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Light to the World

A reflection on the 200th anniversary of the birth of Bahá’u’lláh

Eleven days ago, Bahá’ís across the planet celebrated the bicentenary of the birth of the Prophet-Founder of our Faith, Bahá’u’lláh.

In every country where the law does not forbid such things, the Bahá’ís held local celebrations over the impact that Bahá’u’lláh has had on their lives, their communities, and the planet. It would take several pages to adequately summarise everything that happened here in Newcastle upon Tyne (UK) to mark this anniversary,  let alone the celebrations across a whole nation or across the world, but a glimpse of the global celebrations can be viewed here  – I am likely to write more about these celebrations in the coming days or weeks.

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The Spiritual Foundations of Bahá’í Marriage

Marriage, from a Bahá’í perspective, is both spiritual and physical in nature. The following article looks at the foundations of a strong spiritual union, and begins this exploration by examining what the Bahá’í Faith teaches us about love. While the following article quotes extensively from the authoritative Writings of the Bahá’í Faith it is, ultimately, a personal understanding of these texts and is not, in itself, authoritative.

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