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


Baha’i World Conferences

  “Every community in the world findeth in these Divine Teachings the realization of its highest aspirations. These teachings are even as the tree that beareth the best fruits of all trees.” -‘Abdu’l-Baha PURPOSE THEMES GLOBAL VISION   People from many backgrounds, cultures, religions and ages participate in building community for all. As the wave […]

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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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Building Community

Baha’is reunite with Bud Billiken Parade organizers

The Bud Billiken Parade, sponsored by the Chicago Defender Charities, is one the largest parades in the United States. The roots of this annual back-to-school event are closely tied to the Baha’i Faith. The parade was founded in Chicago in 1929 by the Defender Newspaper founder and publisher Robert Sengstacke Abbott and editor David Kellum, […]

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How Baha’is can address civil rights flaws 

For all the progress that the civil rights reforms of the 1960s represented, they didn’t completely address the cracks in our country’s social structure, asserts author June Thomas. She says that Baha’is are now striving to find ways to do so.   “What was needed then, and now,” Thomas said, “are what Baha’u’llah’s Revelation brings and […]

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Minneapolis: Playing a Humble Part

   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.

You're invited to participate

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.