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. In spontaneous tributes to an admired personality, He was eulogized as One who led humanity to the “Way of Truth,” as a “pillar of peace” and the embodiment of “glory and greatness.”

In honor of the Ascension of Abdu’l-Baha, here are 7 Baha’i Blog resources related to this commemoration:

1. Reflections on the Ascension of Abdu’l-Baha

This article shares some personal thoughts about the Abdu’l-Baha’s unifying legacy and some accounts of the events following His passing.

2. A Contemplative Gallery: The House of the Master

This image gallery of photographs taken by Negeen Sobhani shares some stunning photos of the House of the Master in Haifa, Israel, where He spent His final earthly hours.

3. Abdu’l-Baha: Unique

Arvel offers some thoughts on the uniqueness of Abdu’l-Baha’s station in religious history. He describes how Abdu’l-Baha was the exemplar of the perfect Baha’i life. And in His unique example, God shows us the good of which mortal human beings are capable.

4. “Abdu’l-Baha” by Dominique Sylvester

In this Baha’i Blog Studio Session, we’re in Johannesburg, South Africa with Dominique Sylvester who sings “Abdu’l-Baha” based on a tablet by Abdu’l-Baha.

5. 12 Wonderful Resources About the Life of Abdu’l-Baha

Naysan shares a list of useful and inspiring resources, both in print and online, both books and talks, about the life of the Master.

6. 19 Beautiful Quotations of Abdu’l-Baha on Instagram

This gallery features 19 images of short quotations from the Writings of Abdu’l-Baha.

7. New English Translations of Prayers, Tablets, Extracts and Talks by Abdu’l-Baha

Baha’i Blog was delighted to share the news from the Baha’i World Centre about some recently translates Writings of Abdu’l-Baha that can be found on the Baha’i Reference Library.

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