Directory

There is a wealth of Baha’i activities and resources available online with many more added regularly. Some are established by institutions and their agencies, while others, like Baha’i Blog, by individuals offering opportunities to explore the Baha’i teachings and Baha’i community activities through their personal lens. We’ve listed some more Baha’i sites that you can explore. If you have a site you’d like to see considered for listing here, send us an email.

Official Sites


The Baha’i Faith is the website of the worldwide Baha’i community.

Baha’i International Community is the website of the Baha’i International Community’s Office at the United Nations.

Baha’i World News Service is the news website of the worldwide Baha’i community.

The Universal House of Justice is the website that provides information about the Universal House of Justice and makes available selected statements and letters which have been written by it or prepared under its supervision.

Baha’i Reference Library contains authoritative writings and guidance of Bahá’u’lláh, the Báb, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Shoghi Effendi and the Universal House of Justice, as well as other Baha’i texts.

The Life of Baha’u’llah provides photographic narrative of the life of Bahá’u’lláh, Founder of the Baha’i Faith.

Baha’i Media Bank is the website of the Baha’i International Community which consists of a library of photos for download of the Baha’i community.

One Country is a publication of the Office of Public Information of the Baha’i International Community.

Baha’i Global Community contains links to the websites of many national Baha’i communities from around the world.

Attaining the Dynamics of Growth is a selection of photographs of Baha’i community life from around the world.

Arising to Serve is a film recounting highlights of the 41 regional Baha’i conferences called by the Universal House of Justice in 2008.

Frontiers of Learning is a film that captures the insights and experiences of people from four communities across the world whose efforts to build vibrant communities are at the frontiers of learning.

Baha’i Temple Chile is the site for the Mother Temple for South America in Santiago, Chile.

The Baha’i House of Worship for North America is a sacred space, located in Wilmette, Illinois, for all people to commune with God.

Baha’i House of Worship Samoa is a place of prayer and meditation open to peoples of all backgrounds.

Baha’i House of Worship India since its inauguration in December 1986, has drawn to its portals more than 70 million visitors, making it one of the most visited edifices in the world.


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Non-Government Organizations


International Environment Forum is a Baha’i-inspired non-governmental professional organization whose members promote the application of spiritual and ethical principles to the challenges of the environment and sustainability.

Ethical Business Building the Future is a spiritually inspired non-governmental organization dedicated to bringing ethical values and moral leadership into our workplaces.

Badi Foundation is a non-governmental development organization dedicated to releasing the potential of individuals and institutions in China to advance their own communities.

Bayán Association is a non-governmental, non-profit organization dedicated to the social and economic development of Honduras.

Rays of Light Foundation promotes a discourse on education and social action.

Cambodian Organization for Research Development and Education promotes the transformation of individuals, institutions and communities in determining their own path of development and the generation, application and dissemination of knowledge based on the principle of nobility of humankind.

Fundacion Anisa is a non-profit, public benefit corporation operating in the region of Imperial and Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico Valleys (Mexico), which provides programs in health, education, and sustainable development.

Health for Humanity is a not-for-profit charitable corporation created to enable all interested professionals to offer their services for the promotion of community health throughout the world.

Mona Foundation supports grassroots social-economic development projects, specializing in the education of women and children, in Brazil, Haiti, Panama, India, US, Cambodia, Bolivia, Tanzania, Swaziland, and Honduras.

Mottahedeh Development Services facilitates community-owned social and economic development for the positive transformation of individuals, their families, and communities. MDS applies universal spiritual principles as a guiding force for sustainable social change.

Tahirih Justice Center mission is to bring justice to the lives of women facing human rights abuses, with a special emphasis on immigrant and refugee women.

Half Light Media is a small nonprofit organisation whose mission is to serve the needs of the Baha’i community through the arts and media.


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Education and Training


Baha’i Institute for Higher Education (BIHE) was founded in 1987 in response to the Iranian government’s continuing campaign to deny Iranian Baha’is access to higher education.

The Ruhi Institute provides some information about the Ruhi programs, as well as the historical background and pedagogy underlying its development.

Institute for Studies in Global Prosperity (ISGP) is a non-profit organization, dedicated to building capacity in individuals, groups and institutions to contribute to prevalent discourses concerned with the betterment of society.

Fundaec is the Foundation for the Application and Teaching of the Sciences.

Lazos Learning is a non-profit organization whose goal is to make available effective educational materials designed to enhance processes of social and economic development.

Palabra Publications is an organization dedicated to the production and dissemination of teaching, deepening, and training institute course materials at low costs.

Association for Baha’i Studies (North America) mission is to stimulate scholarly study of the Faith and its teachings, to promote a sound understanding of the Cause in academic circles and to demonstrate its relevance to the study of social issues.

`Irfán Colloquium activities aim at fostering systematic studies of the scriptures of the world’s religions from the Bahá’í perspective and promoting scholarly studies in the sacred writings, verities, and fundamental principles of the belief system of the Baha’i Faith.

Banani International School aims to provide a high standard of education for girls of diverse ethnic, cultural, and religious backgrounds.

Universidad Núr, Bolivia primary purpose is to foster an educational process conducive to the integral development of the potentialities latent within the human reality—a development which is essential for the effective promotion of an ever-advancing civilization.

New Era High School and Senior Secondary incorporates the best practices that promote a dynamic process of teaching-learning and cultivates a culture that empowers its student community to strive for academic and moral excellence.

Rowhani Baha’i School operates on a Baha’i inspired foundation of strong academic learning coupled with attention to each students character development.

Green Acre is a Baha’i School, Retreat and Conference Centre.

Wilmette Institute is an on-line Baha’i Learning Centre.

Learning Development Press is dedicated to the dissemination of educational materials designed to enhance the moral and scientific capabilities of individuals, communities, and their institutions.

Yerrinbool Baha’i Centre of Learning is an Australian not-for-profit and non-governmental educational organisation committed to providing unique programs in spiritual and character development.

Townshend International School is based in the Czech Republic, it is run as a private, not-for-profit school with no religious affiliations but is guided by Baha’i principles.

Bosch Baha’i School is a Baha’i School, Retreat and Conference Centre.

Desert Rose Baha’i Institute is a Baha’i inspired inter-generational center of learning fostering continuous engagement of communities through virtues-centered multi-sector service projects.

Louhelen Baha’i School is a Baha’i School, Retreat and Conference Centre.

School of the Nations is an international school, that provides an internationally oriented English-medium educational program.

Barli Vocational Institute for Rural Women is a Bahá’í inspired, though independent residential vocational education school providing programs for women in the vicinity of the city of Indore, India.

Nancy Campbell Collegiate Institute emphasizing its “twin pillars” of academic excellence and a clear moral framework, it satisfies the Ontario Ministry of Education standards, leading to the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD).

Ocean of Light International School is an educational institution dedicated to the development of the spiritual, intellectual, and physical potential of its students in the unique setting of the Kingdom of Tonga.

One Planet International School believes that the goal of education is not only to acquire knowledge, but to also develop the skills and attitudes needed to become a successful helper in the advancement of civilization.


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Blogs, Publications and Communities


Baha’i Teachings explores the Baha’i perspective through relevant topics: unity, spirituality, God, peace, prayer, service, humanity & more.

Baha’i Heroes & Heroines contains a wealth of information and stories about Baha’i heroes and heroines.

Common Ground, The Blog is a working group aimed at creating an active venue for discussion and resource sharing for anyone interested in finding common ground.

Baha’i Life Coach is a great place to explore how to apply the Baha’i Writings to issues you have in your day-to-day life; and to assist with the transformation process.

John Huddleston’s Blog provides a platform for occasional commentaries on current news and trends from the perspective of their impact on the evolution and eventual achievement of a democratically elected world federal commonwealth dedicated to peace and justice for all.

Baha’i Children’s Class Ideas is a blog born of a desire to provide resources and inspiration to teachers of Baha’i children’s classes, and particularly to foster learning about neighbourhood children’s classes.

Baha’i Coherence is a collaborative space for Baha’is to share a part of themselves and to reflect upon their reality through essays, poems, stories, artwork, ideas, interesting links, etc.

Study the Faith is for those who want to study the Baha’i Writings, but don’t know where to start.

Baha’i Points of Interest contains pieces on different Baha’i points of interest. It also offers information on significant individuals, buildings or events in Baha’i history.

Baha’i Tributes is a blog which aims to share appreciations made about the Baha’i Faith by outstanding figures from the worlds of politics, literature and religion and other fields of human endeavour.

Baha’i Musings is dedicated to independent investigation of truth, and to applying Baha’i principles to daily activities.

Baha’i Spirituality is a blog aimed at inspiring the hearts and minds of all.

All Done Monkey is a parenting blog that focuses on natural parenting, spiritual education and raising world citizens.

One people one planet is a Baha’i inspired blog which explores our destiny as individuals and communities in our spiritual journeys.

Sachi Foundation is a non-profit Bahai inspired organization dedicated to happiness for all.

Spirit Top is a site for the healing of ourselves & our world.

Baha’i Charity and Service ”Charity is pleasing and praiseworthy in the sight of God and is regarded as a prince among goodly deeds.” (Baha’u’llah).

Glimmerings of Hope is a Baha’i inspired blog by Dharvind.

Pioneering Over Five Epochs is a blog by Ron Price, a prolific writer on a wide variety of subjects.

Reflections on the Baha’i Faith is a blog by Brent Poirier covering a wide range of subjects.

Nineteen Days is a collaborative photography project inspired by the Baha’i Fast.

Enable Me To Grow is blog dedicated to helping nurture spiritual growth in mothers and their young children.

Diversity Training provides spiritually-inspired diversity training and consulting for universities, educators, business and community groups.

Nineteen Months provides practical inspiration for Baha’i Life – Art and Ideas for the whole year.

Make Peace, Build Community is an on-line space for heart and soul-centered dialogue about social change.

Perfect Chord is a Baha’i-inspired choir that welcomes singers from all walks of life, cultures and Faith traditions.

Baha’i Choral Music is an online space where composers of Baha’i-inspired choral music can post or link to their works and where choirs all over the world can download sheet music as well as the practice sound files.

Brilliant Star creates an inspiring and imaginative world where children can explore their dreams, develop their self-esteem, and express their noble identity.

Baha’i eBooks Publications publishes free Baha’i books for electronic devices.

Baha’i Books UK (formerly The Baha’i Publishing Trust) aim is to facilitate the distribution of Baha’i literature as quickly and economically as possible.

United States Baha’i Distribution Services has become the world’s most comprehensive source for Baha’i books and music.

Australian Baha’i Distribution Services maintains a list of over one thousand titles in English and foreign languages.


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Baha’i Resources


Medicine and Spirituality is dedicated to creating an environment where bridges can be built between medical science and religion.

William S. Hatcher Library provides an on-line repository of Dr William Hatcher’s collected works.

239 Days in America is a social media documentary that reconstructs ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s 1912 journey moment by moment, time-shifted 100 years to the present.

Baha’i Chronicles provides direct access to the stories of the Heroes and Heroines who have recognized and served the Baha’i Faith and mankind.

Bahá’í Library Online is a large collection of Baha’i-related digital texts.

The Baha’i Encyclopedia Project presents a gradually expanding range of in-depth, illustrated articles on topics related to the Baha’i Faith.

Ruhi Class memorization songs for children and youth provides free new and original songs to help children and junior youth learn the memorization passages in their books.

Ruhi Crafts is a site dedicated to the role of artistic endeavours in the advancement of the Faith, and to share ideas, encourage and inspire each other.

Baha’i Date Today has the Baha’i date posted to this website in an image containing the names of the weekday, day of the month and month, with any significant event.

The Mashriqu’l-Adhkár – A Compilation is an attempt to compile references to the Mashriqu’l-Adhkár, ’the crowning institution of every Baha’i community.

Multi-Language Baha’i Song Project has a wide variety of Baha’i songs in English, German and a few in other languages. Ever growing site, request your favourite and keep checking back !

Native Baha’i is a compilation of Native Baha’i photographs and information from the 1910’s to our current history.

Miscellanie has a miscellanea of content, mostly related to the Baha’i Faith, but also some personal interest.

Illumined Youth: Stories of Spiritual Transformation is a collection of stories with music about inspiring Baha’is who faced great difficulties in their youth.

Baha’i Stories offers stories gleaned from Baha’i literature.

Baha’i Quotes Illustrated has quotes from the Baha’i Writings illustrated with graphics and photos.

Baha’i Education-Ocean is a literature-specific search tool for exploring great books from the major religious traditions of the world.

Ask a Baha’i aims to provide simple answers to complex questions.

A Collection of Baha’i Prayers is free, searchable, and ever-growing website that has a collection of favorite Baha’i prayers on a wide variety of topics.

A Collection of Baha’i Stories is free, searchable, and ever-growing website that has a collection of favorite Baha’i stories on a variety of topics.

A Collection of Baha’i Quotes is free, searchable, and ever-growing website that has a personal collection of favorite Baha’i quotes.

Baha’i Multimedia Resources … is a collection of sacred Baha’i Writings, pictures, stories, talks, messages, articles, poems, and songs.

Baha’i Devotions contains Devotional, Feast and Holy Day Programs, Song Books, Guides.

Baha’i Prayers is a celebration of the beauty of The Baha’i Scriptures. Also includes Baha’i Prayers in various languages.

Bahai songs with Guitar Chords over 75 songs with guitar chords.

Manifold Melodies Resources Baha’i inspired songs: Sheet music and sound files.

The Baha’i Chant Project is a grassroots, voluntary community service program.


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General


Design the Faith A showcase of creativity in the Baha’i community in all forms of media.

Media Makes Us produce short video reports on current affairs and trending topics.

Alaska Tapes Art Collective is a Baha’i inspired, multi-disciplinary art collective based in Chicago.

Baha’i Time radio show is a Baha’i Radio program airing in New Zealand on FreeFM 89.0, since September, 1999.

Baha’i On Air – New Zealand is a television show that is broadcast weekly on New Zealand’s Triangle TV.

Radio Fréquence 19 is a French Baha’i radio station, dedicated to systematic activities to advance society.

Persian Media Services is a Persian/Farsi Baha’i media service with varied and informative content.

WLGI Radio Bahai 90.9 FM is a North American Baha’i radio station.

RadioNur is an Internet radio program featuring music, educational, and entertainment programming from a Baha’i perspective.

A Baha’i Perspective a radio show & podcast, hosted by Warren Odess-Gillett.

Baha’i Perspective A weekly radio broadcast of interviews presenting a Baha’i perspective on life.

Soul Food is a unique monthly event held in Adelaide, Melbourne and Hobart, Australia.


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