Wednesday, April 2, 2014

A Divine Shadow

saw this in a tweet (https://twitter.com/sci_phile/status/451374061642207232) but what made my jaw drop in astonishment is the most contested entry in Wikipedia Farsi.


The Shadow of the Divine, the Bab, haunts Persian still more than a century after his proclamation that he was the harbinger to the Promised One of the Ages (Baha'u'llah). Following him is the idiosyncratic Iranian worship of Hazrat Fatimah.

An interesting side note is that Macaulay succeeded it seems Wikipedia English is the default one for Desis.