The following biography is that of a great man. A fascinating story of wonders, marvelous achievements, struggles, love, sacrifices, and hope. It was corroborated by hundreds, if not thousands of people, and recorded in numerous magazines, newspaper articles, and books.
During the last years of the Ottoman Empire and in the small town of Isfis (located in what was known as Mesopotamia and not to be confused with the biblical town of Ephesus),
In 1929, when Saleem approached his twentieth year, several educated Palestinian young men, whose hearts were inclined to spiritual matters,
In 1938, he traveled to Baghdad accompanied by his two sisters Antoinette and Wadeaa. Word of his arrival got to those who attempted to defame him in Palestine, and they began an ugly campaign of lies.
In 1953, and soon after Dr. Dahesh rightfully regained his nationality following his long struggle against his oppressors, he proceeded with his enormous efforts in establishing the foundations for his Divine Daheshist Mission.