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Bahíyyih Khánum, the Greatest Holy Leaf: A Compilation from Bahá’í Sacred Texts and Writings of the Guardian of the Faith and Bahíyyih Khánum’s Own Letters

  • Author:
  • World Centre

  • Source:
  • Bahá’í World Centre, 1982 edition
  • Pages:
  • 231
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Pages 59-60

26: It was through the arrival of these pilgrims, …

1 It was through the arrival of these pilgrims, 2 and these alone, that the gloom which had enveloped the disconsolate members of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s family was finally dispelled. Through the agency of these successive visitors the Greatest Holy Leaf, who alone with her Brother among the 60 members of her Father’s household had to confront the rebellion of almost the entire company of her relatives and associates, found that consolation which so powerfully sustained her till the very close of her life.
1. 21 April 1933, to the Bahá’ís of the United States and Canada. (See The World Order of Bahá’u’lláh, pp. 81–82)   [ Back To Reference]
2. From the West, after the ascension of Bahá’u’lláh.   [ Back To Reference]