Bicentenary

Vancouver Baha'i booth 2019 Peace and Justice Fair

November Events 2019

News, Bicentenary

Celebrations in many forms have blanketed the Portland area and the world this past week, as the world commemorated the bicentenary of the birth of the Bab on October 29, followed a day later by the 202nd anniversary of the birth of Baha’u’llah. “72 hours, one world: Over the course of three rotations of the [...]

Bicentenary of the Birth of the Báb/the Gate

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“Dearly loved Friends, Consider with us. Whenever a divine Educator appears in the world, a Figure Whose teachings will come to shape human thought and action for centuries thereafter—at such a dramatic, seismic moment, what would we expect? The appearance of every such Educator, as recorded in the Sacred Texts of the world’s great faiths, [...]

The Gate film screening invitation

September Events 2019

News, Bicentenary

For updates and all metro-area events, click HERE. This October 29th marks the bicentenary of The Báb‘s birth! He described Himself this way: “I am, I am, I am the Promised One! I am the One whose name you have for a thousand years invoked, at whose mention you have risen, whose advent you have longed [...]

Celebrating the bicentenary of the birth of the Bab

August Events 2019

News, Bicentenary

For updates and all metro-area events, click HERE. Study: “Some Answered Questions”  Tuesdays, Newberg, call for address.  “Some Answered Questions reveals “the significance of divine revelation” and “the unity of all the Prophets of old.” The book establishes the existence of God, the need for the Manifestations of God, and their influence on humanity, a [...]

A Poem to Celebrate the Bab

News, Bicentenary

The 200th anniversary of the Birth of the Bab will be celebrated this year on Monday, October 28. The piece below was written by Larry Hill for this occasion. On May 23-24 we celebrate the Declaration of the Bab, one whose place in history was foretold in scriptures sent down by our Creator. We gather [...]

The Roots of the Baha’i Faith

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In the mid 1800’s there was an urgent sense of expectation among the followers of the world’s major religions. Prophecies in the Holy Books of Christianity, Judaism and Islam foretold the coming of a new Day, a new message from God. In North America and Europe, scholars and religious leaders eagerly talked of the coming [...]

stylized flame

Light of Unity Festival 2019

News, Bicentenary

200th Birthday of the Bab Celebrating the Unity of Humanity! Throughout history, God has sent Messengers to guide humanity in its development. Over these countless centuries, we humans have passed through our collective childhood and adolescence and are now entering our long-awaited age of maturity. So great is this Day, that God has two Messengers, [...]

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