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TAGS: - Metaphors and allegories; - Symbolism; Ama (cloud); Clouds (metaphor); Lawh Kullut-Taam (Tablet of All Food); Mysticism; Qasidiyyih-Varqaiyyih (Ode of the Dove); Rain (metaphor); Rashh-i-Ama (Sprinkling from the Cloud of Unknowing)
TITLEClouds and the Hiding God: Observations on some Terms in the Early Writing of Bahá'u'lláh
AUTHOR 1Moshe Sharon
DATE_THIS2012
VOLUME13
TITLE_PARENTLights of Irfan
PAGE_RANGE363-379
PUB_THISHaj Mehdi Armand Colloquium
CITY_THISWilmette, IL
ABSTRACTMetaphorical usage of clouds and rain in the mystical Tablets Rashh-i-Amá, Lawh Kullu't-Ta'ám, and Qasídiyyih-Varqá'iyyih.
NOTES This paper was first posted in Word format at Hebrew University of Jerusalem [archive.org], where the author is the Chair in Bahá'í Studies. It was later published in Lights of Irfan, and is mirrored here with permission from irfancolloquia.org/u/sharon_clouds.
 
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