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|1912 12 May
||`Abdu'l-Bahá took a ferry to New Jersey then a train to Montclair where He addressed the congregation of the Montclair Unity Church before returning to New York to speak to the International Peace Forum at the Grace Methodist Episcopal Church on
West 104th Street, New York where He spoke to 2,000 people. [239D:66; AB191, PUP113, PUP116]
||Montclair; New Jersey; New York; United States
||Abdul-Baha, Travels of; Abdul-Baha, Second Western tour; Abdul-Baha, Talks at churches; Conferences, Peace; Peace; Trains
|1912 14–16 May
||`Abdu'l-Bahá attended the eighteenth annual Conference on International Peace and Arbitration at Lake Mohonk, presenting the first address during the second session of the conference . [239D:67–9; AB193, ABF15]
"His early public references in North America to the purpose of His visit there placed particular emphasis on the invitation of the organizing committee of the Lake Mohonk Peace Conference for Him to address this international gathering." [BWNS1297]
The Lake Mohonk Conference on International Arbitration was founded in 1895 and was held annually until 1917 for the purpose of creating and directing public sentiment in favour of international arbitration, arbitration treaties, and an international court. For archives see Swarthmore College Peace Collection.
These meetings at Lake Mohonk were instrumental in the creation of the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, Netherlands. [Wikepedia]
'Abdu'l-Bahá sent Zia Baghdadi back to the city to obtain a carpet to be used as a gift for the president of the International Peace Society and His host, Mr Smiley. Baghdadi rode a freight train to New York, awoke the sleeping residents at 2AM, boarded the first train for Lake Mohonk, begged to ride on the mail run and arrived just as 'Abdu'l-Bahá was shaking Smiley's hand at 10AM. [Luminous Journey 58:00] iiiii
See Who Will Bell the Cat: 'Abdu'l-Bahá at Lake Monhonk by Janet Ruhe-Schoen.
|Lake Mohonk; New York; United States
||Abdul-Baha, Travels of; Abdul-Baha, Second Western tour; Conferences, Peace; Conferences, International; Peace; Abdul-Baha, Talks other; Lake Mohonk Conference on International Arbitration
||The first International Religious Congress for World Peace was held at The Hague. It was attended by Martha Root. [BW3:45]
||Hague, The; Netherlands
||Conferences, Peace; Martha Root; First conferences
|1990 (In the year)
||The Asian Buddhist Conference for Peace was held in Mongolia.
A representative of the International Bahá'í Community was the only non-Buddhist speaker invited to address a public meeting held in conjunction with the conference. [AWH88] [VV101]
The paper that was delivered was entitled The Common Goal of Universal Peace in Buddhism and the Bahá'í Faith.
||Buddhism; Conferences, Peace; Bahai International Community; Interfaith dialogue