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Shu’á’u’lláh ‘Alá’í

Shu’á’u’lláh ‘Alá’í ‘s early studies were undertaken at home with a private teacher and at the age of ten he was sent to the newly-opened Tarbiyat school in Tihran. Later he attended medical college

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Ásíyih Khánum – “Umm’ul-Ká’inát”

Ásíyih Khánum Bahá’u’lláh’s consort in this world and the next, entitled “Umm’ul-Ká’inát”  Born: circa 1820 Death: 1886 Place of Birth: Yalrud, district of Núr, Northern Iran Location of Death: Akká, Palestine Burial Location: Naḅi

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Dr. Youness Khan-i-Afrukhtih

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

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George Jacob Augur

Augur received six letters from 'Abdu’l-Bahá. The first, dated early in 1909, addressed Augur’s request for an explanation of Hebrews 4:15: "For we have not an high priest which

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Ustad ‘Ali Ashraf

Ustad ‘Ali Ashraf was a well-known architect, who designed and built most of the big governmental and national buildings (‘Qafqaziyyih’, 1867). 'Abdu'l-Bahá named one of the exterior doors to the Shrine of Bab after Ustad

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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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Haji Mirza Hasan-i-Adib

Mirza Hasan-i-Adib was deeply interested in the education of Baha'i youth. Another great achievement was the founding of the Tarbiyat Boys' School in Tehran.

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