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, [...]
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org for a Zoom link if you wish to participate in an event on the calendar or if you wish to join a study circle.
Recently, the BBC published an article with extensive excerpts from a BBC audio podcast containing an excellent overview of the Bahá’i Faith. The BBC Podcast is the latest in the BBC World Service’s “Heart and […]
In July 2014 made significant changes to the The Bahá’í Calendar. This page describes the Bahá’í Calendar as it exists now (since those changes). A separate page discusses how those changes differed from the previously […]
The worldwide Baha’i Community is Diverse and Dynamic! Here we offer a glimpse into some of the things Baha’is are doing around the world. More than 430 Baha’is from 12 different countries attended this Norwegian […]
Bahá’u’lláh counsels mankind: “Let your vision be world-embracing, rather than confined to your own self.“ The Bahá’í Writings delineate a practical and new relationship between the nations and peoples of the world. While a prisoner […]
A few sample questions… What is the Bahá’í Attitude toward the followers of other Faiths? Bahá’u’lláh called upon the Bahá’ís to associate with the followers of all religions in a spirit of love and friendship. […]
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From the Bahá’i Writings
White doves and gray doves associate with each other in perfect friendship. Man draws imaginary lines on the planet and says, “This is a Frenchman, a Musselman, an Italian!” Upon these differences wars are waged. Men are fighting for the possession of the earth. They fight for that which becomes their graves, their cemeteries, their tombs.
In reality all are members of one human family — children of one Heavenly Father. Humanity may be likened unto the vari-colored flowers of one garden. There is unity in diversity. Each sets off and enhances the other’s beauty.