Naw Ruz marks the end of the Fast and the beginning of a new year in the Baha’i calendar. Naw-Ruz is a celebration of a “spiritual springtime” that symbolizes both individual renewal and mankind’s revitalization.
In this talk, Dr. Hossain Danesh shares his reflections on our responsibilities to promote human welfare and progress. This talk was given in Victoria, Canada on 20 September, 2012.
Please note: this talk deals with mature content (suicide) and may not be appropriate for all audiences.
Dr. Hossain Danesh was the Founder and President of the International Education for Peace Institute, and was a professor of Psychiatry (University of Ottawa) and Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution (Landegg International University), and the author of many articles and 11 books in his fields of specialization. For more information, please visit Dr. Danesh’s website: www.hbdanesh.org
The Baha’i Blog team was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Dr. Danesh. We are forever grateful to him for giving us permission to share these talks, and for the profound wealth of knowledge and insight he has left behind through the breadth of his service and works.
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.