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Unfolding Destiny

  • Author:
  • Shoghi Effendi

  • Source:
  • UK Bahá’í Publishing Trust, 1981 edition
  • Pages:
  • 490
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Pages 19-20

Letter of 6 January 1924

6 January 1924
Dear Bahá’í Brother,
Your letter of Dec. 23rd furnishing necessary information concerning the Conference on Religions arrived and made our dear Guardian highly pleased and delighted.
As he has quite recently written to the friends in England, he has instructed me to answer your letter and inform you that he has written and directed the National Spiritual Assembly of America to have a comprehensive article written by the ablest pen among the American friends—to be excellent both in style and in representation.
After this essay is written, it will be sent to our dear Shoghi Effendi who will send it to your N.S. Assembly for your perusal and consideration. You will add your remarks and suggestions and return it to him for final approval.
Shoghi Effendi is also thinking of selecting someone among the Indian friends to represent India. This Conference and a worthy and dignified representation of the Holy Cause therein, are under his serious consideration. We hope that through his wise instruction and powerful prayers your activities in this respect will be crowned with glorious success and that it will be known to the public that the Cause is not a movement collateral with other movements such as the Brahma Somaj or Aḥmadí movements.
Here at the Holy Shrine of our Beloved we remember all the dear friends in England and supplicate humbly for their happiness.
Shoghi Effendi is sending you his love and affection together 20 with his deep appreciation towards your noble labours and sacrificial efforts in the service of the Holy Cause…
[From the Guardian:]
My dear friend,
I enclose a copy of my recent letter to the National Spiritual Assembly of America regarding the Conference as well as copies of my recent translation of some of the most remarkable and prophetic utterances of Bahá’u’lláh and ‘Abdu’l-Bahá which might interest the friends in Great Britain. Pray convey my love to all of them.