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Baha’is of Ireland Bicentenary Video 13 of 19: The Broken Oath of Nayriz

In anticipation of this October’s 200th anniversary of the Birth of the Bab, Prophet-herald of the Baha’i Faith, the Baha’is of Ireland are releasing 19 short videos. In this video, the thirteenth in the series, we hear about how, in 1850, as the number of followers of the Bab grew, so did the persecution. The authorities were now willing to take any and all measures to achieve the extermination of the Babis. Continue reading

Baha’is of Ireland Bicentenary Video 12 of 19: Fort Tabarsi – Heroism & Treachery

In anticipation of this October’s 200th anniversary of the Birth of the Bab, Prophet-herald of the Baha’i Faith, the Baha’is of Ireland are releasing 19 short videos. In this video, the twelfth in the series, we hear about how, in late 1848, 500 Babis under the leadership of Mulla Husayn and Quddus, took refuge at the Shrine of Shaykh Tabarsa in the province of Mazindaran. Continue reading

Bicentenary Events at Baha’i Houses of Worship Around the World: A Roundup of Live-stream Recordings

As celebrations in honour of the bicentenary anniversary of the Birth of the Bab, Prophet-herald of the Baha’i Faith, unfolded around the planet special events held at the Baha’i Houses of Worship were live-streamed from the official website for the Bicentenary, bicentenary.bahai.org. The majority of these events were recorded and can now be watched at any time on the Baha’i World Centre’s YouTube channel and we definitely encourage you to take a journey around the world by watching them! Continue reading

An Introduction to the Baha’i Faith by Rainn Wilson

Baha’i Blog is excited to share An Introduction to the Baha’i Faith by Rainn Wilson, a new animation we’ve been working on with our dear friends Rainn Wilson, BahaiTeachings.org and SwissVBS.

In this animation, actor, and Baha’i, Rainn Wilson shares an overview of the Baha’i Faith by first presenting the overarching belief systems of atheism and Christianity, and then that of the Baha’i Faith. Continue reading

Bicentenary Website Showcases Artistic Expression from Around the World

At Baha’i Blog, we’re huge fans of artistic expressions so we wanted to make sure everyone was aware of the wonderful section on the official bicentenary website dedicated to artistic expressions from around the world in honour of the 200th anniversary of the Birth of the Bab, Prophet-herald of the Baha’i Faith.

From Bolivia to Iraq, and from Singapore to the Netherlands, this website showcases various artistic initiatives and activities created by individuals and communities, and the page is constantly being updated too! Continue reading

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