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Twin Birthdays Celebrations

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Bahá’ís of the world, with their families and friends, will gather to celebrate the birthdays of the two Founders of the Faith, The Báb and Bahá’u’lláh, from sunset Oct. 31 through sunset Nov. 2.  As stated by the Universal House of Justice:  "On each of these blessed Days nearly two centuries ago, the whole world [...]

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July Events

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Dramatic Readings: Fri. July 8, 7:00 pm, Nine Star Ranch Wilsonville, call for directions.  Dramatic readings presented by Doris and Roger Rasmussen:  1. The Lives of Howard Colby Ives and his wife Mabel:  this drama presents the lives of two early American Bahá’ís who for twenty years – 1920-1940 – devoted their lives to the [...]

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Declaration of The Báb May 22, 2016

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Two hours after sunset on May 22, 1844, a young man, Whose title is The Báb ("gate" in Arabic), announced that He was the bearer of a long-promised Divine Revelation destined to transform the spiritual life of the human race. His role was that of a portal through which the universally anticipated Revelation of God [...]

Anniversary of the Martyrdom of the Bab

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HAIFA, Israel — On July 9, Baha'is around the world commemorate the date in 1850 that the Bab - one of two main figures in the founding of their Faith - was executed by a firing squad in Iran, then called Persia. The Bab, whose name means "gate" in Arabic, had declared in 1844 that [...]

Celebrating the Declaration of the Bab, herald of Baha’u’llah

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“His life is one of the most magnificent examples of courage which it has been the privilege of mankind to behold,” French writer A.L.M. Nicolas said of the Báb (“gate” in Arabic). The Báb—born Siyyid `Alí-Muhammad in Shiraz, Persia (now Iran)—announced on May 22, 1844, that He was the bearer of a Divine Revelation which [...]

Anniversary of the Martyrdom of the Bab

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On July 9, Baha'is around the world commemorate the date in 1850 that the Bab - one of two main figures in the founding of their Faith - was executed by a firing squad in Iran, then called Persia. The Bab, whose name means "gate" in Arabic, had declared in 1844 that He was a [...]

Declaration of the Bab

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The Bahá'í Faith traces its origin to 1844 and the announcement by a young man, Siyyid ‘Ali-Muhammad, in Shiraz, Persia. He took the title of the Báb (meaning “Gate” in Arabic). On May 22, 1844, in Shiraz, Persia (now Iran)— the Báb announced that He was the bearer of a Divine Revelation, which would prepare [...]