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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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Page 179

Letter of May 5, 1943

[From the Guardian:]
I have just heard the very sad news of the passing of your dearly-loved father. This is a great loss to the Baha’i Community in that land and indeed to the Baha’i world. His exemplary devotion, his indefatigable efforts, his shining faith, his unswerving fidelity, his zeal, his magnificent achievements, in both the administrative and teaching spheres of Baha’i activity have enriched the annals of the Cause of Baha’u’llah. I personally greatly loved and admired him. The Beloved, I assure you, was pleased with him, and will now bless his soul in the Great Beyond. I will pray for him from the depths of my heart. (Letter addressed to the daughters of Mr. N.R. Vakil).
May 5, 1943