The Reality of Man

Author: Terry J. Cassiday
Publisher: Baha'i Publishing Trust
ISBN: 9781931847179
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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An important new collection of Baha'i writings on the spiritual nature of human beings.

The Divine Art of Living

Author: Mabel Hyde Paine
Publisher: Baha'i Publishing Trust
ISBN: 9781931847186
Format: PDF, Docs
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A guide to the Baha'i faith covers learning to know, love and trust God; the purpose of life; the importance of prayer and meditation; developing faith and certitude; learning to cope with adversities with patience and confidence; and the importance of service to humanity. Original.

Mystic Journey

Author: Robert Atkinson
Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.
ISBN: 1616407158
Format: PDF, Kindle
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When we live our lives consciously, universal motifs, archetypes, and timeless patterns emerge through which we discover not only who we are but also why we are deeply connected to all others. This is life's greatest adventure; it is thoroughly described in the world's wisdom traditions. *Mystic Journey* uses a multi-faith approach to reveal the path of the soul; this not a solitary quest but rather a superhighway meant for everyone. As we explore the deeper story of our soul, we also discover that we are living a lifelong process of soul-making, leading us ultimately to personal and collective transformation. Getting to the heart of your soul's story is soul-making. *Mystic Journey* guides readers to: Use their life stories to help solidify their identities, Live with an eternal perspective in mind, and Reclaim their common spiritual heritage. "This is a reminder of Keats' immortal perception that 'the world is a vale of soul making' and that the uses of psychology have to do with understanding the soul in transformation." -Stephen Larsen, Ph.D., author of *The Mythic Imagination* and *A Fire in the Mind* "Robert Atkinson's new book offers us a thoughtful and thorough guide to a new kind of heroics... This is a rich read." -Gregg Levoy, author of *Callings: Finding and Following an Authentic Life*

Selections from the Writings of Abdu l Bah

Author: Abdul Baha
Publisher: Baha'i Publishing Trust
ISBN: 9781931847742
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A timeless collection of writings, containing spiritual and practical guidance for all aspects of life. The letters and other written documents span the years 1892 to 1921 and are very relevant in today's world. This compilation of correspondence and other written works of one of the central figures of the Bahai Faith, covers a wide range of topics including physical and spiritual health, death and the afterlife, the reality of man, the oneness of mankind, and the elimination of prejudice. The wisdom imparted in this volume remains as timeless and relevant today as when it was first committed to paper.

Commentary on the Will and Testament of abdu l baha

Author: Joel B. Marangella
Publisher: PNBC of the United States
ISBN: 1452857431
Format: PDF
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This Commentary by Joel B. Marangella sheds light on both the text and the tragic historic events surrounding this Sacred Document of the Bahá'í Faith. The book recounts the intrigue that took place at the Bahá'í World Center in 1957 that stifled the growth of this infant Faith, threatened to permanently diminish its prestige in the eyes of the world and destroyed the very safeguard built into the Faith that was to prevent it from falling into false leadership. Despite the darkness that has befallen this most recent revelation from God, this brilliant Commentary reveals the truth of what remains alive and well today, the true sign of God on earth who alone maintains the spirit and meaning of the Bahá'í teachings. The Will and Testament of 'Abdu'l-Bahá is the vital and eternal link between Bahá'u'lláh and the sacred Administrative Order that is the true channel of the spirit. This new book by Mr. Marangella clearly illuminates important passages within it that have been misunderstood, overlooked or intentionally distorted.The question may well be asked, what is so threatening about this book that millions of Bahá'ís around the world won't be allowed by their leadership to read it? Surely, all Bahá'ís must recognize the fundamental principle of Bahá'u'lláh, the Prophet Founder of the Bahá'í Faith, to exercise their human right of an unfettered, independent investigation of truth.Mr. Marangella's book also includes the complete Will and Testament of 'Abdu'l- Bahá, which can be read along with the Commentary, as well as a Summary of the Bahá'í Faith by the author, recognized by Orthodox Bahá'ís as the third Guardian of Bahá'í Faith. This Summary gives the uninitiated an authoritative treatise on the history and teachings of the Bahá'í Faith.

Edge of Light

Author: Ian Hallmond
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780994553713
Format: PDF
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Throughout history the world's great religions have inspired our quest for greater knowledge. religion provides the spiritual framework for the soul-searching journey to understand our purpose and existence. The author has selected quotes from the writings of Baha'u'llah and Abdu'l-Baha, the two central fiqures of the Baha'i Faith. The quotes have been arranged in a narrative that outlines the Spiritual Reality of Man. Coupled with these quotes are images of nature and the landscape by photographer/author Ian Hallmond, which beautifully illustrate the writings. To quote the photographer, 'A photo provides a means between sight and insight.'