Bahá'í Glossary: Q
- Literally, "He who arises." The Promised One of Islám. Bahá'ís believe that the Báb was the Qá'im.
- "Speech," the fourteenth month in the Bahá'í calendar.
- The "Point of Adoration" toward which one turns during prayer. In former times the Qiblih had been Jerusalem. Muhammad changed the Qiblih to Mecca. The Báb specified that "The Qiblih is indeed He Whom God will make manifest [Bahá'u'lláh]; whenever He moveth, it moveth, until He shall come to rest." Bahá'u'lláh confirmed this, so that today the Qiblih is the Shrine of Bahá'u'lláh at Bahjí, where His earthly remains rest.
- "Power," the thirteenth month in the Bahá'í calendar.
- Literally, "the Solace of the Eyes." The Báb gave this name to Táhirih after she embraced His Cause. (Bahá'u'lláh later gave her the name Táhirih, which means "the Pure One.") In some of His Writings, the Báb also refers to Himself as Qurratu'l-'Ayn.
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