Paris Talks

A Selection of Talks by ' Abdu'l-Baha chosen from Paris Talks

Paris Talks Bahai
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The Duty of Kindness and Sympathy towards Strangers and Foreigners


The Sun of Truth

God’s Greatest Gift to Man

The True Meaning of the Prophecies Concerning the Coming of Christ

Material and Spiritual Progress

The Evolution of the Spirit

There Can Be No True Happiness and Progress without Spirituality

The Cruel Indifference of People towards the Suffering of Foreign Races

The Second Principle—The Unity of Mankind

The Sixth Principle—Means of Existence for All

The Ninth Principle—The Noninterference of Religion with Politics

The Four Kinds of Love

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God Is the Great Compassionate Physician Who Alone Gives True Healing


The Light of Truth Is Now Shining upon the East and the West

The Benefits of God to Humankind

The Holy Spirit, the Intermediary Power between God and Man

Good Ideas Must Be Carried into Action

Concerning Body, Soul and Spirit

Pain and Sorrow

The Eleven Principles out of the Teaching of Baha’u’llah Explained by ‘Abdu’l‑Baha

The Acceptance of the Relation between Religion and Science

The Seventh Principle—Equality of Humankind

The Tenth Principle—Equality of Sex

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God Comprehends All; He Cannot Be Comprehended


The Universal Love

Beauty and Harmony in Diversity

The Two Natures in Humanity

The True Meaning of Baptism by Water and Fire

Work with Heart and Soul to Bring About a Better Condition in the World

The Perfect Human Sentiments and Virtues

The First Principle—Search after Truth

The Fifth Principle—The Abolition of Prejudices

The Eighth Principle—Universal Language and Universal Peace

The Eleventh Principle—The Power of the Holy Spirit

The full text of Paris Talks can be found on the official Baha'i Reference Library.