Baha’i communities across the Portland Metropolitan Area observed the anniversary of the Birth of Baha’u’llah starting at sunset on Wednesday, November 11th through the evening of Thursday, November 12th. Baha’u’llah, Arabic for “The Glory of God,” was born on November 12, 1817 in Persia. The anniversary of His birth is considered a Holy Day and [...]
On Sunday, November 8th, 2009, the Beaverton Baha’i Center was filled with families celebrating the 2nd annual World Citizen Day for the Westside Baha’i School fun day commemorating the Birth of Baha’u’llah. (For current Beaverton activities, click here.) The day started with a Spanish Baha’i prayer, yoga from India, music from the Philippines and “We are Drops of One [...]
HAIFA, Israel — On 20 October, Baha’is of the world celebrate the Birth of the Bab, the first of the two divine teachers central to the founding of the Baha’i Faith. “Bab,” which means “gate” in Arabic, is the title assumed by Siyyid ‘Ali-Muhammad, born on 20 October 1819 in Shiraz, Iran, then called Persia. [...]
On April 22, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown sent a message to UK Baha’is to mark Ridvan, the most important Baha’i festival.
From April 21 to May 2, Baha’is observe the Festival of Ridvan. This festival commemorates the anniversary of Baha’u’llah’s declaration in 1863 that He was the Promised One of all earlier religions.
On March 21, Baha’is around the world will mark Naw-Ruz – their new year – a date that this year coincides with the 100th anniversary of the interment of the remains of the Bab on Mount Carmel.
Baha’is around the world celebrate New Year (Naw Ruz) on the first day of spring. Joyful celebrations of life and spiritual renewal will take place all over the Portland, Oregon area.