Persian Bayán

Description: Between pages 41 and 42, there is a considerable amount of the text missing: the last part of Váhid 2: Báb 11, all of 2: 12, 13, 14, 15, and 16, and the first part of 2:17.  229 pp. of ms. (232 pp. of PDF).

Documents: Document A below is as this volume appeared in the INBA series. Document B is a scan of the original manuscript from which Document A was copied for the INBA series.

Note: While of course the manuscript page numbers are identical in the above two reproductions of this manuscript, the PDF page numbers differ by 4 (the PDF pages numbers in B being 4 more than A for the same page). If quoting a page number from the PDF, it will be necessary to specify whether you are referring to INBA 96A or INBA 96B.

Owner: Bahá’í World Centre Archives

Transcribed by: Sayyid Husayn Kátib Yazdí

Where available the downloads are:

PDF: Same as the online version.

DOCX: Text version of the document.

TOC: Table of contents (PDF) from inside the volume or created separately.

Citing the Afnan Library

When citing the Afnan Library be aware that the digital document (PDF) page number usually differs from the original document's page number. For citing a particular page, click on "View Document on Website" and find the page you wish to cite. Capture the URL of the document from the address line. Add to that the page number of the PDF from the top left of the viewing box. You may also add the page number of the original document in parenthesis. For example:, p. 10 (p. 7 of ms.)

View more detailed instructions here