Reflections

To remind us that we are not alone and our community is not alone during this time of testing, here are voices of Baha’is from around the nation and the globe to bring us uplifting ideas to reflect upon. These entries are from BahaiTeachings.org.

Corona Virus Cancellations

Dearest Friends, The Local Spiritual Assembly of San Jose, after prayerful consultation, and heeding the recommendations of State and County officials, has decided to cancel all upcoming Bahá’í events at the San Jose Bahá’í Center until further notice. This includes: Feasts, devotionals, and study circles may be held online. This is the time for prudence and…

Second Harvest Food Bank Workday Report

A chipper group of Baha’i volunteers rallied at the Second Harvest Food Bank on February 22 and packaged a whopping 18,100 pounds of pears! A good time was had by all and, as always, we answered a number of questions about the Faith from interested co-volunteers. Our next workday will be in April. Stay tuned!

The Divine Art of Revelation: a One-Day Symposium on the Báb’s Earliest Writings

We are pleased to invite you to a one-day symposium on the earliest writings of the Báb, providing a great opportunity to familiarize ourselves with His early works. Speaker: Dr. Todd Lawson, Emeritus Professor of the Department of Near and Middle-Eastern Civilizations, University of Toronto The event will be held February 15, 2020 from 10:00 AM…

Study Circle: Ruhi Book 9, Unit 3 – Gaining an Historical Perspective

We’ve begun a group study circle of Ruhi Book 9, Unit 3, tutored by Farzam Moshtagh. Centered on gaining an historical perspective of the Faith in relation to world events, this unit looks at our engagement with the teachings of the Faith in realizing the unity of mankind as “A Sacred Enterprise.” It asks us…

Healing Racism: a Two Part Workshop (Corrected time!)

“The All-Knowing Physician hath His finger on the pulse of mankind. He perceiveth the disease, and prescribeth, in His unerring wisdom, the remedy. Every age hath its own problem, and every soul its particular aspiration. The remedy the world needeth in its present-day afflictions can never be the same as that which a subsequent age…

Monday Evening Study Circle: Ruhi Book 6

Guity Jam is tutoring Ruhi Book 6 at the Baha’i Center. The group meets Mondays from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. If you’d like to come study this wonderful material with its emphasis on sharing the message of Baha’u’llah for this age, please come! Call Guity for details: (408)-476-9879

THERE ARE FOUR LIGHTS!

English Study of the Baha’i Scriptures for Persian Speakers!

English Language Classes Kathryn Kalas and Debbie Harmer are holding English language classes through the use of the Baha’i Writings. Classes are held every Wednesday 7:15 PM @ San Jose Baha’i Center If you would like to hone your English skills so you can participate more freely in Feasts and devotional gatherings, this is a…

Devotional at Rohaniyeh Tebyanian’s Home

Rohaniyeh is hosting monthly devotional gathering at her home in San Jose, beginning at 7:30. There are always lovely refreshments at Rohaniyeh’s house … and plenty of street parking! Call Rohaniyeh at ‭(408) 568-1176‬ for more information.

Movie Night: Dawn of the Light

As part of our week long celebration of the Twin Holy Days (the birth of Baha’u’llah, Prophet Founder of the Baha’i Faith and his Herald, the Báb) we will have a special screening of the move Dawn of the Light — a film made especially for the bicentenary celebration of the birth of these two…