- Ayyam-i-Ha is a Baha’i festival that is joyously celebrated in countries and territories all over the world. It is a time of hospitality, generosity, and caring for the needy. This year Ayyam-i-Ha runs from February 26-29.
This is the audio version of a talk given by Dr. Firaydoun Javaheri in Persian/Farsi titled از تعصب نژ ادى تا استقر ار بر ابرى نژ ادى which translates into English as ‘Healing Racial Prejudice and Achieving Race Unity’. It was given at the 2020 Grand Canyon Baha’i Conference (held online).
You can watch the video of this talk here: از تعصب نژ ادى تا استقر ار بر ابرى نژ ادى
This talk was also given in English and can be found here.
Dr. Firaydoun Javaheri is a former member of the Universal House of Justice and holds a doctorate in agronomy. He was born in Iran and lived in The Gambia for two years and then Zambia for 25 years where he was Chief Technical Adviser for the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations. He served the Baha’i communities there in the area of social and economic development, and in 1995 he was appointed on the Continental Board of Counsellors after having served for 19 years as an Auxiliary Board Member.
In 1996 as a Continental Counsellor he helped to inaugurate the Banani International Secondary School in Zambia, a private girls school for grades 8-12, and based on the principles of the Baha’i Faith.
In 2003 he was elected to the Universal House of Justice until he retired in 2018.
This talk was given on Saturday, 26 December 2020 at the 2020 Grand Canyon Baha’i Conference (held online).
Check out the Grand Canyon Baha’i Conference website here: grandcanyonbahai.org
Watch and listen to more talks from the Grand Canyon Baha’i Conference using this Grand Canyon Baha’i Conference playlist.
For more Baha’i-inspired talks and interviews, go to Baha’i Blog’s Baha’i Talks & Interviews playlist.
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