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The Roots of the Baha’i Faith

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In the mid 1800’s there was an urgent sense of expectation among the followers of the world’s major religions. Prophecies in the Holy Books of Christianity, Judaism and Islam foretold the coming of a new Day, a new message from God. In North America and Europe, scholars and religious leaders eagerly talked of the coming [...]

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Light of Unity Festival 2019

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200th Birthday of the Bab Celebrating the Unity of Humanity! Throughout history, God has sent Messengers to guide humanity in its development. Over these countless centuries, we humans have passed through our collective childhood and adolescence and are now entering our long-awaited age of maturity. So great is this Day, that God has two Messengers, [...]

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Celebrating 200 years – Birth of the Bab

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Two hundred years ago, Twin Teachers came from God with new teachings for humanity’s coming of age. Like Buddha, Krishna, Christ and Muhammad before Them, these two Teachers—the Bab and Baha’u’llah—brought teachings to help humanity develop and progress. This time, these teachings have been given not to one group or region, but to the entire [...]

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February and March Events 2019

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Baha’is all over the Portland area are celebrating Ayyam-i-Ha from February 26 to March 1. Ayyam-i-Ha, or “Days of Ha” are days of celebration, hospitality, charity and fellowship. Find a celebration near you and come and join us.

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February Events 2019

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For the complete calendar of metro-area events, click HERE. “Humanity’s New Horizon October 25, 2018 Every day the headlines bring fresh news of a world in turmoil—conflict, confusion, catastrophe everywhere. Where does one turn for hope? What we are experiencing, really, is the birth pangs of a new era. We are on the threshold of [...]

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January Events 2019

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For the complete calendar of metro-area events, click HERE. In the Portland metro area, an important documentary will be shown Tuesday, January 22nd, at 10:00 pm on KOPB.  “The documentary An American Story: Race Amity and the Other Tradition, will be shown in a new series of national broadcasts. The film will be broadcast on the [...]

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December Events 2018

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For the complete calendar of metro-area events, click HERE. ‘Abdu’l-Bahá was appointed the “Center of the Covenant” by Bahá’u’lláh:  the one Bahá’ís turned to after the death of Bahá’u’lláh. In this way, sects of the Faith did not develop. When early Bahá’ís asked for a day to honor ‘Abdu’l-Bahá he said they could celebrate the [...]

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