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bookcover Promulgation of Universal Peace the talks given by Abdul-Baha in the United States and Canada

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The Baha'i Writings are the foundation of the Baha'i Faith. Through regular study and reflection, their inspiration, exaltation, and guidance become a positive force in our lives. We are strengthened in making choices which are beneficial to ourselves and others. Baha'is believe that Baha'u'llah's writings are the Word of God, with spiritual power. He authenticated [...]

State Department Testimony on Treatment of Bahai’s in Iran & Forbes Magazine Story

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Mr. Kenneth Bowers, Secretary of the National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'is of the United States, testified before the US State Department March 15th regarding of the treatment of the Baha'is in Iran. Here is a link to a ustream video recording of the hearing: (Mr. Bowers statement begins about 1:06:00, although there are references [...]

Parenting with Wisdom

Raising Children Free of All Prejudice

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The Baha'is in the Portland Metro area have developed a website for parents and those interested in raising a generation of ethical and moral children with a foundation in universal spiritual principles. We believe that each child is a "mine full of gems of inestimable value." Far from being a blank slate, each child already [...]

Portland Baha’i’ Writes Book on Overcoming Addiction

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Alcohol/drug addiction is a worldwide problem. But it is also a personal problem. Grace Growing Medicine E.R. knows: it was her problem. Negotiating Shadows traces her life from her birth into poverty and an abusive childhood into her womanhood as an addict. We accompany her on her dark journey as she negotiates the conflicts of [...]

Scientists add voices to rising support for Baha’i educators

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A committee concerned with human rights for scientists across the globe has joined the call to free the Bahá’í educators incarcerated in Iran — one of several developments related to ongoing efforts to open up educational access for Bahá’ís in the country of the Faith’s birth. Meanwhile, a leading project in those efforts, Education Under [...]

Celebrating the Declaration of the Bab, herald of Baha’u’llah

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“His life is one of the most magnificent examples of courage which it has been the privilege of mankind to behold,” French writer A.L.M. Nicolas said of the Báb (“gate” in Arabic). The Báb—born Siyyid `Alí-Muhammad in Shiraz, Persia (now Iran)—announced on May 22, 1844, that He was the bearer of a Divine Revelation which [...]