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The Bahá’í Faith - The international website of the Bahá’ís of the world

The Bahá’í Faith - The international website of the Bahá’ís of the world
“Let your vision be world embracing…” — Bahá’u’lláh Throughout history, God has revealed Himself to humanity through a series of divine Messengers, whose teachings guide and educate us and provide the basis for the advancement of human society. These Messengers have included Abraham, Krishna, Zoroaster, Moses, Buddha, Jesus, and Muhammad. Their religions come from the same Source and are in essence successive chapters of one religion from God. Bahá’u’lláh, the latest of these Messengers, brought new spiritual and social teachings for our time. His essential message is of unity.

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Baha'i books from independent publisher Kalimát Press Now is the time for the lovers of God to raise high the banners of unity, to intone, in the assemblages of the world, the verses of friendship and love and to demonstrate to all that the grace of God is one. — ‘Abdu’l-Bahá Dr. Amin Banani (who passed away last year) and Dr. Buddhism The Buddhist Society was founded in 1924, with the object “to publish and make known the principles of Buddhism and to encourage the study and practice of those principles.” It is guided by an elected Council. The Society provides a range of classes and courses in the Buddha’s teachings, as well as instruction in Buddhist meditation and daily life practice. Courses start with the popular Introduction to basic Buddhism and interested members can then progress to our First Steps in Buddhist Practice, First Turning of the Wheel and Great Way Courses. There are regular classes in the major Buddhist traditions—Zen, Theravada, Pure Land and Tibetan. For those unable to attend the Introducing Buddhism course in London, the Society offers a Correspondence Course in basic Buddhism, with tutors recruited from members who have studied and practiced Buddhism for many years.

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Modern Free Spiritualism Spiritualism And The First Spiritual Temple March 31, 1848, is the established founding date of the Modern Spiritualist Movement. No one doubts the significance of this date; however, it represents but one link in a wondrous chain of events which led to the reincarnation of Ancient Spiritualism within a modern world. We want to share with you the wonder and mystery of what Spirit was attempting to do and fulfill, not simply on the evening of March 31, 1848, but prior to that fateful date and up to more recent times.

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The Bahá'ís: What is the Bahá’í Faith? Founded a century and a half ago, the Bahá’í Faith is today among the fastest-growing of the world’s religions. With more than five million followers, who reside in virtually every nation on earth, it is the second-most widespread faith, surpassing every religion but Christianity in its geographic reach. Bahá’ís reside in more than 100,000 localities around the world, an expansion that reflects their dedication to the ideal of world citizenship. The Bahá’í Faith’s global scope is mirrored in the composition of its membership. Representing a cross section of humanity, Bahá’ís come from virtually every nation, ethnic group, culture, profession, and social or economic class. More than 2,100 different ethnic and tribal groups are represented.

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