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Tablet of the Centennial

Author Shoghi Effendi
Title of item
Tablet of the Centennial
Editor, translator, etc.  
Khazeh Fananapazir, trans
Date of this edition 1998
Language of first ed. Persian and Arabic
Title of original
Date of first ed.
Permission translator
Posted 2002-12 by Mehdi Wolf
Proofread 2013-04 by Mike Thomas
Formatted 2002-12 by Mehdi Wolf
Classified in Letters from the Guardian and Provisional translations
Abstract Partial translation of an epistle to the Persian-speaking Bahá'ís, written shortly after "God Passes By" in 1944. Includes English translation of Muhammad Varqa's "Le Style persan du Gardien."
Notes PDF below from Microsoft Word document, prepared by M. Thomas (2012/2023).

The original text, in Arabic and Persian, can be found at

Tags Arabic language; Bab, Declaration of; Bab, House of (Shiraz); Babi history; Bahai history; Bahaullah, Titles of; Centenaries; God Passes By (book); Historical overviews by Central Figures or BWC; Lawh-i-Qarn (Tablet of the Centennial); Names and titles; Night of Power; Persian language; Poetry; Shoghi Effendi, Writings of
Locations Shiraz; Iran (documents)
Cross-referencesSee also Stephen Lambden's translation (offsite).
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