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.
In this video created by the Washington DC Baha’i community in honor of the 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Baha’u’llah, we get an overview of the Washington DC Baha’i community, its history and its efforts at community building.
This year marks the 200th anniversary of the Birth of Baha’u’llah, the Prophet-founder of the Baha’i Faith, and Baha’is and their friends around the world celebrated this special occasion. You can learn more about the life of Baha’u’llah on Bahaullah.org and experience some of the many global celebrations and initiatives here on the bicentenary website.
Naysan is passionate about using the arts and media to explore the teachings of the Baha’i Faith. Back in 2011, Naysan started up the Baha’i Blog project, channeling his experiences in both media and technology companies to help create a hub for Baha’i-inspired content online.
The DC Baha’is should look up and pray at the African American Civil War Memorial across the street from the AA Civil War Museum (not the new one) and spot Thorton Chase’ name on it… twice… for the two black regiments he served in. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thornton_Chase#Civil_War_service
Steven (November 11, 2017 at 11:24 PM)
Steven (November 11, 2017 at 11:29 PM)