April Events 2018

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For the complete calendar of metro-area events, click HERE. It’s time to celebrate the beginning of the Faith, the 12 holiest days of the Bahá’í year!  Please use the link above to see the calendar of Holy Day activities. “These celebrations commemorate the beginnings of the Baha’i Faith in 1863, in a beautiful rose garden… [Read More]

March Events 2018

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For the complete calendar of metro-area events, click HERE. Bahá’í Year 175 is nearly here — at sunset on March 20, the celebrations begin!  The Bahá’í new year (also called Naw-Rúz) begins at the spring equinox.  Until then, Bahá’ís 15-70, who are healthy and not exempt, are joyously observing the annual 19-day, sunrise-to-sunset Fast. The… [Read More]

February Events 2018

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For the complete calendar of metro-area events, click HERE. “2017 was a year of far-reaching developments in the Baha’i world. The 200th anniversary of Baha’u’llah’s birth created a moment of pause. It offered not only a chance to celebrate His life, but also an opportunity to reflect on the implications of His teachings for the… [Read More]

Light of Unity Festival

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200th Birthday of Baha’u’llah 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… [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

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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]

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