Universal House of Justice announces architect for Shrine of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá

Universal House of Justice announces architect for Shrine of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá

THE UNIVERSAL HOUSE OF JUSTICE

TO: All National Spiritual Assemblies

DATE: 7 May 2019

MESSAGE:

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Mr. Hossein Amanat of Canada as architect for the Shrine of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá.

We are also pleased to announce the inauguration of a Fund dedicated to the construction of the Shrine. It is our heartfelt desire that this sacred edifice will be raised up through the universal participation of the friends.

The Universal House of Justice

Hossein Amanat has been appointed as the architect for the Shrine of ‘Abdu’l-Baha. Source of photo: Bahá’í World News Service (copyright © Bahá’í International Community)

Hossein Amanat has been appointed as the architect for the Shrine of ‘Abdu’l-Baha. Source of photo: Bahá’í World News Service (copyright © Bahá’í International Community)

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Featured photo: The Shrine of ‘Abdu’l-Baha will be constructed in the vicinity of the Ridvan Garden in Akka. Baha’u’llah visited the Ridvan Garden several times, which Shoghi Effendi described as one of His “favorite retreats.”. Source of photo: Bahá’í World News Service (copyright © Bahá’í International Community).

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