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Where does the money come from to support a religion without clergy and which does not accept donations from anyone who is not a Bahá'í?
Bahá'í Holy Days
Brief description of the 11 holy days commemorated by Bahá'ís
Bahá'í Houses of Worship
Do Bahá'ís have churches or temples for worship? What is the purpose of a structure in which to praise God, if one's relationship with the Creator is private?
Bahá'í Law on Adultery
Adultery may be an old fashioned idea, but it is still unhealthy for individuals, family & society.
Bahá'í Law on Gambling
Gambling is forbidden to Bahá'ís, especially when used for fund raising. Perhaps it isn't the activity so much as the underlying motivation to seek one's fortune in games of chance, that isn't good for us.
Bahá'í New Year - Naw-Rúz
Naw-Rúz, literally New Day, is Bahá'í New Year. It occurs on the first day of Spring and follows the month of fasting.
Bahá'í Ridván Festival
The Ridván Festival is a twelve day celebration of the beginning of the Bahá'í Faith,observed from sunset April 20 through sunset May 2. It is also the time of year when local and National Spiritual Assemblies are elected all over the world.
Bahá'í Summer Schools and Retreats
Summer schools and retreats began as informal venues to provide education, stimulation and fellowship for Bahá'ís and their families, but have expanded to include topics and social issues that interest participants from all backgrounds.
Bahá'í Teachings on Political Non-involvement
The Bahá'í Faith does not endorse partisan political platforms, and its followers try to shun any activity which would result in division and discord.
Bahá'í View of Wealth
For Bahá'ís, detachment from material goods as the only source of happiness and security is a goal, and requires practicing both personal economy and social generosity.
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