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1933-12-14 questions re “America and the Most Great Peace”

USBN #81 - February 1934 - page 5

In a letter dated December 14, 1933, the Guardian through his secretary has

replied to these two questions as follows:

"As to the three aims which Shoghi Effendi has stated in his "America and

the Most Great Peace" t have been the chief objectives of Abdu'l-Baha's ministry,

it should be pointed out that the first was the establishment of the Cause in

America. The erection of the Baha'i Temple in Ishqabad, and the building on Mt.

Carmel of a mausoleum marking the resting-place of the Bab, were the two remaining


"The following is the list of the five teachers whom the Master sent to

America in order to spread the Cause. They were not all Persians. As a matter of

fact, the first one was a Syrian. Their names are as follows: Khayru'llah, Abdu'l-

Karim, Haji Mirza Hasan, Mirza Abdu'l-Fadl and Mirza Asadu'llah."

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