June 12, 2020

The Báb was a guest of the Imám-Jum‘ih of Isfahán for 40 days

Isfahan 1839
The first forty days of His [Báb's] the  sojourn in Isfahán were spent as the guest of Mírzá Siyyid Muhammad, the Sulṭanu’l-‘Ulamá, the Imám-Jum‘ih, one of the principal ecclesiastical dignitaries of the realm, in accordance with the instructions of the governor of the city, Manuchihr Khán, the Mu ‘Tamidu’d-Dawlih, who had received from the Báb a letter requesting him to appoint the place where He should dwell. He was ceremoniously received… 
- Shoghi Effendi  (‘God Passes By’)