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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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“Man of Two Visions” by Benjamin, Sina & Saba [Audio Track]

Baha’i Blog Studio Sessions is an initiative where we invite Baha’is and their friends from around the world to come into a studio and share the Baha’i Writings put to music.

In this Baha’i Blog Studio Session, we’re in Seattle, USA with Sina Najafi, Saba Najafi and Ben Spriggs singing “Man of Two Visions” based on the Writings of Baha’u’llah. Continue reading

Baha’i Blogcast with Rainn Wilson – Episode 60: Nanabah Bulman

Hello and welcome to the Baha’i Blogcast with me your host, Rainn Wilson.

In this series of podcasts I interview members of the Baha’i Faith and friends from all over the world about their hearts, and minds, and souls, their spiritual journeys, what they’re interested in, and what makes them tick.

In this episode, I’m joined via zoom by the wonderful Nanabah Bulman, a Navajo Baha’i who’s been actively engaged in service to her people, especially with the youth. Nanabah tells us about life on the reservation, and shares Navajo culture and beliefs, and what we can learn from the Native Americans. She tells us the Navajo legend of the Twin Brothers, and explains how she strives to live up to the meaning of her name. I hope you enjoy this awesome conversation! Continue reading

Youth, Service & Beauty: The Navajo Junior Youth & Community Beautification Project

This video was made from the collaborative efforts of a Junior Youth camp during spring break 2013, where local junior youth participating in the Junior Youth Spiritual Empowerment Program (JYSEP) from Navajo communities in Houck, Querino, Wide Ruins, Sanders, and Burntwater in Arizona, got together to serve and beautify Sanders, Arizona. Continue reading

Empowering Youth – Rainn Wilson (Grand Canyon Baha’i Conference 2020)

Actor Rainn Wilson gives a talk titled ‘Empowering Youth’ at the 2020 Grand Canyon Baha’i Conference (held online).

Rainn Wilson is a Baha’i and an American actor, writer, and producer, best known for his role as Dwight Schrute on the NBC sitcom The Office, for which he earned three consecutive Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. Continue reading

از تعصب نژ ادى تا استقر ار بر ابرى نژ ادى (Persian Talk: Healing Racial Prejudice & Achieving Race Unity – Dr. Javaheri)

This is 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).

This talk was also given in English and can be found here.
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از تعصب نژ ادى تا استقر ار بر ابرى نژ ادى (Persian Talk: Healing Racial Prejudice & Achieving Race Unity – Dr. Javaheri) [AUDIO]

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.
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