‘Abdu’l-Baha

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 rose and infused her spirit with

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Shaykh ‘Alí-Akbar-i-Mázgání

He was a child of the eminent scholar, Shaykh-i-Mázgání; his noble father was one of the leading citizens of Qamsar, near Káshán, and for piety, holiness, and the fear of God he had no

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Agnes Baldwin Alexander

She was so fully confident in the outpouring of guidance that would come as a result of earnest prayer, that she never worried about the consequences of following it, never wavered in the face

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Hossein Achtchi

Hossein Achtchi spelled his last name differently than his ancestors, Aqa Husayn-i-Ashchi. He had a deep knowledge of sacred texts and had a profound loyalty to the Covenant. He taught thirteen courses at Willmette

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Kanichi Yamamoto

Kanichi Yamamoto was the second Japanese to become a Baha'i. He learned of the Faith from Mr. and Mrs. William Smith in Honolulu. Later the Yamamoto's moved to Berkeley and continued to teach and

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Muhammad-Mustafá Baghdádí

Muhammad-Mustafá arose to serve the Cause. He rested neither day nor night. After the Ancient Beauty had departed to the Most Great Prison; after the friends had been taken prisoner in Baghdad and sent

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Saichiro Fujita

Saichiro Fujita is the first Japanese to become a Baha'i. He studied electrical engineering and horticulture before he moved to the Holy Land to serve 'Abdu'l-Baha.

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Muhammad-Ibráhím-i-Tabrízí

Muhammad-Ibráhím-i-Tabrízí had inherited the nature of his father, and he exemplified the saying that the child is the secret essence of its sire. For this reason, over a long period, he found delight in

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