‘Abdu’l-Hamíd Ishráq-Khávari

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'Abdu'l-Hamíd Ishráq-Khávari (1902 – 1972) was a prominent Iranian Bahá'í scholar. He was a Muslim clergy from Mashad and became a Bahá'í in 1927. He was a teacher in one of the Bahá'í schools in Iran, until the schools were closed in 1934. He prepared many compilations of Bahá'í writings, commentaries, apologetic works and historic studies.

Some of his more important works are as follows:

  • Ganj-i Shaygan (A selection if Baha'u'llah's Tablets in chronological order)
  • Ganjīniy-i ḥudūd wa aḥkām (A collection of Baha'i laws)
  • Mā’idiy-i āsimānī (volumes 1,4,7,8 are collections of Baha'u'llahs Tablets, volumes 2,5,9 are collections of Abdu'l-Baha's Tablets, and volumes 3 and 6 are a collection of Shoghi's letters)
  • Payām-i malakūt (A collection of different subjects)
  • Raḥiq-i makhtūm (A selection of different subjects in alphabetical order in two volumes)


  • Smith, Peter (2000). "Ishráq-Khávari, 'Abdu'l-Hamíd". A concise encyclopedia of the Bahá'í Faith. Oxford: Oneworld Publications. p. 211. ISBN 1-85168-184-1.

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