Sacred Stairway: Pathway to a Book – A Talk by Michael Day [Audio Track]

In this talk called ‘Sacred Stairway: Pathway to a Book’ given at the Ink of Light Baha’i Writers’ Festival in 2019, author Michael V. Day shares stories and insights from his trilogy of books about the Shrine of the Bab.

Ink of Light is an annual festival that explores and celebrates the work of Baha’i writers and creatives, who all come together to share ideas, learn from one another, and celebrate creative expression.

Michael V. Day is the author of a trilogy of books telling the story of the Shrine of the Bab from 1850-2001. The three books are: ‘Journey to a Mountain’, ‘Coronation on Carmel’ and ‘Sacred Stairway’. Mr. Day was the editor of the Baha’i World News Service in Haifa from 2003-2006. He was briefly a lawyer in New Zealand before becoming a journalist. In 1988, he moved to Perth where he became an award-winning news reporter, feature writer and foreign correspondent for The West Australian newspaper. Michael is now based in Brisbane, Australia where he works as a foreign affairs adviser as well as undertaking other Baha’i history projects.

You can watch the recording of this talk here on Baha’i Blog’s YouTube channel.

Find out more about Michael Day and his works here on

And check out these Baha’i Blog interviews with Michael Day about his books:

* Journey to a Mountain: A New Book Telling the Story of the Shrine of the Bab

* Coronation on Carmel by Michael V. Day: The Second Book in a Trilogy About the Shrine of the Bab

About the Author

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!

Visit Author's Website

Share This Audio With the World

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *