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Prayer and service provide solid foundation for new love and marriage

Alan Snyder and Christiana Lawson of Des Moines, Iowa, first met through a dating app online in April 2020. Very soon after, Christi, a Baha’i, invited Al to take part in a Zoom prayer gathering that had been meeting daily for a few months for connecting and saying the long healing prayer by Baha’u’llah. Al, […]

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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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Black Baha’i History

Collected here is a small compilation of videos highlighting some of the Black Baha’i contributions to the advancement of the Faith and its teachings in the United States. There are many more stories that can be explored. We hope you enjoy this playlist. FURTHER READING A Spiritual Path to Unity and Social Justice

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Indigenous rights official draws inspiration from Baha’i teachings

On the surface, Michael Orona’s life in Washington, DC, looks to be worlds away from his upbringing in rural southern New Mexico and Arizona. When not traveling overseas, the nation’s capital is where Orona spends much of his time consulting with world leaders and representatives of nongovernmental organizations about improving the lives of marginalized people […]

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Minneapolis: Playing a Humble Part

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

Lynette H., Louisiana  “…Being a black woman,...
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2022 BAHA'I WORLD CONFERENCES

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.

Learn About the Conferences

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.