Believed to be the angel appointed to sound the trumpet on the Day of Resurrection to raise the dead at the bidding of the Lord.
Written especially for Dr. Esslemont’s immortal work Bahá’u’lláh and the New Era.
Cities in China celebrated for their musk-producing animals.
Shahnáz, the name given to the recipient of this Tablet, is also the name of a musical mode.
An article from Andrew Carnegie’s book The Gospel of Wealth was published in England in the Pall Mall Budget and called The Gospel of Wealth, cf. Andrew Carnegie’s Autobiography, 255n.
This letter was signed by four hundred and twenty-two believers in America, and sent on 4 July 1905.
This is the first part of ‘Abdu’l‑Bahá’s reply to a letter addressed to Him by the Executive Committee of the Central Organization for a Durable Peace. The Tablet, described by Shoghi Effendi in God Passes By as of “far reaching importance,” and dated December 17, 1919, was dispatched to the Committee at The Hague by the hands of a special delegation.
This is a tradition which is quoted by Bahá’u’lláh (see Gleanings from the Writings of Bahá’u’lláh, item LXXXIX) and is also quoted by ‘Abdu’l‑Bahá in a Tablet which appears in the compilation of the Universal House of Justice on “Teaching.”