As groups of participants visited the Temple, rainfall added a sense of wonderment to the scene.
A group of around 450 participants approaches the Temple.
Claudio Orrego, the former Mayor of Peñalolen and now governor of the Santiago Metropolitan Region, addressing the audience
Ximena Osorio, a Colombian Baha’i, spoke of the importance of temples in every religious dispensation and highlighted a unique concept that is associated with Baha’i Houses of Worship: “In the Baha'i community devotion must find expression in action,” she explained. "Prayer, though essential for the inner life of the human being, should lead to actions that give outer expression to inner transformation."
The architect of the Temple, Siamak Hariri, addressing the audience
The choir sings in the morning session of day 2
Arts and music were integrated throughout the second day of the conference
Representatives of Baha’i communities from around the world presented insights and experiences from their national communities on the second day of the conference.
Day 2 of the conference was filled with moments of joy and exhilaration.
The Baha’i House of Worship for South America, overlooking Santiago at night