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Fresh New Stuff!

The Dawn-Breakers Challenge - 2020

Last year we had a wonderful adventure with a series of in-depth Dawn-Breakers study retreats. And, by popular demand, we’re going to do it all over again. And we’re also adding a few new programs to the mix.

Reading the entire book together in a single sweep is a profound spiritual experience.

Nabíl’s narrative is not merely a narrative; it is a book of meditation. It does not only teach. It actually inspires and incites to action.... It quickens and stimulates our dormant energies and makes us soar on a higher plane.

Spiritual Weekend Retreats!

We’ve lined up a fantastic array of speakers for weekend study programs - each of whom demonstrates God's brilliant gift of genius in their particular areas of exptertise.

Steve Sarowitz, Todd Lawson, Shahrokh Monjazeb, Joshua Hall, Nabil and Azadeh Fares, Franklin Lewis, Sima Quddusi, Michael (Sours) Rouhani, Habib Riazati, Jack McLean, Nader Saiedi, Susan Maneck, Steven Kolins, David and Teresa Langness and Robert Stockman.

See the entire 2020 Calendar ⤳

Ocean 2.0 Interfaith Reader - Updates

Lots of freshly-narrated and word-aligned books

We’ve been busy all winter fixing mis-reads, adding new books, narrating and aligning audio. No one will ever believe how difficult it is to audio-align a book. Nearly every single word must be manually checked and adjusted. ;) Some of the books with completed narration now include:

  • Christian/Judaic: The King James Bible (all books)
  • Islam: Pickthall's Qur'an, Confessions of Ghazzali
  • The Tao Te Ching
  • Buddhism: The Dhammapada, The Diamond Sutra, The Gateless Gate, The Heart Sutra
  • The Confucian Analects
  • Hinduism: The Bhagavad-Gita, Songs of Kabir

Our Bahá’í Collection now includes the following narrated books:

  1. The Dawn-Breakers
  2. God Passes By
  3. A Traveler’s Narrative
  4. Days of Remembrance
  5. Compilation on Deepening
  6. Gleanings from the Writings of Bahá’u’lláh
  7. Memorials of the Faithful
  8. Paris Talks
  9. Prayers and Meditations
  10. Selections from the Writings of the Báb
  11. Some Answered Questions
  12. The Advent of Divine Justice
  13. The Secret of Divine Civilization
  14. Will and Testament of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá

Download Page for Ocean 2.0 Interfaith Reader ⤳

Literary Arabic Bootcamp - A crazy experiment...

It’s been a busy winter. We’ve been preparing a really fun experimental Intensive Arabic retreat. The aim is to get students from nearly zero to daily reading of real Arabic literature - in just 6 days. This program will be appropriate for beginner and intermediate students - as the core daily work will be self-paced.

If you are up for a serious immersion challenge, come and join us this summer!

Intensive 5-Day Arabic Boot Camp ⤳