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In His Will, Baha’u’llah instructed all to turn to His eldest Son, Abdu’l-Baha, not only as the authorized interpreter of the Baha’i Writings but also as the perfect exemplar of the Baha’i Faith’s spirit and teachings. Every year Baha’is celebrate Abdu’l-Baha as the Centre of Baha’u’llah Covenant.

Fred Travels the Trains to See Abdu’l-Baha

November 21, 2022, in Videos > Animation, by

This animation shares a story from Vignettes from the Life of Abdu’l-Baha by Annamarie Honnold of a young man named Fred Mortensen and his journey to see the Master.

We are thankful to George Ronald Publisher, who owns the copyright of this book, for their permission to share this story.

To find out more about George Ronald Publisher visit https://grbooks.com

Baha’i Blog has a special collection dedicated to resources related to Abdu’l-Baha and the Day of the Covenant and a separate collection of videos, articles, music and more related to the Ascension of Abdu’l-Baha.

Image Credits:

  • Public Square, Cleveland, Ohio via Library of Congress (Digital ID: pan 6a08614)
  • Two men riding underneath a freight train, 1894 Public domain (via Wikipedia)
  • CV train, engine number 602, engine type 4-8-2, Denver Public Library Special Collections, OP-2849

The following images are courtesy of the Baha’i International Community:

  • Greatest Name at top of Dome of Wilmette Temple, 1953 – Baha’i News Issue 266, page 5
  • Abdu’l-Baha at Green Acre, Maine, August 17, 1912, excerpted from The Baha’i World
  • Grounds of Green Acre, 1920s, excerpted from The Baha’i World
  • Abdu’l-Baha in Dublin, New Hampshire, 26 July 1912 via Baha’i Media Bank
  • Fred Mortensen, from The Baha’i World Vol 11, page 485

All other images via Unsplash.com

Video Credit Dotty Visual Designs: https://dottymahdavi.com

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Sonjel Vreeland

In her innermost heart, Sonjel is a stay-at-home parent and a bookworm with a maxed out library card but professionally she is a museologist with a background in English Literature. She currently lives on Prince Edward Island, an isle in the shape of a smile on the eastern Canadian coast. Sonjel is a writer who loves to listen to jazz when she's driving at night.
Sonjel Vreeland

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