Bahá’í Documents in .pdf
A Collection Of Documents In .Pdf Format From The Bahá’í World Centre, National Spiritual Assemblies, Councils, Committees, And Various Individuals.
Compilations
Note: Entries that have been “rebuilt” have been moved into the Sacred Texts section and have a link in the right-hand column in this red. Selecting the link will go to the entry in the Compilations primary index there for the selected document. HTML and ePub versions are also now available via that page in addition to the PDF.
Compilation of Compilations   Contents   A - Z
Arts and Crafts : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
Bahá’í Burial : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
Buddha, Krishna, Zoroaster and Related Subjects : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
Centers of Bahá’í Learning : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
A Chaste and Holy Life : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
Conservation of the Earth's Resources : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
Consultation: A Compilation : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
The Covenant : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
Crisis and Victory : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
The Importance of Deepening our Knowledge
and Understanding of the Faith
: Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
Extracts from the Bahá’í Teachings
Discouraging Divorce
: Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
Bahá’í Education : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
The Spiritual Character Of Bahá’í Elections : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
Regarding The Establishment of
The Universal House of Justice
: Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
Excellence in All Things : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
Family Life : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
The Nineteen Day Feast : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
Health, Healing, and Nutrition : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
Huqúqu’lláh : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
Bahá’í Funds and Contributions : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
Living the Life : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
Local Spiritual Assemblies : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
The Local Spiritual Assembly : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
Teaching the Masses : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
Music : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
The National Spiritual Assembly : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
Opposition : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
Peace : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
The Power of Divine Assistance : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
The Importance of Prayer, Meditation, and
the Devotional Attitude
: Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
Prohibition on Drinking Alchohol : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
Compilation on Prominent People : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
The Use of Radio and Television in Teaching : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
The Significance of
The Formative Age of Our Faith
: Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
Guidelines for Teaching : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
Trustworthiness: A Cardinal Bahá’í Virtue : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
Women : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
Writers and Writing : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
Youth : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
Preserving Bahá’í Marriages : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
Economics, Agriculture and Related Subjects : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
Importance of the Arts in Promoting the Faith : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
Issues Concerning Community Functioning : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
The National Convention : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
Cultural Diversity in the Age of Maturity : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
The Sanctity and Nature of Bahá’í Elections : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
Promoting Entry By Troops : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
Teaching Among Aboriginal and Indigenous People : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
Scholarship : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
Service in Bahá’í Temples : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
Social and Economic Development : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
Bahá’í World Centre - Other compilations   Contents   A - Z   Top
Agriculture and Rural Life : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
Arts : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
Arts and Architecture : Moved to within the Sacred Texts section
Aspects of Traditional African Culture : Universal House of Justice
Bahá’í Meetings: The Nineteen Day Feast : Research Department of the Universal House of Justice
Bahá’í Scholarship : Universal House of Justice. Prepared by the Research Department
Bahá’í Scriptures - Contents and Introduction
Chapter One : Interpretation of the
Holy Books

Chapter Two : The Great Message
Chapter Three : The New Age
Chapter Four : The Degrees of Devotion
Chapter Five : The Inner Significances
Chapter Six : The Covenant and Testament
of Bahá’u’lláh

Chapter Seven : The Cause of God
Chapter Eight : The Loom of Reality
Chapter Nine : Divine Civilization
: Edited by Horace Holley
Bahá'í World Center
Bahá’í World Faith - Contents
Introduction
Chapter One : The Great Announcement
Chapter Two : The Promised One
Chapter Three : The Life of the Soul
Chapter Four : Laws of the New Age
Chapter Five : The Mystery of God
Chapter Six : The Faith of Bahá’u’lláh
Chapter Seven : Soul, Mind and Spirit
Chapter Eight : The Loom of Reality
Chapter Nine : The Divine Plan
Appendix
: Bahá'í World Center
Brief Compilation on Translation : Universal House of Justice. Compiled by the Research Department
Criticism : Bahá’í World Centre
Defining a “Minority” for the Purpose of Resolving
a Tie for Ninth Place in a Bahá’í Election
: Research Department of the Universal House of Justice
Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union : Research Department of the Universal House of Justice
Electronic Communication with Covenant­-breakers : Research Department of the Universal House of Justice
Europe : Research Department of the Universal House of Justice
Exemption from Obligatory Prayer : Research Department of the Universal House of Justice
Fire and Light : Research Department of the Universal House of Justice
Functions and Importance of the Haziratu’l­-Quds : Research Department of the Universal House of Justice
Germany, France, Italy, and Switzerland : Research Department of the Universal House of Justice
Guidance Regarding Bahá’í Archives : Compiled by Bahá’í International Archives
Guidance to Poets : Universal House of Justice
Hidden Words:
A Compilation of Writings about the Hidden Words
: Research Department of the Universal House of Justice
Homosexuality : Research Department of the Universal House of Justice
Humor and Laughter : Bahá’í World Centre
Importance of collecting and safeguarding
the Bahá’í writings
: Compiled by the Bahá’í International Archives.
Islands of the North Sea : Research Department of the Universal House of Justice
Islands of the South Pacific : Research Department of the Universal House of Justice
Issues Related to the Study of the Bahá’í Faith : Universal House of Justice. Compiled by the Research Department
Nature : Bahá’í World Centre
Non-association with Covenant-breakers : Compiled by Continental Board of Counsellors
On the Naming of Babies : Research Department of the Universal House of Justice
On Reincarnation and the Nature and
Progress of the Soul
: Research Department of the Universal House of Justice
Photographs of Bahá’u’lláh; William Miller : Universal House of Justice
Professions : Research Department of the Universal House of Justice
Psychology and Knowledge of Self : Research Department of the Universal House of Justice
Redistribution of Wealth : Bahá’í World Centre
References of ‘Abdu’l-­Bahá and Shoghi Effendi to
the Hidden Words
: Research Department of the Universal House of Justice
Reincarnation, Rebirth and the Progress
of the Soul
: Research Department of the Universal House of Justice
Removal of Administrative Rights : Universal House of Justice. Compiled by the Research Department
Representation of the Manifestations of God and
the Master in Portraits, Photographs,
and Dramatic Presentations
: Research Department of the Universal House of Justice
Reproduction and other Biological Subjects : Research Department of the Universal House of Justice
Reviewing:
Practice and Functions of Literature Review
: Research Department of the Universal House of Justice
Science and Technology : Research Department of the Universal House of Justice
Scriptures of Previous Dispensations : Research Department of the Universal House of Justice
Selected Guidance Concerning
Devotional Gatherings
: Bahá’í World Centre
Socrates : Research Department of the Universal House of Justice
Studying the Writings of the Guardian : Universal House of Justice. Prepared by the Research Department
The Consent of Parents to Marriage : Research Department of the Universal House of Justice
The Holocaust and the Greater Plan of God : Research Department of the Universal House of Justice
The Importance of Obligatory Prayer and Fasting : Research Department of the Universal House of Justice
The Old and New Testaments : Bahá’í World Centre
The Question of Inheritance : Research Department of the Universal House of Justice
The Resurrection : Research Department of the Universal House of Justice
Translation and provisional translations : Research Department of the Universal House of Justice
Unlocking the Power of Action : Research Department of the Universal House of Justice
Writings of Covenant-breakers and
other Enemies of the Faith
: Research Department of the Universal House of Justice
Compilations - Other Institutions   Contents   A - Z   Top
Arise in His Name:
A Guide for Travel Teachers
: Compiled by National Teaching Committee of the
National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of the United Kingdom.
Covenant and Administration : Compiled by United States Bahá’í Publishing Trust.
Guidance for Bahá’í Groups : by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of the
United States Office of Community Administration
and Development
Guidelines for Spiritual Assemblies on
Domestic Violence
: Compiled by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of
the United States Office of Assembly Development.
Power of Unity, The:
Beyond Prejudice and Racism
: Compiled by Bonnie J. Taylor.
Compiled by National Race Unity Committee
Some Notes on Bahá’í Proofs Based on the Qur’án : Compiled by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís
of Central and East Africa.
Suffering of Bahá’u’lláh, The : Compiled by National Teaching Committee (USA)
The Twelve Steps : Compiled by Bahá’ís in Recovery Fellowship
Victory Promises : The National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of the Hawaiian Islands
Compilations by Individuals   Contents   A - Z   Top
Arising to Act : Compiled by Ehsan Bayat
Bahá’í Activities in Universities : Compiled by Seena Fazel et al..
Bahá’í Answers : Compiled by Olivia Kelsey.
Bahá’í Scholarship : Compiled by Seena Fazel
Bahá’u’lláh’s Tablet to  Badí’u’lláh:
Parallels to Bahá’í Teachings by Native American
Messengers of God
: by Donald Addison and Christopher Buck
City of the Heart : Compiled by Ehsan Bayat
Compilation on Change and Importance
of Transformation
: Compiled by Ehsan Bayat
Compilation on Detachment : Compiled by Ehsan Bayat
Compilation on Sincerity:
The Foundation Stone of Faith
: Compiled by Ehsan Bayat
Compilation on “Spiritual Beauty” : Compiled by Ehsan Bayat
Compilation on the “Inner Reality” : Compiled by Ehsan Bayat
Compilation on the “Recognition of Him” : Compiled by Ehsan Bayat
Dealing with Tests and Difficulties : Compiled by Darren Hiebert
(Original at darrenhiebert.com)
Deepening and Compilation for Bahá’í
Youth Teaching Projects
: Compiled by Neysan Zölzer
Extraterrestrial Life : Compiled by Duane Troxel
Fear of God : Compiled by Ehsan Bayat
Fire as a Symbol used in the Sacred Writings : Compiled by Ehsan Bayat
Hidden Words, also known as Book
of Fatimih (Kalimát-i-Maknúnih)
: Helen Bassett Hornby
Homosexuality : Compiled by Darren Hiebert
(Original at darrenhiebert.com)
Humor and Laughter : by Omid Djalili and Annabel Knight
Internet, the World Wide Web, and Electronic
Discussion Lists
: Compiled by Stephen Birkland.
Justice: the Best Beloved of All Things : Compiled by Ehsan Bayat
Kitáb-i-Aqdas (Most Holy Book) : Compiled by Borna Safai
Lights of Guidance : Helen Basset Hornby
Mashriqu’l-Adhkar : Compiled by Sen McGlinn
Music : Compiled by Darren Hiebert
(Original at darrenhiebert.com)
One Common Faith (Quotations) : Unknown author. The quotations used in the document
One Common Faith
Pilgrims’ Notes : Helen Bassett Hornby
Political Non-Involvement and Obedience
to Government
: Compiled by Peter Khan
Prayer and Meditation : Compiled by Darren Hiebert
(Original at darrenhiebert.com)
Preparations for Bahá’í Funerals and Burials : Compiled by Mary K. Radpour
Pupil of the Eye, The : Compiled by Bonnie J. Taylor
Purpose and Mission of the Manifestations of God : Compiled by Ehsan Bayat
Relationship to Other Faiths : Compiled by Darren Hiebert
(Original at darrenhiebert.com)
Sacrifice : Compiled by Ehsan Bayat
Sadrat’ul-Muntahá: The Tree beyond which
there is no passing
: Compiled by Ehsan Bayat
Scholarship, Bahá’í : Compiled by Peter Khan
Selected Communications from the Universal
House of Justice Concerning the North East Asia
Area including Japan
: Compiled by Barbara R. Sims.
Six Lessons on Bahá’í Law : Compiled by
Beatrice C. Rinde, BS and John B. Cornell, DDS.
Springtime metaphors and spring related imagery : Compiled by Eric Joseph Hadley-Ives
Steadfastness, the “King of all Acts” : Compiled by Ehsan Bayat
Teaching the Faith of God : Compiled by Darren Hiebert
(Original at darrenhiebert.com)
The Destiny of America : Compiled by Darren Hiebert
(Original at darrenhiebert.com)
The Fast : Compiled by Darren Hiebert
(Original at darrenhiebert.com)
The Nature of God : Compiled by Darren Hiebert
(Original at darrenhiebert.com)
The Nature of Man : Compiled by Darren Hiebert
(Original at darrenhiebert.com)
The Nature of the Manifestation : Compiled by Darren Hiebert
(Original at darrenhiebert.com)
The Purposes and Objectives of
Bahá’í Scholarship
: Peter Terry
This Day : Compiled by Romane Takkenberg
Triumphing over Our Weaknesses : Compiled by Brent Poirier
Universal Language, Adoption of : Compiled by Ehsan Bayat
Water as a Symbol used in the Sacred Writings : Compiled by Ehsan Bayat
Waves of One Sea, The : Compiled by Ron Shigeta
Your True Brother : Compiled by Robert Weinberg