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[11 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Last Continental Bahá’í Temple nears completion | ]
Last Continental Bahá’í Temple nears completion

The upcoming completion of a Bahá’í Temple in South America will mark an important milestone in the History of the Bahá’í Faith. On completion of this edifice, continental Bahá’í Houses of worship will have been located on the five continents of the Earth together with temples marking three other geographically important regions: Panama, Australia and – representing the important Island cultures – Western Samoa.
This Continental House of Worship, located on the outskirts of Santiago, Chile:
” …uses light for its spiritual and design inspiration. Its billowing, structurally robust form won a …

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[16 Jul 2013 | Comments Off on Health & Wellness Devotional and Yoga Session | ]
Health & Wellness Devotional and Yoga Session

“All is in the hands of God, and without Him there can be no health in us!” -Abdu’l-Baha

 
Join the Bahais of Redwood City for an afternoon of interfaith prayers and yoga!
Please bring any readings or share prayers about health and wellness from any faith. Following the devotional will be a free yoga session, so please bring a yoga mat or towel.
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[18 Aug 2012 | Comments Off on Devotional Gathering enhanced by “Notes of Kin” | ]
Devotional Gathering enhanced by “Notes of Kin”

On July 22nd 2012 a Devotional Gathering in Redwood City was enhanced by live music from Dena and Billy Harris of the Notes of Kin music group (notesofkin.com).   Visiting our area briefly, Dena and Billy are from Washington State …where they host their own Bahá’í Devotional/Friendship gatherings at their home just north of Olympia, Washington. This time, one of their selections was a prayer in Spanish…

In the Redwood City Bahá’í community -as in so many Bahá’í communities around the world – Devotional Gatherings are held in private homes. There is …

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[7 Oct 2011 | Comments Off on Redwood City Bahá’ís at 9/11 devotional gathering | ]
Redwood City Bahá’ís at 9/11 devotional gathering

Members of the Redwood City Baha’i community gathered together in prayerful tribute to the lives lost during the September 11 terrorist attacks. Those who attended the interfaith devotional shared writings and prayers and mentioned personal stories of how they or others were affected by the attacks. The evening focused on a more unified America and world.
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[15 Mar 2011 | Comments Off on Devotional Gatherings | ]
Devotional Gatherings

“The impulse to pray is a natural one springing from man’s love to God” -`Abdu’l-Bahá
One of our deepest human longings is to commune with our Creator. Praying together at a fixed time and place, in addition to strengthening bonds of unity and affection, brings a certain structure and realism to an activity in which our finite mortal minds reach out to the Infinite.  At Baha’i devotional gatherings prayers are read from the Bahá’í Scriptures as well as from the scriptures of the major revealed Religions such as Christianity, Islam, Judaism, and …