CATEGORY: B

B Stories

Ella Martha Bailey

The prayerful decision was that it would be a pity for Ella Bailey to forego the opportunity of witnessing the dedication of the Temple which had gloriously risen on the spot she had seen

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Eli Boraks aka Ely Borax

William Garbett III and his son Damien Garbett sat with Ely while in Nevada as he recalled being in recovery from a grave illness when he received a letter of invitation from Shoghi Effendi

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Dorothy Beecher Baker

She often said something to this effect: Nothing worth knowing is attained without labor, tremendous effort, and undivided attention. She always felt sure that she was to go forth to service and that her

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Musa Banani

In Persia his elder brother came into contact with the Bahá’ís and accepted the Faith, but Músá Banání had no interest in his brother’s spiritual concerns. In 1911 he was living as a merchant

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Lady Sara Louisa Blomfield

When Shoghi Effendi went to England to perfect his studies of English at Balliol College, Oxford, he became very close to Lady Blomfield to the extent that she accompanied him to Haifa in December

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Hasan Muvaqqar Balyuzi

Hasan Balyuzi, representing the Afnan, was appointed by Shoghi Effendi as a Hand of the Cause of God on October 11, 1957. This was one of the Guardian’s last messages to the Bahá'í world

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Richard Edward St. Barbe Baker

World-famous environmentalist, forester, and founder, in 1922, of Men of the Trees, the first global conservation movement; author of some thirty books and numerous articles; a committed Bahá’í who rendered service to the Bahá’í

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Dr. Zíá Bagdádí

"At my birth, Baha'u'llah named me 'Zia' (Light) and gave me the Turkish title 'Effendi.' But on my first visit to Him, when He inquired about my health, I replied in Arabic 'Mabsoot' (I

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Báb

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

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