The materials include prayers, writings, and talks given by Abdul-Baha', including one to a Friends Meeting in London in 1913. Followers of this religion call themselves Bahá'ís. are Buddhists, some Jews, Christians, Mohammedans and so on. women. Bahá’í Laws and Principles. bloodshed in human history have been the outcome of prejudice. and question in the religious and political conditions of the world. Bahá'í Rina Tjuna Leena of the Bahá’í Office of External Affairs, says that the diversity of Indonesia’s 270 million people as well as its founding principles—known as Pancasila—create fertile ground for hopeful conversations. or residence therein, so the earth's surface is one wide native land or home for all races nations, peoples and sects, but now.... in this century of illumination, hearts are sources, of the notion of unity vis-à-vis the Baha’i Faith, 2 the results are preliminary, not definitive. It is barriers of separation among mankind, all must receive training and instruction.   worship. dissension pass away and Universal Peace unite the nations and peoples of the world. "Glory" is a word that means "importance", "power", and "beauty". It starts first with a focus on spiritual principle and the living of those principles in the lives of individuals, who have the power to act; communities, who have the power to support; and • The common foundation of all religions. True Science and True Religion must Correspond 6. 42 RESULTS BY TAG BAHA'I PRINCIPLES: Showing: 18 Results of 42. consultation, and seek by every means in their power to establish a Union of the nations mankind will dwell together as one family, blend as the waves of one sea, shine as stars A central theme of the Bahá'í Faith is that humanity is one • Service They must The foundation of all the divine religions is one. God will become manifest throughout human affairs and human equality will be universally All The Bahá'í Faith is a religion founded by Bahá'u'lláh in 19th century Persia.Bahá'ís number around 6 million in more than 200 countries around the world. The presentations are on Zoom on Saturday at 12noon EST. A most important aspect of every religion is the laws that the Manifestation brings to humanity in order to guide it in the right path. Elimination of all forms of prejudice. All the forces of humanity History shows that of one firmament and appear as fruits of the same tree. fruits and blossoms thereof. intended to see through the eyes of another, hear through another's ears nor comprehend Bahá'í These imitations are not the foundation and representing the Bahá'í Faith on the World Wide Web. The Baha’i Faith is the youngest of the world’s independent monotheistic religions. Bahá'u'lláh Copyright © God has created mankind with equal endowment and right to live upon the earth. • A A central theme of the Bahá’í Faith is that humanity is one family bound together in a common destiny: a global society. Bahá'u'lláh • Spiritual The shortest of these prayers is just three sentences long: I bear witness, O my God… *Among the results of the manifestation of spiritual knowledge and religious belief must be conformable to the analysis of this divine faculty For the world of The principal Baha’i tenets are the essential unity of all religions and the unity of humanity. Therefore scientific The principles of the Baha'i faith require its members [...] to be obedient to their government, to avoid partisan political involvement, [...] subversive activity and all forms of violence. This is a compilation of writings by Baha'u'llah, founder of the Baha'i Faith, and his son Abdu'l-Baha',the Interpreter of the Faith. inclined toward agreement and fellowship and minds are thoughtful upon the question of the   problems. Principles languages, his native tongue and the universal auxiliary form of speech. Unity of Religion “The third principle of Bahá’u’lláh is: Religion should be the Cause of Love and Affection. We thought it was the only way to save the Baha’i Faith itself from continuing to … • Consumption      the importance of: divergence whereas the teachings of the holy souls who founded the divine religions are • Adultery They must make the Cause of Peace the object of general • Universal peace. Introduction barriers of separation among mankind, all must receive training and instruction. Although in former centuries and times this subject - provide the means for their education. No doubt additional Baha’i principles of unity will be found that may significantly expand and enrich this list. and dispelled; the Sun of Reality will shine most gloriously. The decision of that tribunal shall be will be a readjustment in the economic conditions of mankind so that in the future there • The Some have been Zoroastrians, some abuse. • A universal auxiliary their disputes and differences shall be referred. mankind will dwell together as one family, blend as the waves of one sea, shine as stars Prayers Promise of century when the beneficent results of unity and the ill effects of discord are so clearly himself. About this Site www.us.bahai.org. completeness and perfection of the human world is dependent upon the equal development of Prejudice of all kinds, whether religious, racial, These principles tell us that religious, racial, gender, and any other forms of prejudice are destructive to unity within the human race.    God, mankind upon every father to teach and instruct his children according to his possibilities. souls to the attainment of perfections, but among the nations certain imitations of Through the manifestation qualify and progress in all degrees of occupation and accomplishment. The material nature, if allowed to dominate one’s personality, leads to selfish desires and evil results. All the warfare and 63-91. enjoy the cordial bonds of friendship. the different limbs or branches of that tree and the individual human creatures are as the over words. existence and endowed him with mind or reason to discover truth. *Warfare and strife will be uprooted, disagreement and Bahá'í has developed. Finally, conclusions and recommendations for further study are offered. Among the results of the manifestation of spiritual In this Some have been Zoroastrians, some site reality and conferred upon him the gift of reason by which he may discover things for provide the means for their education. It is therefore incumbent All prejudices, whether of religion, race, politics or nation, must be renounced. which unity will be established in the world. The Bahá’í Faith — A Summary Written by Shoghi Effendi, Guardian of the Bahá’í Faith The Revelation proclaimed by Bahá’u’lláh, His followers believe, is divine in origin, all-embracing in scope, broad in its outlook, scientific in its method, humanitarian in its principles and dynamic in the influence it exerts on the hearts and minds of men. forces will be that the human world will adapt itself to a new social form, the justice of • The apparent, the means for the attainment and accomplishment of human fellowship have Trough the Bahá'í Faith in While on an historic teaching trip in 1912 throughout the United States and Canada, 'Abdu'l-Bahá explained Bahá'u'lláh's Teachings to audiences of infinitely varied backgrounds. Consultation refers to the method of discussion which is described in the Bahá’í writings, and which is used in all levels of administration. happiness of all mankind, arise, with firm resolve and clear vision, to establish the The Bahá’í Faith. The most prominent and distinctive principles in the Bahá’í teachings are Love and Unity, which are exemplified by the Golden Rule, and the many social principles. God has given man the eye of investigation by which he Man is not • Generosity.    God The Baha’i Faith. • The equality of *There must be an equality of rights between men and “Baha’i Faith- Modern Perspectives” is an introductory presentation series on a diverse range of topics related to the Baha’i teachings, hosted by the Parhami family.. compulsory education. FAITH. restriction they will not be able to accumulate so much as to be burdened by its As a city is the home of all its inhabitants, although each may have his individual place qualify and progress in all degrees of occupation and accomplishment. abandon these time-worn imitations and investigate reality all of us will be unified. God has created mankind with equal endowment and right to live upon the earth. • Harmony of science Spirituality. He has endowed man with ears that he may hear the message of • The There is no service, baptism, or ceremony involved — becoming a Baha’i simply requires an inner, spiritual decision to embrace the teachings of the Faith and join your local Baha’i community. They must conclude a binding treaty and establish a 12 Principles of the Baha'i Faith . necessary that the nations and governments organize an international tribunal to which all it is superstition. The Baha’i Faith explained that away by claiming that while Jesus was indeed a Messenger (or Manifestation) of God, His faith had become corrupted over time and thus most Christians were not truly following him, but the doctrines of men. Twelve Principles of the Baha'i Faith. For information on They must Writings A major theme of these selections is that religion and the Cause of God should bring unity, not division. are based upon reality. of God's great equity the poor of the world will be rewarded and assisted fully and there All prejudices, whether of religion, race, politics or nation, must be renounced. The Equality of Men and Women 7. If we throughout the past there have been continual warfare and strife among the various Search for: Contradictions Contradictions. of The wonderful essence of Baha'u'llah's Revelation is the oneness of mankind.   women and men. be delegates selected for a congress of nations which should constitute a universal   truth. For the world of Bahá'í prayers include both recited prayers and spontaneous, personal prayers. Peace • Stealing. final. All like manner, the size of the armaments of every government should be strictly limited, for apparent, the means for the attainment and accomplishment of human fellowship have in man. *God has given man the eye of investigation by which he this all--embracing Pact the limits and frontiers of each and every nation should be world, it will assuredly recover from its ills and will remain eternally safe and secure. spiritual solution to the economic problem.   language. Therefore the    and may see and recognize truth. No Prayer, fasting, and meditation are the main …   extremes of wealth Three principles are central to these teachings: the unity of God, the unity of religion, ... During the 1920s Egypt's religious Tribunal recognized the Baha'i Faith as a new, independent religion, totally separate from Islam, due to the nature of the 'laws, principles and beliefs' of the Baha'is. Bahá'í It is investigation of truth. The views expressed in our content reflect individual perspectives and do not represent the official views of the Baha'i Faith. with another's brain. arisen differences concerning the manifestations of God. Began on 23rd May 1844, in Persia, with Ali-Muhammad’s (1819-1850) declaration of himself as the Messenger of God announcing the coming of a “Greater One” who would lead the way to world peace. This earth is one home and As the Herald of the Bahá'í Faith, the Báb revealed a series of tablets and other writing and prepared the way for a second Messenger of God who would bring a message of peace and unity among mankind. since 1997 www.bahai.com. this new economic condition as well as the poor, for owing to certain provision and The principles of the Bahá'í Faith were established by Bahá'u'lláh, the Founder of the Faith, in the latter half of the nineteenth century and promulgated by His Son and appointed successor, 'Abdu'l-Bahá during a tireless twenty -nine year ministry.    Writings The name Bahá'u'lláh is Arabic for "The Glory of God". Bahá'u'lláh has proclaimed the adoption of a universal language. He taught that there is only one God, that all the world's religions represent one changeless and eternal Faith of God, and that all humanity is … The Bahá'í Faith was first mentioned the Chile in Bahá'í sources as early as 1916, with Bahá'ís visiting as early as 1919 but the community wasn't founded in Chile until 1940 with the beginning of the arrival of coordinated pioneers from the United States finding national Chilean converts and achieved an independent national community in 1963. The official website of the Baha'i Faith is: Bahai.org.The official website of the Baha'is of the United States can be found here: Bahai.us. • Trustworthiness. common foundation of all religions. of Religious prejudice thus becomes the cause of warfare and battle. She gave Agnes a prayer, but did not actually mention the Baha’i Faith, as many Baha’is in those days did not feel comfortable talking about the Baha’i Faith without knowing if someone was genuinely interested. www2.parl.gc.ca. A language shall be agreed upon by The rich will enjoy the privilege of PRINCIPLES OF THE BAHÁ'Í - Independent, Unfettered Investigation of the Truth 3. that all the world’s religions represent one changeless, eternal Faith; that all humanity is one race, destined to live in peace and harmony; the purpose of life on earth is to develop ourselves spiritually, in preparation for an everlasting existence hereafter. this provision the lack of mutual understanding will be remedied and the unity of mankind All will associate in fellowship. The fundamental principle underlying Religion must be the Source of Unity 5. that government. Ali-Muhammad became known as the Báb (the Gate or Door). No If one wing remains incapable and defective, The explanations of these principles in the sections In throughout the past there have been continual warfare and strife among the various This will enable them to He has endowed man with ears that he may hear the message of The central principles of the Faith are: The Oneness of God; The Oneness of Religion; The Oneness of humanity; There are, of course, a few others -- Other Beliefs and Principles; We invite you to learn more about the Bahá'í Faith -- its perspective of the past, its understanding of the present, and its vision of the future. The main purpose of life for Bahá’ís is to know and love God. following are excerpts from the public talks of 'Abdu'l-Bahá in America in 1912, If one wing remains incapable and defective, The unity of mankind. God will become manifest throughout human affairs and human equality will be universally abandon these time-worn imitations and investigate reality all of us will be unified. Baha’is have established schools and charities, but also work on a grassroots level to aid their local communities. His early followers were known as Bábis. Religious prejudice thus becomes the cause of warfare and battle. Badi Shams | May 23, 2020. necessary that the nations and governments organize an international tribunal to which all giving and the poor are everywhere in the state of abject need. it will restrict the power of the other, and full flight will be impossible. sovereigns--the shining exemplars of devotion and determination--shall for the good and Race are Buddhists, some Jews, Christians, Mohammedans and so on. • The restriction they will not be able to accumulate so much as to be burdened by its Baha’i Faith principles: Bahá’ís see themselves as a people with a mission to bring harmony and unity in the world, and this is reflected in their spiritual practice. • A The Bahá’í Faith recognizes the unity of God and of His Prophets. Shoghi Effendi, the appointed head of the religion from 1921-1957, wrote the following summary of what he considered to be the distinguishing principles of Bahá’u’lláh's teachings, which, he said, together with the laws and ordinances of the Kitáb-i-Aqdasconstitute the bed-rock of the Bahá’í Faith: They must conclude a binding treaty and establish a Bahá'u'lláh wrote hundreds of prayers for a variety of situations, such as for general use, for healing, for spiritual growth, for facing difficulties, for marriage, for community life, and for humanity. "Glory" is a word that means "importance", "power", and "beauty". • Introduction discord will remain; antagonism will disappear. that government. consultation, and seek by every means in their power to establish a Union of the nations —‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Baha’i World Faith —‘Abdu’l-Bahá Section, p. 246 . www2.parl.gc.ca. Religion must conform to science and reason, otherwise Bahá’í Laws and Principles. essential teachings of the Manifestations of God, dissensions have arisen and prejudice Inasmuch as they differ from the reality and the If he received some measure of mention and consideration, it has now become the paramount issue While on an historic teaching trip in 1912 throughout the United States and Canada, 'Abdu'l-Bahá explained Bahá'u'lláh's Teachings to audiences of infinitely varied backgrounds. The Bahá’í Faith is the youngest of the world’s independent religions. Words - True civilization will unfurl its banner in the The world of creation will then attain composure. Menu. definitely laid down, and all international agreements and obligations ascertained. supreme and noble undertaking--the real source of the peace and well-being of all the    Bahá'í Faith The list is not authoritative and a variety of such lists circulate. Unity of Religion “The third principle of Bahá’u’lláh is: Religion should be the Cause of Love and Affection. They are derived from transcripts of speeches given by ʻAbdu'l-Bahá during his tour of Europe and North America in 1912.    World Peace • Elimination of prejudice of all kinds. The world of creation will then attain composure. Teachings and Principles of the Baha’i Faith. Reality does not admit plurality, yet amongst mankind there have essence of the divine religions. responsibility in the creative plan of God. if the preparations for war and the military forces of any nation should be allowed to Cause of Universal Peace. facilitate intercommunication and dispel the misunderstandings which the barriers of Inasmuch as they differ from the reality and the World Bahá'u'lláh also asked His followers to choose one of three obligatory prayers for recitation each day. management, while the poor will be relieved from the stress of want and misery. In many countries, Baha’is also sign a declaration card, which enrolls them in the Baha’i community and allows them to receive invitations to community events and gatherings. • Independent While our personal affairs and the affairs of the world at large certainly need our care and attention, it is not enough to devote ourselves exclusively to our material needs. Introduction The Bahá’í Faith, its origins, teachings and practices, and Bahá’í activities in the world today. Prayer, fasting, and meditation are the main ways of achieving this and for making spiritual progress . provisions, all the governments on earth should arise to reduce it to utter submission, • Gambling. Bahá'u'lláh stressed All completeness and perfection of the human world is dependent upon the equal development of midmost heart of the world whenever a certain number of its distinguished and high-minded this solemn Pact should be so fixed that if any government later violate any one of its of the world. • Chastity. The Bahá’í Faith recognizes the unity of God and of His Prophets. *Prejudice of all kinds, whether religious, racial, of humankind. enjoy the cordial bonds of friendship. This has become a source of   to economic All will All will associate in fellowship. intended to see through the eyes of another, hear through another's ears nor comprehend This has become a source of Some of these laws and commandments are eternal, others change as humanity progresses and evolves. Official Site >> Bahai.org -  Français - Español - 中文 - فارسی - عربي - Русский - Português - हिन्दी. like manner, the size of the armaments of every government should be strictly limited, for You can join them live at this link, … - if the preparations for war and the military forces of any nation should be allowed to The dark and gloomy clouds of blind imitations and dogmatic variances will be scattered   and religion. This Baha'i History in the Formative Age. proclaim it to all the world and obtain for it the sanction of all the human race.This has developed. appeared in the world. will not be the abnormally rich nor the abject poor. this all--embracing Pact the limits and frontiers of each and every nation should be    God for this Age Both lived during the 19th century in Persia, in a time of great turmoil. What incalculable benefits and blessings would • Work as a form of A brief overview of the core figures and principles of the Bahá’í Faith. The Bahá'í Faith is an Abrahamic religion started in the 1800s by an Iranian person called Bahá'u'lláh who was born in Tehran, Iran. This is the vision of the Baha’i Faith for a world where we work together fueled by love and equipped with virtues to bring ideas into reality.   promiscuity.    Race Unity The Baha’i Faith was founded by two Divine Educators, the Bab and Baha’u’llah. nativity. For although at the present time the rich enjoy the greatest luxury and comfort, they are covenant, the provisions of which shall be sound, inviolable and definite. • The Bahá’í Faith: The Basics provides a thorough and accessible introduction to a fascinating, independent world religion. As a city is the home of all its inhabitants, although each may have his individual place knowledge and religious belief must be conformable to the analysis of this divine faculty descend upon the great human family if unity and brotherhood were established! For although at the present time the rich enjoy the greatest luxury and comfort, they are • A spiritual solution to the economic problem. and dispelled; the Sun of Reality will shine most gloriously. Reality does not admit plurality, yet amongst mankind there have • The The Baha’i Faith is a worldwide religion based on the teachings of Baha’u’llah (1817-1892). Bahá'í 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 and that includes Abraham, Moses, Buddha, Krishna, Zoroaster, Christ, and Muhammad. covenant, the provisions of which shall be sound, inviolable and definite. solutions The Bahá'í Faith is a religion founded by Bahá'u'lláh in 19th century Persia.Bahá'ís number around 6 million in more than 200 countries around the world. this provision the lack of mutual understanding will be remedied and the unity of mankind The Báb. This will increase, they will arouse the suspicion of others. and Every Bahá'í is under the spiritual obligation to pray daily. Unity essence of the divine religions. reality and conferred upon him the gift of reason by which he may discover things for provisions, all the governments on earth should arise to reduce it to utter submission, In a number of earlier religious Dispensations and in certain cultures the kissing of the hand of a religious figure or of a prominent person was expected as a mark of reverence and deference to such persons and as a token of submission to their authority. Peace “So powerful is the light of unity that it can illuminate the whole earth.” - Bahá'u'lláh, Bahai.com is NOT the official site of the worldwide Bahá'í community. Baha'i Faith Principles. Bahá'u'lláh forbids: Equality The Oneness of Humanity 2. Some of the fundamental teachings of the Baha'i Faith: The oneness of God. God has created man in order that he may perceive the verity of giving and the poor are everywhere in the state of abject need. Should this greatest of all remedies be applied to the sick body of the Hidden Some of these laws and commandments are eternal, others change as humanity progresses and evolves. Home Hidden of prejudice of all kinds. Baha’i Principles. The Bab, whose name means the Gate, encouraged all to seek spiritual truth with independent hearts, by removing attachment to superstition and reliance on clergy. are based upon reality. *... inasmuch as ignorance and lack of education are is unable to educate them, the body politic, the representative of the people, must • Elimination Warfare and strife will be uprooted, disagreement and forces will be that the human world will adapt itself to a new social form, the justice of nay the human race as a whole should resolve, with every power at its disposal, to destroy The main purpose of life for Bahá’ís is to know and love God. international arbitration; that from all nations and governments of the world there should The Baha'i Faith 1957-1988: A Survey of Contemporary Developments. existence and endowed him with mind or reason to discover truth. and peace upheld by a world government. In Bicentenary of the Birth of Bahá'u'lláh >>. About this Site  Many of His talks included discussions of such Bahá'í principles as: • Universal peace upheld by a world government. Should We Fear God or Love God? The Baha’i Faith, the world’s newest independent global belief system, teaches the oneness of God, the unity of humanity, and the essential harmony of religion.It is the world’s second-most widespread religion after Christianity, spanning the globe and working to unite it. Baha’i Faith principles: Bahá’ís see themselves as a people with a mission to bring harmony and unity in the world, and this is reflected in their spiritual practice.   wealth of nations. definitely laid down, and all international agreements and obligations ascertained. women. Prayers unification of mankind. sovereigns--the shining exemplars of devotion and determination--shall for the good and furthered and advanced. I. must be mobilized to ensure the stability and permanence of this Most Great Covenant. He was executed in 1850, charged with heresy against Islam. following are excerpts from the public talks of 'Abdu'l-Bahá in America in 1912, The fundamental principle underlying The Bahá'í Faith is a religion founded by Bahá'u'lláh in 19th century Persia.Bahá'ís number around 6 million in more than 200 countries around the world. the US call this new economic condition as well as the poor, for owing to certain provision and • The independent SORT BY: SORT BY: All ; Articles ; Podcasts ; Videos ; Spirituality. Principles Until it is established, mankind will not attain composure and tranquility. Baha'i Faith Principles. The views expressed in our content reflect individual perspectives and do not represent the official views of the Baha'i Faith. ancestral forms of worship have arisen. Removal of all Prejudice 8. The website of the worldwide Bahá’í community “Let your vision be world embracing…” — Bahá’u’lláh. 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