About Baha'is

The Solihull Bahá'í community is one of 127 local Bahá'í communities in UK. All races, ages, and social classes come together to create a warm and authentic sense of community. What the members of this community share in common is their adherence to the Bahá'í Faith. The Bahá'í Faith is the youngest of the world's independent monotheistic religions. Founded in 1844, it now has more than six million adherents in 236 countries and territories. Bahá'ís come from nearly every national, ethnic and religious background, making the Bahá'í Faith the second most widespread religion in the world. Bahá'ís view the world's major religions as a part of a single, progressive process through which God reveals His will to humanity. The worldwide Bahá'í community, composed of people from virtually every racial, ethnic and religious background, is working to give practical expression to a vision of world unity. We invite you to learn more about the Bahá'í Faith and benefit from the spiritual and practical insights. The Solihull community is excited about working with it's neighbours towards building a better future for the community and it's future generations.

In this section

Baha'i History

A basic introduction into the historical background of the Bahá'í Faith and its Founder, Bahá'u'lláh (1817-1892). It also gives a brief outline into other leading Central Figures of the Faith - namely, The Báb (1819-1850), the Forerunner, and `Abdu'l-Bahá (1844-1921), the son, of Bahá'u'lláh.

Baha'i Principles

Bahá'í teachings focus on unity - the oneness of God, the oneness of religion, and the oneness of the human race. Bahá'u'lláh laid down principles for a new pattern of human society and some of these, with explanations on a separate page, are listed here.

Baha'i Statistics

There are more than six million Bahá'ís in the world. The Bahá'í Faith is established and resident in over 236 countries and territories. You'll find on this page some of the facts and statistics of the Faith achieved in its short history which demonstrate interesting insights into the establishment of the Faith to date.