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“Send Down This Night” by Richard Leigh

Baha’i Blog’s “Studio Sessions” is an initiative where we invite Baha’is and their friends from around the world to come into a studio and share the Baha’i Writings put to music.

In this Baha’i Blog Studio Session, we’re in London, in the United Kingdom with Richard Leigh who sings “Send Down This Night” from the Writings of Baha’u’llah. Continue reading

“Send Down This Night” by Richard Leigh [Audio Track]

Baha’i Blog’s “Studio Sessions” is an initiative where we invite Baha’is and their friends from around the world to come into a studio and share the Baha’i Writings put to music.

In this Baha’i Blog Studio Session, we’re in London, in the United Kingdom with Richard Leigh who sings “Send Down This Night” from the Writings of Baha’u’llah. Continue reading

Images of Akka and its Baha’i Holy Places

The Baha’i Media Bank is a fantastic place to turn to for photos relating to the Baha’i Faith and its community building activities around the world. If you read their terms of use, you’ll see that the Baha’i International Community allows you to download and use the photos for noncommercial purposes — please don’t take my word for it and read the terms of use over carefully with your own eyes! We strive to always follow copyright law and are really grateful for this resource, whether we’re looking for historical photos or photos of children’s classes. I’ve compiled a list of my favourite photos of Akka and the Baha’i Holy Places in the prison city and its environs. I hope you enjoy this visual feast and I definitely recommend checking out the Baha’i Media Bank when you’re in need of photographs.  Continue reading

ABS 2018 – Shahrzad Sabet: Social Identity and the Oneness of Humankind

“Social Identity and the Oneness of Humankind” is a talk delivered by Shahrzad Sabet at the Association for Baha’i Studies Conference in Atlanta, Georgia (USA) in August 2018. In this talk, Shahrzad draws on the Baha’i principle of the oneness of humankind to address the conceptual underpinnings of this debate in public discourse and political philosophy. She believes that a genuinely unbounded primary identity (i.e., one based on our membership in a single human race) represents not just an expansion of scope from the national to the global, but a qualitative shift that permeates all identities, and serves to fundamentally protect and liberate our secondary affiliations from their otherwise inherent instabilities and contradictions.
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“Conflictul și Lupta (Conflict and Contention)” by Maryam & Nabil

Baha’i Blog’s “Studio Sessions” is an initiative where we invite Baha’is and their friends from around the world to come into a studio and share the Baha’i Writings put to music.

In this Baha’i Blog Studio Session, we’re in London, in the United Kingdom with Maryam Zerbes and Nabil Khabirpour who sing “Conflictul și Lupta” in Romanian from the Writings of Baha’u’llah and Abdu’l-Baha. Continue reading

“Conflictul și Lupta (Conflict and Contention)” by Maryam & Nabil [Audio Track]

Baha’i Blog’s “Studio Sessions” is an initiative where we invite Baha’is and their friends from around the world to come into a studio and share the Baha’i Writings put to music.

In this Baha’i Blog Studio Session, we’re in London, in the United Kingdom with Maryam Zerbes and Nabil Khabirpour who sing “Conflictul și Lupta” in Romanian from the Writings of Baha’u’llah and Abdu’l-Baha. Continue reading

BWNS: A Peaceful, Persistent Response to Injustice

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In this podcast episode from the Baha’i World News Service, we learn about how the Baha’is in Iran have tried to peacefully and persistently find a solution to the harsh persecution and injustice they face. This episode features interviews with BIC Representative Diane Ala’i and Education is Not a Crime Coordinator Saleem Vaillancourt who explore the concept of constructive resilience and how the Baha’i Institute for Higher Education (or BIHE) embodies it.  Continue reading

The Journey West Podcast: Exploring Abdu’l-Baha’s Travels to the West

The Journey West podcast is an audio initiative which explores and celebrates the centenary of Abdu’l-Baha’s travels to Egypt, Europe and North America in 1911-1913. Each episode features a reading of one of Abdu’l-Baha’s talks, as well as dramatized stories and historical accounts. You can also hear discussions of the talk that was featured, and some personal thoughts on how the ideas discussed in the talk are applicable today.  Continue reading

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