The Bab

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July Events 2019

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For updates and all metro-area events, click HERE. 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 [...]

Celebrating the Declaration of The Bab

May Events 2019

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For updates and all metro-area events, click HERE. “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 [...]

The Roots of the Baha’i Faith

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In the mid 1800’s there was an urgent sense of expectation among the followers of the world’s major religions. Prophecies in the Holy Books of Christianity, Judaism and Islam foretold the coming of a new Day, a new message from God. In North America and Europe, scholars and religious leaders eagerly talked of the coming [...]

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Light of Unity Festival 2019

News, Bicentenary

200th Birthday of the Bab Celebrating the Unity of Humanity! Throughout history, God has sent Messengers to guide humanity in its development. Over these countless centuries, we humans have passed through our collective childhood and adolescence and are now entering our long-awaited age of maturity. So great is this Day, that God has two Messengers, [...]

Gardens planted by Baha'is near where Baha'u'llah is buried. Photo courtesy Baha'i World News Service

How to recognize a new Divine Teacher?

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How to recognize a new Divine Teacher? The first people to hear the new teachings, as well as the established clergy of the time, rejected Moses, Jesus Christ, and Muhammad. The same pattern repeated when the Báb and Bahá’u’lláh announced their stations as the most recent Prophets, or Manifestations of God. In “The Book of [...]

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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 [...]

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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