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  1. F

    Need help finding a story

    Guys, I am looking for the reference for a story about Baha'i funds. The story is of a man who asked the Master for financial help and the Master told him to give to the fund. He asked again and got the same answer. Finally he gave to the fund and he found people waiting for him at his home...
  2. MysticMonist

    A story of my Dharma Name

    When you become a Buddhist you often get a Dharma name. Sort like a christening. But it’s chosen by your teacher. A lot of time it’s like “Stillwater” or “falling snow” or “peaceful mind” or something in the language of your school (Korean, Japanese, Sanskrit, etc). It’s part of the bond between...
  3. Y

    My short story on how I found the faith

    Raised a muslim. Questioned my faith inside and out and found some loop holes so left.I've searched all religions.all schools of thought (most) even them wierd conspiracy theories. I've searched everywhere. I found the bhagvad Gita it made so much sense... But then I found out it was not...
  4. MysticMonist

    Unity of Religions (A Chinese restaurant story)

    I have an amusing experience from a few years ago that, for me, is one way to look at the concept of a unity of religions. I had begun studying Buddhism and particularly Zen meditation online thru forums like this and thru emailing with teachers. I started reading scriptures and gaining a solid...
  5. M

    A Story

    There is a story in Rumi's Masnavi (Book V), I was reading some days ago. Then it came to my mind that it is talking about the change of religious laws and coming of the new manifestations from time to time. The stroy may be interesting to you. Here it is: Once a great king brings a very...
  6. M

    Looking for a story about Shoghi Effendi

    It was on this forum a couple years ago. Basically, someone was recounting hearing Shoghi Effendi talk about what it was like to find out that he had become the Guardian, and how that led to a huge crisis and struggle, and that Shoghi Effendi had to die to his ego self. Can anyone find that...
  7. Romane

    Two sides to a story

    Good morning One could see this news in a pessimistic fashion, and there would be no blame attached. Yet, for those who accept Baha'u'llah, such can only be seen as yet a further step toward the world envisioned by Baha'u'llah and for which establishment the Baha'i community the world over is...
  8. EternalStudent9

    Game: Let's Tell A Story

    Here's how this works: I will begin by providing the first sentence of the story, then someone else will write the next sentence, and so on. Note: Remember not to get attached to any particular direction you want the story to go. We're all telling this story. Now, let's begin: He watched as...
  9. BlinkeyBill

    The Art of Story Telling

    SERVING THE CAUSE THROUGH THE ART OF STORYTELLING Kiser Barnes A talk given at the Bahá’í World Centre – 29 January 2003 Good evening Friends. I’m delighted to be among so many lovers of stories and storytellers. In this presentation of a few stories, I’ll make some remarks about serving the...
  10. J

    Creation Story

    Before becoming a Baha'i, I remember trying to make sense of many things in the Bible that appeared illogical to me when viewed literally. Those I discussed it with generally agreed with the teachings of their denominations, that they were literal happenings, and should just be accepted as such...
  11. BlinkeyBill

    Wonderful story

    With so much bad news it is always heart lifting to read a good one....... An Indian boy who lost his mother in 1986 has found her 25 years later from his new home in Tasmania - using satellite images. Saroo was only five years old when he got lost. He was travelling with his older brother...
  12. arthra

    The story of the Yaran...Friends of Iran:

    Today May 14th marks the sixth anniversary of the imprisonment of six Baha'is in Iran... Here is there story: Trial of Iran’s seven Baha’i leaders On 5 March 2008, Mahvash Sabet – a schoolteacher and mother of two – was arrested having been summoned to the Iranian city of Mashhad to discuss...
  13. BlinkeyBill

    A Story of Faith

    Story of Faith It was the last four months of the nine-year plan and I had just come out of India. As usual when I was anywhere near Israel, I would stop for a three day visit, go to the Shrines and thank Baha'u'llah for His blessings and beseech Him for my future protection. When I entered the...
  14. L

    A beautiful story

    Ray Estes talking about how his mother confirmed him in the Faith, twenty years after her passing. Here's the link to the audio. Just a beautiful story and a reminder that "In prayer there is a mingling of station, a mingling of condition. Pray for them as they pray for you!"
  15. arthra

    Mona's story Angels of Iran:

    Azadeh Rohanian-Perry an American-Iranian woman living in Durham, North Carolina recounts the story of her childhood friend, Mona Mahmudnizhad. Mona was only 16 years old when she was executed together with nine other women in Shiraz, Iran on June 18, 1983. She was offered her life to recant her...
  16. Q

    A story about Abdul Baha

    Hi Everyone, There is a story about Abdul Baha in Akka. It is about an Arab (woman?) who used to throw garbage at him when he passed in front of her house. It happened that for a few days she was not throwing garbage. Upon inquiring he was told that the woman is sick. Then Abdul Baha visited...
  17. Masroor Bhargava

    To Change - A True Story of a Helpless Person in a Merciless Society

    To all my friends: do read and share this with everybody, an illustration of our indifference to the suffering of the downtrodden. You can find the article at: To Change. « itsallshadesofgrey Let the feeling and concern voiced by the author of this article - a young 20 year old - sink into...
  18. cire perdue

    A story to illustrate the spiritual nature of faith.

    In Rome in about 165 and 250 there were horrendous plauges. During the sickness pagans pushed away sufferers, fled the cities, deserted their loved ones by the side of the road, and died barricaded in homes. In great contrast to pagan behavior, Christians nursed and cared for the ill and at...
  19. bwb

    A Cry from the Heart-Baha'i refugee from Iran tells tear-jerking story of her sister

    Rosa Vasseghi, a Baha'i refugee from Iran tells the tear-jerking story of her sister, who is currently imprisoned in Mashhad, Iran. For more information see these articles on the iranpresswatch.org web site: The physical well being of an imprisoned Baha’i is in danger - Iran Press Watch...
  20. cky

    Story of Creation (Unbiased discussion)

    I first posted this under "Scripture" section but noticed that it got significantly fewer replies that this section. Mods can delete the other post if they want I was born Baha'i (parents are both Baha'i) and I believe that out of all religion the Baha'i Faith is the most recent and up to date...