Rapidly approaching bicentenary galvanizes communities across Asia

Battambang – Across the vast lands of Asia, preparations for the bicentenary gain momentum daily.

As the sun rises in Battambang, residents near the local Baha’i House of Worship gather at dawn to pray and consult about their plans for the upcoming historic anniversary. “We are doing our best to be ready for the celebrations and to provide opportunities for many people to contribute to community building efforts,” says local resident Chanserey Ing.

The Temple, acting as a focal point for preparations, is attracting growing numbers of visitors who come to pray and reflect on their efforts to contribute to the life of their society. A group of Buddhist monks and several university students, for instance, recently visited the local House of Worship to explore the Baha’i teachings and their implications for social progress.

In full: https://news.bahai.org/story/1356/

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