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TITLEThe Greatest Holy Leaf's Unparalleled Role in Religious History and the Significance of the Arc, the Site of Her Resting Place
AUTHOR 1Baharieh Rouhani Ma'ani
TITLE_PARENTLights of Irfan
PUB_THISHaj Mehdi Armand Colloquium
ABSTRACTBiography of Abdu'l-Bahá's sister, who acted as his "deputy, His representative and vicegerent, with none to equal her." Her burial place on Mount Carmel determined the location of the Arc and the later buildings of the World Centre.
NOTES Mirrored with permission from'ani_leaf.
TAGS- Bahá'í World Centre; - Bahá'í World Centre; Arc (World Centre); Bahá'í World Centre buildings, monuments and gardens; Bahiyyih Khanum (Greatest Holy Leaf); Mount Carmel, Israel
Abstract: Biography of a most remarkable woman in the history of religion, described by Shoghi Effendi as Abdu'l-Bahá's "competent deputy, His representative and vicegerent, with none to equal her." The site the Guardian chose for her burial place was the specific spot on Mount Carmel that determined the location of the Arc, around which are built the institutions of the world administrative order.
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