Taiwan Bahá'í Chronicle:
An Historical Record of the Early Days of the Bahá'í Faith in Taiwan
20. Hand of the Cause
Mr. Tarázu'lláh Samandari
Mr. Samandari arrived in Taiwan October 25, 1966, accompanied by
Auxiliary Board Member Mr. Rouhollah Mumtazi. Mr. Suleimani described it as a
unique experience for everyone as his presence linked them with the early days
of the Faith. Mr. Samandari at age sixteen had attained the Presence of
Bahá'u'lláh. He spent the first six days in Taipei and met with
the Local Spiritual Assembly and with the National Administrative Committee.
One of the problems in Taiwan was the Chinese written characters used for the
word "Bahá'í" and other words associated with the Faith. During
meetings with Mr. Samandari the National Administrative Committee came to some
permanent solutions to the problem.
Frequent meetings with the friends were scheduled for Mr. Samandari, including
one in Mr. Mark Lin's (Lin Fang-nan) house in Hsing-Tien. The Hand of the
Hand of the Cause Mr. Tarázu'lláh Samandari on a visit
to the Tainan Bahá'í Center in 1966.
Cause spent several days in Tainan, staying at the Bahá'í Center.
He met with the Local Spiritual Assembly of Tainan and accompanied by three
friends he visited Pingtung and met with the Local Spiritual Assembly, and then
continued on to the village of Lung-chi to see the Bahá'ís.
Back in Taipei a public meeting was held for Mr. Samandari with forty people
attending. He spoke on the necessity of Divine Education. Then to Hualien,
where he met with members of the Local Spiritual Assembly. He left for Hong
Kong on the 11th of November.
The Bahá'ís in Taiwan felt that the visit of Mr. Samandari
created a new spirit and that the friends would serve the Cause of God with