Bábism
Bábism (Persian: بابیه‎ Babiyye or "the Bábí Faith") is a religious movement that flourished in Persia from 1844 to 1852, then lingered on in exile in the Ottoman Empire (especially Cyprus) as w...
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Shaykh Tabarsi
Abu Ali Fadhl ibn Hasan Tabarsi (Persian/Arabic:ابوعلى فضل بن حسن طبرسى) known as Shaykh Tabarsi, was a 12th-century Persian Shia scholar who died in 548 AH (1153 CE).
Tabarsi was born in the year...
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Execution of the Báb
On the morning of July 9, 1850 in Tabriz, a young Persian merchant known as the Báb was charged with apostasy and shot by order of the Prime Minister of the Persian Empire. The events surrounding his ...
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Bahá'í/Bábí split
The Bahá'í/Bábí split occurred when most Bábís accepted Bahá'u'lláh as the messiah of the Báb's writings, leading them to become Bahá'ís, and leaving a remnant of Bábís who became known as Azalis. Th...
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Teachings of the Báb
The teachings of the Báb refer to the teachings of Siyyid `Alí Muḥammad who was the founder of Bábism, and one of three central figures of the Bahá'í Faith. He was a merchant from Shíráz, Persia, who ...
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Letters of the Living
The Letters of the Living (Arabic: حروف الحي‎) was a title provided by the Báb to the first eighteen disciples of the Bábí Religion. In some understandings the Báb places himself at the head...
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Hujjat
Mullá Muḥammad-‘Aliy-i-Zanjání (Arabic: ملا محمد علي الزنجاني‎), surnamed Ḥujjat (1812 - 1851), was an early leader of the Bábí movement of 19th century Persia. He is regarded by Bahá'ís as ...
Arabic Bayán
The Arabic Bayán is a book written by the Báb around 1848. Its larger sister book is the Persian Bayán. The work is incomplete, containing only eleven Vahids. Each Vahid serves as a chapter and contai...
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Alexander Tumansky
Tumanskiy, Aleksandr Grigor’evich (Russian: Туманский, Александр Григорьевич) (1861–1920) – Russian orientalist, military interpreter, Major General of Imperial Russian Army, belonging to an ancient a...
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Mullá 'Alíy-i-Bastámí
Mullá 'Alí-i-Bastámí (d. 1846) was the fourth (although second according to some sources) Letter of the Living in the Bábí movement. He is also probably the first and one of the best known martyrs of ...
Subh-i-Azal
Ṣubḥ-i-Azal (Morning of Eternity) (1831–1912, born Mírzá Yaḥyá Núrí) was a Persian religious leader of Azali Bábism.
Mirza Yahya was born in 1831 to Kuchak Khanum-i-Karmanshahi (Ruhi, A Brief Biog...
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Persian Bayán
The Persian Bayán (Persian: بیان‎) is one of the principal scriptural writings of the Báb, the founder of Bábi religion, written in Persian. The Báb also wrote a shorter book in Arabic, known as...
Mullá Husayn
Mullá Husayn (1813–1849) (Persian: ملا حسين بشروئي‎ Mullah Hossein Boshru'i), titled Jináb-i Bábu'l-Báb ("Gate of the Gate"), was a Persian religious figure and the first Letter of the Living of...
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Khadíjih-Bagum
Khadíjih Bagum (1822-September 15, 1882) was the wife of the Báb. In Bahá'í literature she is sometimes referred to as Khadíjih-Sultán Bagum, Khadíjih Bigum or Khadíjih Khánum.
The second daughter...
Báb
Siyyid `Alí Muḥammad Shírází (/ˈseɪ.jədˈæ.liː.moʊˈhæ.məd.ʃiˈrɑːzi/, Persian: سيد علی ‌محمد شیرازی‎; October 20, 1819 – July 9, 1850) was the founder of Bábism, and one of three central figures o...
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Selections from the Writings of the Báb
Selections from the Writings of the Báb is a book of excerpts from notable works of the Báb, the forerunner-Prophet of the Bahá'í Faith. It was compiled and published in 1976 by the Universal House of...
Dayyán
Mirza Asadullah-i-Khuy (Arabic: میرزا أسد الله‎), often referred to as Dayyán, was a Babi follower, a religion founded by the Báb in Persia beginning May 23, 1844. The Báb wrote numerous ta...
The Dawn-Breakers
The Dawn-Breakers: Nabíl’s Narrative of the Early Days of the Bahá’í Revelation or Nabíl's Narrative (Táríkh-i-Nabíl) is a historical account of the early Bábí and Bahá'í Faiths penned by Nabíl-i-A`za...
Azali
An Azali or Azali Bábí is a follower of the monotheistic religion of Subh-i-Azal and the Báb. Early followers of the Báb were known as Bábís, however in the 1860s a split occurred after which the vast...
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Quddús
Jináb-i-Quddús (Arabic: قدوس‎)(c.1820–1849), is the title of Mullá Muḥammad ‘Alí-i-Bárfurúshi, who was the most prominent disciple of the Báb. He was the eighteenth and final Let...
Táhirih
Táhirih (Persian: طاهره‎ Tahere "The Pure One" - Táhirih is the Bahá'í preferred transliteration), also called Qurratu l-`Ayn (Arabic: قرة العين‎ "Solace/Consolation of the Eyes") are ...
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Mullá Hádí-i-Qazvini
Mullá Hádí (Arabic: ملا هادي‎) was the fifteenth Letter of the Living in the Bábí movement and also the son of Mullá Abdu'l-Vahhab-i-Qazvíni who was a close companion of Shaykh Ahmad with wh...
Bayán
In Bábism, a Bayán (Arabic: بیان‎), or exposition, denotes the whole body of the works of the Báb, the central one being the Persian Bayán. Some modern Bábís (followers of the Báb) call them...
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