He was the eldest son and successor of Baha’u’llah, founder of the Bahá’í Faith. Render Him victorious, therefore, through Thy hosts of earth and heaven... Ordain, I beseech Thee, by the ardor of My love for Thee and My yearning to manifest Thy Cause, for Him, as well as for them that love Him, that which Thou hast destined for Thy Messengers and the Trustees of Thy Revelation. His face was so calm, His expression so serene, they thought Him asleep. ", “You wish me to take some food, and I am going?". Nov 18, 2020. Please come and join us on Sundays at 9:30 am at the Beaverton Baha’i … Sorrow, thereby, hath enveloped this Prison-city, whilst another land rejoiceth. - Baha'u'llah, The Kitab-i-Aqdas, p. 82, Less than five months before His ascension, ‘Abdu’l-Baha had beseeched God for release from this world, ‘Abdu’l-Baha knew the time of His passing, “I seemed to be standing within a great temple, in the inmost shrine, facing the east, in the place of the leader himself. When General Allenby swept up the coast from Egypt he went for counsel first to 'Abdu'l Bahá. Thus he raised his people to the pinnacle of glory, and great shall be his reward from God, the reward of the righteous! Truly ye are bearing the mortal remains of this ever lamented one to his last resting place, yet know of a certainty that your ‘Abbas will live forever in spirit amongst you, through his deeds, his words, his virtues and all the essence of his life. The Martyrdom of the Bab. The long train of mourners, amid the sobs and moans of many a grief-stricken heart, wended its slow way up the slopes of Mt. He went back to bed and when His daughter Ruha Khanum, later on, approached, she found Him lying peacefully and, as He looked into her face, He asked her to lift up the net curtains, saying, “I have difficulty in breathing, give me more air." We pray God to illumine the world through Thy knowledge and wisdom, to ordain for Thee that which will gladden Thine heart and impart consolation to Thine eyes. A few weeks after the preceding dream the Master came in from the solitary room in the garden, which He had occupied of late, and said: The family, who had been wishing that He would come and sleep in the house, not being happy that He should be alone at night, exclaimed, "Yes, Master, we think your dream means that you should leave that room and come into the house.” When He heard this from us, He smiled meaningly as though not agreeing with our interpretation. Cannot we witness the manifestation of Divine Will to exalt the Holy Land that it become, once again, the cradle of noble and generous ideals? Lowly and tearful, I raise my suppliant hands to Thee and cover my face in the dust of that Threshold of Thine, exalted above the knowledge of the learned, and the praise of all that glorify Thee. This I did, and He having eaten them turned to me saying, 'Have you any of your sweet lemons?' This same multitude – the peoples, religions, races, nations and kingdoms – would continue the work to which ‘Abdu’l-Baha had called them and would of themselves press forward in its accomplishment. The typical observance consists of devotional readings and is held at 1:00 AM, as ‘Abdu’l-Bahá passed away about 1:00 AM on 28 November, 1921. A devotional program to be used for the commemoration of the Ascension of 'Abdu'l-Baha Baha'i Holy Day. The land that received Mohammed; the land the dust of which is blessing and wealth…We shall be sustained by this Tomb and the One it contains. The Baha’i House of Worship, in collaboration with friends and communities across North America, will live-broadcast devotional programs of prayers, stories and music for the 2020 observance of two special days honoring ‘Abdu’l-Baha. The Ascension of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá – a Baha’i Holy Day Program. Dec 9, 2016 - Explore Elaine Haddad's board "Baha'i Devotions" on Pinterest. Regional activities Western Massachusetts, MA. O great revered Sleeper! Is it he who but yesterday was great in his life and is today in his death greater still? In short, O ye friends of God and maidservants of the Merciful! Thou art the all-wise, and all else beside thee are only learned. This holiday commemorates the death of `Abdu’l-Bahá in his house in Haifa in 1921. Blessed, doubly blessed, is the ground which His footsteps have trodden, the eye that hath been cheered by the beauty of His countenance, the ear that hath been honoured by hearkening to His call, the heart that hath tasted the sweetness of His love, the breast that hath dilated through His remembrance, the pen that hath voiced His praise, the scroll that hath borne the testimony of His writings. Relieve me from these woes and trials, from these afflictions and troubles. My desire is that after I am gone the loved ones may all arise to serve the divine Cause, please God, so it shall be. Music, violin piece entitled "Conversation." The official Baha'i international community website is www.Bahai.org. His good and faithful servant Isma’il Aqa, relates the following: The ancient glory of this land is restored. The Ascension of Abdu’l Baha (1844–1921), like the Day of the Covenant (November 26), is a Baha’i holy day honouring Abdu’l Baha, who succeeded Baha’u’llah (1819–1892), prophet-founder of the Baha’ı Faith, and led the Baha’i community from 1892 to 1921. The object of this sacred verse is none other except the Most Mighty Branch [Abdu'l-Bahá]. It is simply an individual initiative to share relevant content and resources for those interested in Baha'i related topics. ... `Abdu'l-Bahá, in 1891. - See Bagdadi, Star of the West [1922]; and Balyuzi, ‘Abdu’l-Baha ́, 466–72. If you have content you would like to contribute, please contact us. I was present with the friends at the tomb. The program itself takes about 60 minutes. The typical observance consists of devotional readings and is held at 1:00 AM, as ‘Abdu’l-Bahá passed away about 1:00 AM on 28 November, 1921. There hath branched from the Sadratu'l-Muntaha this sacred and glorious Being, this Branch of Holiness; well is it with him that hath sought His shelter and abideth beneath His shadow. He again lay down, and as some food was offered Him, He remarked in a clear and distinct voice: He gave them a beautiful look. Twitter Facebook Email. Illumine his heart, gladden his bosom, kindle his light, that he may serve Thy Cause and Thy-servants. "Some time, about twenty days before my Master passed away, I was near the garden when I heard Him summon an old believer saying: 'Come with me that we may admire together the beauty of the garden. "The Day of the Covenant Nov. 26th, and the Day of the Ascension, Nov. 28th, anniversaries of the birth and the Ascension of Abdu'l-Bahá, must be observed by the friends coming together, but work is not prohibited. Bring two of your oranges for me that I may eat them for your sake.' After them came the Consuls and the notables of the land, followed by the vast multitude of those who reverenced and loved him. Abdu’l-Bahá’s tone made it clear that Bahá’u’lláh’s ascension from this world was fast approaching. Carmel to the Mausoleum of the Bab - Shoghi Effendi, God Passes By, 313. He then withdrew to His room, lay down on His bed and said, "Cover me up. Behold, what the spirit of devotion is able to achieve! The other is the Anniversary of the Birth of `Abdu’l-Bahá. The typical observance consists of devotional readings and is held at 1:00 AM, as ‘Abdu’l-Bahá passed away about 1:00 AM on 28 November, 1921. Look to your right, look to your left, look East and look West and behold, what glory and greatness have vanished! A gift coloring page to commemorate the Ascension of ‘Abdul’Bahá. 'Do you desire anything more?' Though moving in a sphere of His own and holding a rank radically different from that of the Author and the Forerunner of the Bahá'í Revelation, He, by virtue of the station ordained for Him through the Covenant of Bahá'u'lláh, forms together with them what may be termed the Three Central Figures of a Faith that stands unapproached in the world's spiritual history. by Susan Gammage | Nov 6, 2011 | Community Building, Holy Days | 2 comments. He was genius itself, high in character and had the best reputation. The funeral procession for ‘Abdu’l-Baha took place on November 29, 1921. He is verily potent over what He willeth, and in His grasp is the dominion of the entire creation. Carmel to the Mausoleum of the Báb… Close to the eastern entrance of the Shrine, the sacred casket was placed upon a plain table, and, in the presence of that vast concourse, nine speakers, who represented the Muslim, the Jewish and Christian Faiths…delivered their several funeral orations. And now he is gathered to glory, a pure angel, richly robed in benevolent deeds, noble in his precious virtues. (O Thou the glory of glories) [reference to Baha’u’llah] I have renounced the world and the people thereof, and am heartbroken and sorely afflicted because of the unfaithful. The Baha’i House of Worship and Welcome Center remains closed due to COVID-19 restrictions. The physician, who was summoned to His bedside at that hour, and closed His eyes, was Dr Florian Krug of New York, the same man who once bitterly resented the Faith of Baha'u'llah, and wanted alienists to examine his wife because of her intense devotion to it. The philosophy of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá is simple and plain, yet sublime. An estimated 10,000 townspeople joined together in the procession, acclaimed as the largest and most memorable funeral event the city of Haifa had seen. Baghdad--the ’Abbasid capital--also served as a prison for Him and for His Father. The Ascension of ‘Abdu’l-Baha, like the Day of the Covenant (November 26), is a Baha'i holy day honoring ‘Abdu’l-Baha ́(1844–1921), who succeeded Baha'u’llah (1819–1892), prophet founder of the Baha'i Faith, and led the Baha'i community from 1892 to 1921. Last night I did not sleep well, I felt cold. This program can be enjoyed on it's own or used as a companion piece for your community's commemoration. He had now come, a pilgrim, with his wife [Grace], and 'Abdu'l-Baha had allocated them a room in the compound of His own house… Other Western pilgrims present in Haifa at that poignant hour were Louise and John Bosch from California, Ethel Rosenberg from London, and Fraulein Johanna Hauff from Stuttgart were the Western pilgrims present in Haifa at that poignant hour, as well as Curtis Kelsey from the United States, who was in Haifa to attend to electrical installations in the Shrine of the Bab. - Bahá'u'lláh, in a prayer revealed in 'Abdu'l-Bahá's honor, The night of July l0th 1921 'Abdu'l-Baha was on Mount Carmel by the Shrine of the Bab. Thou hast departed in the Holy Land wherein Christ and the Virgin Mary lived. See All Articles. “Abdu'l-Baha was great in all the stages of his life. At dawn on the tenth day, Abdu’l-Bahá came again to the Pilgrim House. It is simply an individual initiative to share relevant content and resources for those interested in Baha'i related topics. After He had dressed He was persuaded to remain on the sofa in His room. O thou revered voyager! Thou hast been good to us, thou hast guided us, thou hast taught us, thou hast lived amongst us greatly, with the full meaning of greatness, thou hast made us proud of thy deeds and of thy words. He was the eldest son and successor of Baha… The Ascension of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá is a holy day that commemorates the death of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá. The Ascension of ‘Abdu’l-Baha´ commemorates the death—and, retrospec-tively,thelife—of‘Abdu’l-Baha´,whopassedawayquietlyinhishomeonNovem-ber 28, 1921, in Haifa, Palestine (now Israel), at the age of 77. Details forthcoming. There, He revealed a Tablet and a prayer in honour of a 'kinsman of the Bab', who had died recently. An inspirational presentation of the Tablet of 'Abdu'l-Bahá with techniques for memorizing it. For Palestine he had the brightest hopes. He died in Haifa on this day in 1921. Help me to be selfless at the heavenly entrance of Thy gate, and aid me to be detached from all things within Thy holy precincts. The covenant of love and devotion will remain forever between us. See more ideas about Bahai faith, Baha, Bahai quotes. Thou hast raised the Orient to the summit of glory, hast shown loving kindness to the people, trained them in righteousness, and hast striven to the end, till thou hast won the crown of glory. It is observed on 6 Qawl (27 or 28 November). Here are some lines from it: Among the final speakers was Salomon Bouzaglo, one of the leading figures of the Jewish population of Haifa, who spoke in French. May my life be a sacrifice to one like thee. He towers, in conjunction with them, above the destinies of this infant Faith of God from a level to which no individual or body ministering to its needs after Him, and for no less a period than a full thousand years, can ever hope to rise. Since no specific instructions were given, she decided to inter him in a place of enduring honor. […] He asked for the fur-lined coat which had belonged to Baha’u’llah. This prayer, revealed by `Abdu'l-Bahá, is read at His Shrine. After the ascension of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, no trace of them shall remain. It is not only our country’s loss but a world affliction…He hath lived for well-nigh eighty years the life of the Messengers and Apostles of God. The last selection on Saturday, November 27, 2021 will be the Tablet of Visitation for ‘Abdu’l-Bahá. As they slowly wended their way up Mount Carmel, the Vineyard of God, the casket appeared in the distance to be borne aloft by invisible hands, so high above the heads of the people was it carried. It accords with human character. What eloquent lips are hushed! He is the All-Glorious! Ya-Baha’u’l-Abha! Abdu’l-Baha’s funeral on Mt. We wanted something that was readily available when the time came to commemorate the Ascension of 'Abdu'l-Baha, so that everyone has the opportunity to feel connected during this time. “Whoso reciteth this prayer with lowliness and fervor will bring gladness and joy to the heart of this Servant; it will be even as meeting Him face to face” (Baha'i ́ Prayers, 234). For more videos like this, please visit the YouTube channel of the Baha’is of the United States. You are welcome to “save as” the PDF here: 2017_DHLLC_Melissa Charepoo_ Ascension of Abdu’l Baha2017 Whoso turneth towards Him hath turned towards God, and whoso turneth away from Him hath turned away from My beauty, hath repudiated My Proof, and transgressed against Me. "O Thou Who art the apple of Mine eye!" The following are extracts from some of the speeches given on the occasion of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s funeral. In the morning of Saturday, November 26th, He arose early, came to the tea room and had some tea. Persia--the ancient cradle of divine philosophy--threw out her children, whose ideas were conceived in her land. …the sun of knowledge has set; the moon of virtues has disappeared; the throne of glory has crumbled, and the mountain of kindness is levelled by the departure of this benevolent one from the mortal world to the immortal realm. Internment of 'Abdu'l-Baha at the Shrine of 'Abdu'l-Baha, "The interment of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá Himself within a vault of the Báb’s mausoleum, enhancing still further the sacredness of that mountain; the installment of an electric plant, the first of its kind established in the city of Haifa, flooding with illumination the Grave of One Who, in His own words, had been denied even “a lighted lamp” in His fortress-prison in Á, This prayer, revealed by `Abdu'l-Bahá, is read at. I understood His meaning but never dreamed His end was so nigh." May the Lord inspire all thy household and thy kindred with patience in this grievous calamity, and immerse thee in the ocean of His grace and mercy! The Festival of Riḍván. ... To whom shall the poor now look? — ‘Abdu’l-Bahá Hearts of Fire — "Hearts of Fire is a collection of devotionals that we created from our hearts because of the fire of our love for Bahá’u’lláh, and a… O God, my God! Perry Productions - Tablet of Visitation of 'Abdu'l-Bahá - Memorization. But this calamity will never be forgotten.’. The first speaker was Yúsuf al-Khatib, a well-known Muslim orator: The next speaker was Ibrahim Nassar, a celebrated Christian writer: The Christian writer was followed by the Mufti of Haifa, Muhammad Murad: Another distinguished Muslim, ‘Abdu’llah Mukhlish, followed the Mufti of Haifa: Next, Shaykh Yúnus al-Khatib, a Muslim poet of note, recited a poem he had composed; and he was followed by Bishop Bassilious, the head of the Greek Catholic Church of Haifa, who dwelt particularly on ’Abdu’l-Bahá’s humanitarian deeds, His generosity to the poor, His charm and majesty of mien. He is the All-Powerful, the All-Knowing, the All-Wise. One like thee, who has all perfections, virtues and honors, is eternal…O ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, O son of Bahá’u’lláh! Covenant – Ascension of ‘Abdu’l-Baha January 26, 2018 This Interfaith Devotional program focuses on the Covenant between God and man: that God will always provide guidance to humanity and our part is to recognize God’s Messengers and abide by His Teachings. He was so well-loved that more … O ’Abdu’l-Bahá, O son of Bahá’u’lláh! Suddenly the thought came to me to go forth from the temple. Rest thou happily under the shadow of the mercy of the Lord thy God, and He verily, shall well reward thee. Wadi’ Bustani, a young Christian, had a poem to offer. Typically, Holy Writings can be shared in meetings or meditated on individually. The guidance and protection of the Spirit had now fallen upon Abdu’l-Bahá, the eldest son, and the Will proclaimed plainly that all should turn to Him. A Bibliography of Native Americans and the Bahá’í Faith. He had called that same vast multitude - all peoples, all religions, all races, all nations and all kingdoms - to unity and peace, to universal love and brotherhood ; and having called them, returned to God, the Beloved, at whose command He had raised the majestic call, had given the divine message. Praise and thanksgiving be unto Thee for Thou hast guided me to the highway of the kingdom, suffered me to walk in this straight and far-stretching path, illumined my eye by beholding the splendors of Thy light, inclined my ear to the melodies of the birds of holiness from the kingdom of mysteries and attracted my heart with Thy love among the righteous. When the Mystic Dove will have winged its flight from its Sanctuary of Praise and sought its far-off goal, its hidden habitation, refer ye whatsoever ye understand not in the Book to Him Who hath branched from this mighty Stock. About the Ascension of Abdu'l-Baha When He passed away at the age of 77 on 28 November 1921, Abdu'l-Baha's funeral was attended by 10,000 mourners of numerous religious backgrounds. (The following article is by Matt Giani from bahaiblog.net) On May 29, 1892, shortly before dawn began to break, Baha’u’llah passed on from this mortal life and His spirit was finally “released from the toils of a life crowded with tribulations.”[i] He was surrounded only by family members and a small but loyal band of followers. [He was the father of the Hand of the Cause Balyuzi, who had died in Tihran, on May 6th]. Already nine months before His ascension Bahá’u’lláh, as attested by ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, had voiced His desire to depart from this world. The following passage was penned by Bahá’u’lláh, the Prophet-Founder of the Bahá’í Faith, when His son, Abdu’l-Bahá, was finally able to leave their prison city in Israel and visit Beirut. Join Zoom Meeting. For decades, ‘Akka--the Bastille of the Ottomans--held Him a prisoner. Brent Poirier, The Ascension of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá. Share. I became aware that a large number of people were flocking into the temple; and yet more crowded in, taking their places in rows behind me, until there was a vast multitude. - Shoghi Effendi, The World Order of Baha'u'llah, p. 131. One instance of this will illustrate the point: Woe unto the poor, for lo! Some rose-water was brought of which He drank, sitting up in bed to do so, without any help. Who shall care for the hungry? 'Abdu'l-Bahá beseeched God, in that prayer, for His own release from this world. The Ascension of `Abdu’l-Bahá is one of only two days that work is suspended for the Bahá’í followers. The casket was carried from ‘Abdu’l-Baha´’s house, […] This “Tablet of Visitation” for ‘Abdu’l-Baha ́ captures the quintessence of his character, expressed in this supplication: “Lord! He often put on this coat when He was cold or did not feel well, We so loved it. The Ascension of ‘Abdu’l-Baha commemorates the death—and, retrospectively, the life—of ‘Abdu’l-Baha, who passed away quietly in his home on November 28, 1921, in Haifa, Palestine (now Israel), at the age of 77. These concluded, the High Commissioner drew close to the casket, and, with bowed head fronting the Shrine, paid his last homage of farewell to ‘Abdu’l-Bahá: the other officials of the Government followed his example. After the meal, we watched a movie “The Promise of All Ages” and after a break, we tried for the first time the board game “Spiritual Pursuit” . The Ascension of ‘Abdu’l-Baha, like the Day of the Covenant (November 26), is a Baha'i holy day honoring ‘Abdu’l-Baha ́ (1844–1921), who succeeded Baha'u’llah (1819–1892), prophet founder of the Baha'i Faith, and led the Baha'i community from 1892 to 1921. Thou leader of men, generous and benevolent! The views and information found on UpliftingWords.org are not necessarily the official views of the Baha'i Faith. Make me as dust in the pathway of Thy loved ones, and grant that I may offer up my soul for the earth ennobled by the footsteps of Thy chosen ones in Thy path, O Lord of Glory in the Highest. He told all the family to go to bed and rest. You are welcome to “save as” the PDF here: 2017_DHLLC_Melissa Charepoo_ Ascension of Abdu’l Baha2017 He had gone from the gaze of His loved ones! This program can be enjoyed on it's own or used as a companion piece for your community's commemoration. and the desolate, the widow and the orphan? Stories and messages of Triumph during COVID-19. ‘Abdu’l-Baha’s last hours on Earth are described in God Passes By as follows: “Till the very last day of His earthly life ‘Abdu’l- Bahá continued to shower that same love upon high and low alike, to extend that same assistance to the poor and the down- trodden, and to carry out those same duties in the service of His Father’s Faith, as had been His wont from the days of His boyhood. In the afternoon He sent all the friends to the tomb of the Bab, where on the occasion of the anniversary of the declaration of the Covenant a feast was being held, offered by a Parsi pilgrim who had lately arrived from India. So united were they in their acclamation of him, as the wise educator and reconciler of the human race in this perplexed and sorrowful age, that there seemed to be nothing left for the Bahá’ís to say. These souls are ignorant of what will happen and are proud of their own fancies. Two of His daughters however stayed with Him. The official Baha'i international community website is www.Bahai.org. Cambridge University scholar Edward Granville Browne, who first met 'Abdu'l-Bahá in 1890, described 'Abdu'l-Bahá as follows:"Seldom have I seen one whose appearance - Baha'u'llah, Tablets of Baha'u'llah, p. 221. It is observed on 6 Qawl (27 or 28 November). The Changing Role of Women During ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s Ministry. ", "The interment of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá Himself within a vault of the Báb’s mausoleum, enhancing still further the sacredness of that mountain; the installment of an electric plant, the first of its kind established in the city of Haifa, flooding with illumination the Grave of One Who, in His own words, had been denied even “a lighted lamp” in His fortress-prison in Ádhirbayján; the construction of three additional chambers adjoining His sepulcher, thereby completing ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s plan for the first unit of that Edifice; the vast extension, despite the machinations of the Covenant-breakers, of the properties surrounding that resting-place, sweeping from the ridge of Carmel down to the Templar colony nestling at its foot, and representing assets estimated at no less than four hundred thousand pounds, together with the acquisition of four tracts of land, dedicated to the Bahá’í Shrines, and situated in the plain of ‘Akká to the north, in the district of Beersheba to the south, and in the valley of the Jordan to the east, amounting to approximately six hundred acres; the opening of a series of terraces which, as designed by ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, are to provide a direct approach to the Báb’s Tomb from the city lying under its shadow; the beautification of its precincts through the laying out of parks and gardens, open daily to the public, and attracting tourists and residents alike to its gates—these may be regarded as the initial evidences of the marvelous expansion of the international institutions and endowments of the Faith at its world center.". 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