Indonesia

Stories of Celebrations

The 200th anniversary of the birth of Bahá’u’lláh was celebrated in Indonesia throughout many of the thousands of islands that make up this populous country. From the urban mega-city of Jakarta to the remote islands of Mentawai, joyful commemorations were infused with music and traditional dances.

Celebration in Jakarta
Music

Musicians chant in Bahasa Indonesia a quotation from Bahá’u’lláh that begins: "The Ancient Beauty hath consented to be bound with chains that mankind may be released from its bondage..."

Musicians chant in Bahasa Indonesia a quotation from Bahá’u’lláh that begins: "The Ancient Beauty hath consented to be bound with chains that mankind may be released from its bondage..."

Musicians chant in Bahasa Indonesia a quotation from Bahá’u’lláh that begins: "The Ancient Beauty hath consented to be bound with chains that mankind may be released from its bondage..."

A new publication about Bahá’u’lláh and His teachings released to coincide with the bicentenary year.