BWNS: Emerging Shrine a Symbol of Peace and Service to Humanity

This video from the Baha’i World News Service (BWNS) describes how, as work presses on at the site for the Shrine of Abdu’l-Baha, Baha’is around the world are remembering His urgent call for universal peace, especially today, on Naw-Ruz, the first day of spring in the Northern Hemisphere and a day of spiritual renewal.

You can read the full Baha’i World News Service article here: Shrine of Abdu’l-Baha: Emerging Shrine a symbol of peace and service to humanity

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The Universal House of Justice announced plans to begin constructing the Shrine of Abdu’l-Baha in its 2019 Ridvan message (you can read the message here, or listen to it here). The Universal House of Justice stated that the Shrine would be in the vicinity of the Ridvan Garden, between Haifa and Bahji, on land consecrated by the footsteps of Baha’u’llah. If you’re curious why the Shrines of the Bab and Baha’u’llah and many Baha’i holy places are located in Israel, you might wish to check out this Baha’i Blog article: Why Is the Baha’i World Centre in Israel?

You can read more about Abdu’l-Baha, including a biography of His life, His Unique Station, a selection of His Writings, and other articles dedicated to Him here on

You can also check out other great Baha’i-inspired videos on Baha’i Blog’s Youtube channel.

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In her innermost heart, Sonjel is a stay-at-home parent and a bookworm with a maxed out library card but professionally she is a museologist with a background in English Literature. She currently lives on Prince Edward Island, an isle in the shape of a smile on the eastern Canadian coast. Sonjel is a writer who loves to listen to jazz when she's driving at night.

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