In October 1957 he was appointed a Hand of the Cause of God by Shoghi Effendi. From 1957 Featherstone maintained an 18-member Auxiliary Board (nine for propagation, nine for protection), spread throughout the Pacific,
"At my birth, Baha'u'llah named me 'Zia' (Light) and gave me the Turkish title 'Effendi.' But on my first visit to Him, when He inquired about my health, I replied in Arabic 'Mabsoot' (I
Mírzá Muhammad Rawdih-Khán Yazdí (or Dhákir-i-Masá’ib) was the eighth Letter of the Living.
Mirzá ‘Abd’u’lláh had a modest music school in a district of Tihrán called Imám-zádeh Yahyá. A number of so called open minded pupils were following his classes. Music was forbidden in Islamic countries then,
Mr. Hartmutt Grossmann was the son of the Hand of the Cause of God, Dr. Hermann Grossmann. His mother and grandmother were both Bahá’ís.
Helen had an absolute belief in the power of prayer and the answers it provided to daily challenges and tests. To her, the answers were clear, immediate and not to be doubted. Hearing someone’s
At the age of fourteen Albert became an apprentice in the printing firm where his father worked. The following November his mother died. His interest in nature awakened a desire to draw, and he
There were so many historic happenings that involved the Kinneys and ‘Abdu’l-Baha, here are a few: Several important talks in the City of the Covenant were recorded in The Promulgation of Universal Peace and took
Following her Paris sojourn she spent most of the rest of her life in New York, and her studio there became a center for Baha'i meetings. Juliet's great love for and devotion to the
The effect of ‘Abdu’l-Baha on the visitors, Yunis Khan writes, was related to their own personalities and the degree of their own spiritual development. The Master was the Sea, and those who immersed themselves