Author - 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.

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Mulla Jafar Isfahani

The Bab often remarked how out of a city full of clergy, divines and religious institutions that the first to recognize the truth was a sifter of wheat, Mulla...

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Joan Browne Giddings

Joan Giddings who is pioneering from England in Cardiff has a lovely enthusiastic, sincere spirit and is eager to form an Assembly in this difficult spot...

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Martha Louise Root

Martha arranged for 'Abdu'l-Bahá to present a talk in Pittsburgh and was able to have two private interviews with him. The Master presented her with a white...

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Tuba Za’irpour

While in prison, Mrs. Za'irpour shared her knowledge of the Faith with others. She had a strong influence on one Muslim woman, who later told the Baha'is how...

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Mírzá Ja‘far-i-Yazdí

Mírzá Ja‘far was patient and long-suffering, a faithful attendant at the Holy Threshold. He was a servant to all the friends, working day and night. A quiet...

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Mahshid Nirumand

Mahshid Nirumand, 28 years old, was a graduate in physics from the University of Shiraz. She was ridiculed by her interrogator for her degree. He said, "What...

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John Carl Eichenauer III

In 1955 John went on Pilgrimage and there were only 12 pilgrims. He met Shoghi Effendi who wanted them to go to a town named Diego Garcia, an atoll located...

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Táhirih

Táhirih asked to borrow the writings and take them home. Mullá Javád violently objected, telling her: “Your father is an enemy of the Twin Luminous Lights...

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Ḥájí ‘Abdu’r-Raḥím-i-Yazdí

Ḥájí ‘Abdu’r-Raḥím of Yazd was a precious soul, from his earliest years virtuous and God-fearing, and known among the people as a holy man, peerless in...