Over a century ago Bahá’u’lláh taught that religious truth is not final but progressive. Religion is renewed, He said, in every age to re-establish and apply the unchanging principles found in the scriptures of the Great Religions of the world to the needs of the present day. The entrenched powers of 19th century Persian orthodoxy vehemently opposed His message but now His Faith is spread around the world. Here in Roswell as in Europe, Africa, [...]
Defending Every Iranians’ Right to Higher Education Today, thousands in Iran are denied formal university education due to their religious or ideological beliefs. Watch and share the trailer of our 30-minute documentary telling the poignant […]
6 September 2016 NEW YORK — The Baha’i International Community has called on Iran’s President, Dr Hassan Rouhani, to end the severe economic oppression imposed on the Baha’is in that country. The call is contained […]
Ninety-five years ago, an American woman traveled alone throughout South America with the aim of spreading awareness of a new religion that had begun in Persia a few decades earlier. She crossed the Andes mountains […]
In July 2014 The Universal House of Justice made significant changes to the The Bahá’í Calendar. This page describes the Bahá’í Calendar as it exists now (since those changes). A separate page discusses how those […]
On September 29th, 2010 Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy called attention to the Imprisonment of the Seven Baha’i leaders in Iran and to the long-term persecution there of the Iranian Baha’i Community. The full text of […]
April 27, 2021
Jamál (Beauty)Jamál (Beauty)Baháʼí Month of Jamál (Beauty) begins.
April 28, 2021
Ninth Day of RidvánNinth Day of Ridván
White doves and gray doves associate with each other in perfect friendship. Man draws imaginary lines on the planet and says, “This is a Frenchman, a Musselman, an Italian!” Upon these differences wars are waged. Men are fighting for the possession of the earth. They fight for that which becomes their graves, their cemeteries, their tombs.
In reality all are members of one human family — children of one Heavenly Father. Humanity may be likened unto the vari-colored flowers of one garden. There is unity in diversity. Each sets off and enhances the other’s beauty.