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Bahá'í Temple, Sydney | by Bilby Summerhill
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Bahá'í Temple, Sydney



Today some friends took us to the lovely Bahá'í Temple in Sydney.


While I am not personally religious, I do find religion a fascinating subject and like to learn more about it.


The Bahá'í faith is interesting as it combines elements on many religions. The Bahá'í faith, from what I know (which is very little) teaches that the prophets of old, such as Abraham and Buddha, each established a religion suited to the time, place and people of their day.


Bahá'ís believe that Bahá'u'lláh, the man (why are religious prophets invariably men?!) who established the faith in nineteenth-century Persia, is the final prophet.


The Bahá'í faith teaches unity and non-discrimination, including advocating a universal auxiliary language to better help people communicate.


Attempted low-key HDR, done in Luminance with these parameters:


Operator: Mantiuk06

Contrast Mapping factor: 0.1

Saturation Factor: 1.4

Detail Factor: 1

PreGamma: 1


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Taken on December 12, 2010