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WHAT’S THAT WORD? | Episode 1

December 19, 2015, in Videos > Comedy, by

Welcome to WHAT’S THAT WORD, Baha’i Blog’s new video series. We often encounter unfamiliar words in the Bahai Writings and it can sometimes be very awkward. This video series was created as an ode to those moments, by taking tricky words from the Baha’i Writings and explaining them in an accessible way. Simultaneously, the show will entertain you with lighthearted comedy, as you gain invaluable knowledge.

All the examples quoted are referenced from the Baha’i Library and can be found online by searching the phrases.

WHAT’S THAT WORD is Presented by Jordan Raj (@jrnwfire)

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Discussion 8 Comments

Wonderful. God richly bless you for assisting the friends to read the writings of the beloved Guardian. Only they provide the guidance to assist the believers to understand what is happening in the world at this time.
Please friend me on Facebook.
http://www.facebook.com/brent.poirier.1

Also I have several blogs you might be interested in. If you will Google
Baha’i storytelling
– mine is the first one that comes up. There is a link to my other blogs in the table of contents on that site. I also have some stories about early believers I net, who met the Guardian and the Master, on the YouTube channel of Nabil Moghaddam.
Great work!
And I have a question for you. Guess how many pages of the Writings of Baha’u’llah you would need to read every day, if you wanted to read all of His writings that we have in the English language in one year. Just guess a number and message me back.
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Your brother
Brent

Brent Poirier

Brent Poirier (December 12, 2015 at 6:19 PM)

I really enjoyed watching it! Very informative- I liked the jokes as well

Osama

Osama (December 12, 2015 at 3:42 PM)

Thanks for the series and humor and encouragement.

One recommendation would be to help with the pronunciation and explanation of Arabic and Persian words, like Mashriqul-Adhkar or Sidratu’l-Muntahá.

English words are easy enough to look up. Yet having a better understanding and context for the Arabic/Persian references would be greatly helpful.

For example: http://www.bahaiglossary.org

Happy

Happy (December 12, 2015 at 5:18 PM)

Jordan,
Loved this first episode so much and am looking forward to the second one. Enjoyed your style and humour. I could easily have sat through 95 words!

Izzat

Izzat (December 12, 2015 at 8:41 AM)

This was great Jordan,it was not long drawn and had a great humour and to have the explanation of the words were great! Looking forward to the next few words!!!!

Fary Walker

Fary Walker (December 12, 2015 at 11:22 AM)

LOVE IT! Keep it coming pleeeeeeeease!
And in your next episode can you define the word…. puissant?! (Just found in a Writing) 😉

Cora

Cora (February 2, 2016 at 11:54 PM)

Vivifying 🙂 Lovely work, looking forward to next episode.

Niki

Niki (February 2, 2016 at 4:59 AM)

“Espouse”…Loool…I laughed so hard

Lala

Lala (December 12, 2020 at 11:24 PM)

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