Please visit the ’114 Youth Conferences” link under “More Baha’i Information” on the right side of the webpage. The 114 youth conferences all discussed at least five themes and provided youth around the world the inspiration to continue developing their two-fold moral purpose: to develop themselves as spiritual beings and to serve humanity in constructive . . . → Read More: New videos describe 114 Youth Conferences conversations
I used to think that to achieve world peace, we needed to struggle and fight. But then I was educated by the Bahá’í sacred writings, from Bahá’u’lláh, and His Interpreter, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, that the way for humanity to achieve peace is by preventing divisive and imitated beliefs and concepts to determine our behaviors.
For example, in . . . → Read More: Thoughts of Peace
’Abdu’l-Bahá wrote: “Praise be to God, the hearts of the friends are united and linked together, whether they be from the east or the west, from north or from south, whether they be German, French, Japanese, American, and whether they pertain to the white, the black, the red, the yellow or the brown race. Variations . . . → Read More: Hearts of the friends are united
196 years ago, Mírzá Husayn-’Alí, known to all now as Bahá’u’lláh,was born. Bahá’u’lláh means “Glory of God” in Arabic, and is pronounced “Ba-Ha-O-La.” He was born into a wealthy family, but declined earthly power and wealth. Instead, he was interested in serving the poor and oppressed. Many recognized him as “Father of the Poor.” Why was Bahá’u’lláh . . . → Read More: Gift from Bahá’u’lláh
Be in perfect unity. Never become angry with one another… Love the creatures for the sake of God and not for themselves. You will never become angry or impatient if you love them for the sake of God. Humanity is not perfect. There are imperfections in every human being, and you will always become unhappy . . . → Read More: The recipe for unity.
We are hoping for more conversation about the role of youth in our Spokane community. Our goal is to help promote the spiritual transformation of youth, as individuals and service to our Spokane community. Bahá’u’lláh wrote: “All men have been created to carry forward an ever-advancing civilization.”[Gleanings from the Writings of Bahá'u'lláh, CIX, p.215] Please . . . → Read More: Teenagers–Heroes in the Making!
“The whole duty of man in this Day is to attain that share of the flood of grace which God poureth forth for him. Let none, therefor, consider the largness or smallness of the receptacle. The portion of some might lie in the palm of a man’s hand, the portion of others might fill a . . . → Read More: Man’s Capacity
The Báb, pronounced “Bob,” was born on October 20, 1819 in Shíráz, a city in southern Iran, also known at that time as Persia. He name was “Siyyid ‘Ali-Muhammad.” The Dispensation of the Báb began in 1844 and lasted only nine years. Its primary purpose was to prepare the way for the coming of Bahá’u’lláh, . . . → Read More: Birth of The Báb- October 20
Bahá’u’lláh wrote: “O Ye Sons of Spirit! Ye are My treasury, for in you I have treasured the pearls of My mysteries and the gems of My knowledge.” The Hidden Words, Arabic #69 We are celebrating the month of Knowledge, ‘Ilm, in Bahá’í Era year 170. Please share your thoughts on this verse.
“O SON OF SPIRIT! Noble have I created thee, yet thou hast abased thyself. Rise then unto that for which thou wast created.” Baha’u’llah