Tag Archive for Adrianople

And the People Wept …

house of baha'u'llah adrianople

Events moved quickly following the issue of the order for Bahá’u’lláh’s exile from Adrianople and perpetual imprisonment in Akka. Bahá’u’lláh and his followers lived together in a house in Adrianople. One morning they awoke to find that their home had been surrounded by soldiers of the Sultan. Guards were posted and Bahá’u’lláh and his followers…

Poisonous Envy

sultan selim mosque edirne

The spiritual world which continually surrounds us, but of which we are only dimly aware, has its own natural laws, so to speak. Among these are laws governing the ways in which the human soul interacts with that world. For some souls, close proximity with the spiritual world draws out the best in them, for…

An Outline of Bahá’u’lláh’s Life

Teheran where Baha'u'llah was born in 1817

The bare facts of anyone’s life, doesn’t do justice. Yet it helps us put the many complex pieces of the puzzle together and fosters understanding.  In this series we have dived straight in: exploring concepts, events and writings. Here we will step back and think about the outlines of Bahá’u’lláh’s life. There are two tools that I…