Memorials of the Faithful

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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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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Hájí ‘Alí-‘Askar-i-Tabrízí

He became a candle burning with the love of God, a goodly tree in the Abhá gardens. He led all his household, his other kindred and his friends to the Faith, and successfully rendered

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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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Mírzá Mustafá Naráqí

The farráshes hunted them down, and caught Mírzá Mustafá. But then the oppressors said, “Mírzá Mustafá had two long locks of hair. This cannot be the right man.” At once, Mírzá Mustafá took off

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Muḥammad Ḥaná-Sáb

He guided a number of souls, remaining true and loyal to the great Cause. He endured terrible persecution and torment, but did not falter. Then he found favor in the eyes of the King

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Muhammad-‘Alíy-i-Ardikání

During the days of Bahá’u’lláh, Muhammad-‘Alí remained steadfast, and after the Supreme Affliction his heart did not fail him, for he had drunk the wine of the Covenant and his thoughts were fixed on

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Haji Mirza Musay-i-Javahari

After Haji Mirza Musay-i-Javahari died in 1881, his son, Haji Mirza Musa inherited a portion of the estate. He owned the house where Baha’u’llah lived and was extremely happy to present it to Him

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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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