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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

Calling for Australian Creators! Introducing: Baha’i Blog’s ‘Creator Network’

Since sharing our plans for a new Baha’i Blog vision and direction, we’ve been working on expanding our network of Australian creators to share their artistic expressions of the Revelation of Baha’u’llah and its transformative powers. We want to inspire individuals around Australia to get interested, excited, and involved! We believe films and other arts and media have a role to play in doing just that. But, we can’t do it alone. 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

One Planet, One Habitation – A Baha’i International Community Statement About the Natural World

The Baha’i International Community (BIC) has just released a new statement called One Planet, One Habitation: A Bahaʼi Perspective on Recasting Humanity’s Relationship With the Natural World.

The statement was written on the occasion of Stockholm+50, a major international environmental meeting of the United Nations that took place in Stockholm, Sweden, the first week of June 2022.

You can read and download the statement in full here: One Planet, One Habitation: A Bahaʼi Perspective on Recasting Humanity’s Relationship With the Natural World

According to the BIC release (which you can read in full here), “the statement was launched at an event the BIC co-hosted at the Swedish Parliament with a number of other civil society organizations, including the Climate Governance Commission and Global Women Leaders: Voices for Change and Inclusion. The event was moderated by Swedish Members of Parliament Anders Österberg and Mattias Vepsä.” 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

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