Baha'i religious group plans spiritual talks

DOWNEY - The Downey Baha'i community has launched a monthly public "spiritual discussion series" that meets from 10 a.m. to noon on the first Sunday of each month at Wilderness Park.The first meeting is this Sunday, May 5. Anyone interested in exploring philosophical, social and spiritual topics of relevance to the local, national and global community is invited to participate in the discussions. Featured topics may include racism, sexism, violence, peace, poverty, justice, unity, prayer, world religions and cultures, current events, books and films. "Regardless of religious backgrounds or beliefs, we are here to help one another, learn, grow and unite as a community," said Merie Daniel Perry, a member of the Downey Baha'i and one of the organizers of the series. For more details, or to RSVP, call (562) 440-6156 or e-mail The Baha'i Faith is an independent worldwide religion founded in 1844, according to the teachings of the prophets/founders Baha'u'llah (a title translating as "Glory of God") and The Bab (translating as "The Gate").

********** Published: May 2, 2013 - Volume 12 - Issue 03