Authoritative Writings and Guidance

The first verse of Baha’u’llah’s The Hidden Words (Arabic) arranged and written in three different styles of calligraphy by Mishkin-Qalam. (The Baha’i World 1968-1973)

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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