Bahais celebrating Bahaullah’s bicentenary globally

By A O News Service

ITANAGAR | Aug 30 | The followers of Bahais have been celebrating bicentenary of birth of Bahaullah, whose sole objective was none other than the betterment of the world and tranquility of its people.

While handing over documents related to the bicentenary celebration to editor of this daily Pradeep Kumar here today, state Bahai messenger Chabi Nayak said that the noble soul born in 1817 in Persia (Iran) believed that “The earth is but one country and mankind its citizen”.

After tortured and imprisoned for 40 years by monarchs and fanatic religious heads, he was exiled to Akka city in Israel where his fearless proclamation running into 100 volumes had steered the conscience of all sensible intellectuals. Though he left the mortal world on 29.05.1892, but his messages to the humanity rising above caste, creed, religion, region and sex discrimination had lead kindly light to evolve the Bahai community. Akka turned into the holiest city of the Bahai’s faith, inhabited by Jews, Muslims, Chrstians and Bahais, who are working conscientiously breaking all barriers today for a united world.

Local Spiritual Assembly of Bahais Itanagar The Arunachal functioning since last 20 years would join the celebration on October 22 next with six million Bahais, including two million Indians, in about one lakh  localities world-wide. The Lotus Temple in Delhi built in 1986 stands tall today reflecting the universal faith and its relevance to the humanity, Nayak added.

With three UNESCO World Heritage Sites- the Red Fort, Qutub Minar and Humayun’s Tomb – history-rich Delhi is the first stop for many tourists, foreign and domestic. Now, the AAP Govt wants to give them more reasons to visit as it pushes for the city’s enduring whispers from the past to resonate globally. The tourism department is officially supporting the Lotus Temple’s candidature for UNESCO’s famous roster as part of a string of measures to showcase Delhi’s cultural legacy.

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