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Pilgrim House

The term Pilgrim House is a term used by Bahá'ís to signify buildings where pilgrims are (or were) greeted and housed during pilgrimage to the Bahá'í holy places. [1]

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Amelia Collins

Amelia Engelder Collins (June 7, 1873 – January 1, 1962) was a prominent American Bahá'í from a Lutheran family.

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Ashgabat

Ashgabat (Aşgabat,; عشق‌آباد; ɐʂxɐˈbat), known as Poltoratsk (p) between 1919 and 1927, is the capital and the largest city of Turkmenistan in Central Asia, situated between the Karakum Desert and the Kopet Dag mountain range.

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Bahá'í Faith

The Bahá'í Faith (fa Bahá'iyyat, بهائية Bahá'iyya In English, "Bahá'í" is pronounced with two syllables according to the on the Bahá'í World News Service Website (Bahá'í: Ba-HIGH). In Persian, بهائی is pronounced with three syllables. The exact realization of the English pronunciation varies. The Oxford English Dictionary has, Merriam-Webster has, and the Random House Dictionary has, all with three syllables. See and – A Guide to Pronunciation part 1 and 2, for more pronunciation instructions.) is a monotheistic religion which emphasizes the spiritual unity of all humankind.

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Bahá'í pilgrimage

A Bahá'í pilgrimage currently consists of visiting the holy places in Haifa, Akká, and Bahjí at the Bahá'í World Centre in Northwest Israel.

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Bahá'í World Centre

The Bahá'í World Centre is the name given to the spiritual and administrative centre of the Bahá'í Faith.

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Báb

Siyyid `Alí Muḥammad Shírází (سيد علی ‌محمد شیرازی; October 20, 1819 – July 9, 1850) was the founder of Bábism, and one of three central figures of the Bahá'í Faith.

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Haifa

Haifa (חֵיפָה,, colloquial; حيفا) is the largest city in northern Israel, and the third largest city in the country, with a population of over 277,082.

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International Bahá'í Council

The International Bahá'í Council (IBC) was an administrative institution of the Bahá'í Faith, first created in 1951 as a precursor to the Universal House of Justice, which replaced it in 1963.

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International Teaching Centre

The International Teaching Centre (sometimes referred to as "the ITC") is a Bahá'í institution based in the Bahá'í World Centre in Haifa, Israel.

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Israel

Israel, officially the State of Israel (מְדִינַת יִשְׂרָאֵל; دولة إِسْرَائِيل), is a country in West Asia, situated at the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Gulf of Aqaba in the Red Sea.

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Mansion of Bahjí

The Mansion of Bahjí (Arabic: delight) is a summer house in Acre, Israel where Bahá'u'lláh, the founder of the Bahá'í Faith, died in 1892.

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Mount Carmel

Mount Carmel (הַר הַכַּרְמֶל, Har HaKarmel ISO 259-3 Har ha Karmell (lit. God's vineyard); Κάρμηλος, Kármēlos; الكرمل, Kurmul or جبل مار إلياس Jabal Mar Elyas 'Mount Saint Elias') is a coastal mountain range in northern Israel stretching from the Mediterranean Sea towards the southeast.

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Persian people

The Persian people (Persian: پارسیان) are an Iranian people who speak the modern Persian language and closely related Iranian dialects and languages.

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Rúhíyyih Khanum

Amatu'l-Bahá Rúhíyyih Khánum (August 8, 1910 – January 19, 2000), born as Mary Sutherland Maxwell in New York but raised in Montreal, was the wife of Shoghi Effendi, who was the head of the Bahá'í Faith from 1921–1957.

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Shoghi Effendi

Shoghí Effendí Rabbání (March 1, 1897 – November 4, 1957), better known as Shoghi Effendi, was the Guardian and appointed head of the Bahá'í Faith from 1921 until his death in 1957.

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Shrine of Bahá'u'lláh

The Shrine of Bahá'u'lláh, located in Bahjí near Acre, Israel, is the most holy place for Bahá'ís and represents their Qiblih, or direction of prayer.

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Universal House of Justice

The Universal House of Justice (بیت‌العدل اعظم) is the supreme governing institution of the Bahá'í Faith.

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`Abdu'l-Bahá

`Abdu’l-Bahá' (Persian/عبد البهاء‎, 23 May 1844 – 28 November 1921), born ‘Abbás Effendí (عباس افندی), was the eldest son of Bahá'u'lláh, the founder of the Bahá'í Faith.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pilgrim_House

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