Memorials of the Faithful

Mashhadí Faṭṭáḥ

Mashhadí Faṭṭáḥ possessed some merchandise; this was all he owned in the world. He had entrusted it to persons in Adrianople, and later on those unrighteous people did away with the goods.

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‘Abdu’l-Ghaffár of Iṣfahán

Another of those who left their homeland to become our neighbors and fellow prisoners was ‘Abdu’l-Ghaffár of Iṣfahán. He was a highly perceptive individual who, on commercial business, had traveled about Asia Minor for

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Nabíl of Qá’in

He was young, far away from his loving father, and Mullá Muḥammad-‘Alí was his tutor and guardian. Bahá’u’lláh would refer to him with infinite grace and loving-kindness, and revealed a number of Tablets in his

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Mírzá Mustafá Naráqí

The farráshes hunted them down, and caught Mírzá Mustafá. But then the oppressors said, “Mírzá Mustafá had two long locks of hair. This cannot be the right man.” At once, Mírzá Mustafá took off

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Fátimih Begum

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

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Darvísh Ṣidq-‘Alí

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

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Husayn Effendi Tabrízí

He shouted aloud, was frenzied, was drunk with the music of the new message. He escaped from his debits and credits, set out to meet the Lord of his heart, and entered the presence

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Shamsu’d-Duhá D S

Shamsu’d-Duhá

Shamsu’d-Duhá had become friends with the “Leaf of Paradise,” sister to Mullá Husayn, the Bábu’l-Báb. Through that lady she had met Táhirih, Qurratu’l-‘Ayn, and had begun to spend most of her time in

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