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Bahá'í Chronicles

We simply want to provide direct access to the heroes and heroines who have recognized and served the Bahá’í Faith and mankind. Our hope in sharing these stories is to offer enlightenment, respect and a wholehearted appreciation for the Gift.

Ustád Ismá’íl I

Ustád Ismá’íl

“Nothing is left me on this pathway. I have lost everything, including my bride. I have been able to give Him all I possessed.”

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Ustad Qulám-‘Alíy-i-Najjár N Stories

Ustad Qulám-‘Alíy-i-Najjár

He was high-minded, abstemious and chaste. When he became a believer, his urgent longing to meet Bahá’u’lláh could not be stilled; full of joyous love, he went out of the Land of Káf (Káshán)

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Carole Lombard Gable G L Stories

Carole Lombard Gable

Mrs. Sara Kenny, then a member of the Los Angeles Assembly, describes Carole Lombard as she appeared that night. She looked very young, in a simple tailored suit; usually so vital, now she was

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Mona Mahmudnizhad M Stories

Mona Mahmudnizhad

Mona's bail was set initially at about $35,000. Mrs. Mahmudnizhad tried to get the Court to accept a mortgage on the small apartment that the family owned in Shiraz, but that was not accepted

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Hájí ‘Alí-‘Askar-i-Tabrízí T

Hájí ‘Alí-‘Askar-i-Tabrízí

He became a candle burning with the love of God, a goodly tree in the Abhá gardens. He led all his household, his other kindred and his friends to the Faith, and successfully rendered

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Roya Ishraqi I Stories

Roya Ishraqi

Roya was very active in her life and loved sports such as mountain climbing. Her sister, Rosita, became engaged the same day that her father was killed.

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Muḥammad-Hádíy-i-Ṣaḥḥáf S Stories

Muḥammad-Hádíy-i-Ṣaḥḥáf

He stationed himself by the Holy Threshold, carefully sweeping it and keeping watch. Through his constant efforts, the square in front of Bahá’u’lláh’s house was at all times swept, sprinkled and immaculate.

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Joseph and Pauline Hannen H Stories

Joseph and Pauline Hannen

Joseph Hannen was a leading Washington Bahá’í and active teacher of the Faith who became a Bahá’í shortly after his wife, Pauline. They taught the Faith to African Americans in the United States. Among

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