Bahai community prays against COVID-19


Bahai community in Botswana invites members of the public to join in virtual prayers against the COVID-19 pandemic tomorrow at 7pm.

“There are two ways of healing sickness. The first is by the treatment of physicians, the second is consisteth in prayers offered by the spiritual ones to God and in turning to Him. Both should be used and practised,” reads the Bahai writings.

“The true worshipper, while praying, should endeavour not so much to ask God to fulfil his wishes and desires, but rather to adjust these and make them conform to the Divine Will. Only through such an attitude can one derive that feeling of inner peace and contentment, which the power of prayer alone can confer,” read the Bahai writings in part.

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