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1899. 19 Nov Birth of Yan Kee Leong, the first believer in Malaya, in Selangor, Malaysia. Selangor; Malaysia; Malaya Yan Kee Leong; Births and deaths
1951 23 May Jamshed and Parvati Fozdar arrive in Kuching with their son, Vijay, the first Bahá’ís to settle in Sarawak. Kuching; Sarawak; Malaysia Jamshed Fozdar; First Bahais by country or area
1953 19 Dec Yan Kee Leong becomes a Bahá’í, the first person to accept the Faith in Malaya. Malaya; Malaysia Yan Kee Leong; First Bahais by country or area
1957 Dec The first summer school in Malaysia is held at Malacca. Malacca; Malaysia First summer and winter schools; Summer schools
1959 The first contacts with the Aboriginal people were made in Kampong Jus in Malacca by Saurajen, as reported at a special meeting held with Hand of the Cause of God, Dr. Muhajir in Malacca on 29 December 1957. [Jewel Among Nations, Splendour Publications, Author A. Manisegaran. Pages 221-222] Kampung Jus; Malacca; Malaysia Rahmatullah Muhajir; Saurajen; Aboriginal people; Firsts, Other
1961. 22 Oct Mr. Sivalingam and Miss Puvaneswary were married in the first Bahá’í wedding in Malaysia. Malaysia Weddings; First weddings find reference
1974 The Bahá’í Publishing Trust of Malaysia was established. Malaysia Publishing Trusts
1978 16 - 19 Dec More than 560 Bahá'ís from 14 countries throughout Malaysia gathered for the South East Asia Bahá'í Regional Conference. [BN136 April 1979] Kuching; Sarawak Province; Malaysia Conference; South East Asia Baha'i Regional Conference; Z****
1985 1 – 4 Aug An International Youth Conference to support the United Nations International Youth Year is held in Port Dickson, Malaysia, attended by 1,300 youth from 15 countries, the largest gathering of Bahá’ís ever held in Malaysia. [BW19:301] Port Dickson; Malaysia; Asia Conferences, Bahai; Conferences, Youth; Conferences, International; Youth; International Youth Year
1985. 22 - 23 Oct The 14th Muzakarah (Conference) of the Fatwa Committee of the National Council for Islamic Religious Affairs Malaysia discussed the Bahá'í doctrine and decided that the Bahá'í doctrine is not part of Islam. Muslims involved in this teaching are deemed as apostates. Therefore, Muslims are prohibited from following this teaching and anyone involved in it must denounce it at once and repent. [Fatwa] Malaysia Fatwa; Persecution, Malaysia; Persecution, Other; Persecution
1989 Apr The Association for Bahá’í Studies of Malaysia is established. [BINS206:8] Malaysia; Asia Bahai Studies, Associations for
2000. 13 Jul A fatwa issued by the Johor State Fatwa Committee stated that the Bahá'í teachings are not the teachings of Islam, that Muslims who are involved in its teaching are apostates and therefore Muslims are forbidden to engage in teaching. [Fatwa] Johor State; Malaysia Fatwa; Persecution, Malaysia; Persecution, Other; Persecution
2003. 1 Jun A fatwa was issued by the Mufti of Sabah State Government that declared that the Bahá'í teachings were deviant teachings and that Muslims were forbidden all involvement including the practice of the Faith and the holding of any literature or other material. [Fatwa] Sabah State; Malaysia Fatwa; Persecution, Malaysia; Persecution, Other; Persecution
2006 10 Jun In Malaysia, Social & Economic Development Services (SEDS) together with the Centre for Civilisational Dialogue organized two nation-wide colloquia on science, religion and development. The first was held at University of Malaya in 2005 and the second on this date in Kuala Lumpur. [SGM Website] Kuala Lumpur; Malaysia Institute for Studies in Global Prosperity (ISGP); Z****
2008 20 – 21 Dec Regional Conferences held in Kuching, Malaysia and São Paulo, Brazil. [BWNS683] Kuching; Malaysia; Sao Paulo; Brazil Regional Conferences; BWNS
2008 27 – 28 Dec Regional Conference held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This conference represents the half-way point in the series of 41 conferences between November 1st and March 1st. [BWNS685] Kuala Lumpur; Malaysia Regional Conferences; BWNS

from the main catalogue

  1. Rationalisation and re-enchantment in Malaysia: Temiar religion 1964-1995, by Geoffrey Benjamin (1996). Extensive discussion of the Baha’i Faith among the Temiars of Malaysia. Link to paper (offsite). [about]
  2. Ridván 1996 (Four Year Plan) - To the Followers of Bahá'u'lláh in Cambodia, Hong Kong, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Macau, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam: Bahá'í Era 153, by Universal House of Justice (1996). Country-specific portion of the annual message to the Bahá'ís of the world: East Asia. [about]
 
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