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[4 Jan 2018 | ]
A beautiful temple made of light

How do you design a sacred space that invites people in regardless of who they are and what they believe (or don’t)? Architect Siamak Hariri takes us into the planning and poetry behind building the luminous Bahá’i Temple in South America. by Chelsea Catlett
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[14 Mar 2016 | ]
Baha’is around the World

The worldwide Baha’i Community is Diverse and Dynamic! Here we offer a glimpse into some of the things Baha’is are doing around the world.
More than 430 Baha’is from 12 different countries attended this Norwegian Baha’i Summer School.  The program involved workshops, lectures, prayer, meditation, music, and even a wedding.  Some of the themes of the sessions were “A Just World Order,” ” The Path of Divine Love,” “Social and Economic Development Projects,” “Consultation,” and “Health and Healing.”

Two representatives of the Baha’i International Community addressed a High-Level Roundtable on “Financing for …

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[15 Mar 2015 | ]
World Peace and the Bahá’í Faith

Bahá’u’lláh counsels mankind:
“Let your vision be world-embracing, rather than confined to your own self.”
The Bahá’í Writings delineate a practical and new relationship between the nations and peoples of the world.  While a prisoner first in Adrianople and later in Akka (Palestine) Bahá’u’lláh wrote the the Kings and Rulers of the world summoning them to the call of God and stressing the opportunities which it was in the power of these rulers and leaders to sieze.  He called on them to bend their energies to the establishment of true religion, just …

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[15 Mar 2014 | ]
Devotional Gatherings

“The impulse to pray is a natural one springing from man’s love to God” -`Abdu’l-Bahá
One of our deepest human longings is to commune with our Creator. Praying together at a fixed time and place, in addition to strengthening bonds of unity and affection, brings a certain structure and realism to an activity in which our finite mortal minds reach out to the Infinite.  At Baha’i devotional gatherings prayers are read from the Bahá’í Scriptures as well as from the scriptures of the major revealed Religions such as Christianity, Islam, Judaism, and …

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[14 Mar 2010 | ]

The National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of the United States recently informed Local Bahá’í Communities throughout the U.S. of a collaborative commitment by the International Bahá’í Community in connection with a plan of action on Climate Change. The following is an excerpt from their letter:
“The Baháʹí International Community recently joined forces with several major world faiths to launch—as part of a broad interfaith effort in collaboration with the United Nations—a Seven Year Plan of Action on Climate Change. By encouraging close study of Baháʹí teachings on the environment, the …