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A Compilation on Bahá’í Education

  • Author:
  • Various

  • Source:
  • Compiled by the Research Department of the Universal House of Justice, Bahá’í World Centre, August 1976
  • Pages:
  • 59
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Pages 43-44

“104: In connection with the question that you had asked as to whether you…”

In connection with the question that you had asked as to whether you should take a trip to the Holy Land or keep the sum to defray the expense of a young man you are educating. Shoghi Effendi wishes me to write you that although it means profound pleasure to him and to the members of the holy 44 family, to welcome you in the home of our beloved Master and to share with you the eternal outpourings of His Grace in and around His blessed Shrine, he deems it of greater importance for you to keep up helping the young boy whom you have undertaken to educate. This he would advise you with a deep realization of Bahá’u’lláh’s most pregnant utterance that he who educates his child or another’s it is just as though he is educating a child of Bahá’u’lláh Himself.
(From a letter dated 29 May 1925 written on behalf of Shoghi Effendi to an individual believer) [104]