a Bahá'í Resource of Irfán (Gnosis)
منابع بهایی عرفانی
An approach to Contemporary Topics from a Baha'i-inspired perspective. May be relevant for scientists, thinkers, evidence-seekers, agnostics, and secularists. Also appropriate for spiritualists, religionists, and gnostics.
Disclaimer: This website www.hajir.org is not an official Baha'i website but a collection of research notes gathered by one individual. Opinions expressed here are transitional and subject to change and presented from only one pespective.
House of Baha'u'llah in Tehran, Iran
1. God the Great Imaginary Delusion
2. The Universe and Scientific Questions (Physics, Biology)
3. Competing Old Traditions and Ideas (Religions)
4. Other Philosophical Questions
5. The Manifestation of God [Insan-i-Kamil]
6. Path of Gnosis (Knowledge/Understanding)
7. Understanding stories and words of Past Manifestations
8. What is the Identity of God of religion if God is ultimately Imaginary due to our limits?
9. Baha’i Texts, Analysis and Translations
10. Other Baha’i sources on Gnosis
11. Learn More about Other Traditions
12. Baha’i Relics
His faith is the faith of benevolence
and His religion is the religion of forbearance.
This faith bestoweth eternal life
and this religion enableth mankind to dispense with all else.
It verily embraceth all faiths and all religions.
Take hold thereof and guard it well."
The Identity of God
within the context of the above-mentioned issues and concerns
Who or what is the Self or Nafs of God?
What is the Essence of God?
What is the Attribute or Name of God?
Who is Person or Haykal of God?
Does Baha'u'llah claim to be God Outwardly and Inwardly?
Are all Manifestations God?
Tablet to Jamali Burujirdi
Who speaks to the Haykal in the Suriy-i-Haykal?
The 4th Tajalliyat of Baha'u'llah
What does Shoghi Effendi explain?
"Tablet of I am God" by Baha'u'llah
What does the Bayan state?
The Seals of Baha'u'llah
What does the Universal House of Justice explain?
The Manifestation of God
The source of all learning is the knowledge of God and this cannot be attained save through the knowledge of His Divine Manifestation.
See below for approach to knowledge
Appearance, Appearing, Manifesting, Becoming Obvious, Becoming Visible
أصلُ النّارِ هی الجحاد فی آيات اللّه
"The most burning fire (an-nár) is to question (unwilling to believe, deny) (al-jah.ád)
the signs (the Verses) (áyát) of God"
رأسُ الکُفرِ هو الشِّرک باللّه
"The source of error (al-kufr) is to
disbelieve (join partners with Him) (ash-shirk) in the One true God"
أصلُ کلّ العُلُومِ هو عرفانُ اللّه
"The source of all learning (al-'ulúm) is the knowledge (gnosis, irfán) of God"