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Tablets of Abdul-Baha Abbas

  • Author:
  • ‘Abdu’l-Bahá

  • Source:
  • Bahá’í Publishing Committee, 1909 edition
  • Pages:
  • 730
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Pages 212-213

“O thou maid-servant of the Blessed Perfection!…”

O thou maid-servant of the Blessed Perfection!
Thy letter was received. It was written in Persian. I was very much pleased. I hope thou wilt memorize all the poetry of the Blessed Perfection and chant with wonderful melody in the assemblages and gatherings. These verses will soon be translated into English poetical form and then this Divine Song will rise from those lands and reach the ABHA Kingdom in utmost joy and happiness.
Thou hast written that ….…. is giving lessons of [the Book of] Ighan 1 ; this news brought me real joy.
Thou hast written that ….…. hath started upon her trips again, to be engaged in the service of the Kingdom. In reality she is attracted and will bear every calamity and trial in the path of the Blessed Perfection and this very thing will be conducive to her spiritual development.
O thou attracted one! If thou art able, be thou engaged in the promotion of the Cause of God, either with ….…. or alone.
O thou maid-servant of God! Whatever thou dost and upon whatever occasion thou showest any effort, the end will prove fruitless except in teaching the Cause of God and in serving the divine Kingdom.
If the means of thy travel to these parts 2 be brought about, it is better to come alone, because ….…. must remain in those parts and be engaged in the service. The confirmation of the Holy Spirit will descend upon him uninterruptedly. 213
Convey respectful greeting to the beloved maid-servant of God ….…. and love her.
1. See page 107.   [ Back To Reference]
2. The Holy Land.   [ Back To Reference]