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The Light of Divine Guidance (Volume 1)

  • Author:
  • Shoghi Effendi

  • Source:
  • Bahá’í Publishing Trust of Germany (Bahá’í-Verlag), 1982 edition
  • Pages:
  • 311
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Pages 252-253

Letter of 20 March 1956

20 March 1956
Dear Bahá’í Sister:
Thank you for your loving letter of March 10th, with regard to the translations into Russian.
I hope the pamphlet which Mrs. Sommerau has prepared will soon be published, so that there will be literature available for this teaching work.
The Guardian is extremely anxious of course for proper contacts to be made with the believers behind the Iron Curtain. However the utmost circumspection must be used; and certainly no one must enter into correspondence with 253 them. I think you should inform … that the Guardian is anxious for the closest contacts to be opened and maintained, but not through correspondence. Likewise when any Bahá’í goes behind the Iron Curtain and contacts the believers, it must be done very quietly and carefully.
Do I understand from the letter that … is intending to enter behind the Iron Curtain to visit the believers? This would be commendable if it can be done….