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Bah Faith in Israel: Bah Shrines in Israel, Bah World Centre, Bah Pilgrimage, Shrine of the B b

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Published July 27th 2011
ISBN : 9781158115754
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38 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 29. Chapters: Bah pilgrimages, Bah shrines in Israel, Abdul-Bah s journeys to the West, Bah World CentreMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 29. Chapters: Bah pilgrimages, Bah shrines in Israel, Abdul-Bah s journeys to the West, Bah World Centre buildings, List of significant religious sites, Shrine of the B b, Arc, Shrine of Bah ull h, Pilgrim House, Mansion of Bahj, Terraces, Al -Muhammad Varq, Shrine of Abdul-Bah . Excerpt: Abdul-Bah s journeys to the West were a series of trips Abdul-Bah undertook starting at the age of 67 from Palestine to the West from 1910 to 1913. Abdul-Bah was imprisoned at the age of 8 and suffered various degrees of privation most of his life. Late in life he witnessed the relative ease of his father, the founder of the Bah Faith, in the last decade of his life, was himself appointed head of the religion, and was then suddenly freed at the age of 64 as a ramification of the Young Turk Revolution in 1908. During 1909 he saw to the early phase of the erection of the Shrine of the B b and entombment of its occupants, and in 1910 transitioned his family residence to Haifa, near to the Shrine of the B b. In 1910 he began to take steps to personally present the religion to the West. At first interested visitors came to him in relative ease in Egypt and then he began undertaking a series of trips to Europe and North America. At the time the major centers of Bah population and scholarly activity were mostly in Iran and north. By the early 1900s the community of Azerbaijan, now centered in Baku, numbered perhaps 2000 individuals and several Bah Local Spiritual Assemblies. In Turkmenistan the number of Bah ?s in the community in Ashgabat rose to 4,000 (1,000 children) by 1918 with its own hospitals, schools, workshops and newspapers. In Uzbekistan a community of Bah ?s in Tashkent had expanded to about 1900 members, supporting a library, Persian and Russian language schools, and publishing Bah literature. By ...