The resting place of Bahá’u’lláh’s earthly remains is at Bahjí, the holiest place on earth for Bahá’ís..
May 29, 1992, marks the centenary of the passing of
Bahá'u'lláh. His vision of humanity as one people and of the earth as a common
homeland, dismissed out of hand by the world leaders to whom it was first enunciated over
a hundred years ago, has today become the focus of human hope. Equally inescapable is the
collapse of moral and social order, which this same declaration foresaw with awesome
The occasion has encouraged publication of this brief introduction to Bahá'u'lláh's life and work. Prepared at the request of the Universal House of Justice, trustee of the global undertaking which the events of a century ago set in motion, it offers a perspective on the feeling of confidence with which Bahá'ís the world over contemplate the future of our planet and our race.
Copyright © 1991, the National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of the United States. All right reserved. Published by the Bahá’í International Community, Office of Public Information, New York.