We are one

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

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)

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Stories of Belief in Action

Read about grassroots efforts to build vibrant communities, contribute to society, and put the Bahá’í teachings into daily practice.

October 2019

During a festive period from 2017 through 2019, Baha’i communities around the world are celebrating the 200th anniversaries of the births of God’s Messengers for this day: the Bab and Baha’u’llah. The echoes of Their divine teachings of love and unity reverberate around the globe, bringing hope and joy to the hearts of people everywhere.

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Crossing Ethnic Boundaries

Families also benefit from periodically meeting in a retreat setting, where...
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The Boones: On making art as spiritual expression

Amy Cordova Boone and Steven Boone are artists and gallery...
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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.
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.