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1906 c. Birth of `Abu'l-Qásim Faizí, Hand of the Cause of God, in Qum. Qum; Iran Abul-Qasim Faizi; Hands of the Cause; Hands of the Cause, Births and deaths; Births and deaths
1927 (In the year) Abu'l-Qásim Faizi, a 19-year-old student who had attended the Tarbiyát School in Tehran but was now enrolled at the American University at Beirut, visited Haifa to meet Shoghi Effendi. Like Hasan Balyuzi before him, he was immediately possessed by a great desire to serve him. [SETPE1p146-7] Haifa; Tihran; Iran; Beirut; Lebanon Abul-Qasim Faizi; Tarbiyat School; American University of Beirut; Shoghi Effendi, Life of
1957 Oct The third contingent of Hands of the Cause of God was appointed: Enoch Olinga, William Sears, John Robarts, Hasan Balyuzi, John Ferraby, Collis Featherstone, Rahmatu’lláh Muhájir and Abu’l-Qásim Faizí. [GBF111; MBW127; PP254, 442; SS47]
  • See TG160 for the story of how Enoch Olinga reacted to the news of being appointed a Hand of the Cause of God.
  • Haifa Hands of the Cause; Hands of the Cause, Appointments; Hands of the Cause, Contingents; Hands of the Cause, Third Contingent; Enoch Olinga; William Sears; John Robarts; Hasan Balyuzi; John Ferraby; Collis Featherstone; Rahmatullah Muhajir; Abul-Qasim Faizi
    1960 5 May Hand of the Cause Abu’l-Qásim Faizí was sent by the Custodians to France to meet with the National Spiritual Assembly and Bahá’ís of France. [MC197]
  • Initially eight of the nine members of the National Spiritual Assembly accepted the claim of Mason Remey.
  • After consultation, five members of the assembly continued to support Charles Mason Remey in his claim to be the second Guardian and resigned from the assembly. The five members who sided with Remey were: Joel Marangella, Bernard Fillon, Donald Harvey, Monir Derakhchan and Jaques Soghomonian. The four that remained true to the Covenant were A-M Barafroukhteh, Alain Tamenne, Sara Kenny, and Henriette Samimy. Even though some or maybe all of this group had voted to accept Remey they changed their vote after the meeting with Mr. Faizi. The national assembly was dissolved. [MC203]
  • BWC; Haifa; France Guardianship; Covenant-breakers; Hands of the Cause; Hands of the Cause, Activities; Abul-Qasim Faizi; NSA; Charles Mason Remey; Joel Marangella
    1963 19 May The Hands of the Cause cabled the annual conventions with the names of the five Hands chosen to reside in the Holy Land: Amatu’l-Bahá Rúhíyyih Khánum, Leroy Ioas, ‘Alí-Akbar Furútan, Paul Haney and Abu’l-Qásim Faizí. [MoC427] Haifa Hands of the Cause; Hands of the Cause, Activities; Amatul-Baha Ruhiyyih Khanum; Leroy Ioas; Ali Akbar Furutan; Paul Haney; Abul-Qasim Faizi
    1973 5 Jun The International Teaching Centre was established at the Bahá’í World Centre for the purpose of continuing the work of the Hands of the Cause of God into the future. [BBD118–19; BBRSM132–3; BW16:134, 411–14; BW17:322–5; VV16, CEBF200; Wikipedia]
  • For cable of the Universal House of Justice see BW16:413.
  • Hands of the Cause Amatu’l-Bahá Rúhíyyih Khánum, ‘Alí-Akbar Furútan, Paul Haney and Abu’l-Qásim Faizí and Counsellor members Hooper Dunbar, Florence Mayberry and Aziz Yazdí were appointed. [BW16:413]
  • For pictures see BW16:412 and VV16.
  • The duties and the organization of the International Teaching Centre were deliniated in the Message from the Universal House of Justice of June 8th, 1973.
  • See Wikipedia article for the names of the Counsellor members since its inception.
  • BWC; Haifa International Teaching Centre; International Teaching Centre, Members of; Hands of the Cause; Hands of the Cause, Activities; Counsellors; Universal House of Justice, Basic timeline; Amatul-Baha Ruhiyyih Khanum; Ali Akbar Furutan; Paul Haney; Abul-Qasim Faizi; Hooper Dunbar; Florence Mayberry; Aziz Yazdi; Appointed arm; - Basic timeline, Expanded
    1980 (In the year) The publication of Stories from the Delight of Hearts - The Memoirs of Hají Mírzá Haydar-Alí as translated by A Q Faizi and published by Kalimat in 1980. Haji Mirza Haydar-Ali; Abul-Qasim Faizi; Publications; Translation
    1980 20 Nov Abu’l-Qásim Faizí, Hand of the Cause of God, passed away in Haifa. (b.1906) [BW18:659; VV52]
  • Shoghi Effendi had appointed him among the third contingent on the 2nd of October, 1957. [MoCxxiii]
  • For his obituary see BW18:659–65.
  • See Conqueror of Hearts: Excerpts from Letters, Talks, and Writings of Hand of the Cause of God Abu'l-Qásim Faizí by Abu'l-Qasim Faizi edited by Shirley Macias.
  • Haifa Abul-Qasim Faizi; Hands of the Cause; Hands of the Cause, Births and deaths; Births and deaths; In Memoriam; Hands of the Cause, Third Contingent
    2004 29 Jun The passing of Gloria Faizi (b. Gloria Alá'í on 12 March, 1921 in Tehran) in Brisbane, Australia. The Universal House of Justice said they remembered with appreciation "her many contributions to the progress of the Bahá'í communities, including her pioneering in Bahrain with her illustrious husband, her work at the Bahá'í World Centre, and her devoted travels far and wide as a teacher of the Cause."
  • Gloria Faizi was born into the Ala'i family, distinguished for its service to the Faith. She met the head of the Faith, Shoghi Effendi, when she accompanied her father to the Holy Land as a child. When she was 17, she married Abu'l-Qásim Faizi, and together they assisted Baha'i communities in a remote rural area of Iran before settling in Bahrain in the mid-1940s. Their two children, Naysan and May, were born during their 15 years there. [BWNW318, BW04-05p287]
  • Some of her publications were:
    • The Bahá'i Faith, An Introduction (1971) Lebanon
    • Fire on the Mountain Top (1973) London
    • Flowers of One Garden (1977) Poona, India
    • Stories about 'Abdu'l-Bahá
    • Bahá'u'lláh: The Promised One (2002)
    • Stories About Bahá'í Funds (1993)
  • Brisbane; Australia; Bahrain Gloria Faizi; In Memoriam; Births and deaths; Abul-Qasim Faizi

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    1. Conqueror of Hearts: Talks by Hand of the Cause of God Abu'l-Qásim Faizí, by Shirley Macias and Abu'l-Qasim Faizi, in Conqueror of Hearts (2002). Biography, and talks by Faizi to the World Congress (1963) and Wilmette House of Worship (1974). [about]
    2. Conqueror of Hearts: Excerpts from Letters, Talks, and Writings of Hand of the Cause of God Abu'l-Qásim Faizí, by Abu'l-Qasim Faizi (2002). Collection of articles, personal letters, and learned talks, edited for posting as a single book. Includes Persian translation. [about]
    3. Definitions of Love, by Abu'l-Qasim Faizi (n.d.). How to express kindness to humanity and love for God and manifest the teachings of Bahá'u'lláh. [about]
    4. Divine Education: The Root of Knowledge, by Abu'l-Qasim Faizi, in Glory: A Bahá'í Youth Magazine, 5:2 (1973). On Bahá'í families and raising children to appreciate Bahá'í principles. [about]
    5. Education of Children, by Abu'l-Qasim Faizi (1974). On Bahá'í families and raising children to appreciate Bahá'í principles. [about]
    6. Explanation of the Symbol of the Greatest Name, by Abu'l-Qasim Faizi, in Conqueror of Hearts (1968). Calligraphy, numerology, and theology of Baha and the ringstone symbol. [about]
    7. Fayzí, Abu'l-Qásim (Hand of the Cause), by Moojan Momen, in Encyclopaedia Iranica, Volume 9 (1999). Very brief article, short enough to qualify as "fair use." [about]
    8. Flame of Fire, A: The Story of the Tablet of Ahmad, by Abu'l-Qasim Faizi, in Conqueror of Hearts (1967). Biography of the recipients, both called Ahmad, of the Persian and Arabic Tablets titled Lawh-i-Ahmad. [about]
    9. From Adrianople to Akka, by Abu'l-Qasim Faizi, in Conqueror of Hearts (1968). A talk to the Oceanic Conference, Palermo, Sicily, on the exile journeys of Bahá'u'lláh. [about]
    10. Gift of Love, A: Offered to the Greatest Holy Leaf , by Abu'l-Qasim Faizi (1982). Booklet on various topics related to the life of Bahá'u'lláh's daughter Bahíyyih Khánum (1846-1932), dedicated as a gift of love to her memory on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of her passing [about]
    11. Hand of the Cause of God Abu'l-Qásim Faizí: Biography and photographs, in Conqueror of Hearts (2002). A eulogy for Hand of the Cause Abu'l-Qásim Faizi, also spelled "Fayḍí" (1909 [or 1906]–1980). [about]
    12. Hands of the Cause of God: Personal Recollections, by Bill Washington (2014). Recollections of A.Q. Faizi, A.A. Furútan, Clara Dunn, Rúhíyyih Khánum, Ugo Giachery, Leroy Ioas, Enoch Olinga, Rahmátu’lláh Muhajir, Bill Sears, Agnes Alexander, John Robarts, Collis Featherstone, and Jalal Khazeh. [about]
    13. Hidden Words, The: Transcript of a talk by Hand of the Cause of God A. Q. Faizí, by Abu'l-Qasim Faizi, in Conqueror of Hearts (1967). Talk delivered in Wilmette, Illinois. [about]
    14. Kitab-i-Aqdas commentary, by Abu'l-Qasim Faizi, in Conqueror of Hearts (1973). Talk delivered in the United States (place not specified). [about]
    15. Letters to Various Individuals, by Abu'l-Qasim Faizi, in Conqueror of Hearts (1965). [about]
    16. Messages from the Universal House of Justice 1963-1986: Third Epoch of the Formative Age, by Universal House of Justice (1996). [about]
    17. Milly: A Tribute to The Hand of the Cause of God Amelia E. Collins, by Abu'l-Qasim Faizi (1977). A moving personal biographical history of Amelia Collins. [about]
    18. Morning of Your Lives, The: Talk given at a Hawaiian Youth Conference, by Abu'l-Qasim Faizi, in British Bahai Journal (1975). A very short published talk. [about]
    19. Mr Faizi and Mr Furútan in Australia: The Yerrinbool tapes, by Abu'l-Qasim Faizi and Ali-Akbar Furutan, in Australian Bahá'í Studies, vol. 2 (2000). Lengthy talks of Hands of the Cause A.Q. Faizi and A.A. Furútan in Australia at the Yerrinbool summer school. [about]
    20. My Memories of Hand of the Cause of God, A. Q. Faizí, by Shirley Macias, in Conqueror of Hearts (2002). Personal letters from Faizi to Macias, and her recollections of him. [about]
    21. Prince of Martyrs, The: A brief account of the Imam Husayn, by Abu'l-Qasim Faizi (1977). The story of the Third Imam, whose death in the year 680 became a pivotal event for Shi'i Islam. [about]
    22. Program for the Activities of the Bahá'í Students in the American University of Beirut, 1927-1928 (1927). The program of the weekly meetings of the Bahá'í students in the American University of Beirut during the Bahá'í year 84-95 (1927-1928), including presentations by A.Q. Faizi, H.M. Balyuzi, Hasan and Ali Dehgan, Eshagh and Abbas Eqbal, et al. [about]
    23. Seven Valleys, The: Notes from a Deepening Class , by Abu'l-Qasim Faizi (1966). Lengthy notes from a deepening led by Hand of the Cause Faizi in Haifa, Israel. [about]
    24. Stories from The Delight of Hearts: The Memoirs of Hájí Mírzá Haydar-'Alí, by Haji Mirza Haydar-Ali (1980). Anecdotes and history, a personal glimpse of the Middle East in the 19th century, as told by a follower of Bahá'u'lláh and companion of Abdu'l-Bahá. [about]
    25. Talk given by Hand of the Cause of God A.Q. Faizi, Australia, by Abu'l-Qasim Faizi, in Conqueror of Hearts (1969). Discussion of "Standards and Values, "Explanations from the Writings of the Báb," and "How to Study the Book of Íqán" [about]
    26. Teaching Seminar conducted by Hand of the Cause A. Q. Faizí in Hawaii, by Abu'l-Qasim Faizi, in Conqueror of Hearts (1967). Lengthy notes from five sessions of talks, including question-and-answer periods. [about]
    27. Three Meditations on the Eve of November Fourth, by Abu'l-Qasim Faizi (1970). Essays and poems written by Hand of the Cause A.Q. Faizi on the evening of Shoghi Effendi's death, November 4 1957. [about]
    28. Una llama de fuego, by Abu'l-Qasim Faizi (2013). Traducido de "Flame of Fire: The Tablet of Ahmad." [about]
    29. Wonder Lamp, The, by Abu'l-Qasim Faizi (1972). A children's story, and performance / storytelling piece, published as a 45-page booklet and also in audio recording. [about]
    30. اندیشه های من در شب چهارم نوامبر (Andishehaye man dar shab chaharom novambr), by Abu'l-Qasim Faizi (2015). Persian translation of Faizi's "Three Meditations on the Eve of November Fourth." [about]
     
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