are Bahá'ís members of the Bahá'í
Faith, the second most widespread of the world's independent
religions, established in 235 countries and territories throughout
the world. We come from over 2,100 ethnic, racial, and tribal
groups and number some 5 million worldwide.
more than a century, Bahá'í communities around the
globe have been working to break down barriers of prejudice between
peoples and have collaborated with other like-minded groups to
promote the model of a global society. At the heart of our belief
is the conviction that humanity is a single people with a common
destiny. In the words of Bahá'u'lláh, the Founder
of our Faith, "The earth is but one country, and mankind its citizens."
taught that there is one God Who progressively reveals His will
to humanity. Each of the great religions brought by the Messengers
of God Moses, Buddha, Krishna, Jesus, Muhammad, Zoroaster
represents a successive stage in the spiritual development
of civilization. Bahá'u'lláh, the most recent Messenger
in this line, has brought teachings that address the moral and
spiritual challenges of the modern world.
invite you to learn more about our Faith its perspective
of the past, its understanding of the present, and its vision
of the future.