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Hossein Achtchi

Hossein Achtchi spelled his last name differently than his ancestors, Aqa Husayn-i-Ashchi. He had a deep knowledge of sacred texts and had a profound loyalty to the Covenant. He taught thirteen courses at Willmette

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Aqa Husayn-i-Ashchi

Aqa Husayn-i-Ashchi (Ashchi in Farsi means cook or maker of broth) was Baha'u'llah's cook. His father died on his way to ask for the hand of his brother's daughter to wed 'Abdu'l-Baha. Aqa Husayn-i-Ashchi's

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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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Muhammad-‘Alíy-i-Ardikání

During the days of Bahá’u’lláh, Muhammad-‘Alí remained steadfast, and after the Supreme Affliction his heart did not fail him, for he had drunk the wine of the Covenant and his thoughts were fixed on

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‘Alí Najaf-Ábádí

He was a man meek, quiet, uncomplaining, steadfast; in all things pleasing, worthy of praise. He won the approval of all the friends and was accepted and welcome at the Holy Threshold.

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