‘Abdu’l-Bahá - The Perfect Exemplar
‘Abdu’l-Bahá, eldest son of Bahá’u’lláh
1909 – The Shrine of the Báb
After many years the Báb’s remains were at last safely laid to rest by ‘Abdu’l-Bahá
in the Shrine of the Báb on Mount Carmel in the city of Haifa.
1911-1913 – ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s journey to the West
Following the Young Turks Revolution, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s imprisonment had ended. He
embarked on a journey throughout Europe and North America to spread His Father’s
Teachings to the general public and encourage the nascent Bahá’í communities of
the Western world.
1921 – The Ascension of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá
‘Abdu’l-Bahá passed away on 21 November 1921. In His Will and Testament He designated
His eldest grandson, Shoghi Effendi, as His successor and confered upon him the
title of Guardian of the Bahá’í Faith.