Houston Baha'i Community to Celebrate "Twin Holy Days" For First Time

This Friday and Saturday, November 13 and 14, the Baha'i community will for the first time on a global basis celebrate "Twin Holy Days" associated with the birthdays of the two Founders of their religion. These holy days had previously been celebrated in Western countries according to the Gregorian... [More]

10th Annual Chili for Chile Cook-off

The 10th Annual Chili for Chile Cook off is being held on November 7, 2015 at 1pm. The event will be at the Ella Bailey Park on 610 south and 288.      Half the proceeds will go towards the Chile Bahai Temple and half will go towards the National Bahai Fund. The entry fee for ea... [More]

Celebration of the Birth of Bahá’u’lláh

Please join us in this joyous occasion on Friday, November 13th, 2015 at 7:00 pm @ The Cullen Performance Hall at the University of Houston   Bahá’u’lláh was born in Tehran, Persia [Iran] into a wealthy family influential in the court of the Shah. This young ma... [More]

The Festivals of the Twin Birthdays

  The "Festivals of the Twin Birthdays" or the "Twin Holy Birthdays" refers to two successive holy days in the Bahá'í calendar, that celebrate the birth of two central figures of the Bahá'í Faith . The two holy days are the birth of the Báb on the first day o... [More]

The Festival of Riḍván

Riḍván is a twelve day festival celebrated in the Bahá’í Faith. This festival celebrates the commencement of the prophethood of Bahá’u’lláh, the founder of the Bahá’í Faith. The Festival starts at sunset on April 20th and ends ... [More]

The Festival of Naw-Rúz

     The Festival of the Naw-Rúz is one of five Bahá’í festivals and one of the nine Bahá’í holy days on which work is to be suspended. For Bahá’ís, Naw-Rúz is sacred, imbued with the symbolism of spiritu... [More]

The Bahá’í Fast

    As often practiced with other revealed religions, the Bahá'í Faith sees great value in the practice of fasting as a discipline for the soul. Bahá'u'lláh designated a nineteen-day period each year when adult Bahá'ís fast from sunrise to sunset... [More]

Celebration of the Birth of the Báb

On the eve of October 19th, Bahá'ís around the world celebrate the Birth of the Báb, one of eleven Holy Days in the Bahá'í calendar. The Báb is often referred to as the Herald of the Bahá'í Faith, because it was His mission to prepare the way f... [More]

Baha'i Principles

  *A fundamental teaching of Bahá'u'lláh is the oneness of the world of humanity. Addressing mankind He says, "Ye are all leaves of one tree and the fruits of one branch." By this it is meant that the world of humanity is like a tree, the nation or peoples are the ... [More]
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