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Tablets of Visitation refers to specific prayers used in the Bahá'í Faith while visiting the shrines of its founders or martyrs.[1]

The Báb, Bahá'u'lláh and `Abdu'l-Bahá wrote many Tablets of Visitation. The Tablet of Visitation for the Báb and Bahá'u'lláh is a prayer that is used during visits to the Shrine of Bahá'u'lláh and of the Báb, and is also used during Bahá'í holy days associated with them; the tablet is composed of passages taken from several of Bahá'u'lláh's writings. There is also a Tablet of Visitation for `Abdu'l-Bahá which is a prayer that expresses humility and selflessness.[2]

See also


  1. Browne, Selections, p.202.
  2. Smith, Peter (2000). "visitation, tablets of". A concise encyclopedia of the Bahá'í Faith. Oxford: Oneworld Publications. pp. p. 353. ISBN 1-85168-184-1. 


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