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Awakening available in Russian language

Dear One, Awakening. A History of the Babi and Baha’i faiths in Nayriz by Hussein Ahdieh and Hillary Chapman is available now in Russian Language. Awakening recounts the heroic struggles of the Nayrizi Babis in 1850 and 1853 against the overwhelming forces of Iran’s despotic monarchy and the horrific treatment of the survivors, mostly women, children and old men. It also provides an account of the lesser known, but dramatic, upheaval of 1909. It covers in depth the story of Vahid - a spiritual and tactical leader, as well as the harbinger of a new way of life for the people of Nayriz. The book is available from the following sources: For more information about the author, the new edition of “Abdul Baha in New York,” and details of the numerous translations of our books in 6 different languages, please visit: HusseinAhdieh.com Awakening website in Russian language: http://awakeningnayriz.org/rsTemplate.php Short video with Russian subtitles: https://youtu.be/bQYU4IW4ndo (please use the CC button to see the subtitles) Feel free to share the news. Happy Ridvan! Hussein
April 25, 2018
Hussein Ahdieh

SERENDIPITY in NYC Metropolitan Museum

While visiting the Persian section at the museum me and my grandchildren were greatly surprised by finding a beautiful calligraphy of our ancestor Mirzá Ahmad Nayrizi( one of the greatest calligrapher in the Islamic world) in a form of a prayer book.How little he knew that his descendants will become staunched Baha’i’s.To read more about Mirza Ahmad Nayrizi click here
April 10, 2018
Hussein Ahdieh

“Point by Point” Poem by Tahirih

More poems by Tahirih

April 10, 2018
Hussein Ahdieh

Una mujer sacrifica su vida por la igualdad

Cuando el gobierno persa ordenó la ejecución de la babí, poetisa, mártir y defensora de los derechos humanos, Tahirih, la noticia se difundió rápidamente.
April 9, 2018
Hussein Ahdieh

El venerado símbolo del movimiento de emancipación de la mujer

Mientras su fama se expandía por todo el mundo, Tahirih comenzaba a convertirse en un venerado símbolo espiritual del movimiento de la emancipación de la mujer.
April 9, 2018
Hussein Ahdieh

From Nayriz to New York: Hussein Ahdieh and the Story of Harlem Prep – Iran Press Watch I

In 1961, a young immigrant by the name of Hussein Ahdieh arrived in New York Harbor aboard the RMS Queen Mary, an ocean liner carrying over 1,000 other passengers. He arrived in America after having left the small impoverished town of Nayriz in the south of Iran. He left his home country because his family was persecuted for being members of the Baha’i Faith, a religion that emphasizes the importance of education, the harmony between science and religion, and the equality of men and women. Full text of the article read here
April 9, 2018
Hussein Ahdieh

`Abdu’l-Bahá’ 1912 visit to America-Church of the Ascension

New York City commemorates centenary of `Abdu'l-Bahá's visit to the Church of the Ascension, April 14, 2012.Click here
April 5, 2018
Hussein Ahdieh

Awakening—A History of the Bábí and Bahá’í Faiths in Nayriz -ABS review of the book

  Thanks to the efforts of the Bahá’í International Community, the United Nations, and the protests of various national governments, the persistent egregious violation of the rights of the Bahá’ís of Iran is well documented and well publicized in the world today. Read the full text here  
April 5, 2018
Hussein Ahdieh

Awakening: A History of the Babi and Baha’i Faiths in Nayriz -Baha’i Blog interview with Dr.Ahdieh

  Many Baha’is are familiar with the events described in the book The Dawnbreakers, where followers of the Bab were under attack and siege by the Persian army, but aside from these descriptions in the Dawnbreakers, very little is known about the many events which took place during this turbulent period of our Faith’s early history. Read the full text here
April 5, 2018
Hussein Ahdieh

New York 1911

  WATCH: Rare and STUNNING footage of New York City in the summer of 1911 -- newly found video from the Museum of Modern Art. The way people dressed back then...nearly every man in a suit! And is anybody overweight?   https://www.facebook.com/HistoryBites/videos/1775400322720681/
March 28, 2018
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