The explanation of Bab disgraced in Shiraz
The explanation of the first repentance of Bab
Bahaismiran: it is said in Babâ€™s biography that Bab did some measures in order to collate his claims with Islamic narratives; including traveling to mecca, adding his name in call to prayer and â€¦ .
After adding the phrase â€œI bear testimony that Bab is the remnant of Godâ€, a disturbance was caused and people and Shiite ones opposed. This action caused him to be recalled, enquired and arrested.
A brief explanation of the event:
After hearing Babâ€™s claims, Hussein Khan Vali held a meeting and invited socialites of Shiraz in order to listen to Babâ€™s speeches and to offer an appropriate answer concerning his claims. In this gathering Bab gave his speeches having no definite beginning or end in wrong, laughable Arabic words. He became too hated and despised to be excommunicated by them.
Hussein Khan Vali ordered him to be bastinado. Then his face was blackened to be shown round the city. After that he was taken to pulpit in a mosque in order to repent against people.
The chief mullah for Friday prayers in Shiraz asked about Ali Mohammad Bab Shiraziâ€™s claim and Bab answered:
â€œI am neither the deputy of the hidden Imam nor the middleman between the hidden Imam and people.â€ The chief mullah for Friday prayers said: â€œthatâ€™s enough.â€ The summary of Nabil Zarandi history, page 138â€
Ali Mohammad Shirazi was to be present in Vakil mosque the next day to announce people about his opinion regarding the claims.
Ali Mohammad Shirazi ascended a pulpit on Friday and said:
Curse upon a person who considers me as the deputy of the hidden imam.
Curse upon a person who considers me as the gate for achieving the hidden Imam.
Curse upon a person who says I reject Godâ€™s unity
Curse upon a person who says I reject the Excellency prophetâ€™s (P.H.) prophethood
Curse upon a person who says I reject the divine prophets
Curse upon a person who says I reject the commander of the faithfulâ€™s Imamate and other imamsâ€™ one. â€œThe summary of Nabil Zarandi history, page 141â€
This event happened in 1261 lunar calendar and after that event Bab stayed at home. After a while, he forgot those contempt in the pulpit. Thus Babâ€™s story dispersed all the citiesâ€¦ .