Imam—A priest, saint, or religious leader, after the departure of Mohammed.
Imamat—The mission of the Twelve Imams of the Shi'ite School.
Irak—A large province of Persia. It is used by Baha'u'llah to symbolize the Persian language.
Islam—Literally "to resign one's self." The name given by Mohammed to His religion and its followers.
Israfil—The Angel who sounds the trumpet at the Judgment Day.
Kawther—A fountain in Paradise. The Bahai interpretation is the "fountain of Divine Knowledge."
K. S.—Koran Surat.
Mahdi—The title of the subsequent Manifestation.
Mustagath—Symbolizes the year or term appointed by the Bab for the appearance of " He whom God shall manifest," i.e., Baha'u'llah.
Parasang—A Persian road-measure.
Preserved Tablet—A tablet which contains the knowledge of all there was, is, and will be.
Red Support—Implies the Religion of Baha'u'llah reddened by the blood of martyrs.
Rizwan—The name of the custodian of Paradise. Baha'u'llah uses it to denote Paradise itself in the sense that Paradise is the Good-Pleasure of God.
Sadrat' Ul-Muntaha—The name of a tree planted by the Arabs in ancient times at the end of a road, to