CATEGORY: Stories

B Stories

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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B Stories

Dr. Sulayman Berjis

Dr. Sulayman Berjis Born: 1897 Death: February 3, 1950 Place of Birth: Isfahan, Iran Location of Death: Sarvistan, Iran Burial Location: Gulestan Javid (Body Lost/Destroyed) His forefather, Hakim Ya’qub, the Shamsu’l-Hukama, was a well-known Jew of that city who

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Q Stories

Haji Mahmud Qassabchi

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

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