SNC-Religious Studies-Bahai

DRAFT TEXTBOOK Grade I

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Preface:          Introduction to Baha’i Faith

  1. Essentials of the Baha’i Faith
  2. The Founder
  3. Sources of the Teachings

Chapter 1:      Beliefs and Teachings/Practices

  1. Oneness of God

                      Concept of God

                      Being Thankful to God for His Blessings

  1. Universal Peace
  2. Eid –e- Nawruz

Chapter 2:     Religious Leaders

  1. Introduction to Hazrat Baha’u’llah
  2. Early life of Hazrat Baha’u’llah

Chapter 3:     Ethical Values

  1. Love
  2. Truthfulness
  3. Cleanliness

Chapter 4:     Sources of Guidance / Heroes

  1. Abdul-Baha
  2. Leory Ioas
  3. Mulla Bahram

 

DRAFT TEXTBOOK Grade II

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Preface:          Introduction to Baha’i Faith

    1. Basic Principles of the Baha’i Faith

Chapter 1:     Beliefs and Teachings/Practices

  1. Oneness of Mankind
  2. Living in Harmony with fellow Human beings
  3. The Festival of Ridvan

Chapter 2:     Religious Leaders

  1. Introduction of Hazrat Bab
  2. Hazrat Abdul-Baha’s childhood story of Asfandyar
  3. Hazrat Abdul-Baha’s story from London

Chapter 3:     Ethical Values

  1. Kindness
  2. Generosity
  3. Obedience      

Chapter 4:     Sources of Guidance / Heroes

  1. Bahiyeh Khanum
  2. Ali Asghar
  3. Dorothy Baker

 

 

DRAFT TEXTBOOK Grade III

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Preface:          Introduction to Baha’i Faith

  1. Concept of Mashriq ul Adhkar
    1. Source of unity and harmony

Chapter 1:     Beliefs and Teachings/Practices

  1. Prayer
    1. Concept of Prayer
    2. Purpose of Prayer
    3.  The way to Pray
  2. Obeying the Divine Laws
    1. God’s Laws keep us safe
    2. Love of God and Obedience
    3. Striving daily to obey
  3. Seeking Knowledge
    1. Seeking Knowledge of God
    2. Channeling our Knowledge to Service
    3. Searching for the Truth
  4. Birth of Hazrat Baha’u’llah

Chapter 2:     Religious Leaders

  1. The dream of Hazrat Baha’u’llah’s Father
  2. Hazrat Bab’s Teacher finds him extraordinary
  3. Hazrat Abdul-Baha’s story of how to pray

Chapter 3:     Ethical Values

  1. Peace
  2. Patience
  3. Forgiveness
  4. Honesty

Chapter 4:     Sources of Guidance / Heroes

  1. Tahrih Quratul’ain
  2. Ruhullah Varqa
  3. Lua Getsinger

 

DRAFT TEXTBOOK Grade IV

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Preface:          Introduction to the Baha’i Faith

  1. Holy Writings of the Faith
    1. Kitab e Aqdas (The Most Holy Book)
    2. Tablets and Writings

Chapter 1:     Beliefs and Teachings/ Practices

  1. Unity
  1. Importance of Unity
  2. Importance of Justice for Unity
  1. Cooperation with others
  2. Service to Mankind
    1. Closeness to God
    2. Being Trustworthy
    3. Being a friend to the whole Human Race
  3. Consultation
    1. Living a Virtuous Life
    2. Working hard for the benefit of all
    3. Work in a spirit of Service
  4. Baha’i Calendar and the 19 Day Feast

Chapter 2:     Religious Leaders

  1. Hazrat Baha’u’llah’s comments on the Puppet show
  2. Hazrat Baha’u’llah in the Prison cell
  3. Hazrat Bab’s Station

Chapter 3:     Ethical Values

  1. Acceptance
  2. Protecting Environment
  3. Human Rights
  4. Pursuit of Knowledge

Chapter 4:     Sources of Guidance / Heroes

  1. Badi
  2. Netti Tobin
  3. Lua Getsinger

 

 

DRAFT TEXTBOOK Grade V

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Preface:          Introduction to the Baha’i Faith

  1. Essentials of Religion
  1. Spiritual Development
  1. Prayer & Fasting
  2. Reading the Holy Writings every morning and evening

Chapter 1:      Beliefs and Teachings/Practices

  1. God and His Manifestations
  2. Oneness of God: fundamental teaching of all Manifestation
  3. Following the Teachings of the Manifestations of God
  4. Birth of Hazrat Bab

Chapter 2:     Religious Leaders

  1. Hazrat Baha’u’llah
    1. Hazrat Bahaullah’s Justice
  2. Hazrat Bab
    1. Hazrat Bab’s Fairness in Bushihr
    2. Declaration of Hazrat Bab to Mulla Hussayn
    3. Story of Hazrat Bab and Quddus’s travel

Chapter 3:     Ethical Values

  1. Respect for family
  2. Care for animals and plants
  3. Loyalty to Pakistan
  4. Justice

Chapter 4:     Sources of Guidance / Heroes

  1. Shaykh Hasan
  2. Syed Kazim
  3. Abdul Karim
  4. Ellen McBride Moore
  5. Cao Yunxiang