“Tehran and Portland: Cities of Light” tells the stories of two young Baha’i couples. One couple lives in Iran, and the other one in Portland, Oregon, in the United States. One couple faces severe religious persecution, and the other one the destructive forces which operate in every society. However, they strive to rise above the darkness and to bring radiance to their surroundings. This short film was created by Aziz Tebyanian. For Farsi subtitles or English captions, press the cc button.
“Become as true brethren in the one and indivisible religion of God, free from distinction, for verily God desireth that your hearts should become mirrors unto your brethren in the Faith, so that ye find yourselves reflected in them, and they in you. This is the true Path of God, the Almighty, and He is […]Full Story
You are most warmly welcomed to a concert with One Human Family Choir! Also, Oscar DeGruy speaks about the Bahá’í concept of the oneness of humanity. Lake Oswego Sat., June 27, 7:00 pm. Baha’i Center, 16103 Lake Forest Blvd, Lake Oswego, OR 97035. Oscar DeGruy is a Baha’i who has spent his life dedicated to, […]Full Story
Here are some of the wide variety of activities coming up. You are most warmly welcomed to participate! Please visit the website calendar at portlandbahai.org for a complete listing of activities around the metro area. There are many weekly devotional gatherings at the Bahá’í Centers in Portland, Beaverton, Lake Oswego, and Vancouver, and in other […]Full Story
“All of the world’s great Faiths start exactly the same way, when one individual—who we later call a prophet, a messenger, a manifestation—brings humanity a new iteration of God’s teachings. It starts when that prophet of God receives a revelation, a mystical transference of inspiration and knowledge and spiritual power, from the Creator. It starts […]Full Story
This month Baha’i communities warmly invite everyone to join in celebrating Ridvan (rezz-von) which means spiritual paradise. “Baha’is all over the world celebrate those festive, joyous holidays between April 21st and May 2nd every year. This great celebration forms the holiest and happiest days of the Baha’i year. The Ridvan Festival commemorates the anniversary of […]Full Story
Ms. Deas talks about the empowering effect of the Baha’i Writings and membership in the community. Daughter of a South Carolina farmer, she is now the first African-American Interim Dean of a medical school in the United States.Full Story