Baha'i Faith

The Bahá'í Faith

“The earth is but one country, and mankind its citizens. ”

Fast Facts
Adherents 5-7 million
Headquarters Universal House of Justice, Haifa, Israel
Beliefs One God, who has revealed himself progressively through major world religions.
Practices Daily prayer, avoidance of intoxicants, scripture reading, hard work, education, work for social justice and equality.
Texts Writings of Bahá'u'lláh and other Bahá'í leaders.

Founded by Mirza Husayn-Ali (Baha'u'llah) in Iran in 1852, the Baha'i Faith centers on a belief in one God and a goal of world peace and unity. Bahais acknowledge the prophets of major world religions as true messengers from God; Baha'u'llah is considered one of these prophets. Bahais are located worldwide but especially in Southeast Asia.

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  1. Religions.” CIA World Factbook.
  2. Bahá'ís of the United States.
  4. Bahāʾī Faith.” Encyclopaedia Britannica Online.

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Title The Bahá'í Faith
Last UpdatedFebruary 26, 2021
MLA Citation “The Bahá'í Faith.” 26 Feb. 2021. Web. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021. <>