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 Alpharetta as in Europe, Africa, [...]
The design of the national Baha’i House of Worship of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is inspired by traditional artworks, structures, and natural features of the DRC. The House of Worship will embody […]
A public statement from the Baha’i National Spiritual Assembly of the United States on racial prejudice and spiritual principles essential for progress toward peace released days ago has already stimulated critical reflection across the country.
The Iranian authorities have escalated their persecution of the Bahá’ís, targeting at least 77 individuals across the country in recent weeks despite the present health crisis afflicting the country. For more information see: https://news.bahai.org/story/1433/
Virtual devotional gatherings each day from the House of Worship in Wilmette IL, US. Livestream at 12:30 pm CDT (1:30pm Eastern/10:30am Pacific) https://www.facebook.com/BahaiTempleNorthAmerica
The first teaching of Bahá’u’lláh is the duty incumbent upon all to investigate reality. What does it mean to investigate reality? It means that man must forget all hearsay and examine truth himself, for he does not know whether statements he hears are in accordance with reality or not. Wherever he finds truth or reality, he must hold to it, forsaking, discarding all else; for outside of reality there is naught but superstition and imagination.