Category Archives: Baha'i

The Proclamation of Baha'U'Llah

Format: Paperback

Language:

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 7.56 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Another characteristic of the shaman is the talent to locate objects and discover thieves, shocking those of their tribe and those others also around to witness. The goal of everyone is to become one with the Tao. In collecting census or survey data based on self-identification statisticians find that nearly everybody claims to belong to a religion. Every year, Muslims are required to fast from sunrise to sunset during the Islamic month of Ramadan, based on the lunar calendar.

Continue reading

Posted in Baha'i | Comments Off on The Proclamation of Baha'U'Llah

A Journey of Courage: From Disability to Spiritual Ability

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 7.48 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

A religion is an organized collection of beliefs, cultural systems, and world views that relate humanity to an order of existence.[note 1] Many religions have narratives, symbols, and sacred histories that are intended to explain the meaning of life and/or to explain the origin of life or the Universe. In Ireland, wisdom was symbolized by the salmon who feed on the hazelnuts from the trees that surround the well of wisdom (Tobar Segais).

Continue reading

Posted in Baha'i | Comments Off on A Journey of Courage: From Disability to Spiritual Ability

UNDER BLACK LIGHT (The Mention of God Series)

Format: Print Length

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 7.18 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Man even built artificial mountains in an attempt to reach the divine in the form of pyramids, ziggarats, and mounds. Consequently, Bahá'ís were unable to obtain government identification documents (such as national identification cards, birth certificates, death certificates, marriage or divorce certificates, or passports) necessary to exercise their rights in their country unless they lied about their religion, which conflicts with Bahá'í religious principle. [134] Without documents, they could not be employed, educated, treated in hospitals, travel outside of the country, or vote, among other hardships. [134] Following a protracted legal process culminating in a court ruling favorable to the Bahá'ís, the interior minister of Egypt released a decree on April 14, 2009, amending the law to allow Egyptians who are not Muslim, Christian, or Jewish to obtain identification documents that list dash in place of one of the three recognized religions. [135] The first identification cards were issued to two Bahá'ís under the new decree on August 8, 2009. [136] Bernard Lewis states that the Muslim laity and Islamic authorities have always had great difficulty in accommodating post-Islamic monotheistic religions such as the Bahá'í Faith, since the followers of such religions cannot be dismissed either as benighted heathens, like the polytheists of Asia and the animists of Africa, nor as outdated precursors, like the Jews and Christians.

Continue reading

Posted in Baha'i | Comments Off on UNDER BLACK LIGHT (The Mention of God Series)

The Baha'is of Iran: Socio-Historical Studies (Routledge

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 10.52 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Every day, five times a day, Muslims across the world face the holy site of Mecca and pray. After a thousand days, the Ch’ü-t’o insects become birds called Dried Leftover Bones. The Asia-Pacific region also is home to most of the world’s Muslims (62%). The plants are alleged to teach the shamans how to overcome the evil spirits of the earth, waters and air, and how to journey within the cosmos. In the late 18th century, classical scholars began to take note of a phenomena which they termed 'Priapus worship'.

Continue reading

Posted in Baha'i | Comments Off on The Baha'is of Iran: Socio-Historical Studies (Routledge

Youth: Channels for Change

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 14.20 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

They believe that "spirits" called kami live in natural places such as in animals, plants, stones, mountains, rivers, people and even the dead. If you find that they do not deserve it, you at least will have earned it’. Over the centuries, interpretations of this teaching have taken many forms. So, if they have so much in common, why is there so much conflict between the two. Tirthankaras take the place of God in the Jain philosophy Jainism begins with a serious concern for the human soul in its relationship with the laws governing existence in the universe,with other living beings, and to its own future state in eternity.

Continue reading

Posted in Baha'i | Comments Off on Youth: Channels for Change

The Baha'i Faith: A Guide For The Perplexed (Guides for the

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 10.71 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

In many countries (Germany is a good example) there is also segment of the population which is counted as adherents of a religion, but which do not personally profess belief in that religion. ( Adherents.com has some such data in its main list under "attendance" and under "poll".) The use of the term "nonreligious" or "secular" here refers to belief or participation in systems which are not traditionally labeled "religions." Persia held dominance in northern India until the conquest of Alexander the Great in 327 BCE.

Continue reading

Posted in Baha'i | Comments Off on The Baha'i Faith: A Guide For The Perplexed (Guides for the

Baha'i Education for Children: Bk. 5: A Teacher's Guide

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 8.51 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

It is difficult to identify any universal belief or practice in Hinduism, although prominent themes include: Dharma, Samsara, Karma, and Moksha. In Asia, the guru is a revered figure, supported by tradition, whose role varies from spiritual teacher to manifestation of God. Already in the Brahmana writings (Shatapatha Brahmana 6,1,1) it is stated that the whole universe has its origin in non-existence (asat), meaning that existence must be the product of some unmanifested potentialities.

Continue reading

Posted in Baha'i | Comments Off on Baha'i Education for Children: Bk. 5: A Teacher's Guide

God Loves Laughter

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 9.48 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Purity is important to Shinto followers and therefore they rinse their mouths and wash their hands and hang up wooden tablets with prayers on them before entering the prayer hall. For my part, I don’t believe that objections to the faith need be fatal to my friendships with members of the Faith. Followers of occult religions use words in a more deliberate and methodical manner to produce very specific results. Currently he is coordinator of the Research Office of the National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States and an instructor in religious studies at DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois.

Continue reading

Posted in Baha'i | Comments Off on God Loves Laughter

Under the Divine Lote Tree

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 10.36 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Although religion means something different to those of faith, it carries a vast and influential movement of moral and ethical standards that guide the way for humans. Although maybe it hasn’t always been identified in the same way as we identify religion today, spread across the world we have the remains of pyramids, temples, and even written in ancient texts from centuries ago dedicated to god, to the afterlife, to what lies on the other side. If one believes that earth, fire, water, and air are the most sacred elements in life, and if one believes that the corpse is the most contaminating element of all, how is one to dispose of the dead?

Continue reading

Posted in Baha'i | Comments Off on Under the Divine Lote Tree

He Cometh with Clouds

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 7.61 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

A number of methods are used to study religions. Nobody can be persuaded or converted to one or another religious perspective only through rational proofs. Each of the major religions has its own answer, and the study of these answers is called eschatology. Though mostly associated with the Middle East, the largest Muslim populations are in Asia. Politically, Islam is important both because China seeks good relations with Muslim countries and because the non-Hui Muslims live in strategically sensitive border areas.

Continue reading

Posted in Baha'i | Comments Off on He Cometh with Clouds