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Bahá'í Chronicles

We simply want to provide direct access to the heroes and heroines who have recognized and served the Bahá’í Faith and mankind. Our hope in sharing these stories is to offer enlightenment, respect and a wholehearted appreciation for the Gift.

Linda Lou Marshall Youseffian Stories Y

Linda Lou Marshall Youseffian

Linda’s dedication to the Bahá’í Faith and her continuous acts of kindness and service are influential and inspiring. Her realization of Bahá’u’lláh and her generosity to dedicating her life in this path has made such

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Pocahontas Pope

Pocahontas had many firesides in her home. In March 1910 the Washington DC Baha’is held integrated meetings and proudly announced this in the first issue of the new national journal, Baha’i News.

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Ustad ‘Abdu’l-Karim

Ustad ‘Abdu’-Karim was a Baha'i mason who contributed to building the Shrine of the Bab. 'Abdu'l-Bahá named one of the exterior doors to the Shrine of Bab after Ustad ‘Abdu’-Karim. Named Bab-i-Karim.

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Khadijih Begum

Her husband at a very young age masterfully read the Qur’an, wrote in the purest style and people often were amazed at his calligraphy for someone so young. As he was in his teens

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Siyyid Kazim Rashti R Stories

Siyyid Kazim Rashti

Sayyid Kazim Rashti had a traditional religious education in his hometown, and in 1815, acting on a dream that involved the daughter of the prophet Muhammad, he moved to Yazd and became a student

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Mírzá Mustafá Naráqí

The farráshes hunted them down, and caught Mírzá Mustafá. But then the oppressors said, “Mírzá Mustafá had two long locks of hair. This cannot be the right man.” At once, Mírzá Mustafá took off

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Hippolyte Dreyfus-Barney

In 1914 Hippolyte and Laura Dreyfus-Barney visited the German colony of Qingdao, China, wanting to go on to travel up the Yangzi river (and overland) to Kunming, Yunnan Province. However due to the first

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William Sears S Stories

William Sears

From his years Billy Sears possessed an inordinate interest in God. He asked his parents, his grandfather, the preacher, the mayor, even the local people he met a myriad of questions: 'Did God have

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Wellesley Tudor Pole P Stories

Wellesley Tudor Pole

During World War I Tudor Pole served in the Directorate of Military Intelligence in the Middle East and was directly involved in addressing the concerns raised by the Ottoman threats against Abdu’l Baha Abbas

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