Follow Nineteen Days as they share beautiful quotations and photos every day during the nineteen day Baha’i Fast.
By. Margaret Tash As both new and not-so-new Baha’is in our cluster prepare for the Fast, I feel moved to offer my personal reflections on this sacred time. Over the years, many of the friends – myself included – seem to place a disproportionate amount of emphasis on the physical aspects of the Fast. I […]
In Tampa Bay Online Michelle Bearden interviews Trisha Irons from Tampa Bay, Florida who shares her experiences during the Baha’i Fast from March 2-20. “Members of the Baha’i community, the world’s youngest religion with about 5 million adherents, typically gather in the evening for prayers and to break the fast with family and friends. On March […]
Janet Tanaka shares in this editorial in The News Tribune how the Fast is a means of purification. “Should we – whatever our faith connection – let the hunger pangs of fasting remind us that there are many hungry ones in our world, maybe even in our neighborhood. Hungry for peace, hungry for freedom, and […]
Guest contributor Candace Hill shares her experiences interacting with friends on Facebook during the Baha’i Fasting period in the blog Krista Tippett on Being. “If you are a Baha’i on Facebook, then you have the bounty of an in-gathering of friends from around the world. Baha’is tend to love conferences, summer schools, study circles, and potlucks. It’s […]
Now in its fourth year, the “nineteen days” website started as a collaborative project between Baha’i friends and fellow bloggers, Amy Youssefian Sahba and Leila G. T., as a creative way for them to share moments of their early mornings and evenings for the nineteen days of the Baha’i Fast. Since its second year, they have invited […]
From March 2-20, Baha’is worldwide observe the annual 19-Day Fast by refraining from eating or drinking from sunrise to sunset.