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
Ustad ‘Ali Ashraf was a well-known architect, who designed and built most of the big governmental and national buildings (‘Qafqaziyyih’, 1867). 'Abdu'l-Bahá named one of the exterior doors to the Shrine of Bab after Ustad
This handmaid of God was infinitely patient, dignified and reserved, and at all times thankful. But then Bahá’u’lláh left the world, and this was the supreme affliction, the ultimate anguish, and she could endure
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
Shoghi Effendi recognized the extent to which Sylvia’s efforts aided the progress of the teaching work. Here is what the Guardian wrote in 1946, after Leroy got a promotion and was transferred to Chicago.
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.
Lidia would dedicate her life to spreading Esperanto and to the struggle for human unity.
Australian Stanley P. Bolton was the first Bahá'í to arrive in Tonga — he arrived on January 25, 1954.
As he journeyed, filled with yearning love, he would sing poems. He greatly pleased the friends. In him the name bespoke the man: he was pure candor and truth; he was love itself; he
Enoch met heads of state during his many visits to different countries, including one with the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala, India, during October 1968. Over many years of service, often accompanied by his