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Bahá’ís of Thurston County celebrated the 200th anniversary of the birth of Bahá’u’lláh, the Founder of the Bahá’í Faith, on October 21, 2017.
The evening of program included music, dance and inspiring words. The program, entitled “The Light of Unity Festival”, was honored by Pete Kmet, mayor of Tumwater reading a letter to the Baha’is of Thurston Coun ty for their work on promoting unity and the education of children and youth. Then Dr. Les Purce, former president of Evergreen State College, spoke on the unity of mankind, universal education and …

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[14 Jan 2018 ]

The First United Methodist Church of Olympia sent a greeting to the local Bahá’is on the commemoration of the 200th birthday of the founder of the Bahá’i Faith Bahá’u’lláh.
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[4 Jan 2018 ]
Silent Meditative Peace Walk Honors Martin Luther King’s Values

January 14th from 12:00 -2:00 pm at Marathon Park, 1011 Deschutes Parkway SW; Olympia, WA 98502
Local Buddhists invite everyone to participate in this annual event.
Arrive at Marathon Park (west side of Olympia’s Capitol Lake) shortly before 12 noon for the brief welcome and instruction. Then walk silently, meditatively (no chanting or conversation and no signs) around the lake.
Enjoy camaraderie and silent meditation/prayers for healing and peace.
Co-sponsored by Open Gate Sangha and South Sound Buddhist Peace Fellowship.
Need more information? Email: opengatezendo@msn.com
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[4 Jan 2018 ]
A beautiful temple made of light

How do you design a sacred space that invites people in regardless of who they are and what they believe (or don’t)? Architect Siamak Hariri takes us into the planning and poetry behind building the luminous Bahá’i Temple in South America. by Chelsea Catlett
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[26 Oct 2017 ]
Light to the World

There will be local showings of the newly released film “Light of the World“.
BAHA’I WORLD CENTRE — “Light to the World,” a film about the life and teachings of Baha’u’llah commissioned by the Universal House of Justice was released today on the official website for the bicentenary commemoration.
The film tells the story of Baha’u’llah’s remarkable life and the impact of His teachings on communities around the world.
“Light to the World” is available in all the languages of the Bicentenary site: English, Spanish, French, Russian, Chinese (simplified and traditional), Hindi, Persian, …

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[25 Oct 2017 ]
Global communities

Bahai’s around the world held celebrations on the weekend of October 20-22 for the birth of the Báb and the bicentenary of the birth of Bahá’u’llah. Check out the website Bicentenary of the Birth of Baha’u’llah to see pictures, view videos and listen to music and concerts.
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