Do you know what its like to grow up poor?

Asked By: sheekchic 18 minutes ago

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Answer by pukirahe Dec 19th, 2011 at 1:39AM

To grow up poor is very fortunate.
I was born in a rural village without schools,
without health service, without means of
transportation. I know that any food with salt
is already very lucky.
I have no strong will, no intelligene, no talent.
The best thing of my life is to have faith in God,
learning and practicing His teachings,
and happily walking on the path of service,
as an unknown layman, until today.


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Baha’u’llah says:

“34. O DWELLERS OF MY PARADISE! With the hands of loving-kindness I have planted in the holy garden of paradise the young tree of your love and friendship, and have watered it with the goodly showers of My tender grace; now that the hour of its fruiting is come, strive that it may be protected, and be not consumed with the flame of desire and passion.” (Baha’u’llah, The Persian Hidden Words)


All are born quite rich
To thankfully grow up poor
On path of service


Can Someone Tell Me More About The Baha’i Faith?

Asked By: Pumpkinseeds 2 hours ago

I’m not looking to convert. I have my own belief system but I would like to know more about it. Thanks here’s a link below:

Answer by pukirahe Dec 18th, 2011 at 11:07PM
The Baha’i Faith is the renewal of all Faiths from God.
The Baha’i Faith, like Hinduism, Judaism, Buddhism….
might take centuries for mankind to learn and practice
and to see its divine quality.
Today, it is much easier to study the Baha’i Faith than
studying former religions, because:
Its literature is translated into over 800 languages,
so almost all people can read it in their mother languages.
Baha’is reside all over the world, so you can meet them
and converse frankly with them on all matters concerning religion.
Baha’is love and respect all people, without trying to convert,
but they try hard to build spiritual brotherhood.
Yes, just google the word “Bahai”, you will get abundant introduction
in books, images, videos, songs and historical facts about this new Faith.


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Baha’u’llah says:

“82. O MY SERVANT! The best of men are they that earn a livelihood by their calling and spend upon themselves and upon their kindred for the love of God, the Lord of all worlds. (Baha’u’llah, The Persian Hidden Words)


Baha’is are people
Who love and serve by guidance
Of Baha’u’llah


Do You Think After God Created Man He Was Disappointed?

Asked By: Propetess 5 hours ago

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Answer by pukirahe Dec 18th, 2011 at 8:31PM

God is pleased with the stone that turns into jade.
God is pleased with the plant that gives sweet fragrance.
God is pleased with the bee that makes honey.
But God is really disappointed with the man
who does not develop his own mind.


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Baha’u’llah says:

“7. O SON OF LOVE! Thou art but one step away from the glorious heights above and from the celestial tree of love. Take thou one pace and with the next advance into the immortal realm and enter the pavilion of eternity. Give ear then to that which hath been revealed by the pen of glory.” (Baha’u’llah, The Persian Hidden Words)


God loves all people
He shows the path to heaven
For them to walk up


What is the purpose of living, why are we here?

Asked By: lunarsun2012 3 hours ago

Answer by pukirahe Dec 18th, 2011 at 3:49PM

I am asking and answering again and again this important question.
Successively they are:
Life has no meaning.
Life is for living fully like other rich people.
Life is for learning how to live happily and usefully.
Life is to fulfil one’s duty as good citizen,
of the nation, and then of the world.
Life is to know and to serve God
(I finally find this ideal answer in the Holy Books).


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Baha’u’llah says:

“High, immeasurably high art Thou above the endeavors of the evanescent creature to soar unto the throne of Thine eternity, or of the poor and wretched to attain the summit of Thine all-sufficing glory! From eternity Thou didst Thyself describe Thine own Self unto Thy Self, and extol, in Thine own Essence, Thine Essence unto Thine Essence. I swear by Thy glory, O my Best-Beloved! Who is there besides Thee that can claim to know Thee, and who save Thyself can make fitting mention of Thee?” (Baha’u’llah, Prayers and Meditations by Baha’u’llah, p. 328)


All humans have minds
To ask and answer questions
Concerning their lives


How dangerous is philosophy?

Asked By: turtlesplash 12 hours ago

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Answer by pukirahe Dec 18th, 2011 at 3:38AM
Philosophy is as good as art, science, literature and agriculture.
They are the light, the life, the spiritual fruit of human activities, exclusively. They are the foundation of world civilization.
It would be best when these activities are placed under
the guidance of God, through His revealed religions.
Otherwise, it is the end of the human world.

Reply by turtlesplash Dec 18th, 2011 at 3:41AM
i’m getting better at understanding what you mean and i think you’re absolutely right here


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Abdul-Baha says:

“Is the materialistic philosophy of this Europe, so much praised by contemporary agnostics and atheists, a philosophy to be admired? Are these people wooers of the spirit? Nay, they have drowned that capacity and are out of touch with the kingdom of reality. Is this an enviable goal to which humanity may aspire? Is this a system of philosophy through which people may become glorified? No, by God, the philosophy of glory needs no scholastic curriculum.” (Abdu’l-Baha, Divine Philosophy, p. 139)


Knowledge is power
To build civilization
Through education


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