Tahirih’s influence and reputation is celebrated in music and poetry throughout the world. The appearance of a soul as pure as Tahirih’s would have been a rare event in any culture but in a country as despotic as Persia where women were deprived of education with little opportunity of self expression her appearance was almost a miracle.



While still a young woman she travelled on pilgrimage, with her sister Marziyah, to  Karbila. While there she  had a dream in which a youth, wearing a green turban, appeared to her and with upraised hands He recited certain verses. When she awoke from her strange vision Tahirih recorded one of the verses in her book. Later when she received a copy of the Bab’s commentary on the Surah of Joseph, she discovered this was the same verse that had appeared in her dream.



At that moment she declared her belief in the Bab as the Gate to the Promised Qai’m and she became known as “The Point of Divine Knowledge.“ She travelled throughout the region attracting  thousands of followers. She has become immortalized in the annals of history, because of her rare intellect, her extraordinary beauty and her eloquent poetry.



This limited edition giclèe print measuring 18” x 24” on acid-free museum quality paper, numbered and signed by the artist is available for $75. This includes free shipping & handling worldwide.



This is a limited edition giclèe print measuring 20” x 32” on acid-free museum quality paper, numbered and signed by the artist is available for $115. This includes free shipping & handling worldwide.



A print on canvas of this original painting of “Tahirih Teaching in Mashhad” measuring 20” x 16” stretched, hand embellished, repainted to perfection and varnished  by the artist ready for display with all the appearance of the original oil painting is available for $900. (Please allow a one month turnaround for the oil paint and varnish to dry with this order.) This includes free shipping & handling worldwide.



To discuss this painting, arrange an individual payment plan or make an offer for this original work of art please contact the artist directly at info@ivanlloyd.com.

Tahirih Teaching in Mashhad

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