Tablet of Baháʼuʼlláh to Varqá on how Manifestations Possess “Stations” Even in the Womb

What follows is my provisional translation (in other words, not official or authorized; see here for more) of a passage from a Tablet of Baháʼuʼlláh addressed to Mírzá Muḥammad-ʻAlí Varqá, which has been published in Máʼidiy-i-Ásmání, vol. 1, p. 22.

… And now concerning thy question about the Manifestations of God. Know thou that, even in the wombs of their mothers, the Manifestations possessed stations—stations which they continue to possess—and that these stations have ever been disclosed according to the exigencies of time and circumstance …

A typescript of the complete text of this Tablet appears below.

و این که از مظاهر امر سؤال نمودند ایشان در بطن اُمّ دارای مقامات بوده و هستند و به مقتضیات اوقات و اسباب ظاهر شده

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