Some time ago ... in New Southgate ...

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  1. Thomas

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    arthra Baha'i

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    Thanks for your post Thomas... I've been busy of late but the photos of the resting place of Shoghi Effendi in London are indeed lovely! Thanks for posting them.

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    Thank you for this.......... I always had believed that Shoghi Effendi's grave was in Highgate cemetery, London, N1......

    It's a pity that Bahais are interred in such a short time after death or I would expect Shoghi Effendi to be in Haifa. That reminds me to ask: Where are the graves of Bahaullah and Abdul Baha ??

    Tony can tell you that we both debate strongly for and against Bahai, but my late wife was a Bahai and thus I was acquainted with Bahai for many years.
     
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    Acre and Haifa, respectively, IIRC.
     
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    stranger wolfwing, a feral angel

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    He's been gone? I guess he is such a fixture here that I always feel he is with us in spirit.
     
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    wil UNeyeR1 Moderator

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    Ya know if ya have to take a break from something you love/enjoy....

    I am honored that it is us!
     
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    stranger wolfwing, a feral angel

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    Indeed, we are privileged. The things we do for love. :)
     
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    The Baha'i 19 day Fast finishes on Sunday 20th and New year day is on Monday 21st April this year.

    Regards Tony
     
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    Abdul'baha was placed in the Shrine of the Bab by Shoghi Effendi, as a temporary location and will be relocated to a new resting place near the Garden of Ridvan. Which is between Akka and Haifa.

    New Shrine of Abdul'baha.

    Baha'ullah was placed in a Shrine only tens of meters away from where he passed away. At Bahjī.

    Shrine of Baha’u’llah

    Regards Tony
     
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    Thank you Tony.
    Of course, you've been there, seen it all. I remember that you went a couple of years ago, correct?
     
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    I have been very lucky to go twice on Pilgrimage OB. My wife and I applied way back in 1988, but in the end had no funds to go. It was not until 2018 that we got to go together, 30 years later. I have also been with our eldest son.

    I love the food in Israel, the shops with spices and best of all the sweet shops. :D;)

    Stay well, stay happy and all the best to you, the better half and family.:) Regards Tony
     
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    That's four years back, now........ it seemed like a couple..... time is flying much too quickly.
     
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    Yes to that!
     
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