Baha’is Celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Bahá’u’lláh

As 2017 begins, over 5 million Baha’is worldwide are preparing for major upcoming celebrations. On October 22, 2017, in some 100,000 localities worldwide including in Belize, Baha’is will celebrate the bicentenary of the birth of Bahá’u’lláh, the Prophet Founder of the Baha’i Faith.

Belmopan, Belize, September 23, 2017 --( The National Spiritual Assembly of Baha’is of Belize and the national Baha'i community is preparing to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Bahá’u’lláh, the Founder of the Bahá’í Faith, with a “Two Centuries of Light” celebration on October 21, 2017 at 6 PM at the George Price Centre in Belmopan.

Bahá’u’lláh (1817-1892) was a spiritual leader Who announced in 1863 that He was the bearer of a new revelation from God. His teachings have spread around the world, forming the basis of a process of social transformation and community building which is unique in its global scope and the diversity of participants.

The public is invited to attend this 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. Bahá’u’lláh’s vision of the oneness of humanity is an antidote to the challenges that affect Belizean society.

“Now more than ever we need positive models of social change that bring people together rather than divide them,” said Heitha Beane who is the Secretary of the Bahá’í National Spiritual Assembly of Belize. “Bahá'u'lláh says ‘Be ye as the fingers of one hand, the members of one body.’ This is what we will be celebrating leading up to Bahá’u’lláh’s birth in October.”

To learn more or get involved, go to the national Baha’i website ( or contact the national community at 632-5477.
National Spiritual Assembly of Belize
Heitha Beane