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Messages to the Bahá’í World: 1950–1957

  • Author:
  • Shoghi Effendi

  • Source:
  • US Bahá’í Publishing Trust, 1971 edition
  • Pages:
  • 175
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Page 156

Joyful Announcement of Progress

Joyfully announce to the Bahá’í world the rapid progress of the final stages of the construction of the Báb’s mausoleum on Mt. Carmel, as well as the splendid initiative of the Bahá’ís of Panama aiming at the acquisition of the site of the first Mashriqu’l-Adhkár of Central America. Erection of the lantern and the placing of the ribs of the dome completed. Five thousand gilded tiles dispatched from Utrecht have been safely received, half of which have been already placed in position, disclosing a glimpse of the shining splendor of the completed dome.
Appeal to national assemblies, East and West, to participate through contributions, in the meritorious endeavors exerted toward the eventual establishment of a Bahá’í House of Worship in the City of Panama, specifically mentioned by ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, situated in the heart of the Western Hemisphere. Myself contributed five hundred pounds for the furtherance of this notable objective of the Ten Year Global Crusade.
Share message with national assemblies.

[June 25, 1953]