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Stories of Baha’u’llah – A Child’s Encounter with Sweetness

“Stories of Baha’u’llah” is a series of short videos produced by Clark Donnelly and Mary Darling of Westwind Pictures. You may have already seen their work, such as The Baha’is, or Tablets of the Divine Plan. In each video in this sweet and sincere series, a child tells us a story about Baha’u’llah.

This particular video is called “A Child’s Encounter with Sweetness” and it tells the story of a young boy who received a gift of candy from Baha’u’llah. Continue reading

10 Tips for Taking Photos at Community Events

Nineteen monthly meetings, Holy days, and now the Bicentenary of Baha’u’llah’s birth! The Baha’i calendar is full of events which you are likely to want to share with your family and friends, and more importantly, document for the future! Luckily, apps like Instagram, Snapchat and Facebook come running to the rescue, nowadays anybody can share these moments, not just professional photographers. I guess then this begs the question, “if I’m not a professional photographer, how can I take the best photos at my event?” Continue reading

“O Thixo” by the Joburg Baha’i Choir [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 Johannesburg, South Africa with the Joburg Baha’i Choir who sing “O Thixo” based on a prayer by Abdu’l-Baha. Continue reading

Stories of Baha’u’llah – Unimaginable Majesty

“Stories of Baha’u’llah” is a series of short videos produced by Clark Donnelly and Mary Darling of Westwind Pictures. You may have already seen their work, such as The Baha’is, or Tablets of the Divine Plan. In each video in this sweet and sincere series, a child tells us a story about Baha’u’llah.

This particular video is called “Unimaginable Majesty” and we learn about the august and powerful personage of Baha’u’llah.  Continue reading

How a Surgeon Heals with Intention | Babak Edraki

In this talk, produced by Bahaiteachings.org, gynecological oncologist and surgeon Babak Edraki describes his work ethic of striving to have a spiritual intention, of exerting maximal effort and of manifesting the love he feels for his fellow human beings—and for society. This work ethic requires self-awareness and being a positive agent for social and spiritual transformation.  Continue reading

Stories of Baha’u’llah – A Wish Came True

“Stories of Baha’u’llah” is a series of short videos produced by Clark Donnelly and Mary Darling of Westwind Pictures. You may have already seen their work, such as The Baha’is, or Tablets of the Divine Plan. In each video in this sweet and sincere series, a child tells us a story about Baha’u’llah.

This particular video is called “A Wish Came True” and it describes what it was like to be in the presence of Baha’u’llah when He was revealing the Sacred Word. Continue reading

Baha’u’llah: The Divine Physician – A New Video from the Baha’is of the UK

“Baha’u’llah: The Divine Physician” is a 17 minute video produced by the National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’is of the United Kingdom. It features youth and junior youth from diverse backgrounds, and from different parts of the UK, discussing the problems facing the world today and how Baha’u’llah’s message offers a healing remedy to address these issues. Animated sequences illustrate aspects of Baha’u’llah’s life, mission, and teachings.  Continue reading

10 Places to Find Photos and Images for You and Your Community

The common expression “a picture is worth a 1,000 words” holds some truth as we are all moved by images and photographs, and here at Baha’i Blog, we often get emails asking us about the images we use and where we get them. Therefore, with all the various Baha’i activities going on and especially right now as we all prepare for the bicentenary celebrations, the Baha’i Blog team thought you might find this list of resources helpful. So if you are looking for uplifting photos, whether it’s for a blog, an invitation, a poster, or a visual component for an event or gathering – whatever your photographic needs – here is a list of 10 sites to help you with your photo and image needs. Continue reading

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