Activities and Events

The Elusive, Universal Search for Freedom and Human Rights

For as long as small boats could sail beyond a horizon, human beings have journeyed past the confines of their native land in search of something new and something better. While material factors such as money and resources have surely been at play, at the most fundamental level, there is a common longing and universal […] Read More

How Bahá’í History can create vibrant communities

THE UNIQUENESS OF BAHÁ’Í HISTORY WRITING BAHÁ’Í HISTORY – ‘ABDU’L-BAHÁ SHOGHI EFFENDI THE DAWN-BREAKERS: A DUAL MASTERPIECE 1844 – 1944: THE CENTENNIAL; “On the 23rd of May of this auspicious year the Bahá’í world will celebrate the centennial anniversary of the founding of the Faith of Bahá’u’lláh…the hundredth anniversary of the inception of the Bábí […] Read More

Inter-religious Chaplaincy

Leaders with interreligious chaplaincy training can offer spiritual support to a range of clienteles. People learn the basics of interreligious chaplaincy from this type of curriculum. There is an urgent need for spiritual care in hospitals, universities, prisons, the military, immigration, family and social services, disaster relief, airports, and businesses. These courses give learners the […] Read More

Who was Dr. Josephine Fallscheer-Zürcher, what did she do for the Bahá’í Faith?

– About the Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá to Germany and Austria – Some new findings on Prof. Forel and the Bahá’í Faith Read More

12th Day of Ridván

Festival[edit]In the Kitáb-i-Aqdas, written during 1873, Baháʼu’lláh ordains Ridván as one of two “Most Great Festivals”, along with the Declaration of the Báb. He then specified the first, ninth, and twelfth days to be holy days; these days mark the days of Baháʼu’lláh’s arrival, the arrival of his family and their departure from the Ridván garden, respectively.[11]The […] Read More

9th Day of Ridván

Context[edit]In 1844 Siyyid ʻAlí-Muhammad of Shiraz proclaimed that he was the “Báb” (Arabic: “Gate”), after a Shiʻa religious concept. His followers were therefore known as Bábís. The Báb’s writings introduced the concept of “He whom God shall make manifest“, a Messianic figure whose coming, according to Baháʼís, was announced in the scriptures of all of the world’s great religions.[5][6]Baháʼu’lláh claimed that his […] Read More

1st Day of Ridván

Riḍván (Arabic: رضوان Riḍwán; Persian transliteration: Rezván, Persian pronunciation: [ɾezvɒːn]) is a twelve-day festival in the Baháʼí Faith, commemorating Baháʼu’lláh‘s declaration that he was a Manifestation of God.[1] In the Baháʼí calendar, it begins at sunset on the 13th of Jalál, which translates to the 20th or 21st of April, depending on the date of the March equinox (exactly one month on the Gregorian calendar after the equinox).[2] On the […] Read More

Psalms 1 and 2 – A modern Perspective on Ancient Texts

If you could know only one chapter of a Holy Book to guide your life – which one would it be?  Last week Mr. Wade Fransson discussed how Psalm 1 can provide a solid foundation for your personal spiritual life. Join us for the conclusion of this 2-part series where we will look at how […] Read More

The Bible Explored: A Video – Podcast Series for Inquiring Minds!

Hi there, You are invited to a Zoom meeting.Learning about the Bible is a lifelong journey for every human being. This learning process begins as a child and continues throughout life as we continue to ask questions and learn more about the meaning of the Holy Bible. It is our prayer that this series of […] Read More