"Ye are the fruits of one tree, and the leaves of one branch. Deal ye one with another with the utmost love and harmony, with friendliness and fellowship. He Who is the Day-Star of Truth beareth Me witness! So powerful is the light of unity that it can illuminate the whole earth."
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Introductions and Guides
The Bahá'í WorldThe Bahá'í Faith - Basic FactsIf you have not heard of the Bahá'í Faith before and/or would like a brief introduction to it then follow this link to "The Bahá'í Faith - Basic Facts", this is a nine page guide which should take between 5 and 10 minutes to read depending on how quickly the pictures load for you. To jump straight to page 1 of this introduction click here.
A new site representing the official presence of the Bahá'í Faith
on the World Wide Web. The site contains introductory material in French and Spanish as well as English.
A magazine about the Bahá'í Faith. An excellent on-line version of a much distributed magazine full of information about the Bahá'í Faith. If you have some time to spare and want to learn more than just the basic facts then this is the link to follow.
The Bahá'í Faith - Introduction from soc.religion.bahaiThe introduction to the Bahá'í Faith which is posted regularly to the newsgroup soc.religion.bahai. This is a long page of text containg many quotations from the Bahá'í Writings. Links have been added to many of the references to directly download certain scriptures. A similar introduction is available in German / Deutsche and Italian / Italiano.
The Warwick LeafletsA collection of on-line leaflets covering a wide range of topics from a Bahá'í point of view as well as introductions to the Faith and its central teachings.
The Bahá'í Faith - A Short IntroductionAn adaptation of a recently published book, whilst fairly short it still contains a reasonable amount of detail - you click on the areas that interest you for more information.
Bahá'í Pilgrimage to Israel
This pilgrimage will show you the exteriors of many Bahá'í Holy places in Israel, the first pages tell you what a Bahá'í Pilgrimage is and then you go on to visit sites with some historical details in the text. There are many original photographs in this guide.
Bahá'í Resources on the Internet
Resources for Bahá'ís
The Bahá'í Faith in the UK
This is a growing page of resources for the Bahá'í on-line community, the links will be of more interest to Bahá'ís themselves than to enquirers but all are welcome.
A guide to to local Bahá'í communities throughout the UK and public meetings.
Bahá'í Orientated Chat
Chat with people from around the world in one of these chat rooms.
The Bahá'í Faith FTP Archives (Haifa Israel)
Don't take another persons word for it, read what Bahá'u'lláh wrote for yourself. This link connects to the FTP server at the Bahá'í World Centre in Haifa from where many scriptures and other texts of the Faith can be downloaded. Some files are also available here.
A number of Bahá'í Writings are available in HTML format at this site if you prefer to read or print them from your web browser.
True SeekerNew and developing on-line utility on the Internet to look up words in the Bahá'í Writings. As yet it will only look up words and not phrases or combinations of words. A great chance to see what Bahá'u'lláh and the other Central Figures of the Faith wrote about the matters that concern you.
A long-standing page of Bahá'í resources on the Internet, including links to many materials, plus details on newsgroups and IRC meetings. Regularly updated.
Glen Little's Bahá'í Page
Another excelent page full of resources relating to the Bahá'í Faith and also updated frequently.
Words and Pronunciation
If your Web browser is showing spaces in the name Bahá'í, or shows it as Baha'm, then the following will show you the letters that are missing in the various words that appear on Bahá'í pages. All of them have an acute accent on them...Baha'i, Baha'u'llah, Bab, 'Abdu'l-Baha
The letter á (accented a) is pronounced "ah", similar to the a in far.
The letter í (accented i) is pronounced "ee", similar to the e in see.
In saying the name Bahá'í the á and the í are run together.
Although I am not a perfect example for pronunciation (and I hope to record a better one) I have pronounced the following words in a .wav file and an .au file..."Bahá'í Faith, Bahá'u'lláh, 'Abdu'l-Bahá, The Báb, Shoghi Effendi
Alláh'u'Abhá, Yá Bahá'ul-Abhá"
Alláh'u'Abhá and Yá Bahá'ul-Abhá are both what Bahá'ís call "The Greatest Name".
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