What does it mean to be a Bahá’í?
Anyone can become a member of the Bahá’í Faith. To be a Bahá’í means to believe
in one’s heart that Bahá’u’lláh is the Messenger of God for this Day, and to commit
to following His Teachings and obeying the laws and administrative institutions
of the Faith that He ordained.
Communing with God
through prayer and meditation
If these two conditions are true for you, then you are already a Bahá’í!
This comes about, of course, through a very personal process of independent investigation
of the truth which is emphasized in the Bahá’í Writings. Once this decision has
been made, the individual notifies the Bahá’í community, through the responsible
Bahá’í administrative institution, of their belief, usually by signing an enrollment
What follows here are some brief descriptions of a few aspects of the Bahá’í Faith
and the day-to-day life of a Bahá’í.