Holy Days

Bicentenary of the Birth of the Báb/the Gate

Bicentenary

“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, [...]

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July Events 2019

Bicentenary

Martyrdom of the Báb Commemorations July 10. “Born in Shiraz, a city in southern Iran, on 20 October 1819, the Báb was the symbolic gate between past ages of prophecy and a new age of fulfilment for humanity. His primary purpose was to awaken the people to the fact that a new period in human [...]

Celebrating the Declaration of The Bab

May Events 2019

Bicentenary

“In the middle of the 19th century—one of the most turbulent periods in the world’s history—a young merchant announced that He was the bearer of a message destined to transform the life of humanity. At a time when His country, Iran, was undergoing widespread moral breakdown, His message aroused excitement and hope among all classes, [...]

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The Voice of God Calls

Perspectives

The moment that a Divine Prophet declares His mission is the most significant of all those in the history of our planet. One minute there is no Jewish religion, no Christian religion, and the next minute, by the Command of God, there is. The handful of witnesses at that time can not grasp the significance [...]

Honoring The Bab

News

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

News

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 [...]

The Declaration of the Bab

Videos

“O LORD! Enable all the peoples of the earth to gain admittance into the Paradise of Thy Faith, so that no created being may remain beyond the bounds of Thy good-pleasure.”~ The Bab

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