Perfection: Eliot, Maine, USA

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Abdu'l-Baha's Room at Green Acre in Eliot, Maine

Negeen Sobhani ©

Entrance to the room which ‘Abdu’l-Bahá occupied at the Sarah Farmer Inn during His visited to Green Acre in 1912. ‘Abdu’l-Bahá is regarded as the Center of Baha’u’llah’s Covenant and the perfect Exemplar of His teachings.
‘ “O Thou Who art the apple of Mine eye!” Bahá’u’lláh in His own handwriting thus addresses ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, “My glory, the ocean of My loving-kindness, the sun of My bounty, the heaven of My mercy rest upon Thee. 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.” ‘  – Shoghi Effendi, World Order of Baha’u’llah p.135


 

Negeen has had a film or digital SLR within arm’s reach for much of the past twenty years. She, her Italian-born husband, and Israeli-born children live in Oklahoma where she runs a wedding and photography business called Negeen Sobhani Photography. Stories behind the photos and new projects can be found on her blog.