“The fundamental purpose animating the Faith of God and His Religion is to safeguard the interests and promote the unity of the human race, and to foster the spirit of love and fellowship amongst men.”— Bahá’u’lláh

 

Realization of the principle of the oneness of humanity is at once the goal and operating principle of Bahá’u’lláh’s revelation. Bahá’u’lláh compared the world of humanity to the human body. Within this organism, millions of cells, diverse in form and function, play their part in maintaining a healthy system. Similarly, harmonious relationships among individuals, communities, and institutions serve to sustain society and allow for the advancement of civilization.

 

The Individual and Society

In the uniting of humanity participate the individual, society and institutions. 

One Human Family

In the Bahaullah's teaching the principle of unity has a central role. 

The Bahá’í Administrative Order 

The affairs of the Baha'i community are administered through the system of institutions each with its defined sphere of action.