Founded by Baha’u’llah in 19th-century Persia, the Baha’i faith has
more than 5 million followers around the world in more than 200
countries and territories. However, it remains as one of the least
understood and known religions and faiths. Get a breakdown of
this religion and its doctrine: the unity of God, the unity of religion,
and the unity of humanity.
Baha’i Sacred Texts in Sacred Places:
Bahá’i Sacred Texts 101
The journey into another’s sacred place can easily open
into an unexpected adventure. It certainly did for everyone
in our small, but hardy, group as we each traversed the city
through the pouring rain that stormy afternoon, only to
find ourselves in long, snaking lines of hundreds of cars all
lined up to get into the Baha’i Center’s parking lots.
Bahá’í Holy Days and Observances
The Bahá’í faith is the youngest of the world’s independent religions. Its founder, Bahá’u’lláh (1817-1892), is regarded by Bahá’ís as the most recent in the line of Messengers of God that stretches back beyond recorded time, which includes Abraham, Moses, Buddha, Krishna, Zoroaster, Christ and Muhammad.