November 27 – Spiritual Pursuit Baha’i movie marathon in Arlington and commemoration of the Ascension of Abdu’l-Baha

‎”In this day, to thank God for His bounties consisteth in possessing a radiant heart, and a soul open to the promptings of the spirit. This is the essence of thanksgiving.”
(Abdu’l-Baha, Selections from the Writings of Abdu’l-Baha, p. 179)

After the festivities of Thanksgiving, this Sunday, November 27, beginning at 7 p.m., the Baha’is of Arlington invite you to a Spiritual Pursuit Baha’i movie marathon in Arlington and commemoration of the Ascension of Abdu’l-Baha, the Center of the Baha’i Covenant. On the spiritual menu we will have:

  1. Community board game called “Spiritual Pursuit” which would test our knowledge of the Baha’i Faith and the other major religions.
  2. Baha’i movie marathon featuring (in the order the audience chooses):
  • The Promise of All Ages” – a documentary about the life of Baha’u’llah
  • The Noble Thief” – a moving one-man-play about the spiritual transformation of a flawed but sincere man through his growing love of Baha’u’llah
  • Pilgrimage: A Sacred Experience” – a beautiful video meditation on the sacred experience of Baha’i pilgrimage
  • Smith & Dragoman: Live in Concert” – a live recording of the concert performance of the talented Baha’i band Smith & Dragoman from Canada
  • Embrace the World Tour” – a documentary about the U.S. tour of an international group of talented Baha’i musicians bringing about the oneness of humanity through their music.

The commemoration of the Ascension of Abdu’l-Baha will conclude with prayers, devotional readings and music at 1 am on Sunday. Please contact Mitko for directions.