We are one

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

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Building Community

Conferences across nation diffuse spirit and prompt action

How does a cluster of communities equip itself to release greater measures of the society-building power of the Faith of Baha’u’llah? How does this happen within a city, or maybe a single neighborhood? What degree of effort, what kind of local planning and consultation, what capacities need to be built to strengthen a framework of […]

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BAHÁ’Í FAITH

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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House of Worship

Discovering a sacred space through a lineage connected

Christy Harvey has pondered questions about sacred spaces for decades. She recently visited, for the first time, an innovative sacred space: the Baha’i House of Worship in Wilmette, Illinois.  As it happens, this structure—which is architecturally unique in the world and history—was designed by Harvey’s great-great-grandfather, Louis Jean-Baptiste Bourgeois. Harvey learned of her ancestral connection […]

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Remembering ʻAbdu'l-Bahá

Riḍván 2022

Holy Day Riḍván 2022 The Festival of Ridvan, which commemorates Baha’u’llah’s Declaration of His Prophetic Mission in the Garden of Ridvan in Baghdad during twelve days in April/May 1863 and is referred to by Him as “the King of Festivals” Source: Ridvan 2022 – To the Baha’is of the World | THE UNIVERSAL HOUSE OF […]

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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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Ridván 179-188 BE
(April 2022 to 2031)

BAHA'I WORLD CONFERENCES

Baha’i are hosting an unprecedented global series of conferences, exploring the inherent oneness of humanity and a universal call to work for the betterment of the world.
Visit A National Contribution

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.
Find local activities

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.