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My God, Thou Whom I Adore And Worship, Who
My God, Thou Whom I adore and worship, Who art Most P...

O Concourse Of Archbishops! He Who Is The Lord Of
O CONCOURSE of archbishops! He Who is the Lord of all...

23: O Son Of The Supreme! To The Eternal I Call Thee Yet Thou Dost Seek That
O SON OF THE SUPREME! To the eternal I call thee, yet...

115 The Crimson Ark #84
The Crimson Ark refers to the Cause of Baha'u'llah...

44: O Son Of The Throne! Thy Hearing Is My Hearing Hear Thou Therewith
O SON OF THE THRONE! Thy hearing is My hearing, hear ...

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Wert thou to consider in this station the last of them t...

105
From this most august and exalted station, and from this...





8 And When The Sun Of Truth And Utterance Shall Set






turn your faces
towards the Spot that We have ordained for you 6


Baha'u'llah ordains His resting-place as the Qiblih after His passing. The
Most Holy Tomb is at Bahji, Akka. 'Abdu'l-Baha describes that Spot as the
luminous Shrine, the place around which circumambulate the Concourse on
High.

In a letter written on his behalf, Shoghi Effendi uses the analogy of the
plant turning in the direction of the sun to explain the spiritual
significance of turning towards the Qiblih:


...just as the plant stretches out to the sunlight--from which it
receives life and growth--so we turn our hearts to the
Manifestation of God, Baha'u'llah, when we pray; ... we turn our
faces ... to where His dust lies on this earth as a symbol of the
inner act.





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