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Celebrating 200 years – Birth of the Bab

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Two hundred years ago, Twin Teachers came from God with new teachings for humanity’s coming of age. Like Buddha, Krishna, Christ and Muhammad before Them, these two Teachers—the Bab and Baha’u’llah—brought teachings to help humanity develop and progress. This time, these teachings have been given not to one group or region, but to the entire [...]

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December Events 2018

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For the complete calendar of metro-area events, click HERE. ‘Abdu’l-Bahá was appointed the “Center of the Covenant” by Bahá’u’lláh:  the one Bahá’ís turned to after the death of Bahá’u’lláh. In this way, sects of the Faith did not develop. When early Bahá’ís asked for a day to honor ‘Abdu’l-Bahá he said they could celebrate the [...]

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Light of Unity Festival 2017

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200th Birthday of Baha’u’llah Celebrating the Unity of Humanity! All over the world, in villages and towns in nearly every country on earth, Baha’is held parties large and small—with everyone invited. Why? To celebrate Baha’u’llah, Who came with a new Message for humankind; a message of peace, hope and unity on a scale never before [...]

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Media about the beginning of the Bahá’í Faith

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We are now halfway between the bicentenaries of the births of the Twin Manifestations of God, The Báb and Bahá’u’lláh.  Here is information about films and books about the beginning of the Faith. “As the world suffers from the divisive forces of strife and intolerance, a new Faith advocates the oneness of humanity’s major religions [...]

Bahá’u’lláh: arrival in the Holy Land 1868

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“BAHA’I WORLD CENTRE, 27 August 2018, (BWNS) — This week marks the 150th anniversary of the arrival of Baha’u’llah in the Holy Land, the last banishment in a series of exiles decreed by two monarchs. The Akka/Haifa area has since become the spiritual and administrative center of the Baha’i world, home to the community’s holiest sites. “This [...]

Honoring The Bab

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For the complete calendar of metro-wide events, click HERE. The Báb was the Divine Founder of the Bábí religion, which prepared tens of thousands of followers for the arrival of Bahá’u’lláh, the Founder of the Bahá’í Faith.  On July 9th, the millions of Bahá’ís around the world will solemnly remember the persecution, imprisonment, and killing [...]

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Bahá’u’lláh Declares His Mission

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In 1863, Bahá’u’lláh first announced His Divine Mission as a Messenger of God during the 12 days He called the days of Paradise (i.e. “Ridván” which is pronounced rezz-von).  This event took place in a rose-filled garden full of singing birds, where family and friends stayed in large tents.  It was a brief interlude in [...]

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