December Events 2017

Light of Unity festival hosts News

For the complete calendar of metro-area events, click HERE. Dialog: "Bahá’í Houses of Worship," Thursday, Dec. 7, 7:00 pm, Bahá’í Center, 8720 N Ivanhoe St, Portland, OR 97203.  Please join us for an evening with the activities office director of the Bahá’í House of Worship for North America. Christopher Vodden will be sharing reflections on… [Read More]

November Events

News

For the complete calendar of metro-area events, click HERE. For the complete calendar of bicentennial events, click HERE. To watch the 50-minute film Light to the World, about the life of Bahá’u’lláh and the impact of His teachings on people around the world, click HERE. Bahá’ís continue to invite everyone to commemorate a momentous birth… [Read More]

Light of Unity Festival

stylized flame News, Quotes

Come celebrate the Unity of Humanity! All over the world, in villages and towns in nearly every country on earth, Baha'is are planning parties large and small—and everyone is invited. Why? To celebrate Baha'u'llah, Who came with a new Message for humankind; a message of peace, hope and unity on a scale never before seen… [Read More]

The Purpose of Religion

Bahá’í Writings

"The Great Being saith: O ye children of men! The fundamental purpose animating the Faith of God and His Religion is to safeguard the interests and promote the unity of the human race, and to foster the spirit of love and fellowship amongst men. Suffer it not to become a source of dissension and discord… [Read More]

Honoring The Bab

News

For the complete calendar of metro-wide events, click HERE. The Báb was the Divine Founder of the Bábí religion, which prepared tens of thousands of followers for the arrival of Bahá’u’lláh, the Founder of the Bahá’í Faith.  On July 9th, the millions of Bahá’ís around the world will solemnly remember the persecution, imprisonment, and killing… [Read More]

God and the Divine Teachers

Bahá’í Writings

"To every discerning and illuminated heart it is evident that God, the unknowable Essence, the Divine Being, is immensely exalted beyond every human attribute, such as corporeal existence, ascent and descent, egress and regress. Far be it from His glory that human tongue should adequately recount His praise, or that human heart comprehend His fathomless… [Read More]

April Events 2017

photo of white rose News

In 1863, Bahá’u’lláh first announced His Divine Mission as a Messenger of God during the 12 days He called the days of Paradise (i.e. “Ridván” which is pronounced rezz-von).  This event took place in a rose-filled garden full of singing birds, where family and friends stayed in large tents.  It was a brief interlude in… [Read More]

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