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The ascension of Bahá’u’lláh

The ascension of Bahá’u’lláh

Posted: 2015/05/27

Bahá’u’lláh passed away in the early hours of 29 May 1892 at the Mansion of Bahjí.

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The Declaration of the Báb

The Declaration of the Báb

Posted: 2015/05/26

Sunset on 23 May marked the anniversary of the declaration of the Báb. In this account recorded in The Dawn-breakers, Mullá Husayn describes his state on the evening when he first met the Báb and He declared His mission to him.

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The 12th day of Ridvan

The 12th day of Ridvan

Posted: 2015/05/01

“As to the significance of that Declaration let Bahá’u’lláh Himself reveal to us its import …”

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The ninth day of Ridván

The ninth day of Ridván

Posted: 2015/04/28

“During the twelve days that Bahá’u’lláh remained in the Garden of Ridván, great numbers came to pay their respects to Him …”

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The first day of Ridván

The first day of Ridván

Posted: 2015/04/22

Sunset on 20 April marked the first day of Ridván. Here is a description of this time written by Adib Taherzadeh.

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From the Writings

From the Writings

Posted: 2015/01/02

Hear Me, ye mortal birds! In the Rose Garden of changeless splendor a Flower hath begun to bloom, compared to which every other flower is but a thorn, and before the brightness of Whose glory the very essence of beauty must pale and wither.

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The ascension of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá

The ascension of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá

Posted: 2014/11/27

‘Abdu’l-Bahá passed away in the early hours of 28 November, 1921, at the age of 78.

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The Day of the Covenant

The Day of the Covenant

Posted: 2014/11/26

In 1912, ‘Abdu’l-Baha, the Centre of the Covenant, made a 239 day journey across North America. The believers at the time wished to celebrate the day of His birth, which falls on the same day as the Declaration of the Báb (23 May, 1844). ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, instead, asked the believers to celebrate the Day of the Covenant , which is celebrated on 26 November.

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Anniversary of the Birth of Bahá’u’lláh

Anniversary of the Birth of Bahá’u’lláh

Posted: 2014/11/11

November 12 marks the anniversary of the Birth of Bahá’u’lláh, who was born in 1817 in Tihrán, the capital of Persia.

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A passage from Shoghi Effendi on the station of the Báb

A passage from Shoghi Effendi on the station of the Báb

Posted: 2014/10/19

The Báb, the herald of the Bahá’í Faith, was born on 20 October, 1819, in Shiraz, Iran. ‘Of all the tributes which Bahá’u’lláh’s unerring pen has chosen to pay to the memory of the Báb, His “Best-Beloved,” the most memorable and touching is this brief, yet eloquent passage which so greatly enhances the value of […]

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