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Baha'i Chasity

Chastity and Sexual Intimacy As A Bahá’í

“One speck of chastity is greater than a hundred thousand years of worship and a sea of knowledge.” (‘Abdu’l-Bahá, cited in a letter November 26, 2003, to the Bahá’ís of Iran from the Universal House of Justice) “…[T]he Bahá’í conception of sex is based on the belief that chastity should be strictly practiced by both sexes, not only because it is in itself highly commendable ethically, but also due to its being the only way to a happy and successful

Knowing your partner

Importance Of Knowing Your Partner’s Character

“Bahá’í marriage is the commitment of the two parties one to the other, and their mutual attachment of mind and heart. Each must, however, exercise the utmost care to become thoroughly acquainted with the character of the other, that the binding covenant between them may be a tie that will endure forever.” (‘Abdu’l-Bahá: Selections from the Writings of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, #86) “There is a difference between character and faith; it is often very hard to accept this fact and put up

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