The Life Of Baha’u’llah

Views:
 
Category: Entertainment
     
 

Presentation Description

No description available.

Comments

Presentation Transcript

The Life Of Baha’u’llah : 

The Life Of Baha’u’llah “This is the changeless Faith of God, eternal in the past, eternal in the future.” -Baha’u’llah

The Childhood of Baha’u’llah : 

The Childhood of Baha’u’llah The City of Tehran, where Baha’u’llah was born

An Early Experience : 

An Early Experience Takur, in the north of Iran, where the family of Bahá’u’lláh had a house.

Baha’u’llah as a Youth : 

Baha’u’llah as a Youth The house of Bahá’u’lláh in Takur, Mázindarán, destroyed by the government in 1981.

Early Adulthood : 

Early Adulthood Another view of the house of Bahá’u’lláh in Takur, Mázindarán.

“Father of the Poor” : 

“Father of the Poor” Bahá’u’lláh's room in His house in Takur, Mázindarán, kept in its original condition.

Ardent Supporter of a New Religion : 

Ardent Supporter of a New Religion Murgh-Mahallih, Bahá’u’lláh's summer residence in Shimran, on the lower slopes of the Elburz Mountains, Iran.

Baha’u’llah tortured in Mazindaran : 

Baha’u’llah tortured in Mazindaran The mosque in Amul, Mázindarán, Iran

Government orders Baha’u’llah’s Arrest : 

Government orders Baha’u’llah’s Arrest The village of Afchih, near Tehran.

A Revelation from God : 

A Revelation from God A view of the city of Tehran, where Bahá’u’lláh was imprisoned in 1852.

Banishment from IranAfter four months in the Black Pit, Bahá’u’lláh was banished from His native land – the beginning of 40 years of exile, further imprisonment and persecution. He was forced to set out even before recuperating from the ill health caused by being in the dungeon and from the wounds resulting from the weighty chains around His neck. He went first to Baghdad, then a part of the Ottoman Empire. Complicity between the Persian and Ottoman rulers governed all His remaining banishments. : 

Banishment from IranAfter four months in the Black Pit, Bahá’u’lláh was banished from His native land – the beginning of 40 years of exile, further imprisonment and persecution. He was forced to set out even before recuperating from the ill health caused by being in the dungeon and from the wounds resulting from the weighty chains around His neck. He went first to Baghdad, then a part of the Ottoman Empire. Complicity between the Persian and Ottoman rulers governed all His remaining banishments.

Exiled in the Depths of Winter : 

Exiled in the Depths of Winter The mountains in western Iran which Bahá’u’lláh and His family had to traverse on their journey to Baghdad.

Baha’u’llah Arrives in Baghdad : 

Baha’u’llah Arrives in Baghdad Historical view of Baghdad.

Solitude in the Mountains of Kurdistan : 

Solitude in the Mountains of Kurdistan View of the mountains where Bahá’u’lláh stayed in Sulaymaniyyih.

Baha’u’llah declares His mission : 

Baha’u’llah declares His mission Historical view of Baghdad and the Tigris River

Exile to ConstantinopleOn 3 May 1863, Bahá’u’lláh rode out of Baghdad on His way to Constantinople (known today as Istanbul), the capital of the Ottoman Empire, accompanied by His family and some of His devoted followers. He had become much loved by the people of Baghdad. Eyewitnesses said crowds gathered along the road, and many onlookers, including scholars and government officials, were overcome with emotion as they paid their respects. : 

Exile to ConstantinopleOn 3 May 1863, Bahá’u’lláh rode out of Baghdad on His way to Constantinople (known today as Istanbul), the capital of the Ottoman Empire, accompanied by His family and some of His devoted followers. He had become much loved by the people of Baghdad. Eyewitnesses said crowds gathered along the road, and many onlookers, including scholars and government officials, were overcome with emotion as they paid their respects.

Journey to AdrianopleThe mid-winter journey from Constantinople to Adrianople (Edirne) lasted only 12 days but it was undertaken during the coldest winter in over 40 years. Bahá’u’lláh, His family and companions were at the mercy of the elements.Bahá’u’lláh declared of this journey, "They expelled us … with an abasement with which no abasement on earth can compare." "Neither My family, nor those who accompanied Me," He further stated, "had the necessary raiment to protect them from the cold in that freezing weather." And again: "The eyes of Our enemies wept over Us, and beyond them those of every discerning person." (11) : 

Journey to AdrianopleThe mid-winter journey from Constantinople to Adrianople (Edirne) lasted only 12 days but it was undertaken during the coldest winter in over 40 years. Bahá’u’lláh, His family and companions were at the mercy of the elements.Bahá’u’lláh declared of this journey, "They expelled us … with an abasement with which no abasement on earth can compare." "Neither My family, nor those who accompanied Me," He further stated, "had the necessary raiment to protect them from the cold in that freezing weather." And again: "The eyes of Our enemies wept over Us, and beyond them those of every discerning person." (11)

Baha’u’llah is poisoned : 

Baha’u’llah is poisoned A recent view of the house of Rida Big, where Bahá’u’lláh stayed in Adrianople.

The Tablet of Ahmad : 

The Tablet of Ahmad Interior of Bahá’u’lláh's residence in Adrianople.

Bahá’u’lláh arrives in the Holy LandIn the mid-1800s ‘Akká (Acre) was the end of the world, a final destination for the most notorious murderers, highway robbers, and political enemies of the Ottoman regime. A walled city of filthy streets and damp, desolate houses, ‘Akká had no source of fresh water, and the air was popularly described as being so foul that birds flying overhead would fall dead out of the sky.The authorities expected that Bahá’u’lláh and His companions would perish quickly in this prison city. : 

Bahá’u’lláh arrives in the Holy LandIn the mid-1800s ‘Akká (Acre) was the end of the world, a final destination for the most notorious murderers, highway robbers, and political enemies of the Ottoman regime. A walled city of filthy streets and damp, desolate houses, ‘Akká had no source of fresh water, and the air was popularly described as being so foul that birds flying overhead would fall dead out of the sky.The authorities expected that Bahá’u’lláh and His companions would perish quickly in this prison city.

Arrival of the Seagate : 

Arrival of the Seagate The sea gate where Bahá’u’lláh and His companions entered ‘Akká in 1868.

The March to Prison : 

The March to Prison Akka

The exiles are taken to prison : 

The exiles are taken to prison Stairway and entrance to the prison of ‘Akká.

The Entrance to the Fortress : 

The Entrance to the Fortress A recent photograph of the restored entrance to the citadel of ‘Akká.

Inside the Citadel : 

Inside the Citadel Baha’u’llah’s cell room is on the left

Baha’ullah’s Cell Room : 

Baha’ullah’s Cell Room

Tragic Accident : 

Tragic Accident In 1870, Bahá’u’lláh’s 22-year-old son, Mírzá Mihdí, whose title was the Purest Branch, fell through a skylight in the roof of the prison.

The Passing of Mirza Mehdi : 

The Passing of Mirza Mehdi The skylight of the prison area, now restored, where Mírzá Mihdí fell.

Baha’u’llah leaves the Citadel : 

Baha’u’llah leaves the Citadel A view of the house of ‘Údí Khammár from Genoa Square, located in the rear of the building now known as the House of ‘Abbúd. The arched doorway on the right opens to the staircase to the second and third floors.

Baha’u’llah writes His “Most Holy Book” : 

Baha’u’llah writes His “Most Holy Book” Bahá’u’lláh's room in the house of ‘Údí Khammár, where He revealed the Kitáb-i-Aqdas. (1873)

Slide 31: 

Baha’u’llah came to Mazra’ih after his prisonment in Akka-Before

Slide 32: 

Mazra’ih today

Baha’u’llah moves to Bahji-1879 : 

Baha’u’llah moves to Bahji-1879 Bahji mansion-Before

Slide 34: 

Bahji Mansion today

Passing of Baha’u’llah : 

Passing of Baha’u’llah Room where Bahá’u’lláh passed away in 1892

“The Sun of Truth…hath set” : 

“The Sun of Truth…hath set”

Words Of Guidance : 

Words Of Guidance

The End : 

The End

authorStream Live Help