Provisional Translation

  • All things are ephemeral except The Creator of all things, who is immortal and eternal.
  • The good character and qualities of Mullah Mohammad Shafí include the following:
  • A perfect gem; A shining star of generosity and loftiness; Fidelity and Truthfulness;
  • A shining moon in the sky of knowledge and wisdom; An ark in the ocean of insight;
  • A skillful poet; He possessed a lofty disposition; He was noble and respectful.
  • In separation from him the eye of the friends shed tears like unto a spring cloud and for his suffering and ordeal the hearts of his loved ones burned with sorrow and grief.
  • 'Abdu’l-Bahá


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