• Siyyid Mustafá Rúmí

Siyyid Mustafá Rúmí

Hand of the Cause of God

Siyyid Mustafá Rúmí’s nearly century-long life was one filled with tireless travel and selfless service to the Cause of God. The extent of his role in the establishment of the Bahá’í communities in the Indian subcontinent—particularly in Burma (Myanmar)—cannot be overstated. As a traveling companion of Jamál Effendi, and as a distinguished teacher and scholar of the Faith in his own right, Siyyid Mustafá was constantly on the move and engaged in the promulgation and promotion of the Bahá’í Faith and its teachings.

Drawing on both the English and Persian memoirs of Siyyid Mustafá Rúmí, Knight of Bahá’u’lláh Iran Furútan Muhájir serves as compiler, editor, researcher, and translator as she weaves together this marvellous biography and brings to life the story of this inspiring soul.

The memoirs offer the reader a fascinating firsthand account of the early days of the Bahá’í Faith in the region, along with details of several...Show More

Siyyid Mustafá Rúmí’s nearly century-long life was one filled with tireless travel and selfless service to the Cause of God. The extent of his role in the establishment of the Bahá’í communities in the Indian subcontinent—particularly in Burma (Myanmar)—cannot be overstated. As a traveling companion of Jamál Effendi, and as a distinguished teacher and scholar of the Faith in his own right, Siyyid Mustafá was constantly on the move and engaged in the promulgation and promotion of the Bahá’í Faith and its teachings.

Drawing on both the English and Persian memoirs of Siyyid Mustafá Rúmí, Knight of Bahá’u’lláh Iran Furútan Muhájir serves as compiler, editor, researcher, and translator as she weaves together this marvellous biography and brings to life the story of this inspiring soul.

The memoirs offer the reader a fascinating firsthand account of the early days of the Bahá’í Faith in the region, along with details of several pilgrimages to the Holy Land and time spent in the presence of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá. Included in these passages are Tablets of Bahá’u’lláh and ‘Abdu’l-Bahá addressed to Siyyid Mustafá Rúmí, as well as letters of the Guardian, who would posthumously appoint him as a Hand of the Cause of God and describe him as an Apostle of Bahá’u’lláh, a pioneer, and a martyr.

  • Contributors:: Iran Muhajir (Author)
  • Format: Softcover book | 287 pages
  • Dimensions: 150 x 226 x 20 mm | 544 g
  • Publisher: Bahá'í Publishing (USA), 2020
  • ISBN: 9781618511577
  • SKU: MUHAJ_RUMI
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  • Contributors:: Iran Muhajir (Author)
  • Format: Softcover book | 287 pages
  • Dimensions: 150 x 226 x 20 mm | 544 g
  • Publisher: Bahá'í Publishing (USA), 2020
  • ISBN: 9781618511577
  • SKU: MUHAJ_RUMI

About Iran Muhajir

Iran Furutan Muhajir was born in the year 1933 into one of the most distinguished Baha'i families of Iran. She married Dr Rahmatu'llah Muhajir in 1951. In 1954 she pioneered with her husband to Mentawai Islands, Indonesia, and attained the distinction Knight of Baha'u'llah.

As well as ably assisting her husband after his appointment as Hand of the Cause of God in 1957, she has been a member of several national and local spiritual assemblies, and has served on a number of Baha'i institutions, including a five-year period as managing director of the Baha'i Publishing Trust of India.

She has compiled several popular Baha'i books, including Mysteries of God, a portrait of 'Abdu'l-Baha, and Messages of Shoghi Effendi to the Indian subcontinent. She created a correspondence course, which was used in several countries involved in mass teaching. She has travelled to 55 countries and continues to work on many important international Baha'i assignments. She holds a Master's degree in Middle Eastern Studies from Harvard University.

Titles by Iran Muhajir

Hands of the Cause of God