20 May
2012
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Podcast 14: Gender Equality

Podcast 14: Gender Equality

On May 20, 1912 ‘Abdu’l-Bahá spoke at a woman’s suffrage meeting at the Metropolitan Temple on Seventh Avenue and Fourteenth Street in New York city. He stated that “In reality, God has created all mankind, and in the estimation of God there […]

19 May
2012
Talk at the Brotherhood Church

Talk at the Brotherhood Church

Bahá’u’lláh’s revelation is, in its essence, meant to help us fulfill our raison d’être —  that is, to know and to worship God. As He is an unknowable essence above our understanding, it is only logical that we humans must […]

15 May
2012
Peace Conference at Lake Mohonk

Peace Conference at Lake Mohonk

“Head of New Religion of Peace Is Picturesque Figure at Lake Mohonk Arbitration Conference” – The Superior News Tribune “Peace Preacher is Picturesque Figure”– Aberdeen Washington World These were some of the headlines which reflected the eager anticipation of the conference attendees to […]

12 May
2012
Talk to the International Peace Forum

Talk to the International Peace Forum

World Peace is defined as “an idea of planetary non-violence by which nations willingly cooperate, either voluntarily or by virtue of a system of governance that prevents warfare”. How narrow is our vision of such a noble goal, the mission […]

6 May
2012
Podcast 13: Temple Dedication

Podcast 13: Temple Dedication

On May 1, 1912 ‘Abdu’l-Bahá laid the corner stone for the first Mashriqu’l-Adhkár in the West. He states that, “an edifice or temple is to be built in order that humanity might find a place of meeting, and this is to […]

5 May
2012
Biography: Corinne True

Biography: Corinne True

Hand of the Cause Corinne True (November 1, 1861- April 3, 1961) is best known for her unparalleled contributions to the building of the Wilmette Temple.  As the Master called this temple the “Mother temple of the West”, Corinne True […]

1 May
2012
Dedication of the Mother Temple of the West

Dedication of the Mother Temple of the West

A hundred years ago on May 1st, “‘Abdu’l-Bahá, standing before an audience several hundred strong, lifted a workman’s axe and pierced the turf covering the Temple site at Grosse Pointe, north of Chicago”. This day was extremely important for the […]

27 Apr
2012
People of Prominence

People of Prominence

The 1910s are considered the era of change or coming of age in America and with this maturity came many inventors, social change agents and firsts for the country. It was during this renaissance that ‘Abdu’l-Bahá visited America. He met with […]

25 Apr
2012
The Master & Children

The Master & Children

Throughout His visit to the West ‘Abdu’l-Bahá regularly met children.  On the streets of cities and towns, little ones were attracted to Him and followed Him – like the children in New York who followed Him and were invited to […]

23 Apr
2012
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The Sinking of the Titanic

The Sinking of the Titanic

Within the last few days a terrible event has happened in the world, an event saddening to every heart and grieving every spirit. I refer to the Titanic disaster, in which many of our fellow human beings were drowned, a […]