Dominion (Mulk) 2015

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Tarpon Springs, USA

Adib Amini ©

Adib Amini ©

“Whatsoever thou dost see about thee—wondrous products of human workmanship, inventions, discoveries and like evidences—each one of these was once a secret hidden away in the realm of the unknown. The human spirit laid that secret bare, and drew it forth from the unseen into the visible world. There is, for example, the power of steam, and photography and the phonograph, and wireless telegraphy, and advances in mathematics: each and every one of these was once a mystery, a closely guarded secret, yet the human spirit unravelled these secrets and brought them out of the invisible into the light of day. Thus is it clear that the human spirit is an all-encompassing power that exerteth its dominion over the inner essences of all created things, uncovering the well kept mysteries of the phenomenal world.
The divine spirit, however, doth unveil divine realities and universal mysteries that lie within the spiritual world. It is my hope that thou wilt attain unto this divine spirit, so that thou mayest uncover the secrets of the other world, as well as the mysteries of the world below.”
-Selections From the Writings of ‘Abdu’l-Baha
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Ngorongoro, Tanzania

Victor Jason ©

Victor Jason ©

“O SON OF MAN!
Thou art My dominion and My dominion perisheth not; wherefore fearest thou thy perishing? Thou art My light and My light shall never be extinguished; why dost thou dread extinction? Thou art My glory and My glory fadeth not; thou art My robe and My robe shall never be outworn. Abide then in thy love for Me, that thou mayest find Me in the realm of glory.”
-Baha’u’llah, The Hidden Words of Baha’u’llah
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Pulanski Park, USA

John Etheridge ©

John Etheridge ©

“Glorified is He to Whom pertaineth the dominion of the heavens and of the earth, in Whose hand lieth the kingdom of all created things and unto Whom shall all return. It is He Who setteth the measure assigned to each and every thing and revealeth His goodly gifts and blessings in His sacred Book for the benefit of those who offer gratitude for His Cause.”
-The Bab, Selections from the Writings of the Bab
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Miami, USA

Rudy Umans ©

Rudy Umans ©

“O SON OF BEING! Thy Paradise is My love; thy heavenly home, reunion with Me. Enter therein and tarry not. This is that which hath been destined for thee in Our kingdom above and Our exalted dominion.”
-Baha’u’llah, The Hidden Words of Baha’u’llah #6
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Vancouver, Canada

Shahriar Erfanian ©

Shahriar Erfanian ©

“O SON OF SPIRIT! There is no peace for thee save by renouncing thyself and turning unto Me; for it behooveth thee to glory in My name, not in thine own; to put thy trust in Me and not in thyself, since I desire to be loved alone and above all that is.”
-Baha’u’llah, The Hidden Words of Baha’u’llah
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Brighton, USA

Sholeh Munion ©

Sholeh Munion ©

“All men are the leaves and fruit of one same tree, they are all branches of the tree of Adam, they all have the same origin. The same rain has fallen upon them all, the same warm sun makes them grow, they are all refreshed by the same breeze. The only differences that exist and that keep them apart are these: there are the children who need guidance, the ignorant to be instructed, the sick to be tended and healed; thus, I say that the whole of humanity is enveloped by the Mercy and Grace of God. As the Holy Writings tell us: All men are equal before God. He is no respecter of persons.”
-‘Abdu’l-Baha, Paris Talks
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Askoy, Norway

Lindsey Lugsch-Tehle ©

Lindsey Lugsch-Tehle ©

“Consider, for example, that man according to natural law should dwell upon the surface of the earth. By overcoming this law and restriction, however, he sails in ships over the ocean, mounts to the zenith in airplanes and sinks to the depths of the sea in submarines. This is against the fiat of nature and a violation of her sovereignty and dominion. Nature’s laws and methods, the hidden secrets and mysteries of the universe, human inventions and discoveries, all our scientific acquisitions should naturally remain concealed and unknown, but man through his intellectual acumen searches them out of the plane of the invisible, draws them into the plane of the visible, exposes and explains them.”
-‘Abdu’l‑Baha, The Promulgation of Universal Peace
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Adelaide, Australia

Chad Mauger ©

Chad Mauger ©

“O SON OF BEING! If thine heart be set upon this eternal, imperishable dominion, and this ancient, everlasting life, forsake this mortal and fleeting sovereignty.”
—Baha’u’llah, The Hidden Words of Baha’u’llah, Arabic no. 54

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1 Comment

  1. Andrea Hope

    8 February, 2015 at 7:21 am

    Wow I was really struck by the first two. Wonderful energy.