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This is the first in a series of posts about the life of the Blessed Beauty. The concept is to present the Life of Bahá’u’lláh with the aid of images and texts from Bahá’í sources. Perhaps these materials can be of use when preparing presentations about Life of the Blessed Beauty. The materials can also be used for individual deepening in connection with the bicentennial celebrations. The two files together present the Life of Bahá’u’lláh. The first file contains images while the second provides explanations and stories compiled from the Bahá’í Writings and history books.

Life of Bahá’u’lláh Part 1 (1817-1844) Pictures

The Life of Bahá’u’lláh Part 1 (1817-1844)

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One day, Haji Mahmud Qassabchi’s, whose roots were from Baghdad, received an unexpected letter from a person unknown to him. This unexpected and very strange letter influenced him greatly and left an impression that was to catalyse his embracement of the Faith. This letter was from a young business man who had had dealings with Qassabchi’s brother. Read the rest of this entry »

Shoghi Effendi writes in God Passes by that the Blessed Beauty visited Haifa a total of four times [1]. The first visit took place when the Blessed Beauty arrived to ‘Akká by way of Haifa and the last was in 1891.

This compilation is also available to download as a pdf (Bahaullahs visits to Haifa).

 

First Visit (31st of August 1868)

 

“The first visit was of short duration, when He disembarked in 1868 from the Lloyd-Triestino steamer [2].

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When Ali Kuli Khan served the Cause in the United States, it happened that he frequently met with representatives of Iran in that country. In some of those situations, he had to take instant decisions of diplomatic character. In such situations, although he did his Read the rest of this entry »

‘Abdu’l-Baha recounted the following stories of early believers who exemplified being in constant a state of devotional attitude.

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