behaviour & conduct

Lessons on good behaviour and conduct.


“Allah’u'abhá” means “God is most glorious”. Bahá’ís use it as a way of greeting each other. Greeting each other helps each of us feel welcome. Continue reading

avoiding gossip and backbiting

The Baha’i teachings condemn all forms of gossip and backbiting. We need to avoid gossip and backbiting at all costs. Continue reading

resolving conflicts

In this day, Bahá’u'lláh exhorts all men and women to live together as one people, united and in accord, even as one soul. Continue reading

not hurting people's feelings

We should not do anything that will cause someone’s heart to be unhappy. Continue reading


We follow God’s commandments out of our love for Him. When we love someone, we do what they ask so that they may be happy. Continue reading

obtaining permission

Baha’u'llah teaches us never to enter a person’s home, or lay hands on his or her belongings, without that person’s permission. Continue reading

seeing a doctor when ill

Baha’u'llah teaches us that when we are sick, we must seek the advice of competent physicians. Prayers are important for healing, but are not sufficient. Continue reading

"for the love of my beauty"

God, in His never-ending love for us, has given us laws and teachings to live by. These laws and teachings are like lamps that light our way and help us see how He wants us to live. As we obey … Continue reading

cooperation and reciprocity

Some things in this world can live alone, and some cannot. A tree, for example, can live and grow on its own without depending on other trees. Human beings, on the other hand, need to help and cooperate with each … Continue reading


Each of us has our own unique perspective and understanding of things. Sometimes, we disagree with someone else’s perspective, or we understand the truth of a situation differently. More often than not, each of us is partly correct. Bahá’í consultation is a way for us to explore … Continue reading

consultation brings unity

When we come together in consultation, we are able to see the whole world around us more clearly, and understand it more deeply, than we would be able to do on our own. We see the unity of God’s creation … Continue reading

keeping one's home clean

Cleanliness is an important part of Baha’i life. Apart from keeping our bodies and clothes clean, we must also keep our homes clean as well. Prayers/readings for study Be ye the very essence of cleanliness amongst mankind. (Baha’u’lláh, The Kitáb-i-Aqdas) … Continue reading

7 thoughts on “behaviour & conduct

  1. I’m looking for ideas for my class of 3 and 4 year olds. I have adapted some of your lessons, but not all of them work. Do you know of anyone who is putting together lessons for this age group?

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