Preview of Gleanings from the Writings of Baha’u’llah Part 2

Systematic Study of Guardian-Selected Texts: Insights from 1935

Upcoming Preview of the Gleanings from the Writings of Baha’u’llah.

Date: May 2025

Duration: 1 Hour

Synopsis: Join us for an enriching one-hour Zoom presentation as we embark on a systematic study of a unique compilation of texts selected and translated by Shoghi Effendi, first published in 1935. This session is designed to introduce participants to the profound insights and thematic richness of these texts, meticulously curated by the Guardian to illuminate the core principles and teachings of the Bahá’í Faith.

Session Outline:

Introduction (10 minutes)

Overview of the significance of the Guardian’s compilation. Historical context of the publication in 1935. Detailed Study of Selected Texts (30 minutes)

Exploration of key themes and teachings. Discussion on the relevance of these texts in contemporary society. Analysis of the Guardian’s translation choices and their impact on understanding the Bahá’í writings. Interactive Q&A and Discussion (20 minutes)

Open floor for questions and reflections. Sharing insights and personal interpretations. Discussion on the practical application of these teachings in daily life. Preparation for Participants:

In anticipation of this presentation, participants will receive a comprehensive report containing:

A list of the texts selected by the Guardian. An outline describing the thematic content of each text. An index of names and topics covered in the compilation. This preparatory material will equip attendees with a foundational understanding, enabling a more engaged and meaningful participation in the session.


This presentation aims to deepen your appreciation of the Guardian’s work and the timeless wisdom encapsulated in these selected texts. We look forward to your participation in this enlightening journey, fostering a deeper connection to the spiritual heritage of the Bahá’í Faith.