Baha’i

Shaykh Salmán

He had remarkable powers of endurance. He traveled on foot, as a rule eating nothing but onions and bread; and in all that time, he moved about in such a way that he was

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H. Elsie Austin

Austin was a pioneer in the civil rights movement, and in 1930 was the first African-American woman to graduate from the University of Cincinnati College of Law and the first African American woman to

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Patricia Ann Locke

Locke taught and lectured for more than forty years and worked to protect sacred Indian sites. She won a MacArthur Foundation fellowship for her lifelong work to preserve indigenous North American languages.

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Ustád Ismá’íl

“Nothing is left me on this pathway. I have lost everything, including my bride. I have been able to give Him all I possessed.”

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‘Abdu’r-Rahmán

He spent some time in Iraq, and won a crown of endless favor: he would enter the presence of Bahá’u’lláh and many a time would accompany Him on foot to the Shrine of the

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Mirza Aqay-i-Rikab-Saz

He was an early martyr of the Faith, was the recipient of the Tablet of the Verse of Light, as he had requested that Bahá'u'lláh interpret the isolated letters at the chapter beginnings of

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Dr. Ugo Giachery

Dr. Ugo Giachery headed the completion of the Shrine of the Bab in Haifa that was started by 'Abdu'l-Bahá; working closely with architect, William Sutherland Maxwell,. This project was directed by the head

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