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Dawn of a New Day

  • Author:
  • Shoghi Effendi

  • Source:
  • Bahá’í Publishing Trust of India, date unknown
  • Pages:
  • 228
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Pages 102-103

Proper Administrative Headquarters

Concerning his recent cable to the National Spiritual Assembly: The Guardian feels that, if feasible, it is highly desirable and necessary that the rapidly growing and strengthening Indian Baha’i Community should have a proper administrative Headquarters, situated in the capital—Delhi—and suitable for the next few years at least. He wishes the N.S.A. to find a building or house which will suit their requirements in every way, and inform him at once of the price required. He considers that it is premature at present to think of purchasing a site for a future Baha’i Temple. The thing for the friends to concentrate on at present is the Haziratu’l-Quds.
He has been greatly encouraged of late to witness the marked increase of activity shown by the Baha’i Communities everywhere in India. They are demonstrating their right to a place in the foremost ranks of the Baha’i World, and he is very pleased with them and eager that they should forge ahead in every field of Baha’i life.
[From the Guardian:]
May the Almighty graciously assist the Indian believers to establish, at the close of the first Baha’i Century, their administrative headquarters in the capital city of India, and thus befittingly crown their meritorious teaching activities.
January 28, 1943 103