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The Dawn-Breakers: Nabil's Narrative of the Early Days of the Baha'i Revelation

Product Code: DB
ISBN: 978-0-87743-010-0
Availability: In stock

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The Dawn-Breakers, also called Nabil's Narrative is the most comprehensive and authoritative eyewitness account of the beginnings of the Bahá'í era. It is also distinguished for being the only work of its kind completed in the time of Bahá'u'lláh, who approved portions of the manuscript. Translated by Shoghi Effendi, and originally published in English in 1932, this book continues to offer a priceless resource for those wishing to better understand early Bahá'í history, its connection to the Bábí religion, and the implications of this history for today.


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by David
on 2/13/2019
from Fish Creek
The Dawn Breakers
I received a copy of the Dawn Breakers when I first enrolled as a Baha'i, back in 1968. I have cherished it ever since and read it as often as I can. I do more browsing and consulting than a full read through. It is just absolutely loaded with information and inspiration! It has incidents that shed so much light on the inimitable character and wisdom of both The Bab and Baha'u'llah, as well a the hardships they faced. 

I bought a translation of the "French Footnotes" a long time ago, and these are a great help, as there is some really important extra information contained in them. 

The description here does not mention whether this is a new edition or not, and if so, if there are any changes - such as a onboard translation of those French Footnotes. This would be a very valuable addition since there are so few polyglots around these days!

I highly recommend every Baha'i household have this book available. Particularly to show serious seekers that we have this first hand account!
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