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At some point in our lives, we all suffer from illnesses of the body or the mind and we face tests and difficulties. This collection highlights resources dedicated to physical and spiritual health and well-being, healing, resilience and overcoming challenges.
Reflections on the Baha’i Perspectives of Health and Healing 1/2 – A Talk by Dr. Hossain Danesh
This talk titled ‘Reflections on the Baha’i Perspectives of Health and Healing 1/2’ was shared in Victoria, Canada on 25 October, 2012 and it was given by the late Dr. Hossain Danesh. It is the first of two talks.
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.