Azamat (Grandeur) 174 B.E.

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Vancouver Island, Canada

John Etheridge ©

“O wayfarer in the path of God! Take thou thy portion of the ocean of His grace, and deprive not thyself of the things that lie hidden in its depths.”
—Baha’u’llah, Gleanings from the Writings of Baha’u’llah

White Rock, Canada

Ryan Duly ©

“After journeying through the planes of pure contentment, the traveler cometh to THE VALLEY OF WONDERMENT and is tossed in the oceans of grandeur, and at every moment his wonder groweth. Now he seeth the shape of wealth as poverty itself, and the essence of freedom as sheer impotence.”
-Baha’u’llah, The Seven Valleys and the Four Valleys

Pori, Finland

Caroline Monje Morales ©

“Say: O bearer of My Name! Upon thee be My glory and My loving-kindness. Thou hast ever been adorned with the fair robe of trustworthiness and piety. These twin qualities are as two companions for thee in whom thou mayest find solace. They are as two sentinels who shall stand watch over thee, and two guardians that shall, by God’s leave, keep thee from harm.”
–Baha’u’llah, From a Tablet translated from the Persian

Prospect, USA

Lindsey Lugsch-Tehle ©

“Make firm our steps, O Lord, in Thy path and strengthen Thou our hearts in Thine obedience. Turn our faces toward the beauty of Thy oneness, and gladden our bosoms with the signs of Thy divine unity. Adorn our bodies with the robe of Thy bounty, and remove from our eyes the veil of sinfulness, and give us the chalice of Thy grace; that the essence of all beings may sing Thy praise before the vision of Thy grandeur.”
-Baha’u’llah, Tablets of Baha’u’llah

Mount Crawford, Australia

Chad Mauger ©

“O ye that abide beneath the tabernacle of grandeur! O ye that dwell within the pavilion of inviolable sanctity! O ye that are sheltered under the canopy of loftiness and glory! Lift up your voices and sing in the most melodious of tones in your most exalted chambers, for in this Dispensation the veiled Beauty hath been revealed, and the Day-Star of the Unseen hath risen above the horizon of ancient glory.”
-Baha’u’llah, Days of Remembrance (Ridvan section)

Chicago, USA

Sholeh Samadani Munion ©

“Souls are like unto mirrors, and the bounty of God is like unto the sun. When the mirrors pass beyond all coloring and attain purity and polish, and are confronted with the sun, they will reflect in full perfection its light and glory. In this condition one should not consider the mirror, but the power of the light of the sun, which hath penetrated the mirror, making it a reflector of the heavenly glory.”
-‘Abdu’l-Baha, Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Baha Abbas

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