ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — The Bahá’ís of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have been seeking a new kind of dialogue in which fresh thinking can emerge about the constructive role of religion in contemporary society.
INDORE, India — For the past two years, the Bahá’í Chair for Studies in Development at Devi Ahilya University, Indore, has been organizing a series of webinars on the social and economic impact of the pandemic on India’s most vulnerable populations.
BAHÁ’Í WORLD CENTRE — Recent stories of the News Service have reported on a wave of conferences bringing together diverse people in localities throughout the world to explore how they will intensify their efforts toward building unity and fostering more peaceful societies.
Youth have played a vital role in Bahá’í history. The Báb Himself declared His mission when He was but twenty-five years old and so many among the band of His followers were in the prime of their youth when they embraced His Revelation.
The human rights framework, so eloquently given shape by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, marks a milestone in humanity's collective efforts to build a more just and peaceful world.
BIC NEW YORK — A new statement by the Bahá’í International Community (BIC) proposes that the principle of equality of women and men will need to be intentionally woven into the processes of governance for fostering resilience in the face of the climate crisis.
SHAH ALAM, Malaysia — When heavy rainfall caused severe flooding in different regions of Malaysia last month, the spirit of service and collective action that had been fostered through Bahá’í community-building activities in and near affected areas was immediately channeled toward relief efforts.
Acceptance of the oneness of humanity demands that prejudice—whether racial, religious, or gender-related—must be totally eliminated.
“The first thing that needs to change is the way that African women are imagined in policy-making”, said Laura Davis, Senior Advisor and Lead on Gender, Peace and Security at the European Peacebuilding Liaison Office (EPLO) at an online event entitled Women in Peacebuilding in the AU-EU partnership
BAHÁ’Í WORLD CENTRE — A volume of newly translated tablets penned by ‘Abdu’l-Bahá has been released online and in print.
BAHÁ’Í WORLD CENTRE — The online publication The Bahá’í World has released two new articles.
The world’s great faiths have animated civilizations throughout history. Each affirms the existence of an all-loving God and opens the doors of understanding to the spiritual dimension of life.
The life of the individual begins at conception, when the soul associates itself with the embryo. When death occurs, the body returns to the world of dust, while the soul continues to progress in the spiritual worlds of God.
“Wert thou to attain to but a dewdrop of the crystal waters of divine knowledge, thou wouldst readily realize that true life is not the life of the flesh but the life of the spirit…”— Bahá’u’lláh
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