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We believe its time for humanity to come together as one family, to create a world where everyone can thrive.


#OurStoryIsOne: Temple event honors 10 Iranian Baha’i women executed in 1983

June 18, 2023 marks the 40th anniversary of the hanging execution of 10 Iranian Baha’i women in Shiraz. Their only crime was refusal to renounce their Baha’i Faith. Remembrance of such a heartbreaking event could evoke despair—or worse, the details from these women’s lives could have been forgotten—if not for stories of their bravery and […]

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The spiritual teachings of the Bahá’í Faith inspire us to form deep and diverse relationships and build communities that nurture the well-being of all.

We all have a part to play in shaping a bright future.

“My first counsel is this: possess a pure, kindly, and radiant heart... ”

Bahá’u’lláh (Founder of the Bahá’í Faith)

“The best beloved of all things in My sight is Justice...”

Bahá’u’lláh (Founder of the Bahá’í Faith)

“So powerful is the light of unity that it can illuminate the whole earth.”

Bahá’u’lláh (Founder of the Bahá’í Faith)

Stories Of Belief In Action

The spiritual teachings of the Bahá’í Faith inspire us to form deep and diverse relationships and build communities that nurture the well-being of all.

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2023 ABS conference: annual event, continuous learning process

Enthusiasm glowed at the 47th conference of the Association for Baha’i Studies—North America (ABS), Aug. 4–6, 2023, in Atlanta. It was the association’s first in-person conference in four years, since before the COVID-19 pandemic, and people all around were renewing connections and making new friends throughout the weekend.  The weekend conference attracted about 1,900 people […]

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Minneapolis: Playing a Humble Part

Part 1   The Minneapolis Bahá’í Center is a block away from the spot...
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Becoming a Baha’i: Nine journeys to faith

Lynette H., Louisiana  “…Being a black woman,...
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Baha’is hosted an unprecedented global series of conferences, exploring the inherent oneness of humanity and a universal call to work for the betterment of the world.

As thousands of conferences encircling the globe are now coming to an end, people from all walks of life are seeing how consultations at these vibrant gatherings have harmonized different points of view in the pursuit of plans that apply spiritual principles to issues and challenges facing their societies.

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Bahá’í House of Worship

A symbol of the oneness of humanity

This national landmark in Wilmette, Illinois, is open to all regardless of background or belief for personal prayer, reflection and meditation.

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A global community built on local connections

Most Bahá’í community activities—prayer gatherings, study groups, activities for children and teens—are open to all and take place in homes and community centers across the United States.
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Visit our events calendar for other opportunities to engage: meet Bahá’ís through a video chat, take an online course, or attend a conference or retreat center.

Learn about the Baha’i calendar and holy days.