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.
Abdu’l-Baha was the eldest son of Baha’u’llah who referred to Him as “the Mystery of God” and “a shelter for all mankind”, however Abdu’l-Baha preferred to be called “Abdu’l-Baha” which means “the Servant of Baha” in reference to His servitude to Baha’u’llah. When Abdu’l-Baha passed away on 28 November 1921, He was eulogized as One who led humanity to the “Way of Truth,” as a “pillar of peace” and the embodiment of “glory and greatness.”
Abdu’l-Baha: The Mystery – Part 1: Beginnings is the first part of a series of six documentary films covering the life of Abdu’l-Baha, the eldest son of Baha’u’llah, the Prophet-founder of the Baha’i Faith.
Produced by Fred Badiyan and Ramin Khadem in honor of the centenary of the ascension of Abdu’l-Baha, this six-part series covers the life of Abdu’l-Baha in chronological order, from His childhood and imprisonment, to His travels and ascension.
Baha’i Blog is extremely grateful to Fred Badiyan and Ramin Khadem for giving us the rights to distribute “Abdu’l-Baha: The Mystery” on our Youtube channel.
The six parts of “Abdu’l-Baha: The Mystery” are as follows:
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.