In diverse settings throughout the world, bahá'ís and their friends unite with one another in prayer whether in urban settings or villages, these devotional gatherings consist largely of reading prayers and passages from the baha’i sacred texts in an informal yet respectful atmosphere. M e m o r a n d u m to: the universal house of justice date: 19 september 2001 from: research department definition and scope of devotional meetings the research department has studied the questions concerning the concept of the devotional meeting raised by mr in his email of 4 august 2001 to the universal house of justice. Devotional meetings it is essential to the spiritual life of the community that the friends hold regular devotional meetings in local bahá’í centers, where available, or elsewhere, including the homes of the believers. Baha'i meetings baha'i scholarship statements from the world centre devotional gatherings, selected guidance concerning hence, it is essential to the spiritual life of the community that the friends hold regular devotional meetings in local bahá'í centres, where available, or elsewhere, including the homes of believers.
Devotional meeting, come together, share prayers, scripture, get to know one another, enjoy music, devotions, and writings. Baha’i devotional meetings have no set pattern or ritual, and the baha’i faith has no clergy, so there are no sermons or speeches the participants themselves decide what prayers or readings they would like to offer about unity, justice, racism and other current non political topics. Devotional meetings are found in bahá’í communities around the world, including in lane county they usually consist of reading prayers and passages from the bahá’í sacred texts in an informal yet respectful atmosphere.
Sacrifice & protection part i this devotional is also dedicated to the martyrs of the bahá’i faith and the bahá’is imprisoned in iran 1 welcome & introductory prayer. Baha’i events—meetings, elections, parties, devotionals, holy day celebrations, a baha’i “feast” at the beginning of every month (the feast is a community gathering that usually includes prayers and readings from the baha’i writings, a period of community consultation and refreshments)—tend to include lots of social interaction. Devotional meetings prayers and reflection are universally practiced in all faiths in an atmosphere of love and inclusiveness, bahá’í devotional gatherings provide an opportunity for sharing prayers, inspirational readings and meditation to enable us fulfill our spiritual potential.
Devotional gatherings bahá’ís across canada join with friends and neighbours in devotional meetings for collective worship because there is no ritual or clergy in the bahá’í faith, devotional gatherings are often held in people’s homes or in public places, and they are diverse in form. Devotional meetings people of diverse backgrounds gather together in a devotional spirit of love, joy, and fellowship and share prayers and readings from the bahá’í faith, christianity, judaism, islam, buddhism, hinduism and other faiths. This month’s video includes highlights of a devotional meeting held at the magdalene carney baha’i institute it includes a video compilation of the baha’i friends, who were asked why they became a baha’i and how it has changed their lives. Dear friends, during the colder months with shorter days, it seems the time has come to change the wauwatosa devotional gatherings to the 3rd saturday of every. Translation services usa is one of the most innovative and reliable translation companies in the industry.
The following devotional programs have been compiled using compilations of bahá'i writings on specific deepening topics in general, these devotional meetings 30-45 minutes long, depending on the spirit of the meeting and the number of prayers that are given in addition to the collection of writings provided. Devotional meetings : devotional gatherings' are regularly scheduled meeting times of collective worship - the exaltation of god - and sharing a devotional spirit of joy, love and fellowship readings are taken from the bahá'í writings and the holy scriptures of christianity, islam, judaism, hinduism, zoroastrian, and buddhism. Devotional meetings private prayer is a daily obligation for all baha’is, but many baha’is also gather in their homes and communities to engage in collective worship prayer causes a deeper connection between ourselves and god, allows us to contemplate and more deeply appreciate our lives.
What are some of the unique characteristics of a bahá'í devotional meeting that distinguish it from a church service, and how can we make our devotional meetings both spiritually enriching and attractive to the general public. How to attend a baha'i meeting many people meet baha'is and learn about the baha'i faith by attending a meeting this meeting may be a fireside, devotion, or ruhi book group if you want to learn about the baha'i faith, you will be. Devotional meeting once every two weeks on wednesdays contact brian simons for more information [email protected]
Tag archive you are currently browsing the tag archive for the ‘devotional meetings’ tag theme of spirituality in devotional meeting, close follow up, yields results (photo copyright baha’i international community – view here) varying ways and venues to directly share the message. Devotional meetings spring up naturally in a community where a conversation about the spiritual dimension of human existence is growing in diverse settings, bahá’ís and their friends and families unite with one another in prayer. The research department has studied the questions concerning the concept of the devotional meeting raised by in his email of 4 august 2001 to the universal house of justice mentions a recent meeting called by the local spiritual assembly of in which representatives of the bahá'í. Devotional meetings “ blessed is the spot, and the house, and the place, and the city, and the heart, and the mountain, and the refuge, and the cave, and the valley, and the land, and the sea.