Martha Louise Root (August 10, 1872 – September 28, 1939) was a prominent traveling teacher of the Bahá'í Faith in the late 19th and early 20th century. Shoghi Effendi, the Guardian of the Bahá'í Faith called her "the foremost travel teacher in the first Bahá'í Century", and named her a Hand of the Cause posthumously. Known by her numerous visits with Heads of State and other public figures. Of special importance was her efforts with Queen Marie of Romania, considered the first Monarch to accept Bahá'u'lláh.
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... Leonora was very touched by the message from `Abdu'l-Bahá and also Martha Root, a well-known Bahá'í who traveled widely, served as a great influence upon her in choosing South America as her destination ... my highest aspiration and when, early in 1920, I read His Tablet to Martha Root, commending her teaching work in South America and stressing the importance of its being followed up by others, it at once seemed ... A letter to Martha brought an immediate reply, with all encouragement." Martha Root had made a historical visit to South America in 1919 and encouraged Leonora by sharing her ...
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