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Old 10-11-2011, 11:16 PM   #1
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Recently published Baha'i books...



"Baha'i Prayers and Readings"

published by Baha'i Publications Australia this year 2011 is a treat..

Lovely tooled leather cover.. The most elaborate I've seen and so fitting for a beautiful compilation of Prayers and Writings!

Also has the important Tablet of Ahmad, Tablet of the Holy Mariner, Tablet of the True Seeker, Fire Tablet, Tablet of Carmel and more! A selection of Hidden Words completes it.

There are even a few drawings of Holy Places...

Pages are gold edged and with a lovely bronze ribbon to keep your place..

I rate this Prayer book among the very best!

http://www.bahaibooks.com/search.asp...s+and+Readings

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Old 10-12-2011, 12:31 AM   #2
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I love books - Just got off Amazon ordering another 5 or so Baha'i books to ponder over

1 "Promises Fulfilled: Christianity, Islam, and the Bahai Faith"
Nabil I. Hanna; Paperback;
In Stock
Sold by: Amazon.com LLC
2 "The Prisoner and the Kings: How One Man Changed the Course of History"
William Sears; Paperback;
In Stock
Sold by: Amazon.com LLC
3 "Release the Sun: The Story of the Bab, Prophet-Herald of the Baha'i Faith, and the Extraordinary Time in Which He Lived"
William Sears; Paperback;
In Stock
Sold by: Amazon.com LLC
4 "Leaves of the Twin Divine Trees"
Baharieh Rouhani Ma'ani; Hardcover;
In Stock
Sold by: Amazon.com LLC
5 "Gate of the Heart: Understanding the Writings of the Báb (Bahá’í Studies)"
Nader Saiedi; Paperback;
Usually ships in 1 to 3 weeks
Sold by: Amazon.com LLC

Now the wait before I can Read

Cheers Tony
 
Old 10-12-2011, 04:52 AM   #3
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Tony,

Thanks for sharing..!

I've always enjoyed Bill Sears books...
 
Old 10-12-2011, 05:07 AM   #4
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This looks like an excellent book, I just picked it up. Can't wait for it to get here!
 
Old 10-12-2011, 07:52 AM   #5
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I feel sorry

I feel sorry for Christians with no prayer books. My Aunt has been having a rough time and my Roman Catholic sister advises her to pray when anxious. That almost seems unfair to me, because I have all these wonderful prayers. I think there are prayer books for Christians but they are not in use. To have to compose my own prayers would cause anxiety.
 
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I feel sorry for Christians with no prayer books. My Aunt has been having a rough time and my Roman Catholic sister advises her to pray when anxious. That almost seems unfair to me, because I have all these wonderful prayers. I think there are prayer books for Christians but they are not in use. To have to compose my own prayers would cause anxiety.
What does your sister think of our prayers?
 
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They have Missals and other books with daily prayers...also there's the Book of Common Prayer ...Books of Saints and so forth.
 
Old 10-13-2011, 12:01 AM   #8
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Tony,

Thanks for sharing..!

I've always enjoyed Bill Sears books...

Thanks Arthra - Yes I am a William Sears Baha'i

I read God loves laughter and became a Baha'i. I then read Thief in the night and was hooked for all time

I prefer reading a book than a computer screen? Heck knows why

Cheers Tony
 
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Arthra wrote:

"Baha'i Prayers and Readings"

published by Baha'i Publications Australia this year 2011 is a treat..


Dear Arthra, when I saw this prayer book advertised, I'm quite sure the write-up said that it contained more prayers than any other prayer book.
Apart from the specially-revealed prayers (tablets) that you mentioned, did you notice any prayers in other sections that you haven't come across before?

Just curious. Thanks!

Tony, I think I'm with you there on paper books over screens. Guess there's some environmental advantage to screens perhaps, although there's plastic around them. Well, I'm a generation X -er. I remember being at a meeting and everyone there was writing down dates on paper except for the gen Y girl who had everything on her iPhone.
 
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Arthra wrote:

"Baha'i Prayers and Readings"

published by Baha'i Publications Australia this year 2011 is a treat..


Dear Arthra, when I saw this prayer book advertised, I'm quite sure the write-up said that it contained more prayers than any other prayer book.
Apart from the specially-revealed prayers (tablets) that you mentioned, did you notice any prayers in other sections that you haven't come across before?

Just curious. Thanks!

Tony, I think I'm with you there on paper books over screens. Guess there's some environmental advantage to screens perhaps, although there's plastic around them. Well, I'm a generation X -er. I remember being at a meeting and everyone there was writing down dates on paper except for the gen Y girl who had everything on her iPhone.
What is generation X and what happens after Z lol.I too love the joy of brousing through a real book,turning the pages and its scent when it is new.You cant get those sensations on line
 
Old 10-13-2011, 06:21 PM   #11
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Arthra wrote:

"Baha'i Prayers and Readings"

published by Baha'i Publications Australia this year 2011 is a treat..


Dear Arthra, when I saw this prayer book advertised, I'm quite sure the write-up said that it contained more prayers than any other prayer book.
Apart from the specially-revealed prayers (tablets) that you mentioned, did you notice any prayers in other sections that you haven't come across before?

Just curious. Thanks!

Tony, I think I'm with you there on paper books over screens. Guess there's some environmental advantage to screens perhaps, although there's plastic around them. Well, I'm a generation X -er. I remember being at a meeting and everyone there was writing down dates on paper except for the gen Y girl who had everything on her iPhone.

Yes well the new Prayer Book has the text of the Book of the Covenant.. It retains the Prayer for the Hands of the Cause...It has a section of the Remembrance of Martyrs...

Someone else asked if it had the prayer ascribed to Abdul-Baha that has since been deleted from other Prayer Books "Oh God rejoice and gladden my spirit.." which has been a favorite of a lot of the friends I know. A beautiful prayer indeed but one that apparently has not been authenticated as well..I could not find the text of this prayer in the new Prayer Book.

It should be noted that there is no index in the back of the book.. but the sections are simialr to other Prayer Books such as Assistance..Assistance with Tests..Blessings..Children...Infants..and so on.. The Obligatory Prayers are in the front of the book.
 
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Someone else asked if it had the prayer ascribed to Abdul-Baha that has since been deleted from other Prayer Books "Oh God rejoice and gladden my spirit.." which has been a favorite of a lot of the friends I know. A beautiful prayer indeed but one that apparently has not been authenticated as well..I could not find the text of this prayer in the new Prayer Book.
Arthra,

This is the first I've heard of this, although I certainly noticed its absence in a recent prayer book I bought and felt it was a huge mistake! Where did you hear it has not been authenticated? Could you direct me to where I could find out more about it? If really true, that's awful, because I know many Baha'is have cherished it and even memorized it. It has also been worked in to many musical forms. Of course, if the Master didn't reveal it, it is still a magnificent prayer, but I wonder, how could such a thing even happen?
 
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Arthra,

This is the first I've heard of this, although I certainly noticed its absence in a recent prayer book I bought and felt it was a huge mistake! Where did you hear it has not been authenticated? Could you direct me to where I could find out more about it? If really true, that's awful, because I know many Baha'is have cherished it and even memorized it. It has also been worked in to many musical forms. Of course, if the Master didn't reveal it, it is still a magnificent prayer, but I wonder, how could such a thing even happen?
How could it not be from Abdul'Baha? It has a very Abdul-Baha feel to it..
 
Old 10-14-2011, 12:37 AM   #14
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How could it not be from Abdul'Baha? It has a very Abdul-Baha feel to it..
It might be from a pilgrims note, or taken down by someone orally and not authenticated by a written Persian or Arabic text, or not approved or authenticated by the Master. These are all possible ways such a thing could happen, however, I am speculating, and I don't know the facts or particulars. That is why I've asked Arthra if he knows anything about it.
 
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Someone on the Forum

said it had not been authenticated, but to me it had some things in it that were a bit too "pull yourself up by your bootstraps". I was more unhappy when the hollow reed prayer was not determined to be authenticated. This was a discussion on the Forum in the last year or so when someone got the American Prayer Book edition of '09. I don't think some general announcement should have been made, it would be obvious

I am unable to access the oldest prayer books I have which came to me by default. They are packed away. It would be interesting to see where that prayer first appears.
 
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odd question?

How thick is this book? more than 15 mm? I'd like a prayer book same size with more in it that would be 2.5 cm thick. I would also like one that was smaller like some of the Indian Prayer Books, but with more prayers. I wish I could carry one at all times, but closest to that is in the auto.
 
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said it had not been authenticated, but to me it had some things in it that were a bit too "pull yourself up by your bootstraps". I was more unhappy when the hollow reed prayer was not determined to be authenticated. This was a discussion on the Forum in the last year or so when someone got the American Prayer Book edition of '09. I don't think some general announcement should have been made, it would be obvious

I am unable to access the oldest prayer books I have which came to me by default. They are packed away. It would be interesting to see where that prayer first appears.
That's a tough one though, because its a favorite of many Baha'is I know. I know a guy who eventually declared Baha'i and that had been the prayer which touched him and affected him the most, he use to say.

I wish they would have just left the prayer alone after all these years and added a note that it may not be completely authentic. That doesn't even matter much, it's still a good prayer, and the proof of that is in the lives of those who have been touched by it. A good prayer is a good prayer. Besides, it fits Baha'i teachings, and even if not completely authenticated, didn't appear from blue sky, I have a feeling.

Oh well. Life goes on!
 
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Guess one could always contact the Publishing Trust in Wilmette to see if they have any additional information about its omission, if you're still curious. : )

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First Baha'i Graphic Novel?



I have a son that's a graphic artist and has produced some scenes for a graphic novel..so naturally I was interest in this first of it's kind effort!

Zanjan (A Graphic Novel) is a rich fictional work that is based on actual events from one of the many dramatic episodes surrounding the emergence of the Baha'i Faith in mid-nineteenth century Persia.

Read more at

Zanjan
 
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In all my years as a Roman Catholic,I never encountered such an array of beautiful prayers.There is such an abbundance of beauty and a prayer for every eventually and circumstance.It is a treasury of wonderful mysticysm.Perhaps there is such an array within catholicism,shame that I was never made aware of this,or is the shame mine for not looking hard enough?
 
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More on Zanjan the graphic novel..

Interview with creator of the book..


Zanjan (a graphic novel) | Nineteen Months
 
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Centential Edition of "Paris Talks"!

Something I was hoping to do was to share the new centenary edition of "Paris Talks" in honor of the 100th anniversary of Abdul-Baha's historic visit to Paris in 1911...published by Baha'i Publishing and it is a larger format that past editions...

Note that the

"present edition also includes several talks that were given in London after Abdul-Baha's visit to Paris as well as a written note, called a 'tablet' regarding the principle of the equality of men and women." This later section is in Part III strating at p. 219.

It has an index...

One of the really fine things I like in this new edition is the numbering of paragraphs..The index is ordered according to talk number and paragraph rather than pagination.

So in the future I believe our Baha'i books will be numbered by paragraphs no matter what number of pages there are...

You will find this fine edition here:

Paris Talks: Anniversary Edition

 
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Photo of Abdul-Baha in Paris

This isn't in the book but it is a good photo of Abdul-Baha in Paris..

Early in October of 1911 Abdul-Baha arrived in Paris which around that time of year has an average temperature of 52 degrees fahrenheit and in November the temp is around 39 degrees...that's probably the reason everyone is wearing overcoats...

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THE LAST MEETING

15 Rue Greuze, Paris,

December 1st

When I arrived in Paris some time ago for the first time, I looked around me with much interest, and in my mind I likened this beautiful city to a large garden.

With loving care and much thought I examined the soil, and found it to be very good and full of possibility for steadfast faith and firm belief, for a seed of God's love has been cast into the ground.

Clouds of Heavenly Mercy showered their rain upon it, and the Sun of Truth fell warmly upon the young seeds, and today one can see in your midst the birth of belief. The seed cast into the ground has begun to spring up, and day by day you will see it grow. The bounties of the Kingdom of Bahá'u'lláh shall indeed bring forth a wondrous harvest!

Behold! I bring you glad and joyful tidings! Paris will become a garden of roses! All kinds of beautiful flowers will spring up and flourish in this garden, and the fame of their fragrance and beauty will be spread in all lands. When I think of Paris in the future, I seem to see her bathed in the light of the Holy Spirit!

Verily, the day is dawning when Paris will receive her illumination, and the Goodness and Mercy of God will be visible to every living creature.


~ Abdu'l-Baha, Paris Talks, p. 167
 
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Arthra,

Do you have this book? I was wondering if anything was noticeably different than the original (with the original content, not the new content) such as translation, inclusion of new talks given in Paris, etc. I absolutely love the original book.

I await my Australian prayer book now. Couldn't resist!

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Something I was hoping to do was to share the new centenary edition of "Paris Talks" in honor of the 100th anniversary of Abdul-Baha's historic visit to Paris in 1911...published by Baha'i Publishing and it is a larger format that past editions...

Note that the

"present edition also includes several talks that were given in London after Abdul-Baha's visit to Paris as well as a written note, called a 'tablet' regarding the principle of the equality of men and women." This later section is in Part III strating at p. 219.

It has an index...

One of the really fine things I like in this new edition is the numbering of paragraphs..The index is ordered according to talk number and paragraph rather than pagination.

So in the future I believe our Baha'i books will be numbered by paragraphs no matter what number of pages there are...

You will find this fine edition here:

Paris Talks: Anniversary Edition

 
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Arthra,

Do you have this book? I was wondering if anything was noticeably different than the original (with the original content, not the new content) such as translation, inclusion of new talks given in Paris, etc. I absolutely love the original book.

I await my Australian prayer book now. Couldn't resist!
Right I am confident you will be pleased with the Prayer Book..
This edition of Paris Talks has the same text as the later versions. I own a British version printed in 1971 and essentially it is the same text.

What is different is that the size of the book is larger and it's divided per paragraphs and chapters rather than pages. It also has an index. I'm curious now if they will print a centenary edition of Abdul-Baha in London...

There is a new talk of Abdul-Baha to Socialists and Labor Leaders in Montreal in the latest 2007 edition of The Promulgation of World Peace p. 435 and it also has paragraph numbering throughout and an index based on paragraphs, etc.
 
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Hey Arthra you have made me interested in "Baha'i Prayers and Readings" leather bound etc.
Would you please be able to assist me to gain possecion of this wonderful book?
I tried to buy the book via the internet site, but it kept failing on me, as I live in Chile, is it possible to get the book sent?
Any help would be appreciated.
 
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Hey Arthra you have made me interested in "Baha'i Prayers and Readings" leather bound etc.
Would you please be able to assist me to gain possecion of this wonderful book?
I tried to buy the book via the internet site, but it kept failing on me, as I live in Chile, is it possible to get the book sent?
Any help would be appreciated.
Maybe you should try calling them and ordering?

By the way, I got mine the other day, and it is indeed a gem of a prayer book. Highly recommended!
 
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New Bahá'í Diary for the year 2012-13



I've ordered this Diary in past years and found it full of valuable information...I also like to encourage Baha'i publishers. Here's the message I got from Nightingale Press:



Dearest Bahá'í Friends,

Nightingale Press, as it celebrates the 10th year of its existence, is
back again with the new Bahá'í Diary for the year 2012-13, which is
just released. The new Diary is hardbound with four-color cover, its
size is 5" x 7.5" and it is of 408 pages. Since we are non-profit
organisation, it has a subsidized price of USD 3.50 to make it
affordable for all. Airmail shipping expenses are charged as per
actual and cost details including air postage are available on our
website. The friends can buy the diary online on our site
Nightingale Group by using their visa/ master card/American
express/diner club/JCB credit cards. Payments are also accepted by
cashier/banker's check, international money orders, wire transfers and
Paypal.

The Bahá'í Diary is useful for every believer. It is a wonderful
product to gift on the Holy days viz. Ayyam-i-Ha, Naw Ruz, Ridvan and
other occasions. The new Diary is to be used from 21 March 2012 till
20 March 2013. It has both Bahá'í and Gregorian dates and days, Holy
Writings as daily readings for meditation, important Bahá'í historical
events, Bahá'í calendar, epoch information, a map of the banishments
of Blessed Beauty along with latest Bahá’í statistics, important
Bahá’í websites, international days and a year planner. For the first
time, information on the ´portals for entry by troops´(core
activities) is being included for guiding the efforts of the friends
during the current Five Year Plan. Please publicize among friends,
communities and institutions as widely as possible and also include
information on your website/newsletters/circulars so that everyone
gets a chance to buy a copy. Since the stock of these diaries gets
exhausted quite fast, therefore the friends are requested to buy their
copies as soon as possible. All enquiries and offline orders should be sent to:
bahai.diary@gmail.com or sales@nightingalegroup.org

With loving Bahá'í greetings



Inga Mishra
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Hey Arthra you have made me interested in "Baha'i Prayers and Readings" leather bound etc.
Would you please be able to assist me to gain possecion of this wonderful book?
I tried to buy the book via the internet site, but it kept failing on me, as I live in Chile, is it possible to get the book sent?
Any help would be appreciated.
Sorry to hear that..with all the stuff going on around here I overlooked your post...

Here's a way to reach them:

Bahai Distribution Services. Contact Us
 
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"Baha'i Datebook":

I've had a lot of Baha'i friends use the following "Baha'i Datebook":

Baha'i Datebook (169 BE)

Product Code: BDB169
ISBN: 978-0-87743-362-0
Size: 3 1/2" X 6 1/2" Inches
Availability: In stock.
Price: $3.95
Qty:
The latest edition of our popular pocket calendar is still full of useful information to keep you up to date on Holy Days, Feasts and other special events.

Baha'i Datebook (169 BE)


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The Hidden Words

I have several editions of The Hidden Words and recently a seeker asked for a copy..in the form of a book not something online...something he said he could get a hold of ...

So I ordered and received this edition published by Baha'i Publishing:

Hidden Words, The ": Gems of Baha'i Scripture
Author: Baha'u'llah
Product Code: HWT
ISBN: 978-1-931847-07-0
Publisher: Baha'i Publishing
Pages: 191
Size: 4 1/4" X 7" Inches
Availability: In stock.
Price: $11.95
Qty:
"This is that which hath descended from the realm of glory,...revealed unto the prophets of old. We have taken the inner essence thereof and clothed it in the garment of brevity..." --Baha'u'llah

"The Hidden Words is a Treasury of Divine Mysteries." -'Abdu'l-Baha

A collection of lyrical, gem-like verses of scripture that convey timeless spiritual wisdom "clothed in the garment of brevity," The Hidden Words is one of the most important and cherished scriptural works of the Baha'i Faith.

Revealed by Baha'u'llah, the founder of the religion, the verses are a perfect guidebook to walking a spiritual path and drawing closer to God. They address themes such as turning to God, humility, detachment, and love, to name but a few. These verses are among Baha'u'llah's earliest and best known works, having been translated into more than seventy languages and read by millions worldwide. This edition will offer many readers their first introduction to the vast collection of Baha'i scripture.

Hidden Words

..........................

The nice thing about this edition is that each page has a Hidden Word and a brief appendix about the life of Baha'u'llah...there's also a useful index for finding topics.

I'm pretty sure my seeker friend will like this edition! It should also be available through most book stores like Barnes and Noble.
 
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Large print edition of Prayers of Ecstacy:

THis isn't exactly a recently published book..but I wanted to post it anyway..

How many times can you recall when someone at Feast or other meeting is asked to read a prayer and they admit to having problems with their vision. This book of prayers in large print largely answers that problem.. There need be no embarassment for having trouble with the small print..The print is in a lovely calligraphy easily read and there's a very powerful photo of Abdul-Baha looking upwards in prayer...




PRAYERS OF ECSTASY: Selections from the Bahá'í Sacred Writings (Large Type Edition)


A fresh and exciting, new Bahá'í prayerbook! This is prayer for the sheer ecstasy of communion with God and the pure pleasure of intoxication with the Word!

'Abdu'l-Bahá tells us that: "There is nothing sweeter in the world of existence than prayer."

Collected in this little book are the most powerful and rapturous prayers and passages to be found in the Bahá'í sacred texts. Included are sections on: Love!, Fire, Rapture, Ecstasy!, Sorrow and Joy.

After just a few minutes of spiritual exercise with this book, the reader will find that the world of the spirit becomes the true reality, and the material world fades temporarily into a mere shadow. As the worshipper continues on, he is transformed and transported into the presence of God. The experience is exhilarating!

Retail prices:

$14.95, paperback, large type edition (14-2)







PRAYERS OF ECSTASY, Selections from the Bah' Sacred Writings (LArge Type Edition)
 
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New Baha'i Diary for 2012-13

I thought I'd pass this letter on to the friends from Inga Mishra and the Nightingale Press regarding the Baha'i Diary for 2012-13..a good gift for Ayyam-i-Ha about the right time to give it to somebody...



Dearest Bahá'í Friends,



More than a month ago, Nightingale Press had announced about the release of New Baha’i Diary of 2012-13 and now about 70% of the stock is already sold off. This is our second general announcement.

For those reading first time, the Diary is hardbound with four-color cover, its size is 5" x 7.5" and it is of 408 pages, its subsidized price USD 3.50 to make it affordable for all. Airmail shipping expenses are charged extra and total cost per copy (countrywise list)

cost is available on our website. The friends can buy it online on our site Nightingale Group with their credit cards. Payments are also accepted by cashier/banker's check, international money orders, wire transfers and Paypal. The diary is a wonderful product to gift friends and seekers. It is to be used from 21 March 2012 till 20 March2013. It has both Bahá'í and Gregorian dates and days, Holy Writings as daily readings for meditation, important Bahá'í historical events, Bahá'í calendar, epoch information, a map of the banishments of Blessed Beauty along with latest Bahá’í statistics, important Bahá’í websites, international days and a year planner. For the first time, information on the ´portals for entry by troops´(core activities) is included for guiding the efforts of the friends during the current Five Year Plan. Please publicize about it widely so that everyone gets to know about it and gets an opportunity to procure a copy. Since limited copies are available now, please get your copies at the earliest possible.

With loving Bahá'í greetings

Inga Mishra

Nightingale Press

Nightingale Group
 
Old 02-19-2012, 06:18 PM   #35
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Message from Nightingale Press:

Dearest friends,

This is our final reminder regarding the Baha´i diary 2012-13. Almost
the whole stock of the diary has been sold off and only some scores of
copies are left now. Those of you who have not yet ordered this can
be the last chance to do so. You can either order online on our site

Nightingale Group

or pay via paypal by using your credit cards.
If you are unfamiliar with online ordering system or do not uses credit
cards, do let us know for other modes of payment and we can assist to
finalize your order. Needless to say, Baha´i diary is extremely useful
for everyone individually and to present to friends and seekers on
various occasions. Please do publicize about this unique product
widely as well so as to give a chance to everyone to get a copy of the
diary before it is too late. Nightingale Press is a Baha´i inspired
non-profit organisation and celebrating its 10th year at this time.

Loving greetings
Nightingale Press
Nightingale Group
 
Old 02-20-2012, 08:10 PM   #36
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I feel sorry for Christians with no prayer books. My Aunt has been having a rough time and my Roman Catholic sister advises her to pray when anxious. That almost seems unfair to me, because I have all these wonderful prayers. I think there are prayer books for Christians but they are not in use. To have to compose my own prayers would cause anxiety.
There are many Christian prayer books i don't know what gave you that idea.


Amazon.com: christian prayer books
 
Old 02-20-2012, 11:44 PM   #37
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Yes I think most are aware there are "Christian Prayer Books".. I was hoping here though to share recently published Baha'i books..but thanks for your post anyway!

There is a recently published hard bound book entitled "The Covenant Daily Readings" compiled by Enoch N. Tanyi and published by the Baha'i Publishing Trust India in 2008.

It has daily readings on the Covenant throughout the year organized for each Baha'i month!.... It has 383 pages an attractive ribbon marker and floral illustrations throughout.

The ISBN: 81-7896-099-0

I recommend it for studying the Covenant!

It can be ordered through Canada:

http://www.bds-canada.com/;jsessioni...6018431643481L
 
Old 03-06-2012, 03:50 AM   #38
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Wink New books from BPT India!

I just received this list of new publications from Baha'i Publishing Trust India and wanted to share it with you!


Bahá’í Publishing Trusts

Happy Fasting

The Bahá’í Publishing Trust of India in its continued efforts to support the education of children and junior youth is
happy to introduce the following books.

These books are very useful in providing the much needed spiritual nourishment
and establishing Bahá’í identity among the children. Usual 40% discount will be given for bulk purchases.

Bahá’í Holy Days
ISBN : 978-81-7896-082-1
Price : $10.00
Size : 7" x 9.5"
Pages : 92 (all color)
Story written by Jacqueline Mehrabi and poems by Susan Engle. It is aimed at educating
children of 5-10 years old on the significance of Bahá’í Holy Days and events associated with these days. Mrs. Mehrabi’s other books for children Amazing Stories from the Dawn-Breakers and A Boy in Akká published by us are already popular books.


Make This Youth Radiant
(Prayer Book for Junior Youth)
ISBN : 978-81-7896-081-4
Price : $05.00
Size :
Pages : 30 (all color)
Designed and illustrated by Gita Kataria-Meshki and Shekufeh Khayltash-Monadjem this is an illustrated prayer book for junior youth printed on art paper. 19 selected prayers for Junior Youth for all occasions and 5 steps to prayer will surely be a treasured companion
to the junior youth.


Make me a Brilliant Star
(Prayer Book for Children)
ISBN : 81-7896-073-9
Price : $3.00
Size : 14 x 14 cm
Pages : 42 (all color)
This book contains a selection of prayers and readings for children printed on art paper
with beautiful illustrations. We believe that kids will treasure this prayer book in their school bags/shelves for their daily use.

We look forward to receiving your valuable orders.
With loving Bahá’í greetings
Yours in His service
Arun Sinha
General Manager - BPT India
91-11-40523382, 9990059381
 
Old 03-15-2012, 05:45 PM   #39
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Talks by Adib Taherzadeh for downloading...

"Listen to 14 hours of inspiring and uplifting talks given by Mr. Adib Taherzadeh at an Alaskan Baha'i summer school. Topics such as the nature of the soul, our purpose, and personal and collective growth, among others, are addressed."



I'm unsure if this had been brought up before but there's quite a lot of material in talks "Drawing Nigh unto Baha'u'llah" of Adib Taherzadeh on 162 tracks that are available for download at:


Adib Taherzadeh | Drawing Nigh to Baha'u'llah | CD Baby

You can download the entire program for $9.99
 
Old 03-15-2012, 06:36 PM   #40
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Compassionate Woman: Life & Legacy of Patricia Locke

Here's a book by a Baha'i friend I met a few years ago John Kolstoe:

Compassionate Woman: The Life and Legacy of Patricia Locke

Compassionate Woman :: Peaceful Pages

From the U.S. Baha'i Publishing site:

"Compassionate Woman is the biography of a woman of Lakota and Chippewa heritage who was the winner of a MacArthur Foundation fellowship in 1991 for her work to save tribal languages that were becoming exinct throughout the United States.

"This fascinating biography of Patricia Locke, who was givent he name Compassionate Woman, gives us a glimpse into the life of someone dedicated to restoring justice and helping those in need. Her life of service began in Anchorage, Alaska, when she founded a community center aimed at assisting Native Americans, Eskimos, and Aleuts - who had moved to the city from villages - to cope with some of the problems they encountered. She then went on to work for the Western Interstate Counsel for Higher Education, where she focused much of her energy on establishing colleges on reservations.

"She was particularly concerned with improving education for American Indians and worked hard toward advancing education on reservations so that Native American culture and language could be woven into the curriculum. She also spent many years as a freelance writer, instructor at various universities, and activist on behalf of the poor and oppressed.

"In addition to the MacArthur Fellowship, Locke was the first American Indian to serve as a senior officer on the National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'is of the United States, and she was posthumously inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame."

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