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Glossary of Baha'i Faith

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This glossary of Baha'i Faith provides definitions of terms related to Baha'i Faith, with links to full articles where available.

The supreme ruling body of the Bahá'í Faith, headquartered in Haifa, Israel. Its nine members are elected every five years. Bahá'ís regard its judgments as divinely guided and authoritative.
Bahá'u'lláh
(Arabic, "Glory of God"). (1817-92) Title adopted by Mírzá Husayn-'Alí, founder of the Bahá'í Faith.
Greatest Name
One of the main symbols of the Bahá'í Faith, a calligraphized Arabic rendering of Yá Bahá'ul 'Abhá ("O Glory of the Most Glorious").
ringstone
One of the main symbols of the Bahá'í Faith, it is named for its common use on Bahá'í rings. It consists of two stars (representing the "twin manifestations" of the Báb and Bahá'u'lláh) interspersed with a stylized Bahá’ (Persian for "Glory").

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Title Glossary of Baha'i Faith
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MLA Citation“Glossary of Baha'i Faith.” ReligionFacts.com. 18 Nov. 2016. Web. Accessed 8 Dec. 2016. <www.religionfacts.com/bahai/glossary>

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