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Rated: E · Poetry · Cultural · #2158169
Week 41 of Around the World in 52 Weeks
Baha'i House of Worship in Germany1
Near Frankfurt, Germany in Hofheim-Langenhain

Europe's
Mother Temple
Symbol of unity
A nine-sided round building with
Gardens

Unity's symbol
expressing three onenesses:
Open to humanity.

The three onenesses:
First is the oneness of the Almighty Creator,
         one God with many names;
Second is the unity of the divine messengers,
         who came at different times history,
                   have different names,
                   but who all reflect the attributes of the Unknowable Creator;
Third is the oneness or unity of humanity.

The Mashriqu'l-Adhk√°r23,
the "Dawning-place of the Mention of God",
dedicated to the praise and worship of the Almighty,
and service to humanity,
every human being is welcome,
without restriction.

Line Count: 22
Form: A mixed form poem composed of several different poetry forms. Also known as an experimental form.

Footnotes
1  https://buildmarvel.com/2017/03/28/bahai-house-of-worship-germany/
2  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bah%C3%A1%27%C3%AD_House_of_Worship#Description
3  Arabic phrase meaning "Dawning-place of the Mention of God".

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