What are the practices of Bahai?
The main purpose of life for Bahá’ís is to know and love God. Prayer, fasting and meditation are the main ways of achieving this and for making spiritual progress….There are only three Bahá’í rituals:
- Obligatory daily prayers.
- Reciting the prayer for the dead at a funeral.
- The simple marriage rite.
Do Baha I Faith drink alcohol?
Baháʼís are forbidden to drink alcohol or to take drugs, except by a doctor’s order. The reason being that God has given human beings reason and intoxicants take that away and lead the mind astray.
What are the unique features of Bahai faith?
Bahá’í beliefs about God
- Bahá’ís believe there is one God and that all the universe and creation belong to him.
- God is omnipotent, perfect and has complete knowledge of life.
- Bahá’ís believe that there has only ever been one God, who is called by different names in different religions.
What are the major beliefs and practices of Bahai?
A primary theme of Baha’u’llah’s teachings is achieving world peace through the establishment of unity, justice and equality. Therefore, Baha’u’llah’s teachings specifically advocate for racial unity, gender equality, universal education, and harmony of science and religion.
What are the beliefs of the Baha’i religion?
- Unity of God.
- Unity of religion.
- Unity of humanity.
- Equality between women and men.
- Elimination of all forms of prejudice.
- World peace and a new world order.
- Harmony of religion and science.
- Independent investigation of truth.
How many wives can a Bahai have?
According to the laws and tradition of Islam, which Baháʼu’lláh would have been following at the time of his marriages, a man is allowed four wives. Baháʼí marriage laws were written in the Kitáb-i-Aqdas more than ten years after his last marriage.
Can you convert to Bahai?
A convert is not required to renounce their previous faith, but merely to recognise that their previous faith was in need of regeneration. However they cannot actually remain a member of their previous faith. A person becomes a Bahá’í when they accept Bahá’u’lláh.