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Baha'i Faith Baha'i Faith fast facts and introduction

Adherents

5-7 million

Beliefs

One God, who has revealed himself progressively through major world religions.

Practices

Daily prayer, avoidance of intoxicants, scripture reading, hard work, education, work for social justice and equality.

Texts

Writings of Bahá'u'lláh and other Bahá'í leaders.

Symbols

nine-pointed star, ringstone, Greatest Name

"The earth is but one country, and mankind its citizens." - Bahá'u'lláh

"The community eschews all forms of superstition, emphasizes the importance of an unfettered search for scientific and religious truth, and sets for its followers the goal of meeting the highest moral standards. World peace and the establishment of a united global commonwealth have been and remain distinguishing concerns." - Bahai.org