Celebrating the Bicentennial of the Birth of Bahá’u’lláh (updated)


For the complete calendar of bicentennial events, click HERE. For the complete calendar of metro-area events, click HERE. With hearts full of love and excitement, Bahá’ís welcome the world to a global celebration! Events large and small, casual and formal, will be held throughout the metropolitan area for all people 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]

September Events 2017

Light of Unity Festival News

For the complete calendar of metro-area events, click HERE. Dialog: A Unifying Vision; NEW SCHEDULE Sunday Sept. 10 (and every Sunday), 12:30 pm;  Bahá’í Center, 8720 N Ivanhoe St, Portland, OR 97203. This generation, unlike any in the past, has the opportunity to solve issues such as racism, sexism, the disparity between the extremely wealthy… [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]

Bicentenary of Bahá’u’lláh’s Birth

bicentenary of the Birth of Baha'u'llah and Birth of the Bab News

How does the life of Bahá’u’lláh compare to that of the Founders of other world religions?  How do His teachings empower individuals and communities for the betterment of all?  Why do Bahá’ís offer these teachings as essential and effective remedies for the challenges of our time?  In preparation for the 200th anniversary of the Birth… [Read More]

Honoring The Bab


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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