Reporting bicentenary activities

Reporting bicentenary activities

Posted: 2019/10/28

“[T]he National Spiritual Assembly wishes to capture, however inadequately, the inspiring ways in which the Canadian community has marked this momentous period in our history”

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Fall 2019 issue of Bahá’í Canada

Fall 2019 issue of Bahá’í Canada

Posted: 2019/10/28

The Fall 2019 issue of Bahá’í Canada: The spirit of the dawn-breakers

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The passing of ‘Ali Nakhjavani

The passing of ‘Ali Nakhjavani

Posted: 2019/10/11

“We mourn the loss of an extraordinary figure who leaves behind a distinguished legacy of uninterrupted service to the Cause of God.”

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Message from the Universal House of Justice marking the bicentenary of the Birth of the Báb

Message from the Universal House of Justice marking the bicentenary of the Birth of the Báb

Posted: 2019/10/01

“…[L]ike a spring storm, the Báb came to purge and purify, to uproot the withered and spent customs of a wayward age, and to wash away the obscuring dust from the eyes of those blinded by illusion.”

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Message to Canada’s Bahá’ís and those at their sides in the field of service

Message to Canada’s Bahá’ís and those at their sides in the field of service

Posted: 2019/09/24

“How might each team, each family, each community celebrate the Holy Days themselves in settings small and large, as part of the worldwide wave that will encircle the planet?”

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Design for the Shrine of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá

Design for the Shrine of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá

Posted: 2019/09/20

“The structure that is envisaged in the design seeks to honour ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s unique position as the Centre of the Covenant, and to reflect at once His lofty station and His humility.”

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Heroine of Zanján

Heroine of Zanján

Posted: 2019/09/10

Zaynab’s fearlessness during the Zanján upheaval demonstrates the power of the Báb’s Revelation to tear away the veils of past traditions.

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Message from the National Spiritual Assembly to the Bahá’ís of Canada – 7 September 2019

Message from the National Spiritual Assembly to the Bahá’ís of Canada – 7 September 2019

Posted: 2019/09/06

“More and more, the believers are describing how the sweetness of teaching is becoming a way of life. More and more, they are finding in their receptive friends, families and new acquaintances the kindred spirits with whom they will walk a path of service.”

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Messages regarding resources for bicentenary preparations

Messages regarding resources for bicentenary preparations

Posted: 2019/09/06

“As preparations for the bicentenary of the Birth of the Báb are continuing to accelerate across the country, we are writing to draw your attention to two resources available to support your local celebrations.”

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The completion of Fort Shaykh Tabarsí

The completion of Fort Shaykh Tabarsí

Posted: 2019/08/12

Continuing our series of stories from the Dawn-Breakers leading up to the bicentenary of the Birth of the Báb, here we share an excerpt from one of the most dramatic chapters, “The Mázindarán Upheaval.”

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