TB Lawh Madinat al-Rida' - Translation




Lawḥ-i madīnat al-rida'

(The Tablet of the City of the Radiant Acquiescence)

of Mirza Husayn `Ali Nuri, Baha'-Allah (1817-1892).


Stephen Lambden UCMerced.

In progress 18-10-2015


This is the Madinat al-Rida', the City of Radiant Acquiescence.

 In the Name of God, the Elevated, the Most Transcendent"

(bismillah al-`aliyy al-a`la).

The Mercy of God maketh mention, in very truth, of His servant that he might thereby be one chosen by the Supreme Concourse (al-mala' al-a`la) such that he might, at every moment, render thanks unto his Lord in that His Bounties upon him have been realized and upon the peoples of the heavens and of the earth....