‘Abdu’l-Bahá‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Bahá’u’lláh’s eldest son and appointed successor, led the Faith after His Father’s passing. He gave the perfect example of how to live according to the Bahá’í teachings. The links below provide information about His life, His unique position, and His extensive talks and writings.
A Description of 'Abdu'l-Bahá
Seldom have I seen one whose appearance impressed me more. A tall strongly-built man holding himself straight as an arrow, with white turban and raiment, long black locks reaching almost to the shoulder, broad powerful forehead indicating a strong intellect combined with an unswerving will, eyes keen as a hawk's, and strongly-marked but pleasing features--such was my first impression of `Abbás Effendi, 'the master' as he par excellence is called. More >
'Abdu'l-Bahá in the Words of His Father
The unique position of `Abdu'l-Bahá in both the Bahá'í Faith and in religious history are indicated in various works of Bahá'u'lláh. More >
From earliest childhood, `Abbas Effendi, the eldest son of Bahá'u'lláh , shared His father's sufferings and banishments. He took as His title `Abdu'l-Bahá, the "servant of Bahá." Bahá'u'lláh appointed Him the one authorized interpreter of the Bahá'í teachings and as Head of the Faith after His own passing. More >