Who Is Baha’u’llah?
Baha’u’llah is the founder of the Baha’i Faith, the newest of the world’s independent religions.
Baha’u’llah was born November 12, 1817, at dawn, in the land of Persia, in the city of Tehran. At that time, Fath-‘Ali Shah ruled Persia, and King George III was king of England. James Monroe was president of the United States, which had only nineteen States, Abraham Lincoln was a boy of eight, living in Indiana, and Frederick Douglass was a baby, born into slavery in the state of Maryland. . . . Baha’u’llah’s given name was Husayn-‘Ali. Only later, when the time was right, would He take the title “Baha’u’llah,” meaning in Arabic “the Glory of God.
- The Story of Baha’u’llah
The Roots of the Baha'i Faith: The Bab and Baha'u'llah: Part 1
The Roots of the Baha'i Faith: The Bab and Baha'u'llah: Part 2