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|1863. 9 May
||Bahá'u'lláh and His party leave Firayját for Istanbul although at this point the destination is unknown to the exiles. [CH57, GPB156; SA235]
||Firayját; Sámsún; Istanbul; Judaydih; Dilí-'Abbás; Qarih-Tapih; Saláhíyyih; Dúst-Khurmátú; Táwuq; Karkúk; Irbíl; Bartallih; Mosul; Zákhú; Jazírih; Nisíbín; Hasan-Áqá; Márdiín; Díyár-Bakr; Ma'dan-Mis; Khárpút; Ma'dan-Nuqrih; Dilik-Tásh; Sívás; Túqát; Amasia; Iláhíyyih;
||Baha'u'llah; journey; Black Sea; Tablet; Suriy-i-Hawdaj
||E. G. Browne gives a paper on the Bahá'í Faith (`Bábism') at the Royal Asiatic Society, London.
||Royal Asiatic Society; London;
||E. G. Browne; Áqa Najafi
||The first Asian Women’s Conference is held in India. [BW17:180]
||Asian Women’s Conference
|1953 7 – 15 Oct
||The Asian Intercontinental Teaching Conference is held in New Delhi. [BW12:178]
- For Shoghi Effendi’s message to the conference see BW12:178–81.
- For a report of the conference see BW12:181–8.
- This is the first international Bahá’í gathering ever to be held in the East. [BW12:181; SBR171]
- It is attended by 489 Bahá’ís representing 31 countries. [BW 12:181]
- The design for the International Bahá’í Archives is revealed to the Bahá’ís of the world for the first time at this conference. [DH168]
|New Delhi; India
||Asian Intercontinental Teaching Conference; International Baha’i Archives; Intercontinental Teaching Conference; conference
|1977 13 – 16 Oct
||The Asian Bahá’í Women’s Conference is held in New Delhi, attended by more than a thousand women from across Asia. 1,200 women from 36 countries were in attendance. [BW17:180]
- For picture see BW17:212.
||Asian Baha’i Women’s Conference; Conference
||A regional office of the Bahá’í International Community affiliated with the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) is established in Bangkok. [BW19:161–2]
||BIC; Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)
||The Asian Buddhist Conference for Peace was held in Mongolia.
- A representative of the International Bahá'í Community was the only non-Buddhist speaker invited to address a public meeting held in conjunction with the conference. [AWH88] [VV101]
||Asian Buddhist Conference for Peace; International Baha'i Community
||Nicolai Gejnze, from Bishkek and a crew member in one of three boats in which Bahá'ís made a trip down the Volga River in June and July 1990, enrols, the first person from Kirgizia known to have become a Bahá'í.
||Bishkek; Kirgizia; Kyrgyz; Central Asia; Volga River; Russia
|1992 24 – 28 Oct
||The first Bahá'í Autumn School of Central Asia is held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, attended by more than 200 Bahá'ís and many others. [BINS284:2]
||Baha'i Autumn School of Central Asia
from the main catalogue
- Amatu'l-Bahá Visits India, by Violette Nakhjavani (1966). The story of Rúhíyyih Khánum's 9-month journey across India and Southeast Asia in 1964, as told by her travel companion. [about]
- Bahá'í Bhajans: An example of the Bahá'í Use of Hindu Symbols, by William Garlington, in Occasional Papers in Shaykhi, Babi and Bahá'í Studies, 2:1 (1998). [about]
- Bahá'í Proselytization in Malwa, India, by William Garlington, in Occasional Papers in Shaykhi, Babi and Bahá'í Studies, 5:2 (2001). [about]
- Bahá'í Communities in the Asia-Pacific: Performing Common Theology and Cultural Diversity on a 'Spiritual Axis', by Graham Hassall and William Barnes (1998). [about]
- Bahá'í Faith in India, The: A Developmental Stage Approach, by William Garlington, in Occasional Papers in Shaykhi, Babi and Bahá'í Studies, 2 (1997). [about]
- Bahá'í Faith in Malwa, The: A Study of a Contemporary Religious Movement, by William Garlington (1975). A broad overview of Baha'i history in general and in India in particular. Examination of present-day activities, sociological frameworks of village life, and development of local Baha'i administrative orders. [about]
- Biographical letter from a Hindu villager, by Daya Ram Malviya (1974). A glimpse into the life of an Indian convert to the Faith. [about]
- Conversion Movements within Hindu Village Culture, by Susan Maneck (1997). Hindu, Christian, and Baha'i conversion patterns in India. [about]
- Development of the Bahá'í Faith in Malwa, The: 1941-1974, by William Garlington, in Occasional Papers in Shaykhi, Babi and Bahá'í Studies, 3:1 (1999). A socio-cultural examination of Bahá'í mass teaching as experienced in Central India. [about]
- Historical Account of Two Indian Babis: Sa'en Hindi and Sayyid Basir Hindi, by Sepehr Manuchehri (2001). Includes translated excerpts from a number of Persian sources on these two individuals. [about]
- India, Notes on Bahá'í Population, by Charles Nolley and William Garlington (1997). Indian membership numbers, and how "enrollment" there has a different meaning than in developed countries. [about]
- Jamál Effendi and the early history of the Bahá'í Faith in South Asia, by Moojan Momen, in Bahá'í Studies Review, 9 (1999). Includes maps on Jamal Effendi's journeys in India, and journeys in Southeast Asia. [about]
- Messages of Shoghi Effendi to the Indian Subcontinent: 1923-1957, by Shoghi Effendi (1995). Revised and expanded version of Dawn of a New Day. [about]
- 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]
- Year With the Bahá'ís of India and Burma, A, by Sydney Sprague (1908). [about]