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 […]
EACH religion teaches that a mediator is necessary between man and the Creator — one who receives the full light of the divine splendor and radiates it over the human world, as the earth’s atmosphere receives and diffuses the warmth of the sun’s rays. This mediator between God and humanity has different designations though he always brings the same spiritual command. …In one era he is called Abraham, at another time Moses, again he is called Buddha, another time Jesus, and yet another time Mohammad. …Man must turn to the light and not think that the form of the lamp is essential, for the lamp may be changed; but he who longs for light welcomes it from whatever source it comes.