June 18, 2023 will mark 40 years since 10 Baha’i women were hanged in Shiraz. Their only ‘crime’ was their refusal to renounce their beliefs in a faith that promotes the principles of gender equality, unity, justice, and truthfulness. This collection highlights Baha’i Blog content relating to the ongoing persecution of Baha’is in Iran.
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Mirza Husayn-Ali, who is known to the world by His title, Baha’u’llah, was born in Tehran, Iran on 12 November, 1817. Baha’u’llah means “Glory of God” in Arabic and He is the Prophet-Founder of the Baha’i Faith. The anniversary of the day He was born is celebrated alongside the Birth of the forerunner of His Revelation, the Bab. These Twin Holy Days are celebrated annually as one festival where the closely interwoven missions of these two Divine Luminaries are remembered together.
Baha’u’llah: The Divine Physician – A New Video from the Baha’is of the UK
“Baha’u’llah: The Divine Physician” is a 17 minute video produced by the National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’is of the United Kingdom. It features youth and junior youth from diverse backgrounds, and from different parts of the UK, discussing the problems facing the world today and how Baha’u’llah’s message offers a healing remedy to address these issues. Animated sequences illustrate aspects of Baha’u’llah’s life, mission, and teachings.
If you liked this video, you can also subscribe to the YouTube channel for the UK Baha’i Office of Public Affairs – there you’ll also find the Prison Poems video series that was produced in order to raise awareness of the imprisonment of the seven Baha’i leaders in Iran, as well as the trailer for this video.
In her innermost heart, Sonjel is a stay-at-home parent and a bookworm with a maxed out library card but professionally she is a museologist with a background in English Literature. She currently lives on Prince Edward Island, an isle in the shape of a smile on the eastern Canadian coast. Sonjel is a writer who loves to listen to jazz when she's driving at night.
Excellent video. I will share with friends and family. Thanks for making the effort to make it
Joe Walshe (October 10, 2017 at 10:59 AM)
I love that the youth are representing what unity looks like and how we should treat one another. Children make the best teachers.
Margie (October 10, 2017 at 6:43 AM)