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    Mona Mahmudnizhad

    Mona Mahmudnizhad was a Baha'i girl killed in Iran in 1983 for teaching Baha'i children's classes. If I correctly remember what I read, sixteen Baha'is were killed that same day. Ten were women, at least one was a teenage girl, Mona. Mona's Dream I can't say whether it was Mona or not, but...
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    Holy Days

    Two questions.... 1.) What are some of your favorite holy days? 2.) What are some lesser known holy days? _____ 1.) My favorite day is Naw-Ruz, the first day of spring in the northern hemisphere. It's not only the Baha'i new year, but also the Zoroastrian new year, for some Zoroastrians...
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    Itarod's a reminder of the Remover of difficulties prayer. Is There Any Remover Of Difficulties save God? Say: Praised be God! He is God! All are His servants, and all abide by His bidding. -The Bab
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    a few historical prophecies

    Baha'u'llah made historical prophecies that were subsequently fulfilled: 1. The Fall of Napoleon III 2. The Defeat of Germany (twice) 3. The Success of Queen Victoria 4. Sultan and Minister of Turkey warned 5. Breakup of the Ottoman Empire 6. Downfall of the Persian Monarch 7. Constitutional...
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    should I stay or should I go?

    Social phobia may color my perceptions of this, it probably does, but I don't feel like talking to people in the rest of the comparative religion forum anymore because of this topic: I felt like I was under attack, or...
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    should I stay or should I go
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    Important, Centenary Years

    1963 - the hundredth anniversary of Ridvan, the Declaration of Baha'u'llah, also the year of the first Baha'i World Congress which was held in London (?) 1992 - the hundredth anniversary of the Ascension of Baha'u'llah, also the year of the second Baha'i World Congress which was held in New...
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    There's a modern religion for you ;) It's a denomination of Christianity, a branch of the tree of Christianity that many Christians probably want to prune, but it's there, it's part of the tree. And it's modern... 1830. The official name is the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints...
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    Red letters Ba and Ha

    I'm not sure where I read it or where I heard about it, but did the Bab, when writing, use red ink for every letter Ba and Ha? I know He gave Baha His name Baha. I also heard that nineteen out of every twenty Babis became a Baha'i. Anyone know the source of that? Allah'u'Abha!
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    The Prisoner and the Kings

    The Prisoner and the Kings by William Sears tells the story of a Prisoner in Akka Who wrote to the leaders of the world, to kings and emperors. Among those addressed were Queen Victoria, Pope Pius IX, the Czar of Russia, Napoleon III, the Emperor of Austria, Kaiser-Wilhelm of Germany, the Sultan...
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    Real Muslims protect Baha'is

    "Let there be no compulsion in religion" -The Holy Qur'an Real Muslims respect the religious liberty of Christians, Jews, Zoroastrians, Buddhists, Hindus, Sikhs AND Baha'is.
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    should your names fade from every mortal mind

    "Should your names fade from every mortal mind, and yet God be well pleased with you, ye will indeed be numbered among the treasures of His name, the Most Hidden." -Baha'u'llah, the Summons of the Lord of Hosts God is the Incomparable Friend... others may forget you. God never will.
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    May 29th is a Holy Day

    The Ascension of Baha'u'llah. May 29, 1892 His Mission lasted forty years, forty years of imprisonment and exile. Forty years in the wilderness, so to speak, like the Israelites. Like Abraham, He went from east to west and ended up in the Holy Land, what was then part of the Ottoman Empire.
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    Why did Christians, Muslims ever fight?

    It's like a family feud that goes back centuries. We're one human family, and Christianity and Islam are closely related, both Abrahamic, both believe Jesus, so why has there been a feud, why the Crusades? I remember seeing something about it being triggered by a church being burned in...