Thursday, January 9, 2014

January 9th in Baha'i History

1914 - Birth of John Ferraby, Hand of the Cause, and Custodian of the Bahá’í Faith

1951 - Formation of the International Bahá’í Council by Shoghi Effendi

It.....was not, however, until 9 January 1951 that he released this news through an historic cable: "Proclaim National Assemblies East West weighty epoch making decision formation first International Bahá'í Council forerunner supreme administrative institution destined emerge fullness time within precincts beneath shadow World Spiritual Centre Faith already established twin cities 'Akká Haifa."

 (Ruhiyyih Khanum, The Priceless Pearl, p. 251)

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