Maryam was born approximately in 1826 in the village of Fuyúl in the Núr District. There is no information available about her childhood or adolescent life. She married Bahá’u’lláh’s half-brother Mirzá Ridá Quli in
He wished neither rank nor office, and had no worldly aims at all. His one supreme desire was to serve Bahá’u’lláh, and for this reason he was never separated from his Brother’s presence.
The native inhabitants of Mentawai Island had no previous medical care and practically all of them were suffering from tropical diseases Dr. Rahmát Muhajir field of specialty being preventive medicine, set out to develop
Marshall was the first of her race to graduate from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music as a piano major, and, after piano study in Europe, she concertized in the United States. She established a
A shining event in William’s life was the dedication of the Kampala Temple which he was ‘privileged to attend in January 1961. He remarked of it, ‘What a joy it is to be amidst
It was not customary to educate girls but her father made sure she was educated and she was a fine writer and poet. She spoke three languages: Farsi, Arabic and Turkish. Her father died
After the second convention, when the Baha’i Temple Unity resulted, Mountfort Mills was the president of the first Executive Board, of New York City, and visited the Center of the Covenant who was still
Macco was soon the last to survive the war and Shoghi Effendi appointed him to find Lidia Zamenhof and help her escape Poland to safety.
On February 7, 1952, Mr. Manton, a widower (Jessie) along with his son Terry who was twelve years old were the first Bahá’ís to enter Mozambique, Africa. They were the first Bahá’ís to pioneer
In a dream one night, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s face appeared to her in a blinding light. Florence later recalled, “The results of that dream must have been imprinted on my wondering face, for in the morning