A Faith for Today

by P.C. in About the Baha'i Faith
Over a century ago Bahá’u’lláh taught that religious truth is not final but progressive. Religion is renewed, He said, in every age to re-establish and apply the unchanging principles found in the scriptures of the Great Religions of the world to the needs of the present day. The entrenched powers of 19th century Persian orthodoxy vehemently opposed His message but now His Faith is spread around the world. Here in Hilo as in Europe, Africa, [...]
  • Attend an informal presentation about the Baha’i Faith or participate in a Study Circle.
  • Attend devotional gatherings together with others who recognize our need to connect with our creator.
Vision Statement: To Inspire Creativity in the Spirit of Service for the Community of Hilo, Implementing Solutions for the Unification of all People and Cultures.
Due to the need for social distancing during the Covid19 pandemic, the Hilo Baha’is are meeting online via Zoom video meetings. Please email southhilobahailsa@gmail.com for a Zoom link if you wish to participate in an event on the calendar or if you wish to join a study circle.
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From the Bahá’i Writings

…if the religions investigate reality and seek the essential truth of their own foundations, they will agree and no difference will be found. But inasmuch as religions are submerged in dogmatic imitations, forsaking the original foundations, and as imitations differ widely, therefore, the religions are divergent and antagonistic. These imitations may be likened to clouds which obscure the sunrise; but reality is the sun. If the clouds disperse, the Sun of Reality shines upon all, and no difference of vision will exist. The religions will then agree, for fundamentally they are the same.

— Abdu’l-Baha

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