Stories about 'Abdu'l-Bahá

Upon reaching Cincinnati ‘Abdu’l-Bahá gave a public talk to five-hundred people at Grand Hotel

Mahmud's Diary
November 4, 1912
Cincinnati, OH

In the evening Cincinnati was blessed by the arrival of the Master. With eagerness and excitement, the believers anxiously awaited a glimpse of His face. Mrs. Farmer and other believers had arranged a public meeting at the Grand Hotel after which a beautiful banquet was given. Arriving at the hotel, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá first went to the hall where some five hundred had assembled to hear Him. He spoke about the sovereignty and endless bounties of God and concluded with explanations of the teachings of Bahá’u’lláh from the holy writings. His words captivated the hearts of His listeners.