Online Study

Registration for these sessions close one week prior to the study. If you join after please request the Welcome email, syllabus, supplemental materials and/or weekly notes by a registered participant.

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The following online book studies are currently in session:

Some Answered Questions – each Tuesday at 6 pm Pacific

The Dawn Breakers – each Thursday at 4:30 pm Pacific

Online Study: The Book of Certitude – The Kitab-i-Iqan – each Saturday at 3 pm Pacific

Online Study: The Holy Qur’an – each Saturday at 5 pm Pacific
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Personal recollections and stories of the early days of the newly-created Universal House of Justice and the continued evolution of the Bahá’í World Centre – in four sessions by Ms. Mary Ann Gorski.
 The titled subjects may drift into each other as remembrances surface in the mind of the teller of tales. All is shared with respect to the dignity of the institution and the lovely people of the time.
When: Apr 2, 2021 – Friday
Time: 5:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
This will be a 4 week series, 90 minutes each session
Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZItcuygrD8rGtEQoL5cyqXNA7tYACrZt5ph 

Special Guest Speaker Series: Dr. Stephen Lambden
Topic: A Tablet of the Bab to Muhammad `Ali Barfurushi, Quddus
When: April 7, 2021 – Wednesday
Time: 6:00 pm Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUof–sqTsrHtcLVfjGEMADH_gh3nrmKzxN

Special Guest Speaker: Dr. Nader Saiedi
Topic: The Dawn Breakers – The Báb
When: April 15, 2021 
Time: 4:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) 
Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0pcO-pqjgiGtHAvV-xG9pz1iIMrqItjZTo 

Special Guest Speaker: Dr. Sohrab Kourosh
Topic: The History of Revelation, recording and compilation of the Qur’an
When: April 17, 2021 – Saturday
Time: 5:00 pm Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEsdO-vrjoiHd2be6uu56oEPg_ZHceWwCH1 

Online Study: Tablet of Ahmad – Fire Tablet – Long Healing Prayer
When: April 30, 2021 – Friday
Time: 12:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Led by John Kolstoe
There will be 3 sessions, 2 hours 15 minutes each session.
Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwvceysrTssGdTNwyma4cvKSh_5mWF41w0c

Special Guest Speaker: Dr. Todd Lawson
Topic: Beauty and Spiritual Transformation
When: May 8 and May 15, 2021
Time: 5:00 pm Pacific Time (US and Canada)
This will be a 2 week study about Joseph, 90 minutes each session
Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAkd-ipqjosHNV108r28vmLtY7r3fsyDlEW 

Tribute to The Dawn Breakers
Performers: Mr. Van Gilmer, Mr. Badi Yazdi with Mr. Fariborz Jafari (piano), Mrs. Amy Stephen (Harp), Ms. May Ravanbaksh, Mr. Jonathan Hunt and Mrs. Farah Mahjour (Ode by Rumi). Followed by recitation of ‘Is There Any Removers’ 500 times
When: May 13, 2021 – Thursday
Time: 4:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYpc-urqzwrE9ezS3FwIK9bXdITMYMnEjkz

Special Guest Speaker: Mr. Jay Craig
Topic: Bahá’í Agricultural Collaborative
When: May 20, 2021
Time: 4:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwtfuyrrT8jHNJZuwfUGTx6_UrljBSqo6oE

Online Study: Epistle to The Son of The Wolf
When: June 29, 2021 – Tuesdays
Time: 5:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
The Epistle to the Son of The Wolf is the last major work of Baha’u’llah written in 1891 just one year before His death and translated by Shoghi Effendi. This was addressed to Shaykh Muhammad-Taqiy-i-Najafi, a prominent Muslim cleric who had persecuted the Bahá’ís.
This will be a 18 week study, 90 minutes each session.
We will be reading the book in class.
Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0qf-6orDwuHNGiV5JXE8zSxznPDaZa41dn

Special Series: Turn Thy Face Unto God
When: July 11, 2021 – Sundays
Time: 9:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
The Power of Prayer, Etiquette, Communion, Ablutions, and Meditation will be shared.
This will be a 4 week series, 60 minutes each session.
Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcvc-qoqTkpHNYw4-fJBmkPY3ulCVjyyRx7

Tribute to ‘Abdu’l-Baha – Look At Me, Follow Me
When: To Be Announced in May
We will be experiencing the Life of ‘Abdu’l-Baha (a few sessions will be in Real-Time – will explain in the welcome email), we will explore a Day in His Life, we will all eat what He ate (menu to be provided in advance), we will read letters to and from Him, we will share intimate reflections from His wife and mother, we will choose a ‘person in office’ from each of our communities to invite to our celebration in November. This will be a 9 week session.

Relaunch: The Hidden Words 
We will be relaunching with confirmed dates. Check back here in April.

Online Study: God Passes By
This will be a 12 week study, 90 minutes each session.
Coming soon with confirmed dates in 2021. Check back here in April.

Relaunch: Call of The Divine Beloved
(The Seven Valleys and The Four Valleys)
This will be a 9 week study, 60 minutes each session.
Coming soon with confirmed dates in 2021. Check back here in May.

Online Study: Gate of The Heart
This will be a 18 week study, 90 minutes each session.
Coming soon with confirmed dates in 2021. Check back here in May.