- Baha’is abstain from food and drink between sunrise and sunset for 19 days. While this abstention from food and drink is a test of one’s will and discipline, the Fast is not just about abstaining from food. The Fast is, primarily, a spiritual practice.
In this latest video from the Baha’i World News Service (BWNS), we see how, with new public health directives prohibiting gatherings, the Baha’is in Kiyunga, Uganda have taken to radio to bring hope and joy to their neighbors, encouraging prayer within each home. These daily broadcasts are prompting a conversation across households on the importance of prayer as a source of strength during these exceptionally difficult times.
You can read the full Baha’i World News Service article here: Radio broadcasts in Uganda comfort and inspire amidst crisis
You can also sign up to receive updates from the Baha’i World News Service here: www.news.bahai.org/subscribe
You may also find this Baha’i Blog post relating to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) interesting as well: 12 Online Baha’i Resources Related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)
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