Search for tag "Bombay"
|| Bahá'u'lláh sends Sulaymán Khán Ilyás, Jamál Effendi, to India. [BW4:285; GPB195; MC155]
- See EB120–1, 122–8 and MF134–8.
- BBRSM90, 193 say he was sent in 1871 and left in 1878. EB122 says he reached Bombay in 1878 and stayed 11 years on the subcontinent.
- His work helps establish Bahá'í communities in Bombay, Calcutta and Madras as well as in Burma. [BBRSM91; GPB225]
- Among those he teaches is Siyyid Mustafá Rúmí, who later founds the Bahá'í community of Burma. [BW10:517]
|Bombay; Calcutta; Madras; India; Burma;
||Sulayman Khan Ilyas; Jamal Effendi; Siyyid Mustafa Rumi
||`Abdu'l-Bahá writes The Mysterious Forces of Civilization, a treatise on the establishment of a just, progressive and divinely-based government. [SDCV]
- It was lithographed in Bombay in 1882. It was first published in English under the title The Mysterious Forces of Civilization in London in 1910. [SDCV] It was re-issued in 1918 and later translated as The Secret of Divine Civilization by Marzieh Gail and published by the Bahá'í Publishing Trust in Wilmette in 1957.
- Shoghi Effendi calls it `Abdu'l-Bahá's outstanding contribution to the future reorganization of the world'. [WOB37]
||Secret of Divine Civilization (book); Publishing
|1890 In the decade
||Bahá'í books are published for the first time, in Bombay and Cairo. [GPB195; SA250]
||Bombay; India; Cairo; Egypt
||Bahai literature; Publishing
||On the instructions of Bahá'u'lláh, The Kitáb-i-Aqdas is published for the first time in Bombay. [SA250]
- It is published in Arabic. [SA250]
||Kitab-i-Aqdas (Most Holy Book); Firsts, Other; Publishing
||The publication of Kitáb-i Badáyi'u'l-Áthár written by Mírza Mahmúd-i Zarqání. by Elegant Photo-Litho Press in Bombay. The English translation, Mahmúd's Diary, was published in 1998 by George Ronald Publisher. [APD151]
"Mírzá Mahmúd was a careful and faithful chronicler and engaged in assembling and publishing his work with the permission of the beloved Master . . ." (The Universal House of Justice
- a letter dated April 30, 1984 addressed to the National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States).
||Mahmuds Diary; Mirza Mahmud-i-Zarqani; Abdul-Baha, Travels of; Publishing
|1920 27-29 Dec
||The first All-India Bahá'í Convention is held in Bombay with 175 in attendance. [AB446; BBRSM194; 115]
||Conventions; First, Conventions
|1936 31 Dec
||Khusraw Bimán (Thábit) passes away in Bombay at the age of 103 or 104. [I:56]
- He is the first Zoroastrian to accept the Faith in India. [I:44–6]
- For the story of his life see I:39–60.
||Khusraw Biman; In Memoriam
||The publication of the statement entitled "Bahá'u'lláh”, prepared by the Office of Public Information at the Bahá'í World Centre. The statement was formally release at a press conference in Bombay, India by Hassan Sabri. [VV126]
||Office of Public; Hassan Sabri; Bahaullah, Life of; Bahaullah, Life of (documents)