EMTV News: Papua New Guinea Baha’i House of Worship Design Unveil

This news piece from Papua New Guinea’s national TV station EMTV, reports on the unveiling of the design of the National Baha’i House of Worship of Papua New Guinea.

With an estimated population of four million people, Papua New Guinea has over 850 distinct languages and cultures, and design architects Henry Lape and Saeed Granfar said the House of Worship is hoped to unite all cultures and faiths in Papua New Guinea to serve the people.

This will be one of just two national Baha’i Houses of Worship in the world, the other being built in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

If you’d like to know more about Houses of Worship, also known as Mashriqu’l-Adhkars and often referred to as Baha’i Temples, you can read about them on Bahai.org: www.bahai.org/action/devotional-life/mashriqul-adhkar

And if you’re curious to know more about the design for Papua New Guinea’s House of Worship, feel free to check out this Baha’i World News Service article: news.bahai.org

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Naysan is the editor of Baha'i Blog and he has worked in various avenues of media for two decades. He’s passionate about using the arts and media to support and explore the teachings of the Baha’i Faith and he has produced and collaborated on popular music projects like the "DawnBreaker Collective" and the successful Ruhi-inspired sequence of "MANA" albums. His experience as a producer for CNN was invaluable while working on a number of special projects for the Baha’i World Centre, including the "Building Momentum" and "Pilgrimage: A Sacred Experience" videos. If there’s a media-related Baha’i project out there, chances are that Naysan was involved with it somehow!

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  1. Hi!
    – The link Read more in the email message doesn’t work.

    – “…only two national Bahai Houses of Worship in the world” – for the time being, that is!!

    Love from Germany!

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