Close this search box.

The Bahá'u'lláh

The Bahaí Faith

Bahá’u’lláh was the founder of the Bahá’í Faith and a major religious figure of the 19th century. Born in Tehran, Iran in 1817, he became a prominent member of the Bábí faith, which was a precursor to the Bahá’í Faith. In 1863, Bahá’u’lláh declared himself to be the messenger of God for this age and founded the Bahá’í Faith, which emphasizes the unity of all religions and the equality of all people.

Shrine of Bahá'u'lláh in Bahjí
In This Photo: The Shrine of Bahá’u’lláh in Bahjí, Acre.
Credit: Marco Abrar, CC BY-SA 2.5, via Wikimedia Commons

Bahá’u’lláh’s teachings emphasize the oneness of God, the oneness of religion, and the oneness of humanity. He taught that all religions are fundamentally one and come from the same divine source. He also emphasized the importance of spiritual and moral development, the need for justice and equity, and the need for global unity and cooperation.

Bahá’u’lláh’s teachings have inspired millions of people around the world and have led to the creation of the Bahá’í community, which has grown to become one of the most diverse and widespread religions in the world. Bahá’u’lláh also proclaimed himself as “Him whom God shall make manifest,” that the Bab, the forerunner of the Faith, mentions in his writings.

The BaháUlláh
The Gardens in Acre

Today, millions of Bahá’ís in virtually every country and territory are working to promote their faith principles and build a better world based on unity, justice, and peace. One of the most important sites associated with Bahá’u’lláh is the Shrine of Bahá’u’lláh, located in Acre, Israel. It is a beautiful and sacred place where Bahá’ís from all over the world come to pay their respects to the founder of their faith.

The Bahai Gardens in Haifa
The Shrine of the Bab in Haifa

So the Shrine is located in the heart of the Bahá’í World Centre, which includes several other important sites and buildings associated with the Bahá’í Faith. Furthermore, visitors to the Shrine of Bahá’u’lláh can take a guided tour of the place, which consists of the main Shrine building, the gardens, and other nearby buildings.

Visiting The Shrine of the Bahá’u’lláh

Moreover, the Shrine is a beautiful and peaceful space, with a central room containing the tomb of Bahá’u’lláh, surrounded by smaller rooms and nooks where visitors can pray and reflect.

Overall, the Shrine of Bahá’u’lláh is an important spiritual site and a symbol of the Bahá’í Faith’s commitment to unity, peace, and justice. It is a must-visit destination for anyone interested in learning more about this important and inspiring religious tradition. Here is a link to their website!


Hi! My name is Arik, an Israeli native who dedicated his life to sharing my passion for the Holy Land with those interested in knowing more about this incredible piece of land. I’m the Chief Guide at ‘APT Private Tours in Israel’.

Did you know the Hoopoe is Israel's national bird?! For more cool info about Israel, join our ever growing community and get exclusive travel tips, and giveaways!

Simon Peter


Ethiopian Bible

The Ethiopian Bible holds a special place in the religious and cultural heritage of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church.

John the Baptist In Mark

In fact, the Gospel of Mark gives the most complete description of the adult John the Baptist. He is described as the Prophet Elijah

Second Jewish Temple

The Second Temple was the Jewish holy temple on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem between c. 516 BCE and c. 70 CE.

Jesus is Taken to the High Priest

So Jesus is taken to the High Priest, according to the Gospel of John Jesus was brought first before Annas. What was said there exactly?

Genesis Creation Narratives

Genesis Creation Narratives are a Jewish cosmogony, which tries to explain our origins. How were we created? How did the universe form?

Saint Procopius of Scythopolis

St. Procopius of Scythopolis is the First Martyr of Caesarea Maritima. He died on July 7th in 303 CE. We will learn all about him ...

Road to Emmaus Appearance

The Road to Emmaus appearance tells two disciples who encountered Jesus on as they journeyed to the village of Emmaus.

What is the Praetorium

The Praetorium is also used in reference to the trial of Jesus Christ, as described in the New Testament. To learn more click here!

Western Wall

The Western Wall, Also known as the Wailing Wall, often shortened to 'The Kotel' is an ancient limestone wall in the Old City of Jerusalem.

The Incarnation of Jesus

The Incarnation of Jesus Christ is one of the most fundamental beliefs of Christianity. It is the belief that the Son of God, who existed ...

Need help?

Skip to content