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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!

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Local Assembly – Music from the 2022 World Conferences of Queensland

Baha’i Blog is excited to share the song “Local Assembly” from “Music from the 2022 World Conferences of Queensland”.

“Music from the 2022 World Conferences of Queensland” is a collection of seven songs which were performed at the three major 2022 World Conferences which took place across Queensland, Australia (Cairns, Gold Coast, Brisbane), and have now been professionally filmed and recorded in a studio. Continue reading

Local Assembly [Audio] – Music from the 2022 World Conferences of Queensland

Baha’i Blog is excited to share the audio version of the song “Local Assembly” from “Music from the 2022 World Conferences of Queensland”.

You can watch the video recording of this song here: Local Assembly

“Music from the 2022 World Conferences of Queensland” is a collection of seven songs which were performed at the three major 2022 World Conferences which took place across Queensland, Australia (Cairns, Gold Coast, Brisbane), and have now been professionally filmed and recorded in a studio. Continue reading

BWNS: BIC New York – Recasting Humanity’s Relationship with Natural World

This video from the Baha’i World News Service (BWNS) reports on a new statement called One Planet, One Habitation recently released by the Baha’i International Community (BIC) on the occasion of Stockholm+50. The statement asks: “Will humanity act on the truth that its own destiny and that of the planet are irrevocably intertwined? Or will still greater calamities be required to move it to action?” Continue reading

BWNS: Tunisia TV Interview Explores Constructive Role of Religion in Society

This video from the Baha’i World News Service (BWNS) shares how on a recent episode of a national TV show in Tunisia, a representative of the Baha’is of that country sat down for a discussion on the role of religion in society, a topic of growing interest in public consciousness. Named “For the Record,” the weekly show aims to document stories of significance in shaping an inclusive national identity. Continue reading

Unrestrained as the Wind: Abdu’l-Baha and Agriculture (English)

This is the English version of “Unrestrained as the Wind: Abdu’l-Baha and Agriculture”, the fourth collaboration between PersianBMS and filmmaker Flavio Azm Rassekh on the life of Abdu’l-Baha.

This seven minute animation tells the story of how Abdu’l-Baha predicted the First World War during His travels to the West, and how He managed to protect the population of Palestine from starvation during the conflict. Abdu’l-Baha was loved and respected by the people, and was often called “the father of the poor”. Continue reading

Unrestrained as the Wind: Abdu’l-Baha and Agriculture (Persian/Farsi) – آزاد همچون باد

This is the Persian/Farsi version of “Unrestrained as the Wind: Abdu’l-Baha and Agriculture”, the fourth collaboration between PersianBMS and filmmaker Flavio Azm Rassekh on the life of Abdu’l-Baha.

This seven minute animation tells the story of how Abdu’l-Baha predicted the First World War during His travels to the West, and how He managed to protect the population of Palestine from starvation during the conflict. Abdu’l-Baha was loved and respected by the people, and was often called “the father of the poor”. Continue reading

MIGHTY – Story 5: The Knight [VIDEO]

This is the illustrated video version of “MIGHTY – Story 5: The Knight”, the fifth of seven stories for children about Abdu’l-Baha from the book called MIGHTY.

The team at First Valley books have graciously given Baha’i Blog permission to share the audiobook of ‘Mighty’, a children’s book about Abdu’l-Baha. Told through the eyes of a traveller, a doctor, an aristocrat, a writer, a young boy, a wealthy woman, and a little girl, ‘Mighty’ consists of seven stories about Abdu’l-Baha, and His extraordinary life of love, justice, compassion and humility will inspire children to be of service to the world. Continue reading