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Welcome to Canberra Bahá’ís

Welcome to the website of the Bahá’í Faith in Canberra.  Here you will find information about our activities, news and services and introductory information about the Bahá’í Faith.

Everyone is welcome to partcipate in our activities such as children’s classes, youth spiritual empowerment courses, devotional meetings and adult study groups.

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‘Prison Poems’ Poetry Reading at Asia Bookroom

Roshanak Amrein reads from Mahvash Sabet's Prison Poems.

An evening of poetry was held on Wednesday 28th May at Asia Bookroom to commemorate the sixth anniversary of the unjust imprisonment of the Yaran, the seven leaders of the Baha’i community in Iran.

Mahvash Sabet, one of the seven Baha’i leaders serving a 20 year sentence in Tehran’s infamous Evin prison, is the author of Prison . . . → Read More: ‘Prison Poems’ Poetry Reading at Asia Bookroom

Commonwealth Day Multi-Faith Celebration

Shephalie Williams giving an explanation of the principle of equality of the sexes.

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Shephalie Williams giving an explanation of the principle of equality of the sexes.

David Hayter presented a copy of ‘Gleanings’, a volume of Writings by Baha’u’llah.

Baha’is were invited to participate in this year’s Commonwealth . . . → Read More: Commonwealth Day Multi-Faith Celebration

Special Devotional Program: Love and Unity

Love and Unity

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Canberra Baha’is visit friends in Googong

A group of Baha’is from Canberra visited Anja and Anton who have been busy building a beautiful house in Little Burra. The purpose of the visit was to share prayers. Everyone read their favourite prayer and then talked a little about what the prayer meant to them and why it was special for them. There was . . . → Read More: Canberra Baha’is visit friends in Googong

BAHA’I STUDENT RECEIVES PRIZE AT THE OPEN DAY FOR THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE PARLIAMENT HOUSE

The Nation’s capital celebrated the 25th Anniversary of the Parliament House on Saturday 24 August with an Open Day. One of the events was the final of the “My First Speech” competition. The competition was open to students in years 10-12 who had to write a speech, imagining that they were a newly elected . . . → Read More: BAHA’I STUDENT RECEIVES PRIZE AT THE OPEN DAY FOR THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE PARLIAMENT HOUSE

Human Rights Day

Every year the Baha’is mark Human Rights Day with invited guest speakers who address a particular aspect of human rights. This year the focus is on Education, a very special right that ensures all have equal access to knowledge and skills for the edification of the human race and ultimately the advancement of civilization. Please . . . → Read More: Human Rights Day

Junior Youth Raise over $800 for Children’s Orphanage in Africa

October 2012 — It was a lovely Spring day in Canberra and people flocked to a home in one of the southern suburbs to a Sock Monkey Party! As they entered the living room, a table full of sock monkeys  of all colours and patterns greeted them. Each one had a tag with a name chosen . . . → Read More: Junior Youth Raise over $800 for Children’s Orphanage in Africa

Hiroshima Day marked in Canberra

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The ACT Baha’i community was represented at a small gathering for a Hiroshima Day Vigil on Monday 6 August 2012, at the National Peace Park, Canberra. The commemorative event was arranged by WILPF, the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), ACT Branch. The representative of WILPF made a brief introduction to the vigil and . . . → Read More: Hiroshima Day marked in Canberra

Education Under Fire Screening at ANU

Panel speakers discuss Education Under Fire.

Panel speakers discuss Education Under Fire.

Canberra, 16th August– An audience of some 80 people assembled at the Australian National University to view a documentary film entitled “Education Under Fire”, which was c0-sponsored by Amnesty International.  The 30-minute documentary profiles the growth, struggle, and inspiring spirit of the Baha´i Institute for Higher Education (BIHE). Baha´is in . . . → Read More: Education Under Fire Screening at ANU

Glad Tidings English Program New Time

Glad Tidings, the Baha’i program in English, which has been broadcasting Baha’i related radio programs on Valley FM 89.5 since January 2011, is now in a new time slot.

Glad Tidings is now broadcasting on Saturdays from 5:00pm to 6:00pm.

Please note the Persian Program, Soroosh a Doost, is still broadcasting on Sundays from 12:00pm to 1:00pm.

Glad Tidings Radio . . . → Read More: Glad Tidings English Program New Time