Baha’u’llah was the enlightened Prophet and founder of the Baha’i Faith. He and His teaching are believed to be prophesied in Buddhism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, and other religions. Baha’u’llah was born in 1817 in Tehran, Persia, in present-day Iran. The word Baha means ‘glory’ or ‘splendor.’ The Baha'i Faith rests on three core principles: unity of God, unity of religion, and unity of humankind. Approximately 7 million people today in many countries adhere to the Baha’i Faith. Their scriptures are translated into 800 languages, and there are houses of worship in just about every corner of the world.