Not long after Shoghi Effendi assumed his stewardship as Guardian, it was possible for him, through the munificent assistance of a dedicated 'Iraqi Baha'i, Haji Mahmud Qassabchi, to carry out the arduous task, already
He was the son of Mullá ‘Abdu’l-Vahháb, a mujtahid (preeminent religious scholar) of Qazvin; cousin and brother-in-law of Táhirih, closely associated with her in Karbala.
Robert was born into a Roman Catholic family in 1912. He was introduced to the Faith by Philip Sprague in New York when he was 19 and was elected to the Local Spiritual Assembly of New
He was the fifth Letter of the Living. He returned to Karbala from Shiraz.
He was the fifteenth Letter of the Living. He was the brother of Mírzá Muhammad-‘Alí Qazvíní.
He was among the most noted of mystics, and had a witty and subtle mind. The fame of this spiritual wayfarer reached out to every land. He was the leading calligrapher of Persia and
He was designated by ‘Abdu’l-Baha as the “Moon of Guidance” and his “appearance the Revelation of St. John the Divine anticipated as one of the two ‘Witnesses’ into whom, ere the ‘second woe is
Mulla `Abdu’l-Karim-i-Qazvini Born: Late 1830s Death: Unknown Place of Birth: Qazvin, Iran Location of Death: Unknown Burial Location: Unknown Mulla Abdu’l-Karim-i-Qazvini, a secretary of the Bab. Also called Mirza Ahmad-i-Katib (“the Scribe”) or Mirza Ahmad-i-
From morning till dark he worked at his craft, and almost every night he entertained the friends at supper.
On foot, free of every tie, they took to the plains and hills, seeking their way across trackless waters and desert sands.