Showing posts from July, 2021

Bahá’í Temples around the world

Please enjoy this short video, which was compiled by Kareem Ruhi. Below is some additional info that he shared about the video. [Disclaimer: I do not own any of the footage used in this video.] The showcased temples are as follows: ===== Continental Houses of Worship ===== 1. Wilmette, Illinois, U.S (completed in 1953) 2. Kampala, Uganda (dedicated on January 13, 1961) 3. Sydney (Ingleside), New South Wales, Australia (dedicated on September 17, 1961) 4. Hofheim-Langenhain, Germany (dedicated on July 4, 1964) 5. Panama City, Panama (dedicated April 29–30, 1972) 6. Tiapapata, Samoa (dedicated on September 1, 1984) 7. Delhi, India (dedicated on December 1986) 8. Santiago, Chile (dedicated on October 19, 2016) ===== Local and National Houses of Worship ===== 9. Battambang, Cambodia (dedicated on September 1–2, 2017) 10. Agua Azul, Colombia (dedicated on July 22, 2018) 11. Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea (renders for now as it is under construction)

4th Annual Interfaith Awareness Week

PRESS RELEASE (updated 8/2/21) :: The Grand Valley Interfaith Network (GVIN) is once again celebrating the diversity of major world religions as part of its fourth annual “Interfaith Awareness Week” (August 2-8, 2021). In recognition of this week-long event, Proclamations are being presented by town and city councils from Palisade, Grand Junction, and Fruita, as well as Mesa County. The acknowledgements help GVIN raise awareness about the religious diversity in the Grand Valley as well as its local community efforts, such as food drives, blood donations, and a public “ThanksGVIN” service each November. GVIN’s members and friends share these and other opportunities to learn about one another’s religions, spiritual beliefs, or specific secular practices. The faith leaders also participate in social justice events, and do so with mutual respect and reverence for all groups that help support or unite our community. GVIN encourages individuals to explore the common bonds that religions