Our CDs of educational and inspirational stories were a great success at a recent London conference on ‘World Order and Social Justice’.
This is a very interesting story of the house of Rosa Parks,the African-American civil rights activist. Her property was dismantled in 2016, shipped to Berlin and restored in a private garden. And now it is heading back to America. Read about it here.
Rosa Parks’ life story is featured on our CD Women Who Changed the World, have a listen:
Well done to Malala Yousafzai for securing a place at the Oxford University. Read about her successful A-level results here. Malala is one of the heroines featured in our CD: Women who changed the world and we hope that she can bring further changes to the society by studying philosophy, politics and economics at the Lady Margaret Hall.
This year marks the 9th anniversary of the unlawful imprisonment of the seven Baha’i ‘Yaran’ (the ad hoc appointed leaders of the Baha’i community in Iran). The Prison Poems project is part of the worldwide campaign. #ReleaseBahai7Now to raise awareness of their plight and to seek their immediate release.
In the UK, in response to this campaign, various artists have come together to participate in the ‘Prison Poems Project’, a series of short film clips that give voice to the poems of Mahvash Sabet, one of the seven prisoners. Watch the above video of Kelly Snook’s interpretation of Mrs Sabet’s poem ‘The Sun’.
Jacqueline Mehrabi, whose book inspired Anis Foundation to create the audio stories about ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, has recently wrote to use with these heart-warming words:
‘Thank you so much for the CD of stories about ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, which is narrated so beautifully by Sarah. I love the extra touches and everything about it. Am really speechless! And feel very humble. I pray it will touch the tender hearts of the children.’
Those were the words uttered by the Dalai Lama to Takako and she has never forgotten them. After discovering her inner peace, she decided to listen to the Dalai Lama’s advice on how individuals can make a difference. Continue reading