Although the young merchant's given name was Siyyid 'Ali-Muhammad, He took the name "Báb"


Haji Mahmud Qassabchi

Not long after Shoghi Effendi assumed his stewardship as Guardian, it was possible for him, through the munificent assistance of a dedicated 'Iraqi Baha'i, Haji Mahmud Qassabchi, to carry out the arduous task, already

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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


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


Ahmad Shirazi

Ahmad was born into a family filled with so much love and purpose. The marriage of his parents proved to be purposeful for his short existence as when his soul departed he gave comfort



He was designated by ‘Abdu’l-Baha as the “Moon of Guidance” and his “appearance the Revelation of St. John the Divine anticipated as one of the two ‘Witnesses’ into whom, ere the ‘second woe is