The role of Babism cult in emerging Bahaâ€™ism
Bahaism is the continuation of Babism. Ali Muhammad Shirazi elected Sobhi Azal (Mirza Yahya Nouri) in his will as his successor before he was executed and asked him to complete the rest of 8 units of the book â€œBayanâ€.
Thus, Ali Muhammad Babâ€™s followers obeyed and accepted him as his leader. According to his brotherâ€™s plan, Hussein Ali Nouriâ€™s plan, he was hidden most of the time and apparently Babis affairs were done by His brother, Hussein Ali Nouri (who became Bahaâ€™is leader later on).
In 1268, Hussein Ali Baha was captured because of Babis attempt upon King Naseruddinâ€™s life. Then, he was released by the Russian embassy and exiled to Iraq. Mirza Yahya escaped to Iraq secretly, too. Next, they could reorganized Babis in Iraq and continued their activities there. After Babâ€™s death, Hussein Ali Baha, the Bahaâ€™is leader, considered himself as his brotherâ€™s servant all the time and confessed his brother was Babâ€™s successor. Eventually he coveted to gain power. He separated from his brother in 1863 and claimed for Babis leadership and revealed the claim for he whom God will make manifest which had been stated in the book â€œBayanâ€. Of course, what had been promised by Bab in the book â€œBayanâ€ was the emergence of he whom God will make manifest 1000 years after Babâ€™s death. Of course, these two brothers were too eager to gain power to such an extent that they fought each other and cursed. Hussein Ali called him bastard. Hussein Ali also revealed that his brother has raped Ali Muhammad Babâ€™s second wife.
Eventually, Mirza Yahya Sobhi Azal died in 1330 A.H. when he was 83. After his death, Bahaâ€™ism could settle its ideas and thoughts, thus, the deviant cult of Babism was the forrunner of bBahaâ€™ism.
 Edward Brown, the introduction of Noqtatul Kaf, p, LH, LT.
 Hussein Ali Nouri, the Iqan, Egypt, Farajullah Zaki Turki, Bita, 1352 A.H. p, 3.
 B.Shad, From Bab to the universal house of justice, Bijam Bina, Bita, p, 103.
 Ishraq Khavari, the heavenly dish, the national institute of Amri press, 129 Badiaâ€™, Vol. 4, p, 355.
 Hussein Ali Nouri, Bija, Bita, 1286 A.H. p, 379.