This is the first of a two-part series about Mirza Muhammad Ali Bahai, who was called Ghusn-i-Akbar by his father, the Prophet Bahaullah. In this article we will present some basic facts about this man, who can be regarded as the first Unitarian Bahai. The second article, which will be posted a couple weeks from [...]
Do Unitarian Bahais support or oppose the organization that most Bahais belong to, the Haifa-based Baha’i Faith? To understand the answer to this question, a brief history lesson would be helpful.
During the 1980s and 90s, a number of liberal Bahais argued for reform of organized Bahaism. At first, they tried to work within the Haifan organization to [...]
Today is Naw Ruz — the Persian New Year — which is also a high holy day for Bahais and is celebrated on the vernal equinox, March 21, every year.
Naw Ruz is the first day of the year in the Bahai religious calendar. It is observed as a day symbolizing rebirth, renewal, new growth and [...]
As the website address indicates, this blog is written by UU Bahais. A UU Bahai is a Bahai within the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) – just as there are UU Christians, UU Buddhists, UU Pagans, etc. The UUA is an interfaith community of over 1,000 congregations based on a tolerant, open-minded, all-inclusive worldview.
The Bahai faith is now represented among [...]