Zikrullah Khadem

Zikrullah Khadem

Birth
Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Death
13 Nov 1986 (aged 81–82)
Skokie, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial
Skokie, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID
58217606 View Source

In 1952 Shoghi Effendi Rabbani, Head of the Baha'i Faith, appointed Mr. Khadem to the rank of Hand of the Cause of God. "Hand" is the highest rank a Baha'i may achieve. It is no longer conferred.

Mr. Khadem was a most distinguished soul and servant of the Cause of God. Upon his passing The Universal House of Justice, Supreme Body of the Baha'i Faith wrote:

"INDEFATIGABLE FEARLESS DEFENDER FAITH ... HAND OF THE CAUSE, ZIKRULLAH KHADEM. HIS STERLING SERVICES TO THE CAUSE, HIS TOTAL CONSECRATION TO THE TASKS ASSIGNED TO HIM BY THE BELOVED GUARDIAN ... HIS VALUABLE SOUL - UPLIFTING STIMULATION IMPARTED TO THE BODY OF BELIEVERS IN NORTH AMERICA, PARTICULARLY THE UNITED STATES BAHA'I COMMUNITY. HIS UNTIRING ENDEAVOURS THROUGH HIS TALKS AND WRITINGS IN SAFEGARDING THE COVENANT AND IN INSTILLING APPRECIATION AND LOVE FOR SHOGHI EFFENDI, SHED UNDYING LUSTRE OVER THE PERIOD OF HIS ADMIRABLE STEWARDSHIP OF THE CAUSE OF GOD."

—THE UNIVERSAL HOUSE OF JUSTICE

In 1952 Shoghi Effendi Rabbani, Head of the Baha'i Faith, appointed Mr. Khadem to the rank of Hand of the Cause of God. "Hand" is the highest rank a Baha'i may achieve. It is no longer conferred.

Mr. Khadem was a most distinguished soul and servant of the Cause of God. Upon his passing The Universal House of Justice, Supreme Body of the Baha'i Faith wrote:

"INDEFATIGABLE FEARLESS DEFENDER FAITH ... HAND OF THE CAUSE, ZIKRULLAH KHADEM. HIS STERLING SERVICES TO THE CAUSE, HIS TOTAL CONSECRATION TO THE TASKS ASSIGNED TO HIM BY THE BELOVED GUARDIAN ... HIS VALUABLE SOUL - UPLIFTING STIMULATION IMPARTED TO THE BODY OF BELIEVERS IN NORTH AMERICA, PARTICULARLY THE UNITED STATES BAHA'I COMMUNITY. HIS UNTIRING ENDEAVOURS THROUGH HIS TALKS AND WRITINGS IN SAFEGARDING THE COVENANT AND IN INSTILLING APPRECIATION AND LOVE FOR SHOGHI EFFENDI, SHED UNDYING LUSTRE OVER THE PERIOD OF HIS ADMIRABLE STEWARDSHIP OF THE CAUSE OF GOD."

—THE UNIVERSAL HOUSE OF JUSTICE


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