‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s travels

‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s visit to Montreal

‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s visit to Montreal

Posted: 2015/09/10

“The time of sojourn was limited to a number of days, but the results in the future are inexhaustible.”

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Correspondence between ‘Abdu’l-Bahá and May Maxwell

Correspondence between ‘Abdu’l-Bahá and May Maxwell

Posted: 2015/09/10

These letters give insight into the love that ‘Abdu’l-Bahá showered upon the Maxwell family, his close attention to the city of Montreal, and how this family expressed their love for ‘Abdu’l-Bahá in service to the Cause.

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The Maxwell family

The Maxwell family

Posted: 2015/09/10

This description of the lives of the members of the Maxwell family was originally published on “Arise in His Name,” a website of the National Spiritual Assembly designed to commemorate the centenary of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá visit to Canada. ‘Abdu’l-Bahá visited Montreal from 30 August to 9 September 1912, and stayed for a period in the Maxwell home, which was later designated a Bahá’í Shrine.

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‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s itinerary in Montreal

‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s itinerary in Montreal

Posted: 2015/09/01

Here is an itinerary of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s time in Montreal, Que. along with links to some of the talks he gave, based on an account of May Maxwell and first published on the “Arise in His Name” website. He visited Montreal from 30 August to 9 September 1912.

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Living in a state of prayer

Living in a state of prayer

Posted: 2015/05/27

In anticipation of the upcoming hard copy issue of Bahá’í Canada, “Enhancing the Devotional Character of the Community,” here is a video and transcript of Mr. ‘Ali Nakhjaváni’s talk on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s visit to Montreal.

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‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s travels to Egypt and the West

‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s travels to Egypt and the West

Posted: 2014/05/26

During the August 2010 to December 2013 centenary of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s travels to Egypt and the West, Bahá’í Canada produced a series of 12 articles which recounted some of the stories from that “glorious chapter” [1] of Bahá’í history, referred to some other significant historical events of that time, and suggested some possible links with the work of the Bahá’í community today.

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‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s talk at St. James Church

Posted: 2013/08/05

September 5th PRAISE BE TO GOD! It is with a deep realization of happiness that I am present here this evening, for I am looking upon the faces of those who are earnest in their search for reality and who sincerely long to attain knowledge of truth. God has created man and endowed him with […]

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‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s talk on the nature of man

Posted: 2013/08/05

The Maxwell Home, September 3rd NATURE is the material world. When we look upon it, we see that it is dark and imperfect. For instance, if we allow a piece of land to remain in its natural condition, we will find it covered with thorns and thistles; useless weeds and wild vegetation will flourish upon […]

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‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s talk on immortality

Posted: 2013/08/05

The Maxwell Home, September 2nd THE SUBJECT OF IMMORTALITY has been suggested. Life is the expression of composition; and death, the expression of decomposition. In the world or kingdom of the minerals certain materials or elemental substances exist. When through the law of creation they enter into composition, a being or organism comes into existence. […]

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The Master’s Greeting

Posted: 2013/08/05

The Maxwell Home, September 2, 1912 I AM EXCEEDINGLY HAPPY to meet you. Praise be to God! I see before me souls who have unusual capability and the power of spiritual advancement. In reality, the people of this continent possess great capacity; they are the cause of my happiness, and I ever pray that God […]

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