Authoritative Writings and Guidance

This section contains selected works of Bahá’u’lláh, the Báb, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Shoghi Effendi,

and the Universal House of Justice, as well as other Bahá’í texts. Direct links to Bahai.org

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Baha’u’llah

Introduction

The Life of Baha’u’llah

The Early Baha’i Community

The Shrine of Baha’u’llah

Quotations

Articles and Resources

The Báb

Introduction

The Life of the Báb

The Babi Movement

The Shrine of the Báb

Quotations

Articles and Resources

‘Abdu’l-Bahá

Introduction

The Life of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá

The Significance of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá

Baha’i Community during the Time of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá

Quotations

Articles and Resources

Shoghi Effendi

Introduction

The Life and Work of Shoghi Effendi

Guidance and Translations

Shoghi Effendi’s Passing

Quotations

Articles and Resources

The Universal House of Justice

Introduction

A Unique Institution

The Baha’i Community Since 1963

The Seat of the Universal House of Justice

Quotations

Articles and Resources

Days of Remembrance      
Epistle to the Son of the Wolf      
Gems of Divine Mysteries      
Gleanings from the Writings of Bahá’u’lláh      
The Hidden Words      
The Kitáb-i-Aqdas      
The Kitáb-i-Íqán      
Prayers and Meditations by Bahá’u’lláh      
The Seven Valleys and the Four Valleys      
The Summons of the Lord of Hosts      
The Tabernacle of Unity      
Tablets of Bahá’u’lláh      
       
The Báb      
Selections from the Writings of the Báb      

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‘Abdu’l-Bahá      
Memorials of the Faithful      
Paris Talks      
The Promulgation of Universal Peace      
The Secret of Divine Civilization      
Selections from the Writings of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá      
Some Answered Questions      
Tablet to Dr. Auguste Forel      
Tablets of the Divine Plan      
A Traveler’s Narrative      
Will and Testament of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá      
       
Shoghi Effendi      
The Advent of Divine Justice       
Bahá’í Administration         
Citadel of Faith       
God Passes By        
The Promised Day Is Come        ↵ 
This Decisive Hour        ↵ 
The World Order of Bahá’u’lláh     ↵ 

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The Universal House of Justice      
Letter to the World’s Religious Leaders       
The Promise of World Peace       
Selected Messages of the Universal House of Justice »      
       
Compilations      
Bahá’í Funds and Contributions       
Bahá’í Meetings       
A Chaste and Holy Life       
Consultation       
The Covenant       
Excellence in All Things       
Ḥuqúqu’lláh—The Right of God       
The Importance of Prayer, Meditation and the Devotional Attitude       
Music        
Peace        
The Power of Divine Assistance        
The Sanctity and Nature of Bahá’í Elections        
Scholarship        
The Significance of the Formative Age of Our Faith        
Trustworthiness        
Women     ↵   
Guidelines for Internet Communications    

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