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Universal House of JusticeThe Universal House of Justice
Department of the Secretariat

"...the Universal House of Justice has asked us to express its deep gratitude for the illuminated editions of the Tablet of Visitation, enclosed in beautifully handcrafted cases, which you sent to each of its members..."
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Hand of the Cause Reuhiyyih Khanum Hand of the Cause
Rúhiyyih Khanum

"I wish to thank you for the beautiful copy of the Tablet of Visitation for the Shrine of Bahá'u'lláh and the Báb enclosed in the handsome matching box which you sent me. They were much appreciated and you can be sure will be cherished.
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Hand of the Cause Mr. Ali Mohammad Varqá Hand of the Cause
Mr. Ali Mohammed Varqá

"With utmost thanks and gratitude I received your beautiful gift of the Tablet of Visitation by our beloved Baháí’ artist, Mr. Bijan Ferdowsi who in collaboration with another talented Bahá'í, Mr. Michael Hughey, has brought into being such a masterpiece of religious art, as a token of love for Baháíuílláh and as an example of their God-given gift of creativity.
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Hand of the Cause Mr. Ali Akbar Froutan Hand of the Cause
Mr. Ali Akbar Froutan

"The precious package containing the Tablet of Visitation by the pen of artist calligrapher Mr. Bijan Ferdowsi in the style of Shekasteh Nastaliq, that was admirably illuminated for commemoration of centenary of ascension of Bahá'u'lláh, including the sumptuous container box, by the bounty and favor of that sanctified assembly have reached to this servant. My eye was enlightened and my joyful heart became the envy of flower garden."


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Hushmand FatheazamRetired Member of the
Universal House of Justice
Mr. Húshmand Fathea'zam

"...I received your kind, priceless and inimitable gift [the Tablet of Visitation] on the eve of Naw-Ruz. I congratulate you on your enthusiasm and masterful skill..."
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Mr. Adib Taherzadeh Late Member of the
Universal House of Justice
Mr. Adib Taherzadeh

"I received with deep gratitude your precious gift of the artistic rendition the Tablet of Visitation of Bahá'u'lláh and the Báb... Kindly convey to Mr. Bijan Ferdowsi my sincere appreciation for his devoted efforts to produce the beautifully illuminated calligraphic text, written in both Arabic and English."
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Bahá'í World Centre LibraryThe Bahá'í World Centre Library
"We warmly acknowledge receipt of ...two copies of the special edition of the Tablet of Visitation - Ziyárat-námih... These are a welcome addition to the collection of the Bahá'í World Centre Library and we wish to express our deepest gratitude for this generous gift.
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Said MohametPraise from Mr. Saïd Motamed, Expert in Persian Art and Antiquity
Mr. Saïd Motamed is world renown for his expertise and knowledge of Persian and Middle Eastern art and antiquities. Mr. Motamed fulfilled the role of advisor and mentor in the creation of this edition of The Tablet of Visitation. In his letter of appreciation, he warmly praised the quality of this work and the efforts of those whose artistic talents were given to this project.

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Metropolitan Museum of Art, New YorkMetropolitan Museum of Art,
New York

"...the work you have done is remarkable and very professional... The attention to details that you paid not only in your own work but in the choice of paper, printing, gold-dusting, binding, and cloth cover of the book are exceptional."
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Harvard University Art MuseumsHarvard University Art Museums Cambridge, Massachusetts
"...seeing your work gave me great pleasure. It is moving and impressive to know that an Iranian calligrapher works with intelligence and devotion in a place so distant from Iran. Your writing and illumination reveal extraordinary talent, industriousness, and seriousness. Thank you for your splendid book, which will enlighten and inspire student and visitors to our department for years to come.
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Best of Category Awards
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Printing Industry Awards - Best of Category