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Baha'i World News

The Bahá’í World News Service reports on current Bahá’í activity around the world. Read All

Imagining UN's evolution, global governance specialists collaborate

August 13, 2018 An award-winning proposal to reshape global governance highlights possibilities for the UN, its further development, and its mandate. Read More

Counsellors’ conversation on spiritual transformation and social change: Part 3

August 6, 2018 In this conversation, Counsellors explore the relationship between worship and service and discuss family life, community, and race unity. Read More

Following Colombia Temple opening, first visits begin

July 30, 2018 More than 300 people, largely from nearby communities, met for prayers as local populations made their first visits to the Baha’i House of Worship in Norte del Cauca. Read More

Heroine of women’s emancipation celebrated in Azerbaijan

July 25, 2018 A new play about Tahirih — an iconic Baha’i figure, poet, scholar, and champion of the equality of women and men — is inspiring actors and audiences alike. Read More

Colombia Temple dedicated in joyful ceremony

July 22, 2018 The Baha’i House of Worship in Colombia has been dedicated in a long-anticipated and emotional ceremony. Read More

Norte del Cauca eagerly anticipates Temple dedication

July 20, 2018 The dedication ceremony is set for Sunday morning in Colombia, when the local Baha’i House of Worship will open to some 1,300 expected attendees. Read More

On eve of dedication, architect reflects on culture, environment, spiritual principle

July 19, 2018 As Sunday’s dedication of the Baha’i Temple in Colombia approaches, the architect describes the sources of inspiration that have guided the project. Read More

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Documenting the Persecution of the Bahai Community in Iran

The Baha’i Prisoner of Semnan: 2,000 Days and Counting

Source: iranwire.com Kian Sabeti “I am thinking of Pouya Tebyanian, of a person who since the winter of 2013 has been in prison for Baha’i proselytization,” tweeted student activist Zia Nabavi, who was at one time Tebyanian’s cellmate.&hellip

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Preventing the Burial of a Baha’i in Kerman

Source: www.hra-news.org Translation by Iran Press Watch HRANA News Agency – Security forces have blocked the burial of a Baha’i citizen from Kerman, who died on August 7, and after four days forced his family to&hellip

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Arrest of A Bahá’i Citizen in Yazd

Source: www.hra-news.org Translation by Iran Press Watch HRANA News Agency – Mehran Bandi Amirabadi, a Baha’i citizen residing in Yazd, has been arrested by security forces. According to HRANA, the human rights activists News Agency in&hellip

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Three Young Baha’is Fired from Work in Shiraz

Source: www.hra-news.org Translation by Iran Press Watch HRANA News Agency: In continuing efforts to put pressure on the Baha’i community by preventing them from carrying out economic activities, three Baha’is have been fired from their jobs&hellip

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Baha'i Blogs

Bahai arts, Bahai music, Bahai resources, Bahai stories & perspectives on the Bahai Religion

Garden of Virtues: A Guess-the-Virtue Book for Kids

August 13, 2018

I love books and I love reading to my young children so I get positively giddy when a new Baha’i-inspired book for children is made available. Chelsea Lee Smith, who we interviewed about her children’s album At First Light and who wrote a great Baha’i Blog article called What I Really Want for Mother’s Day, [...]

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Finding Pleasure in God’s Pleasure

August 8, 2018

Like all animals, we are naturally pleasure-seeking creatures. The desire for pleasure drives, and has driven, many of our endeavours. And we might even say that in the technological age we live in, it drives us even more. But what if we realised that our task in life is not to pursue our own pleasure, [...]

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