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[The excerpt below is from the section of the article that pertains to the Baha’i Faith]


[Newspaper:] Donya

[Date:] 28 Mehr 1358 [19 August 1979]

[Issue No:] 1403


Weekly Islamic Education Programme at the Baha’i National Office

The Haziratul Quds [Centre] of the Baha’is in Hafiz street, at the corner of Takht-e Jamshid Street and Soraya (presently Sho’beh), [remains] in the hands of the Muslims, and all the efforts have been focused on turning this National Baha’i Centre into a centre for Islamic Education and an Islamic University. At the moment, the Islamic programs that have been prepared and organized, which are to be implemented at the former National Centre of the Baha’is of Iran, are as follows:

Monday - 8:00 to 10:00 a.m., teaching Quran, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., interpretation of Quran, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., literacy class.

Sunday - 8:00 to 10:00 a.m., teaching French language, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. comprehensive tutorials, 4: 00 to 6:00 p.m. teaching English language.

Monday - 8:00 to 10:00 a.m., teaching Quran, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., comprehensive tutorials, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. ideology question and answer.

Tuesday - 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. comprehensive tutorials, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. first aid training, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. literacy class.

Wednesday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., ideology question and answer, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. construction Jihad.

Friday - All day construction Jihad practical planning.

These educational curricula have been organized by the organization of the Mujahidin of the way of truth. Also, some of the religious speakers give talks at the former Haziratul-Quds; among the speakers who spoke last Friday was Sister Mujahid, Mahindokht Keshavarz Sadr, who spoke about the (explanation and interpretation of ((Besme Rab)) [In the Name of Lord]; that Imam Khomeini repeated by movement from Besme Rab to the greatest Jihad and invitation to return) [sic]…