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Bahá’í Prayers for Healing

Bahá’í Writings

O God, my God! I beg of Thee by the ocean of Thy healing, and by the splendors of the Daystar of Thy grace, and by Thy Name through which Thou didst subdue Thy servants, and by the pervasive power of Thy most exalted Word and the potency of Thy most august Pen, and by [...]

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February Events 2020

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Baha’is have hope, both in the present and in the future. Whether in small devotional gatherings where the sacred Writings of all the world’s Faiths are shared, or in neighborhood classes for children and junior youth, in which the foundation of character education is laid, or in study circles, where the illuminating sacred Writings of [...]

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Free Baha’i E-books

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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 [...]

A Prayer for Japan

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his is a Baha’i prayer of invocation offered for Japan. This prayer was (and still is) often sung by Baha’is as they face terrible circumstances, including death. It is also a prayer of hope. And of faith. I offer it for the land of my godfather, an extraordinary man who promised my mother, during a [...]

Choir joins Annual 24-Hour Chant for Peace

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In the serene setting of the Great Vow Zen Monastery in Clatskanie, OR, over 50 people from different religious traditions participated in a 24-Hour Chant for Peace on August 7, 2010. Co-sponsored by the Northwest Dharma Association and the Buddhist Peace Fellowship, this annual gathering is open to the public and provides an opportunity for people of [...]

The annual Nineteen-Day Fast: a time of spiritual purification

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From March 2-20, Baha’is worldwide observe the annual 19-Day Fast by refraining from eating or drinking from sunrise to sunset. As in many world religions, the fast is a time for reflecting on one’s spiritual progress and making an effort to detach from material desires. During the fast, Baha’is age 15 and older typically rise [...]

Reflections on Prayer Service for Iranian Prisoners

News, Perspectives

By Judy Poltz I would like to add my voice to the chorus of appreciation expressed for Sunday’s program in honor of the Baha’is imprisoned in Iran. Sponsored by the Spiritual Assembly of Hillsboro, the program was the fruit of the labors of Baha’is in Forest Grove, Cornelius, and Hillsboro. The program took place in [...]

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