A Faith for Today

by Patrick Connolly in About the Baha'i Faith
Over a century ago Bahá’u’lláh taught that religious truth is not final but progressive. Religion is renewed, He said, in every age to re-establish and apply the unchanging principles found in the scriptures of the Great Religions of the world to the needs of the present day. The entrenched powers of 19th century Persian orthodoxy vehemently opposed His message but now His Faith is spread around the world. Here in Renton as in Europe, Africa, [...]
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About the Baha'i Faith

World Peace and the Bahá’í Faith

Bahá’u’lláh counsels mankind: “Let your vision be world-embracing, rather than confined to your own self.” The Bahá’í Writings delineate a practical and new relationship between the nations and peoples of the world.  While a prisoner […]

About the Baha'i Faith

Devotional Gatherings

“The impulse to pray is a natural one springing from man’s love to God” -`Abdu’l-Bahá One of our deepest human longings is to commune with our Creator. Praying together at a fixed time and place, […]

News: General Interest

Bahá’ís collaborate on Climate Change

The National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of the United States recently informed Local Bahá’í Communities throughout the U.S. of a collaborative commitment by the International Bahá’í Community in connection with a plan of action […]

Random Quote

White doves and gray doves associate with each other in perfect friendship. Man draws imaginary lines on the planet and says, “This is a Frenchman, a Musselman, an Italian!” Upon these differences wars are waged. Men are fighting for the possession of the earth. They fight for that which becomes their graves, their cemeteries, their tombs.

In reality all are members of one human family — children of one Heavenly Father. Humanity may be likened unto the vari-colored flowers of one garden. There is unity in diversity. Each sets off and enhances the other’s beauty.

— Abdu’l-Baha

Bahá’í Community

Bahá’í World News Service

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A collection of photographs from stories over the past 12 months on developments in the global Bahá’

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Regular discussions among growing numbers of residents in a South Kivu village are stimulating a loc

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Work on the foundations of the temple in Kinshasa is advancing steadily while work in Kenya approach

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A series of seminars taps into a strong desire among officials, academics, and social actors to expl

Australian Bahá’ís launch publication on social cohesion after two years of conversations among offi

Foundations of the national House of Worship are complete and work on the superstructure advances.

A committee of the UN General Assembly calls on Iran to observe human rights for all its citizens, i

Image gallery provides a view into the latest developments in the construction work.

Parliamentary reception and other events mark centenary of the Bahá’í Faith in Australia.