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1979 21 Mar The Universal House of Justice outlined the broad goals of the Seven Year Plan to he launched at Ridván 1979. [BW18:81–5] BWC Seven Year Plan (1979-1986); Teaching Plans
1979 Ridván The Seven Year Plan was launched. (1979-1986) [BBD181; BBRSM159; BW17:71]
  • See Bahá'í News No 676 July 1987 p2-7 for the achievements of the Seven Year Plan.
  • See the publication The Seven Year Plan 1979-1986: Statistical Report Ridván 1983.
  • BWC Seven Year Plan (1979-1986); Teaching Plans
    1986 Ridván The Seven Year Plan was successfully completed. (1979-1986) [BW19:23]
    • For a graph showing the growth of the Bahá'í Faith in this period see BW19:23.
    • For statistics on the Bahá'í Faith at this date see BINS155:13 and BW19:61–98, 112–46.
      • A series of further plans from 1964 to 1986, The Nine Year Plan (1964-19730), The Five Year Plan (1974-1979), and the Seven Year Plan (1979-1986) carried forward the process of establishing the Bahá'í Faith in every country and major territory of the world, such that, once it became possible to spread the Baha'i Faith in the former communist countries in the 1990s, this process was more or less complete. [Patheos website]
    • the restoration and opening to pilgrimage of the southern wing of the House of 'Abdu'llah Pasha;
    • the completion and occupation of the Seat of the Universal House of Justice;
    • the approval of detailed plans for the remaining edifices around the Arc;
    • the expansion of the membership and responsibilities of the International Teaching Centre and the Continental Boards of Counsellors;
    • the establishment of the offices of Social and Economic Development, and of Public Information;
    • the dedication of the Mother Temple of the Pacific, and dramatic progress with the building of the Temple in India;
    • the expansion of the teaching work throughout the world, resulting in the formation of twenty-three new National Spiritual Assemblies, nearly 8,000 new Local Spiritual Assemblies, the opening of more than 16,000 new localities and representation within the Baha'i community of 300 new tribes;
    • the issuing of 2,196 new publications, 898 of which are editions of the Holy Text and the enrichment of Baha'i literature by productions in 114 new languages; the initiation of 737 new social and economic development projects;
    • the addition of three radio stations, with three more soon to be inaugurated-- these stand out as conspicuous achievements in a Plan which will be remembered as having set the seal on the third epoch of the Formative Age. [Ridván Message 1986]
    BWC Seven Year Plan (1979-1986); Teaching Plans; Restoration

    from the main catalogue

    1. Achievements of the Seven Year Plan, 1979-1986, by Ahang Rabbani, in Bahá'í News, 12:676 (1987-07). Construction progress at the Bahá'í World Centre; expansion of the BIC; international conferences; formations of Local and National Assemblies; teaching initiatives; publications and proclamations. [about]
    2. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 18 (1979-1983), in Bahá'í World (1986). Periodic volumes that survey the global activities and major achievements of the Faith. [about]
    3. Messages from the Universal House of Justice 1963-1986: Third Epoch of the Formative Age, by Universal House of Justice (1996). [about]
    4. Ridvan 1979 (Naw-Rúz): Bahá'í Era 136, by Universal House of Justice (1979-04). Annual message to the Bahá'ís of the world, on the launching of the Seven Year Plan and elucidation of the Seven Year Plan goals. [about]
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