Holy Days

The Bab, the Exalted One, is the Morn of Truth

July Events 2018

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For the complete calendar of metro-area events, click HERE. “…the most dramatic, the most tragic event transpiring within the entire range of the first Bahá’í century” -the martrydom of the Báb-will be commemorated on July 10. Religious and government leaders, unable to stop the growth of the new Bábí Faith, arranged the death by firing [...]

Celebrating the Declaration of The Bab

May-June Events 2018

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For the complete calendar of metro-area events, click HERE. In May we are celebrating the Holy Day of the Declaration of The Báb – the Divine Herald of Bahá’u’lláh – on May 23.  The Holy Day begins two hours and eleven minutes after sunset on May 23, which is the exact time at which The [...]

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May Events 2018

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For the complete calendar of metro-area events, click HERE. The celebrations of the Days of Paradise (“Ridván”), commemorating the beginning of the Baha’i Faith in 1863, continue! On Sunday, April 29, there will be Ninth Day of Ridvan activities in Beaverton, Tigard, Portland, and Wilsonville; see the details HERE. Then on Tuesday and Wednesday, gatherings [...]

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April Events 2018

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For the complete calendar of metro-area events, click HERE. It’s time to celebrate the beginning of the Faith, the 12 holiest days of the Bahá’í year!  Please use the link above to see the calendar of Holy Day activities. “These celebrations commemorate the beginnings of the Baha’i Faith in 1863, in a beautiful rose garden [...]

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March Events 2018

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For the complete calendar of metro-area events, click HERE. Bahá’í Year 175 is nearly here — at sunset on March 20, the celebrations begin!  The Bahá’í new year (also called Naw-Rúz) begins at the spring equinox.  Until then, Bahá’ís 15-70, who are healthy and not exempt, are joyously observing the annual 19-day, sunrise-to-sunset Fast. The [...]

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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