for which He was to suffer imprisonment,
torture, exile, and destitution.
Through it all He laid the foundation for
a unified, world-wide community of faith
that bears His name,
promoted universal love and unity,
and set in motion benevolent spiritual forces
to heal a divided humanity.
Surrounding Counties as we celebrate the 200th anniversary of the
Birth of Bahá’u’lláh, Founder of the Bahá’í Faith.
“The tabernacle of unity hath been raised; regard ye not one another as strangers. Ye are the fruits of one tree, and the leaves of one branch.”
The Light of Unity Festival is a celebration of the transformative impact of Bahá’u’lláh’s teachings on the lives of families, neighborhoods and communities around the country and the world. The Light of Unity Festival is not an event but a series of activities generated at the grassroots level all around the country, which reinforce Bahá’u’lláh’s vision of the oneness of humanity and empower participants to contribute. Activities around the world will include drama, music, art exhibits, storytelling, service projects, prayer and devotional programs.