Source for "At the gate of the garden.." quote


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Posted by Clyde Keys on December 07, 1998 at 02:03:18:



Does anyone know the source of this approximate quote by Abdu'l-Baha:

At the gate of the garden:

Some stand and look within,

but do not care to enter.

Others enter,

but do not penetrate far.

Still others enter,

encircle the garden

and having enjoyed its full beauty,

pass out again

by way of the same gate.

But there are always those,

who having become intoxicated

with the splendor they behold,

remain for life

to tend the garden.

╬Abdu' l ~ Baha

It is not in any printed concordance or Tablets of Abdu'l-Baha. I suspect Star of The West. Does any of your
Scholar collegues have the literary portion STOF in digital format.



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