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August Events 2017

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For the complete calendar of metro-wide events, click HERE. Thursday August 10 (and every Thursday), 7:00 pm, Dialog: A Unifying Vision; Bahá’í Center, 8720 N Ivanhoe St, Portland, OR 97203.  Every generation faces its own unique challenges and our current generation is no exception. Because preceding generations have not solved issues such as racism, sexism, the [...]

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Bicentenary of Bahá’u’lláh’s Birth

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How does the life of Bahá’u’lláh compare to that of the Founders of other world religions?  How do His teachings empower individuals and communities for the betterment of all?  Why do Bahá’ís offer these teachings as essential and effective remedies for the challenges of our time?  In preparation for the 200th anniversary of the Birth [...]

Honoring The Bab

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For the complete calendar of metro-wide events, click HERE. The Báb was the Divine Founder of the Bábí religion, which prepared tens of thousands of followers for the arrival of Bahá’u’lláh, the Founder of the Bahá’í Faith.  On July 9th, the millions of Bahá’ís around the world will solemnly remember the persecution, imprisonment, and killing [...]

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April Events 2017

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In 1863, Bahá’u’lláh first announced His Divine Mission as a Messenger of God during the 12 days He called the days of Paradise (i.e. “Ridván” which is pronounced rezz-von).  This event took place in a rose-filled garden full of singing birds, where family and friends stayed in large tents.  It was a brief interlude in [...]

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“TO LIGHT A CANDLE” Film Screenings

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February Events part 2 - All are invited! The 55-minute documentary film "To Light a Candle" by Maziar Bahari sparked the global "Education Is Not A Crime" campaign for universal access to higher education. The campaign has been endorsed by a string of Nobel laureates and other prominent figures around the world. The Baha’is are Iran’s [...]