ís.

Friendship, 78, 81, 93, 94, 98, 99

Frivolity, 130

Fruit, 7, 8, 20, 76, 81, 87, 148, 163, 170, 281, 282

Frustration, 62, 165

Future, 24, 26, 43, 51, 63, 123, 149, 188, 189, 190, 215

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Gaze

it is incumbent upon us, when we direct our g. toward other people, to ..., 94

keep your g. centred on ..., 196

the Messiah's sin-covering g., 94

when ye fix your g. on otherness, 88

Generosity, 33, 222, 223

Geometry, 225

Getsinger, Lua, 135, 284

Gifts, 49, 208, 223, 233

of God, 132, 176, 181, 210, 240

of the spirit, 181

of understanding, 257

the greatest of God's g., 132

Glamour, 196

Gloom, 34, 122, 135

Glory, 31, 201, 261

and honour for man are not to be found in ..., 275

of future planes of existence, 123

of the Cause, 62

of the names and attributes of God, 108

of titles and ranks, 221

praise and g. reside in ..., 197

the Countenance of G., 157

the exalted Summit of G., 237

the heaven of ancient g., 88

the heaven of g. and power, 175

Goal, 60, 189, 231

God

drawing nearer to G., 55, 57

if he alloweth nothing whatever to intervene between him and G., 199

is ever present in every place, 243

is kind and loving to ..., 89

is within the ..., 243

the All-Merciful; the Merciful, 30, 42, 77, 133, 144, 170, 209, 227, 271

the omnipotence of G. shall solve every ..., 158

there is one good, and that is G., 112

unawareness of G., 199

when G. calls a soul to a high station, it is because ..., 176

will never deal unjustly with anyone, 30

will not task a soul beyond its power, 30

will reward them that endure with patience, 40, 43

God's teachers, 27

Godliness, 130, 222

Gods of idle fancies, 131

Gold, 4, 9, 10, 100

Good, 7, 21, 70, 99, 116, 118, 123, 127, 132, 182, 199, 211, 221, 223, 227, 267, 272, 275

deeds, 138, 169

if your eyes are g., 95

if a man has ten g. qualities and one bad one ..., 96

if a person has one thousand g. qualities ..., 112

the means of keeping all man's g. qualities in equilibrium, 124

the source of all g. is ..., 136

why dost thou call me g.?, 112

Governments, 161, 221, 274

Grace, 13, 32, 39, 78, 88, 138, 176, 223, 228, 249, 260

among the most potent means for attracting the g. of God, 275

deprive him of his portion of eternal g., 100

deprives himself of God's g., 79

God's favour and g. ever flow in accordance with ..., 246

God's g. is like the rain, 225

such means as shall ensure a fuller outpouring of His g., 248

then will the g. of God be revealed, 106

this ultimate g., 222

Greatness, 233, 275

Grief, 133, 210, 230

admonitions not to have g. or to grieve, 46, 48, 50, 135, 137, 179

all the sorrow and the g. that exist come from ..., 132

and sorrow do not come to us by chance, 7

whosoever becomes illumined thereby no longer knows g., 220

Grieve over one another, 255

Guidance, 1, 45, 176, 210, 222, 272

Guides, 19, 109

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Hands

in His h. is ..., 260

of divine favour, 263

of oppressors, 15

on the other h. absolute perfection is ..., 112

let not thy h. tremble, 209

put your family in God's h., 135

resign your affairs into the h. of ..., 196

take him by the h., 90

the `life to come,' on the other h., signifieth ..., 199

there is always help at h., 191

Happiness, 1, 7, 31, 53, 132, 165, 172, 193, 216, 230, 249

a means for the attainment of h., 19

both in this world and the next, 215

human h. is founded upon ..., 215

keeps our health, 218

life is created for h., 210

of the beyond, 220

of the Kingdom, 219, 281

physical h. is subject to ..., 218

spiritual h. is ..., 210

the feast of eternal h., 180

the greatest h. for a lover is to ..., 223

the source of human h., 279

the substance of eternal h. is ..., 218

the utmost h., 139

this h. is but the love of ..., 210

to attain eternal h. one must ..., 11

true h. depends on ..., 211

Hate, 77, 83, 88, 99, 177

Hardships, 12, 41, 42, 43, 44, 48, 50, 53, 137, 219

are essential characteristics ..., 20

the purpose of h., 5, 20, 59

then all the h. of the world will not touch him, 178

See also Adversities; Afflictions; Calamities; Difficulties; Misfortunes; Obstacles; Ordeals; Problems; Sorrows; Sufferings; Tests; Torments; Trials; Tribulations; Troubles; Vicissitudes.

Harmony, 251, 254

Harshness, 64, 88

Harvests, 7, 11, 132

Haughtiness, 109

Healing, 19, 98, 132, 133, 154, 184, 213, 224, 226

Health, 31, 53, 89, 122, 167

happiness keeps our h., 218

the secret of everlasting h., 154

spiritual h., 214

Hearts, 6, 23, 24, 31, 34, 35, 42, 52, 59, 76, 81, 83, 85, 91, 97, 98, 99, 113, 118, 120, 123, 125, 130, 132, 133, 155, 160, 178, 180, 183, 193, 194, 195, 198, 201, 204, 205, 207, 209, 211, 221, 222, 223, 224, 233, 235, 236, 237, 238, 241, 242, 244, 248, 250, 277, 284

an individual must center his whole h. and mind on ..., 181

cleansing of the h., 106, 107, 109, 142, 232

God is within the h. of man, 243

guidance by and through the h., 176

if one's h. is cut from the world ..., 232

ploughing up the soil of the h., 181

purification of the h., 106, 116

the language of the h., 243

the mirror of the h., 100, 109, 161, 232

Heat, 163, 244

of the fire of suffering will ..., 11

Heaven, 7, 132, 140, 146, 199, 222, 225

ascension to h., 232

of ancient glory, 88

of glory and power, 175

of His bounty, 196

of His favour, 264

the roof of h., 284

the stars of one h., 81

thy Father which is in h., 243

Heedless, 109

even where the h. are concerned, 226

Hell, 232

Help, 71, 87, 114, 118, 138, 146, 172, 191, 224, 226, 254, 267

Hidden Words, 54, 120

Hindrances, 59, 183, 199, 282

Holiness, 19, 32, 82, 106, 108, 120, 171, 201, 222, 235, 238

Holy Spirit, 132, 161, 170, 173, 181, 222

Home, 52, 171

Homelessness, 52, 132

Honesty, 197, 221, 274

Honey, 88, 98, 232

Honors; Honours, 118, 138, 176, 177, 197, 275, 283

an h. which is not followed by shame, 210

Hope, 41, 133, 211, 223, 229, 232, 246, 282

seek ye no other h. and desire save ..., 268

Horizons, 4, 34, 37, 166, 171, 222

Hostility, 88, 250

Houses, 132, 193, 206, 250

of Justice, 66

Humanity, 25, 65, 76, 80, 86, 94, 98, 132, 152, 154, 188

a stepping-stone for the progress of h., 148

is crying at this hour for ..., 83

service to h., 193, 276, 277

the oneness of the world of h., 89

the virtues of the world of h., 99, 195

Humankind, 24, 75, 79, 83, 87, 89, 99, 119, 154, 175, 188, 189, 222, 277

Humbleness, 140, 222, 226

Humiliation, 7, 130

Humility, 109, 175, 176

Hunter, 118

Hypocrisy, 93, 99, 221

Hypocrite, 109

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Ideals, 81, 236

Ideas, 41, 221

Ignorant, the, 89, 90

Illnesses; Ills, 14, 26, 43, 55, 89, 132, 133, 150, 219, 226

can and should be overcome, 183

the healer of all thine i. is ..., 213

Illumination, 130, 171, 224

if ye seek the i. of the Kingdom ..., 170

the cause of spiritual i. of a continent, 97

Illusion, 202, 244

the stuff of i., 197

this world of i., 132

Images, 137, 202, 238, 244

Imagination; Imaginings, 82, 143, 243, 244

is our greatest ..., 164

is our test power, 164

morbid i., 221

vain i., 166

Immaturity, 65, 89

Immortality, 28, 47, 75

Impatience, 18, 86

Imperfections, 65, 71, 86, 109, 111, 112, 154, 219

Impermanence, 22, 196

Inconveniences, 54

India, 284

Industry, 271

Infants, 15

Infirmities, 122, 184

Influences, 114, 132, 221

Iniquity, 196

Injuries, 36, 88, 171

fancied i., 176

Injustice, 30, 77, 88, 135

Insight, 4, 125, 161

Inspiration, 161, 222

Institutions

laws and i. can become really effective only when ..., 231

there is no obligation to take such problems to the i. of the Faith, 259

Instruments, 271, 272

Integrity, 197

Intellect; Intelligence, 132, 154, 161, 176, 236, 276

Intellectuals, 4

Interests, 59, 123, 221, 259

Inventions, 161

Invocation, 207, 240, 247

See also Prayer; Supplication; Worship.

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Jealousies, 176

consumeth the ..., 179

Jesus Christ, see Christ.

Job, 265, 266, 267

Joy, 11, 19, 31, 32, 34, 53, 99, 100, 132, 143, 183, 205, 217, 218, 220

and glory of future planes of existence, 123

of tranquillity in one's home, 52

only by such a sincere j. can the gift of God ..., 176

Judas Iscariot, 177

Justice, 109, 175, 274, 275

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Kam Kam, 117

Keys

by which the doors of the kingdom are opened, 232

for opening the doors of mysteries, 161

that unlocketh the hearts of men, 155

Kindness, 13, 74, 77, 79, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 93, 96, 98, 99, 154, 171, 227, 273

Kingdom, 86, 132, 137, 147, 154, 159, 161, 169, 170, 171, 173, 176, 195, 205, 209, 219, 223, 224, 228, 232, 236, 238, 240, 249, 281

Korah, 197

Knowledge, 26, 81, 108, 109, 110, 132, 154, 233

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Labor; Labour, 7, 62, 183, 195, 279, 281

Lamentation, 4, 43, 51

Lamps, 99, 171, 220, 222

the eye is the l. of the ..., 95

Language

of the heart, 243

of the spirit, 235

of utmost kindliness and good-will, 91

Lassitude, 179

Laws, 115, 128, 153, 176, 250

and institutions can become really effective only when ..., 231

Lessons, 16, 25

Letters, 176, 233

Life, 6, 11, 19, 22, 38, 79, 81, 97, 98, 122, 128, 149, 153, 154, 167, 193, 198, 206, 213, 222, 224, 227, 253, 266, 283, 284

all the battle of l. is within the ..., 182

eternal l., 161, 210, 220

everlasting l., 132

everyone's l. has both a dark and bright ..., 61

everything in l. ministers to our ..., 16

if the mirror of his l. is polished from ..., 238

immortal l., 75

in all the sorrows of l. you can obtain ..., 132

is a constant ..., 168

is a process of ..., 21

is created for ..., 210

mission in l., 24, 83

nothing will benefit thee in this l. save ..., 207

of misery, 212

of satisfaction, 42

only when our inner spiritual l. has been perfected and transformed, 231

prayer imparteth l., 239

reward in the next l., 123

that is not followed by death, 210

the actualities of l. seem to ..., 132

the cause of l., 282

the l. to come' signifieth ..., 199

the ocean of spiritual l., 161

the surface of his l., 132

the true basis of the l. of man, 210

the unpleasant aspects of l., 269

the water of l., 101

this assurance is more precious than l. itself, 189

this present l. is even as a ..., 137

this short span of l., 178

true felicity in this l. and the l. to come, 275

Lights, 1, 3, 25, 28, 79, 82, 85, 99, 127, 161, 171, 224, 244

Him Who is the L. of the world, 106

I see the glorious L., 284

if then the l. within you is darkness ..., 95

of godliness, 222

of steadfastness and certitude, 4

the fountain of the l. of wisdom and understanding, 91

the l. of His love, 155

the l. of His love, 155

tiers of l. descend ..., 157

tranquillity and comfort causes the l. to be ..., 12

which is not followed by ..., 210

which leadeth the way and guideth, 257

words that embody the l. of the world, 124

Limitations, 79, 221, 225, 253, 270

not allow any consciousness of your l. to ..., 183

Lion, 62, 179

Little by little, 117

Livelihood, 31, 138, 195, 264, 268

Living, 42, 195

easy l. is conducive to ..., 12

Lodestone, 91

Loftiness, 173, 261

Longings, 3, 223

Loneliness, 247

Lord of Hosts, see Bahá'u'lláh.

Loss, 33, 112, 131, 192

Love, 8, 9, 38, 70, 97

a candle of l., 98

a station of absolute l., 68

and unity come hard when ..., 88

Bahá'u'lláh's l., 250

believers have not yet fully learned to draw on each other's l., 254

by the exercise of l., 68

difference between universal and individual l., 76

essence of Bahá'u'lláh's Teaching is all-embracing l., 75

false l., 81, 177

for one's vocation, 280

for the believers of God, 109

God's l., 77, 79, 93, 223

how can we l. another whose personality is unpleasant?, 76

I l. you so I wish you to become ..., 18

if a person talks to you as an unpleasant duty with no l., 233

if one friend feels l. for another ..., 233

if you attain to such a capacity of l. and unity ..., 249

if you l. me, why did you do these things?, 18

if there be no l. in prayer ..., 233

includeth every excellence of ..., 75

knowledge is l., 233

never asking whether they deserve to be loved, 88

new world of l. and contentment, 205

of `Abdu'l-Bahá, 83

of Bahá'u'lláh, 71, 73, 74, 106

of God, 2, 3, 6, 44, 76, 80, 82, 83, 84, 106, 118, 135, 154, 155, 160, 169, 172, 201, 204, 205, 206, 207, 208,209, 210, 213, 222, 223, 224, 232, 233, 238, 247

of humankind, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 83, 84, 86, 87, 89, 90, 93, 98, 99

of luxury and comfort, 109

of man for man, 81

of the world, 109, 202, 214

the need for l. among the Bahá'ís, 65, 66, 73, 109, 168, 249, 250

true l., real l., is ..., 82

when a man falls in l., 232

Lovers

how could Thy true l. be recognized?, 2

of God, 2, 87, 222, 233

of this Cause, 130

that which is becoming to l., 93

the greatest happiness for a l. is to ..., 223

the l. never ceases from wishing to communicate with ..., 233

the story of the l., 202

Lowliness, 99, 222, 261

Loyalty, 100, 188, 276

Lust, 126, 127, 197, 199, 221

Luxury, 109

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Magnanimity, 54

Maladies, intellectual, 154

Malevolence, 34, 88

Malice, 88, 273

Man, 5, 10, 11, 14, 19, 25, 79, 108, 112, 130, 131, 139, 148, 152, 161, 175, 192, 197, 210, 219, 223, 224, 231, 233, 235, 239, 244, 253, 275, 277, 279, 282

as long as m. is captive to nature ..., 156

becomes like a stone unless ..., 232

God is within the heart of m., 243

is at the apex of ..., 193

is even as ..., 127

is, in reality, a ..., 216

is like a ..., 76

must consult in all ..., 256

must consult with ..., 258

must live in a state of ..., 236

must renounce his own ..., 120

must so live that he may become ..., 180

must travel in the way of ..., 118

possesses two kinds of susceptibilities, 109

self-love is kneaded into the very clay of m., 123

should know his own ..., 261

the enlightened soul of m., 129

the fruit of m. is ..., 76

the love of m. for m., 81

the means of keeping all m.'s good qualities in equilibrium, 124

the most despicable quality in m., 178

the portion of m. in this world, 26

the remedy and healing for m., 154

two wings whereby m. soars, 242

would not believe himself unfit unless ..., 8

Manifestations, 76, 89, 112, 151, 271

of God, 71, 181, 201, 226, 244, 245

See also Messengers, Divine; Prophets of God.

Mankind, see Humankind.

Mansion of the True One, 242

Many who are called, 8

Martyrdom, 36, 220

Mary, the Magdalene, 4

Master, the, see `Abdu'l-Bahá.

Masters, 112

the mission of the great m., 220

Mastery, 128

the secret of self-m. is ..., 121

Materialism, 71, 132, 226, 235

Maturity, 11, 18, 71, 89, 90, 257, 261

Means

among the most potent m. for attracting the grace of God and securing both the prosperity of the country and the welfare of the people, 275

by m. of meditation and prayer, 231

by which a soul is measured, 8

by which thy soul shall ascend upward, 240

for the attainment of happiness, 19

of going back, 118

of keeping all man's good qualities in equilibrium, 124

of livelihood, 138, 264, 268

of living, 195

of purifying our spirits, strengthening our characters, 63

of purifying your natures, improving your characters, 149

of revenge, 176

of testing and increasing your supreme faith in God, 250

of your spirit growing and developing, 181

such m. as shall ensure a fuller outpouring of His grace and a greater measure of His divine assistance, 248

the chief m. of attracting confirmation and prosperity, 263

the cord of material m., 262

the prayerful attitude is attained by two m., 234

the Provider of all m., 262

Medicine, 98, 214

Meditation, 1, 161, 181, 231, 234

Merchants, 132, 193

Mercy

if thine eyes be turned towards m., 175

of God, 7, 15, 28, 47, 52, 78, 79, 132, 211, 223, 227

See also God, the All-Merciful; the Merciful.

the world of perfection and complete m., 86

tokens of His universal m., 78

Merit, 198

Message, divine, 18, 23, 25, 220

Messengers, divine, 220

See also Manifestations of God; Prophets of God.

Messiah, see Christ.

Methods

God's m., 43

of the Bahá'ís, 221

unethical m., 273

Middle

of the night, 238, 240

Way, 51

Midnight, 239

Mind, 34, 55, 132, 161, 181, 194, 224, 234, 236, 239, 243, 244, 258, 259

a mystery to our m., 19

composure of m., 162

the m. and spirit of man advance when ..., 11

those whose m. are illumined by the Spirit, 132

though the m. is busy, the heart must be ..., 195

tranquillity and peace of m., 178

when man is spiritually free his m. becomes ..., 242

Mindfulness, 93, 223, 236

Miracles, 182, 280

Mirage, 137

Mirror, 26, 100, 108, 109, 161, 163, 232, 238, 244

Mis-fit, 266

Misery, 1, 90, 131, 135, 178, 179, 212, 252

Misfortunes, 18, 55, 171

See also Adversities; Afflictions; Calamities; Difficulties; Hardships; Obstacles; Ordeals; Problems; Sorrows; Sufferings; Tests; Torments; Trials; Tribulations; Troubles; Vicissitudes.

Mission, 24, 83, 220

Mohammed, 232, 258

Mohsen, Mirza, 167

Monasticism, 195

Money, 14, 16

Monotony, 34

Monsters, 126, 178

Morals, 20, 25, 218, 276

will degenerate to an ..., 215

Morn; Morning, 240

in the m. when arising you should ..., 118

Moses, 235, 236

Mother, 92, 135

Motion, 282

Motives, 246, 275, 277

purity of m., 185

Mountains, 222

of tests and difficulties, 180

Mourning, 4

Multitude, 171

Music

of prayer, 236

the subtle m. of God, 238

Mysteries, 4, 19, 132, 161, 188, 222, 224

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Names, 161, 183

armed with the power of Thy n., 160

the n. of God, 74, 108, 155, 160, 224, 232

Thy n. is my ..., 224

Nations, 25, 221

Nature, 5, 149

as long as man is captive to n., 156

the lower or animal n., 126, 128, 161

the world of n., 156, 238

Needs, 225, 253, 254, 255, 261

of the teaching work, 259

the greatest n., 66, 73

the n. of the people, 277

the over-rated material n., 25

New York, 162

Night, 34, 67, 132, 135, 157, 230, 236, 238, 240, 284

Nobility, 53, 54, 130, 275

Notepaper, 277

Nothing, 97, 123, 137, 139, 143, 160, 161, 199, 202

by n. be ye perturbed, 222

happens without a ..., 17

is as important as ..., 190

is more fruitful than knowledge of our ..., 109

is more important than ..., 241

let n. defeat you, 172

save that which profiteth them ..., 29

shall remain concealed, 171

there is n. sweeter in the world of existance than ..., 236

there is n. that man cannot find out, 232

will benefit thee save ..., 207

words without love mean n., 233

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Obedience, 115, 128, 169

See also Adherence; Observance; Will of God.

Objectives, 91, 188

Objects, 91, 130, 161, 223, 244

Obligations, 18, 223, 259, 270

Observance of commands, exhortations, and laws of God, 28, 138, 143, 153, 201, 231

See also Adherence; Obedience; Will of God.

Obstacles, 57, 131, 176, 191, 223

See also Adversities; Afflictions; Calamities; Difficulties; Hardships; Misfortunes; Ordeals; Problems; Sorrows; Sufferings; Tests; Torments; Trials; Tribulations; Troubles; Vicissitudes.

Occupation, 193, 195, 262, 263, 264, 271

Ocean, 169

of His utterance, goodness and generosity, 223

of spiritual life, 161

seeks bounty from His o., 224

Office, 18, 221

Oil, olive, 171

Ones

captive o., 240

chosen o., 8, 107

needy o., 240

strong o., 182, 224

weak o., 15, 99, 182, 224

Opinions, 56, 73, 99, 250

Opposition, 171

Oppression, 15, 45, 171, 172

Ordeals, 18, 39, 44, 188, 190

are of two kinds, 13

in order to be patient in o., 13

See also Adversities; Afflictions; Calamities; Difficulties; Hardships; Misfortunes; Obstacles; Problems; Sorrows; Sufferings; Tests; Torments; Trials; Tribulations; Troubles; Vicissitudes.

Organization, 182, 231

Ostentation, 221

Otherness, 88

Outcome

of envy, 177

of material things, 132

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Pain, 12, 19, 24, 55, 98, 132, 173, 219, 250

Palaces, 98, 196

Paradise, 6, 48, 74, 246

Passions, 44, 124, 125, 222, 238

Past, 11, 63, 149

Path

of Bahá'u'lláh, 250

of God, 2, 3, 36, 48, 52, 118, 119, 145, 169, 177, 199, 219, 220, 272, 282

of one's religion, 54

of perfection, 131

of resignation, 43

of service, 181, 275, 283

of spirituality, 60, 132

Patience, 36, 65, 84, 138

admonitions to have p. or be patient, 13, 33, 34, 35, 37, 38, 39, 42, 69, 89, 145, 171, 205

and hope are indispensable for ..., 41

in the midst of tribulation, 113

them that endure with p., 40, 43

Patient, doctor's, 226, 227

Peace, 78, 123, 132, 137, 154, 162, 178, 190, 217, 229

Peculiarities, 97

People, 18, 56, 79, 99, 130, 131, 171, 176, 177, 193, 199, 235, 259, 261, 272

beloved and praised by the p., 180

enables p. to bear with each other, 84

if we look at p. from the standpoint of their faults ..., 94

if you look toward the p. themselves ..., 86

in the world who admit the existence of a Deity but without any emotion, 233v

of Bahá, see Bahá'ís.

of faithfulness, 4

of former ages, 196

of joy and happiness, 218

sometimes p. fail because ..., 168

the guidance of the p., 45

the majority of the p. are ..., 238

the malice of the p., 88

the needs of the p., 277

the never-yielding p., 85

the welfare of the p., 275

we call p. `saints' who have ..., 128

we must be at one with every p., 88

when we direct our gaze toward other p., 94

who make this short span of life miserable, 178

Perils, 23

Perfection, 7, 9, 18, 79, 86, 109, 111, 126, 131, 224, 231, 244, 257

absolute p. is unattainable by man, 112, 129

Blessed P., see Bahá'u'lláh.

in one's work or profession, 277, 278, 279

Permanence, 22

Persecutions, 45, 76, 172, 250

Perseverance, 61, 183

Persia, 220

Peter, the Apostle, 4, 177

Phantasms, 244

Pharisees, 176

Phoenix, 54

Physicians, 277

Bahá'u'lláh is the real P., 154

Pictures, 137, 238

Piety, 119, 130, 271

Pilgrimages, 248

Places, 222, 224, 225

a p. in the world that fits you, 266

freedom is not a matter of p., but of ..., 283

God is ever present in every p., 243

of mortality, 15

this devilish prison p., 98

this nether p. is only ..., 137

within you, 118

Planes

future p. of existence, 123

of human activity, 253

the invisible p., 161

this earthly p., 32

Planet, 188, 220

Plans, 255

indispensable for the success of any idea or p., 41

the Divine P., 26, 188

Pleasure, 3, 53, 74, 210, 233, 246

Ploughs, 7, 9, 11, 181

Point

concentration on a single p., 163, 258

Focal P. of communion, 237

of similarity, 81

there is always a p. ahead of him, 112

Poison, 14, 88, 98, 178

Policy, 77

Polish, 26, 232, 238

Pomp, 221

Pools, 225

Poor, the, 49, 138, 193, 275

Positions, 221, 267, 275

Possessions, 138, 193, 220

Posts, 221

Poverty, 26, 49, 135, 261

Power, 221

a great p. of the soul, 164

armed with the p. of Thy name nothing can ever ..., 160

God will not task a soul beyond its p., 30

in the Faith, 56

it is a great p. to have a strong will, but a greater p. to ..., 141

of Bahá'u'lláh, 62

of constructiveness and accomplishment, 253

of determined and continued effort, 183

of God, 6, 70, 88, 115, 131, 138, 264

of insight, 161

of prayer, 183, 229

of Satan, 178

of that love which is born of God, 83

of the Cause of God, 114, 254

of the Heavenly Kingdom, 132

of the spirit, 219

of vision, 161

our own will p., 114

our test p., 164

reasoning p., 176

strive with all your p. to ..., 109

that ye may acquire innate courage and ideal p., 159

the acquisition of spiritual virtues and p., 231

the heaven of glory and p., 175

the one p. that can effectively guide and enable you to overcome the tests and trials of your life, 153

through the ideal P. man should be free and emancipated from ..., 156

to overcome evil, 8

to translate these celestial forms into ..., 238

which purifies the mirror from ..., 109

Praise, 94, 98, 99, 137, 157, 180, 193, 197, 199, 237, 277

Prayer, 71, 85, 96, 114, 115, 116, 118, 128, 132, 135, 172, 181, 224, 225, 226, 227, 231, 233, 235, 240, 241, 243, 244, 245, 246, 247, 248, 250, 254, 259, 267

and fasting is conducive to protection and preservation from ..., 223

and fasting is the cause of ..., 223

and supplication are two ..., 242

and supplications should be offered at ..., 13

automatic, formalistic p., 238

imparteth life, 239

in the highest p. men pray only for ..., 232

is a ladder, 232

is indispensable and obligatory, 223

service is p., 277

the power of p., 183, 229

the prayerful attitude is attained by two means, 234

the prayerful condition, 239

the state of p., 223, 236, 238, 239

the wisdom of p., 223, 224

verbal repetition of p. does not ..., 242

what is p.?, 236

See also Invocation; Supplication; Worship.

Prejudice, 87, 277

Preparation, 23, 24, 31, 234

Presence

in the p. of God, 222, 236, 246

in the p. of the friends, 222

Pride, 196

abaseth man to the depths of ..., 175

Prison, 18, 44, 132, 135, 149, 150, 220, 250, 282

of self, 103, 283

See also Bondage; Self, the bondage of.

the greatest p. is ..., 103, 283

this devilish p. place, 98

Privacy, 239

Privations, 59

Probity, 275

Problems, 26, 144, 152

inner p., 182

of the Cause, 186

one of the greatest p. in the Cause, 65

personal p., 22, 259

the solvent of humanity's p., 83

the role of consultation in p. solving, 256, 259

the solution of material p., 194

will be solved if ..., 185

you will suddenly find that you have conquered many of the p., 181

also Adversities; Afflictions; Calamities; Difficulties; Hardships; Misfortunes; Obstacles; Ordeals; Sorrows; Sufferings; Tests; Torments; Trials; Tribulations; Troubles; Vicissitudes.

Processes, 70, 250

life is a p. of ..., 21

of purgation, 25

such simultaneous p. of rise and of fall, of integration and of disintegration, of order and chaos, 188

Profession, 260, 261, 263, 269, 270, 276, 278

Profligate, 221

Progress, 4, 83, 112, 118, 147, 148, 149, 192

the fundamental principles of p., 154

what spiritual p. implies, 129

Projects, 255

Prolongation, 246

Prominence, 221

Promises, 123, 190, 221

Promptings, 81, 120, 122, 176, 199, 277

Proofs, 1, 8, 176

of one's piety, of one's trustworthiness and of the virtues of the All-Merciful Lord, 271

of nobility, 53

of the inadequacy of material things, 132

Prophets of God, 9, 19, 22, 26, 43, 55, 69

also Manifestations of God; Messengers, Divine.

Prosperity, 45, 193, 263, 275

can in no wise compare with ..., 52

Providence, divine, 28, 52, 54, 79, 188

Provisions, 188, 275

Psalms, 135

Punishments, 13, 18, 250

Purgation, 25

Purification, 9, 10, 11, 24, 59, 63, 87, 105, 106, 109, 116, 126, 149, 247

Purity, 4, 82, 83, 167, 176, 274

of heart while communing with God, 113, 246

of motive, 185

Purpose, 13, 91, 120, 253

all these will not change my p., 284

as utter nothingness beside His P., 143

His p. for us in this world, 270

of the religion of God, 231

sanctity of p., 197

the Divine Will and P., 58

the primary p. of the people of Bahá is ..., 221

the p. of an all-compelling Will, 188

thou must be firm and unshakeable in thy p., 284

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Qualities, 98, 117, 118, 178, 197, 244

if a man has ten good q. and one bad one ..., 96

if a person has one thousand good q., 112

the means of keeping all man's good q. in equilibrium, 124

the two q. of severance and attachment, 194

Questions

a most subtle, psychological q., 194

confronting humanity, 152

re: ordeals, adversities and tribulations, 13

re: physical suffering, 19

re: prayer, 224, 244

re: saints, 116

re: the self, 126

you put certain q. to your spirit, 161

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Radiance, 57, 109, 132, 171, 172, 188, 246, 263, 283, 284

Rain, 78, 79, 167, 206, 225, 263

Ranks, 108, 221

Reality, 13, 19, 81, 82, 137, 161, 164, 165, 176, 181, 193, 202, 220, 225

of man, 79, 126, 130, 192, 216

Sun of R., 34, 109, 161

Realms, 275

of the All-Glorious, 133

on high, 4

the eternal r., 5

Reason, 17, 164, 168, 177, 231, 243, 254

Reciprocity, 188, 253

Recompense, 15, 246

Rectitude, 79, 221, 274, 275

References, 267

Regret, 8, 202

Rejoicings, 33, 51, 98, 171

re: the very first test, 176

Religion

otherwise r. will degenerate into ..., 231

sacrifices in the path of one's r. produce always ..., 54

the essential foundation of every r., 84

the very foundation and purpose of the r. of God, 231

Religionists, 99, 276

Reliance upon God, 21, 37, 113, 137, 144, 172, 196

true r. is ..., 260

Remedies, 26, 97, 98, 132, 154, 168

Remembrance, 22, 38, 55, 69, 71, 110, 150, 193, 219, 248

of God, 7, 42, 43, 51, 105, 155, 212, 213, 278

Remorse, 8

Remover of difficulties, 157

Remuneration, 275

Repose, 25, 42

Resignation, 43, 113, 196

not with dull r., but with ..., 283

Resolve, 131, 188, 222

Rest, 48, 65, 140, 205, 211, 230, 283

Retribution, 13

Retrogression, 253

Rewards, 38, 43, 45, 123, 279

Ribaldry, 130

Riches, 49, 138, 197, 275

Righteous, 130, 180

fellowship with the r. cleanseth ..., 107

Righteousness, 275

Road

the r. is stony, 191

to salvation, 25

Roses, 1, 98, 284

Ruin, 132, 252, 273

Ruler, story of the r., 18

Rust, 107, 109

Rúz bih rúz, 117

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Sacrifices, 54, 186, 220 See also Self-sacrifice.

Sadness, 18, 99, 132, 230

Sailor, 169

Saints, 19, 116, 128

Sanctification, 131

Sanctity, 5, 82, 100, 130, 197, 225, 236, 247, 274, 275

Sanctuary of prayer, 242

Satan, 102, 112, 178

Scholars, 4

Sciences, 161

Sea, 62, 161, 167, 169, 284

he will become like unto a s., 178, 180

of sacrifice, 120

strong ships are not conquered by the s., 135

waves of one s., 81, 249

Secrets, 1, 19

of everlasting health, 154

of friendship and peace, 78

of things-in-themselves, 161

of self-mastery, 121

Seeds, 11, 233

of the spirit, 181

Seekers, 221, 223, 224

Self, 100, 111, 125

dissatisfaction with one's s. is ..., 112

empty of passion and s., 222

forgetful of s., 122

has really two meanings, 126

he hath known God who hath known himself, 126

if our chalice is full of s., 101

improvement, 19

is like the hunter, 118

man should know his own s., 261

our true s., 126

self-centered, 178, 253

self-denying, 178

self-desire, 109

self-discipline, 274

self-forgetfulness, 121, 122

self-love, 123

self-mastery, 121, 114

self-sacrifice, 8, 11, 73, 120, 122, 123, 126, 176, 220, 221

self-surrender, 143

the bondage of s., 104, 105

See also Bondage; Self, the prison of.

the desires of the s., 118

the fire of s., 110

the insistent s., 102

the prison of s., 103, 283

the yearnings of his higher s., 120

victory over s., 114, 131

Selfishness, 119, 120, 123, 126, 128, 154

Selflessness, 185, 221

Sensation, 236

Servants, 1, 32, 43, 58, 77, 79, 93, 99, 157, 170, 176, 199, 223, 227, 260, 261, 275, 276

Service, 63, 97, 115, 162, 170, 176, 183, 193, 195, 207, 250, 270, 271, 276, 282, 283, 284

is prayer, 277

the path of high-spirited s., 275

to the Cause of God, 36, 181, 254

Servitude, 131, 207, 275

Seven Valleys, 109

Severance, 8, 109, 154, 176, 194, 221, 222, 247

See also Attachment; Detachment.

Severity, 4, 5, 13, 19, 24, 38, 147, 168, 181, 183, 188, 190

Shadows, 135, 137, 220, 249

Shame, 132, 210

Shameless, 221

Shape, 225

Ships, 9, 135, 169

Shortcomings, 86, 109, 251

Show, 202

Sick, 89, 99, 132, 277

Sicknesses, spiritual, 154

Sight, 86, 87, 125, 161, 213, 224

of God, 138, 180, 201

Signs, 78, 88, 108, 112, 161, 176, 263

Silence, 96, 161, 238

Simplicity of spirit, 281

Simulation, 276

Sin, 90

sin-covering eye, 66

sin-covering gaze, 94

Sincerity, 79, 99, 109, 154, 176, 221, 229, 247, 276

Sisters, 83, 92

Slumber, 203

Smile, 34, 47

Society, 25, 26, 71, 221, 231, 253

Soil, 181, 227, 233

Solace, 137

Soldiers, 7, 172, 243

Solidarity, 253, 277

Solutions, 194, 256

Sorrows, 32, 47, 55, 85, 107, 135, 137, 205, 210, 218, 219, 248

all the s. and the grief that exist come from ..., 132

certain s. are the result of our own deeds, 14

grief and s. cause the greatest ..., 179

if not, they shall be beset by s. and troubles, 215

if s. and adversity visit us, 132

the net of s., 230

the purpose of s., 7, 9, 11, 20, 186

thus I have no s., 139

See also Adversities; Afflictions; Calamities; Difficulties; Hardships; Misfortunes; Obstacles; Ordeals; Problems; Sufferings; Tests; Torments; Trials; Tribulations; Troubles; Vicissitudes.

Soul, 11, 98, 105, 123, 164, 181, 240

human desires in the s., 118

of man has to be fed first, 231

the Beauty of God reflected in the s., 81

the burnish that shall cleanse the s. of all beings, 155

the enlightened s. of man, 129

to heal both the s. and the body, 226

what we have made of our s., 55

Source, 188

be the s. of comfort, 195

be the s. of consolation, 99

in order that the virtues of humanity may be attained from every direction and s., 195

of all good is ..., 136

of human happiness, 279

the exalted s., 108

Spark, 205

Spirituality, 1, 7, 8, 11, 18, 19, 20, 22, 25, 26, 42, 55, 59, 60, 63, 67, 71, 81, 97, 99, 106, 108, 109, 114, 120, 124, 126, 129, 153, 161, 168, 171, 176, 181, 185, 194, 196, 205, 209, 210, 211, 214, 215, 216, 217, 219, 221, 222, 224, 226, 233, 238, 242, 243, 246, 250, 282, 284

is the greatest of God's gifts, 132

is the substance of ..., 218

the chief means to acquire s. is ..., 231, 235, 236, 241

when you reach the highest station of s., 118

Splendors; Splendours, 177, 222, 225, 244

Stamina, 21

Standards, 8, 181, 273

Stars, 81, 82, 222

State, 44, 80, 221

invariability of inner s., 284

of comfort, ease, health, success, pleasure and joy, 53

of complete detachment, 11

of meditation, 161

of not being content with what God has ordained for you, 139

of prayer, 223, 236, 238, 239

of self-sacrifice, 11

of spiritual communion, 231

the highest and most elevating s. is ..., 238

the sweetest s. is ..., 236

Station, 2, 6, 139, 180, 198

envy lowers the s. of man and makes him a ..., 178

of absolute love, 68

of perfection and maturity, 257

of triumph, 284

the dignity of man's s., 130

to attain a supreme s. man must ..., 76

when God calls a soul to a high s., 176

when you reach the highest s. of spirituality ..., 118

Steadfastness, 4, 43, 54, 138, 147, 148, 170, 174, 221, 281

Stepping-stones, 16, 148, 149

Steps, 222

take no important s. in your own personal affairs without ..., 255

the first s. into the court of eternity, 193

the trials which beset our every s., 132

Stones

man becomes like a s. unless ..., 232

the hardest s. of hearts, 250

See also Stepping-stones.

Storms, 71, 169, 284

Straight Path, see Path of God.

Strangers, 79, 85, 87, 88, 98

Stratagem, 93

Streets, 227

Strength, 8, 26, 44, 63, 68, 71, 89, 90, 126, 132, 161, 168, 171, 172, 176, 183, 185, 254, 267

Strife, 98, 188

Struggle, 126, 128, 152, 167

for existence, 156

life is a constant s., 168

the last great s. of death, 282

Student, 100

Study, 16, 181, 233

Stumbling-blocks, 16, 149

Subjects, 15, 18, 100, 161, 176, 232

Success, 33, 41, 45, 53, 167, 176, 191, 192, 263, 273, 276

of our mission in life, 83

the hallmarks of s., 281

Sufferings, 12, 15, 55, 70, 93, 119, 132, 138, 172

all the s. you pass through in gaining the Kingdom of God will be ..., 219

all these s. are caused by the man himself, 14

can be utilized as a means for ..., 19

however afflictive your s. may be ..., 39

in every s. one can find ..., 19

in these days of s. and hardships ..., 41

it is only through s. that ..., 54

the greater your trials and s., the stronger should wax your ..., 58

the purpose of s., 7, 11, 18, 19, 23, 25, 26, 27, 45, 54, 59, 71, 229

the meaning of physical s., 19

See also Adversities; Afflictions; Calamities; Difficulties; Hardships; Misfortunes; Obstacles; Ordeals; Problems; Sorrows; Tests; Torments; Trials; Tribulations; Troubles; Vicissitudes.

Suggestions, 109, 238

Suicide, 36

Summits, 98, 237

Sun, 78, 79, 85, 163, 171, 244

of Divinity, 244

of Reality, 34, 109, 161

of Truth, 100, 109, 171

Sunlight, 135, 163

Suppliant, 238

Supplication, 13, 114, 115, 116, 176, 207, 222, 223, 226, 236, 240, 247

is the polish which erases all ..., 232

prayer and s. are two ..., 242

the mystery of s., 224

true s. to God must be actuated by ..., 232

See also Prayer; Invocation; Worship.

Supreme Concourse, 181

Susceptibilities

man possesses two kinds of s., 109

man's s. to evil, 8

of the higher intelligence, 236

Swords, 250

Symbols, 222

Sympathy, 89

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Tasks, 25, 167

a formidable t., 94

far from growing oblivious of their t., 188

the fruition of their divinely appointed t., 188

Taste, 224, 232

Teachers, 13, 27, 70

Teaching, 25, 44, 90, 183, 259

Tears, 135, 222

the world is wet with t., 132

Temperance, 274

Tempests, 9, 178, 284

of tribulations, 39

Tenacity, 37, 186

Tenderness, 13, 77, 89, 90, 98, 277

Tents, 98, 170

Tests, 70, 97, 153, 164, 167, 170, 171, 180, 181, 191, 219, 250

are either stumbling blocks or stepping-stones, 16

often our severest t. come from ..., 168

perhaps the greatest t. Bahá'ís are ever subjected to is from ..., 64

protection and preseveration from t., 223

severe mental t., 24

the purpose of t., 4, 7, 8, 10, 13, 16, 19, 21, 24, 45, 57, 58, 63, 100, 147, 148, 176, 229

the same t. comes again in greater degree until ..., 8

the very first t., 176

See also Adversities; Afflictions; Calamities; Difficulties; Hardships; Misfortunes; Obstacles; Ordeals; Problems; Sorrows; Sufferings; Torments; Trials; Tribulations; Troubles; Vicissitudes.

Thankfulness, 113, 193, 199

Theories, 221

Thirst, 85, 202, 221, 224

This will soon pass., 36

Thorns, 1, 78, 98

Thoughts, 233, 234, 236, 238

a man living with his t. in the spiritual Kingdom knows ..., 132

composure of t., 162

let your t. dwell on your own ..., 67

scattered t., 163, 258

some t. are ..., 161

turn all your t. toward ..., 99

when our t. are filled with bitterness ..., 132

Threats, 24, 98, 183, 273

Threshold, 13, 180, 197, 282

Thrones, 196, 243

Tidings, glad, 31

Tinsley, Mr., 18

Titanics, 284

Titles, 221

Toil, 26, 137

Tokens, 74, 78, 262

Tongue, 42, 99, 237, 243

a kindly t. is the lodestone of ..., 91

Torments, 10, 44, 220

See also Adversities; Afflictions; Calamities; Difficulties; Hardships; Misfortunes; Obstacles; Ordeals; Problems; Sorrows; Sufferings; Tests; Trials; Tribulations; Troubles; Vicissitudes.

Trades, 132, 262, 263

Training, 18, 77, 89, 141, 167

Trains, 227

Tranquillity, 12, 52, 162, 178, 209, 220

Transformation, 54, 109, 231

Treasures, 132, 196, 197

Treatment, 56, 93, 99, 154, 251

Trees, 9, 76, 81, 87, 148, 170, 174, 249, 253

Trials, 26, 38, 43, 44, 51, 71, 153, 169, 170, 181, 250

all the t. and troubles come from ..., 132

failures, tests, and t., if we use them correctly, can become ..., 63

have never prevented men from knowing ..., 220

in the time of affliction and t., 42

of homelessness and adversity in the pathway of God, 52

our anchor in every difficulty and t., 189

the purpose of t., 2, 3, 4, 5, 10, 19, 21, 57, 58, 100, 148

unless one accept suffering, undergo t. and endure vicissitudes ..., 45

whatever of t. and affliction the immediate future may hold ..., 189

See also Adversities; Afflictions; Calamities; Difficulties; Hardships; Misfortunes; Obstacles; Ordeals; Problems; Sorrows; Sufferings; Tests; Torments; Tribulations; Troubles; Vicissitudes.

Tribulations, 39, 43, 119, 188, 220

are essential characteristics of ..., 20

if t. touch thee for My sake ..., 150

thankfulness in the midst of t., 113

the purpose of t., 2, 6, 9, 11, 13, 20, 58

See also Adversities; Afflictions; Calamities; Difficulties; Hardships; Misfortunes; Obstacles; Ordeals; Problems; Sorrows; Sufferings; Tests; Torments; Trials; Troubles; Vicissitudes.

Triumph, 284

Troubles, 45, 49, 50, 56, 137, 145, 150, 170, 181, 258, 284

afflictions and t. are due to ..., 139

all the trials and t. come from ..., 132

all t. will vanish when ..., 220

are a rest to me, 283

if any t. or vicissitude comes into your lives ..., 31

if not, they shall be beset by sorrows and t., 215

if one will be happy and contented in the time of t., 53

nine-tenths of the friends' t. are because ..., 168

the t. of this world pass, and what we have left is ..., 55

whatever t. we have on our way to the Kingdom are ..., 219

See also Adversities; Afflictions; Calamities; Difficulties; Hardships; Misfortunes; Obstacles; Ordeals; Problems; Sorrows; Sufferings; Tests; Torments; Trials; Tribulations; Vicissitudes.

Trust in God, 133, 134, 135, 136, 137, 145, 146, 190, 211, 262, 264, 268

Trustworthiness, 98, 99, 113, 119, 221, 258, 263, 271, 272, 275

Truth, 1, 86, 91, 137, 176

Sovereign Word of T., 196

Sun of T., 100, 109, 171

Truthfulness, 113, 272

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Understanding, 91, 132, 176, 193, 233, 257

Ungodly, 107

Unhappiness, 31, 86

Unity, 66, 67, 73, 74, 84, 86, 154, 188, 222, 243

if you attain to such a capacity of love and u., 249

love and u. come hard when ..., 88

the foundation of real u., 81

with God, 142, 143, 202, 231

Universality, 79

Unrighteousness, 196

Upheavals, 188

Uprightness, 197, 275

Ups and downs, 281

Urgency, 227, 259

Utterances, 64, 176, 181, 223, 243

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Valiant, 34, 100, 183

Vanities of this world, 6, 199, 201

Vapor, 202

Veils, 32, 100, 125, 132, 157, 232, 242

Vengeance, 28, 85

Vessels, 224, 225

Vice, 130, 154

Vicissitudes, 31, 170, 196, 218

acceptance and endurance of v., 45, 283

See also Adversities; Afflictions; Calamities; Difficulties; Hardships; Misfortunes; Obstacles; Ordeals; Problems; Sorrows; Sufferings; Tests; Torments; Trials; Tribulations; Troubles.

Victims, 135, 221

Victory, 12, 182, 183

over self, 114, 131

Virtues, 7, 79, 117, 119, 125, 130, 154, 161, 197, 231, 271, 275

and attributes pertaining unto God, 113

of the world of humanity, 99, 195

Vision, 161, 188

the Most Sublime V., 200

this most holy and effulgent V., 201

Vocation, 31, 280

Voice of God, 143, 235

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Walls, 112, 204

Wants, 224

War, 98, 243

Water, 101, 137, 194, 202, 224, 225

Waves, 137, 167, 169, 178, 180, 284

of one sea, 81, 249

some thoughts are like w., 161

strong ships ride the w., 135

Way

Bahá'í w., 215

Middle W., see Middle Way.

of God, see Path of God.

to God, see Path of God.

Weakness, 8, 135, 184

Wealth, 164, 197, 221, 227, 261

Welfare, 25, 221, 275

Whips, 250

Wilderness, 235, 243

Will of God; Divine Will, 58, 176, 188

acceptance of and submission to the W. of G., 3, 38, 57, 113, 133, 135, 136, 137, 139, 140, 141, 142, 143, 144, 179, 184, 205, 222, 229, 283

See also Adherence; Obedience; Observance.

Winds, 4, 81, 169, 170, 172, 174, 284

Wisdom, 15, 185, 258, 261

and greatness of God, 233

and policy of God, 77

divine w., 226, 227, 246

everything which happens is due to some w., 17

in every suffering one can find a meaning and a w., 19

God's w. is ..., 19

of afflictions, 22

of prayer, 223, 224

of tests, 4

the design of an inscrutable W., 188

the fountain of the light of w. and understanding, 91

the great w. which may be hidden, 229

Wishes, 18, 32, 36, 85, 87, 99, 116, 133, 139, 199, 226, 227, 229, 233, 243, 244, 254, 259

Woe, 33

Wonder, 169

Words, 96, 137, 177, 203, 235, 243

apologize for harsh w., 64

Him Who is the Sovereign W. of Truth, 196

in the Seven Valleys, 109

it clotheth the w. with meaning, 91

lest ye wound any man with your w., 85

of God, 44, 107, 123

of His chosen ones, 107

our w. have no effect upon them except to ..., 250

perchance such ways and w. from you will ..., 98

prayer need not be in w., 233

the Hidden W., see Hidden Words.

these few w. embody the light of the world, 124

under the shadow of His W., 249

when exalting the W. of God ..., 44

whenever you are tried by the w. or deeds of others, 111

without love mean ..., 233

Work, 18, 34, 65, 132, 167, 176, 188, 191, 227, 235, 259, 265, 267, 268, 269, 270, 279

World, 11, 24, 25, 32, 42, 79, 88, 98, 106, 132, 160, 188, 197, 219, 233, 241, 257, 260, 261, 270

a place in the w. that fits you, 266

a recompense in another w., 15

an essential characteristic of this w. is ..., 20

attachment to the w., 5, 109, 118, 193, 194, 196, 198, 199, 200, 201, 202, 203, 214

by `the w.' is meant ..., 199, 200

detachment from the w., 220, 221, 232, 235

freedom from the w., 118

happiness both in this w. and the next, 215, 249, 279

how we could cut our hearts from the w., 204

individuals are torn by great forces at large in the w., 182

is but a ..., 202

is continually proclaiming these words ..., 203

is full of evil and dark forces and the friends must not ..., 72

is like the ..., 202

of being, 171

of contrasts, 205

of creation, 86, 108

of God is the w. of ..., 86

of humanity, 89, 99, 154, 275, 276

of love and contentment, 205

of nature, 156

severance from the w., 194, 222, 232, 235

the focal centers of the w., 244

the impermanence of this w., 22

the Kingdom is the real w., 137

the limitless w., 230

the love of the w., 214

the malevolent forces of the nether w., 34

the more difficulties one sees in the w. the more ..., 9

the more one is severed from the w., 8

the portion of man in this w., 26

the thoughts of this w. weigh heavily on my mind, 236

the troubles of this w., 55, 137

the vanities of this w., 6

the virtues of the human w., 130

then all the difficulties and hardships of the w. will not ..., 178

these few words embody the light of the w., 124

this earthly w. is ..., 230

Worldliness, 200

Worship, 231, 244, 246, 262, 263, 270, 277, 278

See also Invocation; Prayer; Supplication.

Worshippers, 131, 229, 238, 246

Wounds, 7, 85, 88, 133

Wrath, 13

Wretchedness, 131, 175

Wrong, 1, 99, 118

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Yearnings, 2, 120

Zeal, 24, 183, 250


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