Monthly Archives: August 2015

Olivia Kelsey

In May 1944, Mrs. Kelsey participated in the centenary celebration of the Declaration of the Bab, held at the Baha'i House of Worship in Wilmette, Illinois. At the imitation of a friend, she moved

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Akhtar Sabit

When she was asked about her sentence, she said, "Never mind, I am not worried. Whatever happens, I am content with the Will of God."

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Husayn-Áqáy-i-Tabrízí

During all that time Husayn-Áqá never offended a soul, nor did anyone, where he was concerned, utter a single complaint. This was truly a miracle, and no one else could have established such a

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Saichiro Fujita

Saichiro Fujita is the first Japanese to become a Baha'i. He studied electrical engineering and horticulture before he moved to the Holy Land to serve 'Abdu'l-Baha.

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Hájí ‘Alí-‘Askar-i-Tabrízí

He became a candle burning with the love of God, a goodly tree in the Abhá gardens. He led all his household, his other kindred and his friends to the Faith, and successfully rendered

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Siegfried Schopflocher

Eager to assist Shoghi Effendi, Schopflocher helped to subsidize publication of The Bahá’í World, a series of reference volumes on the Bahá’í Faith and its international activities that were prepared under Shoghi Effendi’s supervision

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Ustád Báqir and Ustád Aḥmad

For a time they stayed on in their own country, occupied with the remembrance of God, characterized by faith and knowledge, respected by friend and stranger alike, known to all for righteousness and trustworthiness,

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Ahmad Shirazi

Ahmad was born into a family filled with so much love and purpose. The marriage of his parents proved to be purposeful for his short existence as when his soul departed he gave comfort

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Isabella D. Brittingham

In addition to her book, Brittingham became an early traveling teacher for the Bahá’í Faith, making her perhaps the most prominent American Bahá’í woman in the 1900-12 period, and a prominent and highly respected

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