Spiritual Study Courses



Tahirih of Persia and her American contemporaries.

Championing women’s rights has become more important in recent years and you might think that fight for female justice started in the 1960s, or perhaps after WWI when Women’s Suffrage was pushed forward. In truth, there were two simultaneous struggles for women’s rights, both of which started in the mid 19th century. One of them […] Read More

Tahirih, Forerunner of The women’s liberation Movement of the East.

Her vibrant poetry gave voice to her spiritual longing and passion, and its freshness reflected the vitality of the new spiritual teachings revealed by the Bab. She emerged as the most outspoken of the Babi leaders. The authorities responded by having her murdered in the dead of night. At the moment of her martyrdom, Tahirih […] Read More

The Dawn Breakers Day 1

Below is a link to the entire Dawn Breakers Story, should you choose to follow along with the class readings and discussions.Introduction – http://reference.bahai.org/en/t/nz/DB/index.html Read More

The Dawn Breakers Day 2

PERSIA’S STATE OF DECADENCE IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURYA. THE QÁJÁR SOVEREIGNS – http://reference.bahai.org/en/t/nz/DB/db-7.htmlB. THE GOVERNMENT – http://reference.bahai.org/en/t/nz/DB/db-8.htmlC. THE PEOPLE – http://reference.bahai.org/en/t/nz/DB/db-9.htmlD. THE ECCLESIASTICAL ORDER – http://reference.bahai.org/en/t/nz/DB/db-10.htmlCONCLUSION – http://reference.bahai.org/en/t/nz/DB/db-11.html Read More

The Dawn Breakers Day 3

BAHÁ’U’LLÁH’S TRIBUTE TO THE BÁB AND HIS CHIEF DISCIPLEShttp://reference.bahai.org/en/t/nz/DB/db-12.htmlDISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF SHÍ’AH ISLÁMhttp://reference.bahai.org/en/t/nz/DB/db-13.htmlGENEALOGY OF THE PROPHET MUḤAMMADhttp://reference.bahai.org/en/t/nz/DB/db-14.htmlTHEORY AND ADMINISTRATION OF LAW IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURYhttp://reference.bahai.org/en/t/nz/DB/db-15.htmlKEY TO THE GENEALOGY OF THE BÁBhttp://reference.bahai.org/en/t/nz/DB/db-16.htmlTHE QÁJÁR DYNASTYhttp://reference.bahai.org/en/t/nz/DB/db-17.htmlACKNOWLEDGMENThttp://reference.bahai.org/en/t/nz/DB/db-18.html[INTRODUCTORY NOTE]http://reference.bahai.org/en/t/nz/DB/db-19.html Read More

The Dawn Breakers Day 4

CHAPTER I: THE MISSION OF SHAYKH AHMAD-I-AHSÁ’Íhttp://reference.bahai.org/en/t/nz/DB/db-20.html Read More

The Dawn Breakers Day 5

CHAPTER II: THE MISSION OF SIYYID KÁZIM-I-RASHTÍhttp://reference.bahai.org/en/t/nz/DB/db-21.html Read More

The Dawn Breakers Day 6

CHAPTER II: THE MISSION OF SIYYID KÁZIM-I-RASHTÍ cont’dhttp://reference.bahai.org/en/t/nz/DB/db-21.html Read More

The Dawn Breakers Day 7

CHAPTER III: THE DECLARATION OF THE BÁB’S MISSIONhttp://reference.bahai.org/en/t/nz/DB/db-22.html Read More

The Dawn Breakers Day 8

CHAPTER III: THE DECLARATION OF THE BÁB’S MISSION cont’dhttp://reference.bahai.org/en/t/nz/DB/db-22.html Read More