The Birth of Bahá'u'lláh is one of nine holy days in the Bahá'í calendar that is celebrated by Bahá'ís and during which work is suspended. We wish we could serve you ourselves, but since we can't, make a tea and join us in our home and around the world for the celebration of the Birth of the Báb. From a very early age, He displayed extraordinary knowledge and wisdom. The Celebration of the Birth of Baha'u'llah, *please note* the confirmation email after you register with Zoom will come from 'Tobin and Sarah Smith', LINKS MENTIONED IN BROADCAST: Light to the World Documentary and BahaiTeachings.org Blog Post. From a very early age, He displayed extraordinary knowledge and wisdom. In the global West, Baha’is used to observe the Twin Holy Days on October 20 and November 12, the historical Gregorian calendar — but in 2014, a significant shift took place in that practice. The global Bahá’í community will honor these two joyous holy days on October 18 and 19 in 2020. The official website of the Baha'i Faith is: Sign up for our newsletter and get all our latest content, © 2021 BahaiTeachings.org All Rights Reserved. Selected images from the celebrations across Australia can be seen below. 7 p.m. – Birth of Baha’u’llah Celebration with program and potluck dessert at Bahá’í Faith Worship and Community Center at 3112 Nundy Rd., Tampa, 33618. YouTube or Facebook Live (Links to come. Will be posted as it becomes available.) If you know of someone who is feeling isolated, share this program with them and invite them for a virtual tea to discuss it or watch it together. How can they best reach you? Like John the Baptist, the Bab instructed his hopeful followers to prepare for a new prophet’s appearance. At sunset on Saturday, October 17, 2020, Baha’is everywhere will begin joyously celebrating the birthday of the Bab, the forerunner of Baha’u’llah and the founder of the Babi Faith — and you’re invited! Birth of Bahá’u’lláh The Birth of Bahá'u'lláh is one of nine holy days in the Bahá'í calendar that is celebrated by Bahá'ís and during which work is suspended. In his “Most Holy Book,” Baha’u’llah wrote: All Feasts have attained their consummation in the two Most Great Festivals, and in the two other Festivals that fall on the twin days … Thus hath it been decreed by Him Who is the Ordainer, the Omniscient. The views expressed in our content reflect individual perspectives and do not represent the official views of the Baha'i Faith. At the worldwide Baha’i gatherings for the birth of the Bab today, and the birth of Baha’u’llah tomorrow, happiness and good cheer will prevail. A collection of quotes from the Baha'i writings on the Birth of Baha'u'llah that can be used as part of the Holy Day celebration. Instead of relying solely on either calendar, Baha’is now celebrate the Twin Holy Days eight lunar months from the Baha’i New Year, which occurs on the vernal equinox of the solar year, usually March 21. We wish we could serve you ourselves, but since we can't, make a tea and join us in our home and around the world for the celebration of the Birth of the Báb. Though we are physically distant we can grow spiritually closer. Baha'u'llah means "Glory of God" in Arabic and He is the Prophet-founder of the Baha'i Faith. Bahá'í Ottawa is the website of the Bahá'í Community of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The Bab and Baha’u’llah were Twin Manifestations in a spiritual sense, as they both unfurled the Baha’i Dispensation, but also in a temporal sense, due to the closeness of their ages and birthdays. Birth of Baha'u'llah Allow us to host you for this most glorious of Holy Days. On 29 and 30 October 2019, in countless settings and places throughout the world, people celebrated the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Báb, Whose revitalizing message prepared the way for the coming of Bahá’u’lláh, the Founder of the Bahá’í Faith. At dawn, on the second day of the Islamic Year, on 12 November 1817, Khadijih Khanum gave birth to the eldest of her surviving sons - Baha'u'llah. Discussion in 'Baha'i Faith DIR' started by Tony Bristow-Stagg, Oct 17, 2020. Selected images from the celebrations across Australia can be seen below. Allow us to host you for this most glorious of Holy Days. Observed each year in October or November, the Bab’s birthday marks the first of two successive Baha’i Holy Days. Gift Coloring Pages – Celebrating the Bicentenary of the Birth of the Báb October 2, 2019 November 20, 2018 ~ Melissa L. Charepoo ~ 2 Comments So happy to share, once again, two sets of three coloring pages each that were created for the celebration of the bicentenaries of the births of the Twin Manifestations: Bahá’u’lláh (1817-2017) and the Báb (1819-2019). Because the Bab and Baha’u’llah were born on successive days, two years apart, their births are celebrated each year as consecutive or ‘twin’ holy days. Baha’u’llah, in his “Most Holy Book,” asked the Baha’is to celebrate a feast of unity, joy, and commemoration on each of these two special days, making them second in importance in the Baha’i calendar to the two “Most Great Festivals,” which commemorate the Declaration of Baha’u’llah in the garden of Ridvan in 1863 and the Declaration of the Bab in Shiraz in 1844. This year, many of the Bahá'ís of our region will be joining the online celebration of the Birth of Baha'u'llah hosted by the U.S. Bahá'í National Center.Broadcasts will be released at the following times and will also be available for later viewing:The Birth of Baha’u’llahMonday, October 19, 1:30 pm (Eastern Daylight Time)The program is approximately 47 minutes long.Youtube He showed no interest in seeking position or prominence. Gate Craft Get in touch with the Baha’is in your community. The Universal House of Justice, the democratically-elected global leadership body for the world’s Baha’is, asked the Baha’is to begin celebrating these joyous holy days according to a new, unique melding of the solar and the lunar calendars. Gift Coloring Pages – Celebrating the Bicentenary of the Birth of the Báb October 2, 2019 November 20, 2018 ~ Melissa L. Charepoo ~ 2 Comments So happy to share, once again, two sets of three coloring pages each that were created for the celebration of the bicentenaries of the births of the Twin Manifestations: Bahá’u’lláh (1817-2017) and the Báb (1819-2019). It behooveth you all to be one indivisible people; thus should ye return unto Him Whom God shall make manifest. Would you like to celebrate with us? Baha’u’llah himself observed them this way. Since the Baha’i calendar, originally revealed by the Bab, begins and ends each day at sunset, the two-day celebration will start at dusk on October 28 th . Gate Craft He also announced the coming of a new era in human history, one that would witness the emergence of a just, unified, peaceful world civilization. In 2020/21 these Holy Days are 9 July 2020 * Martyrdom of the Báb, who was executed in 1850. In relationship to the solar calendar, the Muslim calendar “loses” about eleven days every year since twelve lunar cycles amount to approximately 354 days, which falls short of a full solar cycle. Regard ye not others save as ye regard your own selves, that no feeling of aversion may prevail amongst you so as to shut you out from Him Whom God shall make manifest on the Day of Resurrection. The 2020 date is October 19th. Birth of the Bab and Baha'u'llah 2020. Sunday, Nov. 3 His revelation’s primary mission — to herald the arrival of a divinely-inspired spiritual educator the Bab referred to as “He Whom God shall make manifest” — opened the way for the coming of Baha’u’llah: Denounce ye not one another, ere the Day-Star of ancient eternity shineth forth above the horizon of His sublimity. BAHA’I WORLD CENTRE — A collection of 86 images and videos related to the bicentenaries of the births of Baha’u’llah and the Bab has been added to the Baha’i Media Bank, as preparations for the highly anticipated, historic celebrations of the birth of the Bab gain momentum around the world.. Will be posted as it becomes available.) In the Western solar calendar, the Bab’s and Baha’u’llah’s birthdays occur about three weeks apart. The Ascension of Bahá u lláh Countdown Clock will show you the number of days, hours, minutes & seconds until Ascension of Bahá u lláh 2020. Tags: bab; baha'i faith; baha'u'llah; holy day; Top Posters. Baha’i Multimedia Resources is comprised of 74 sites - this site being one of them. Born just a day short of two years apart, both of these prophets and founders of their respective Faiths are now celebrated around the world. In that way, just as the Baha’i teachings reconcile and unite the religions, so too do they unite and reconcile the world’s calendars, adapting the lunar and solar observances into one. The Shrine of the Báb on Mount Carmel in Haifa, Israel — one of the holiest places in the world for Bahá’ís. In the Islamic lunar calendar, however, the actual dates of the Twin Holy Days change every year because each new month begins with the appearance of a new moon. The Baha'i Knowledge Network is an individual initiative and not an official Baha'i website. An extensive list of resources that can be used when creating your next Birth of the Bab Baha'i Holy Day celebration. Because the Bab and Baha’u’llah were born on successive days, two years apart, their births are celebrated each year as consecutive or ‘twin’ holy days. Observed each year in October or November, the Bab’s birthday marks the first of two successive Baha’i Holy Days. For decades in the Middle East, Baha’is traditionally observed those Holy Days in accordance with the Muslim lunar calendar and celebrated them together on consecutive dates, counting them as a single two-day festival. Countdown to Ascension of Bahá u lláh 2020. That means Baha’u’llah’s birthday — 2 Muharram of the Islamic calendar year 1233 A.H. — fell on November 12, 1817; while the Bab’s birthday – 1 Muharram of 1235 A.H. — fell on October 20, 1819. In later years, this uncle would become a martyr to the nascent Babi faith. "Love is heaven’s kindly light... Love is the on, The happiness of mankind will be realized when wom, Masud Olufani welcomes his father for a conversati, Love gives life to the lifeless. Check your email for the latest from BahaiTeachings.org. The Shrine of the Báb on Mount Carmel in Haifa, Israel — one of the holiest places in the world for Bahá’ís. Baha’is call these Holy Days “twins” because the lunar calendar in use when the Bab and Baha’u’llah were born in Persia caused their birthdays to fall on successive days. Tony Bristow-Stagg World Citizen. This is a wonderful opportunity to reach out to friends and neighbors in fellowship as we celebrate the Bahá’í Faith’s Founders with prayers and praise. Of course, when Baha’is observe these happy occasions, everyone is invited. The first of these Twin Holy Days commemorates the birthday of the Bab, whose title means “the gate.” The Bab, as Baha’u’llah’s predecessor and as a prophet of God in his own right, unlocked the metaphorical gate of the advent of a new age of fulfillment and maturation for all humanity. From the bottom of our hearts, thank you! Other significant days 2020 2021; Ayyám-i-Há (also known as the Intercalary Days) a period of celebration devoted to charity, gift-giving and festivities prior to the annual period of fasting: 26 February – 29 February: 25 February – 28 February: The month of fasting, during which Bahá’ís from the age of 15 abstain from food and drink between sunrise and sunset. The Birth of the Bab - Celebration in Burbank, October 18, 2020. Premium Member. This is a wonderful opportunity to reach out to friends and neighbors in fellowship as we celebrate the Bahá’í Faith’s Founders with prayers and praise. On the following day, Baha’is will celebrate the 202 nd birthday of Baha’u’llah, the prophet and founder of the Baha’i Faith. The Bab's father died when he was quite young, and his maternal uncle, Haji Mirza Siyyid Ali, undertook the care of him. The anniversaries of their birthdays fall on consecutive days; this year, they occur on Saturday, October 21 (the Birth of the Bab), and Sunday, October 22 (the Birth of Baha’u’llah). Here are some ideas to add joy to your holy day celebration. 18 Birth of the B’ab Ba 19 Birth of Baha’u’llah Ba 20 Installation of Scriptures of Guru Granth Sahib S 22 Simchat Torah * J 18 Mawlid al Nabi Mu 31 Halloween/All Hallows Eve I NOVEMBER American Indian/Native American Heritage Month 1 All Saints Day P, RC Samhain W PART 3 IN SERIES The Twin Baha'i Holy Days. Tags: Baha'i Holy Days , Stories of the Bab , The Bab, Your message was successfully sent to BahaiTeachings.org. The Báb (meaning “Gate” in Arabic) is considered to have paved the way for the incarnation of Bahá’u’lláh, similar to … A couple's individual initiative to help connect souls across cyberspace. Michael Robinson is a Baha’I, father, grandfather, brother, friend, Canadian; a lifelong artist, writer and songwriter, Mike’s album, Great Big Love, can be found on Spotify by clicking here. Bahá’u’lláh was born in Tehran in 1817. We wish we could serve you ourselves, but since we can't, make a tea and join us in our home and around the world for the celebration of the Birth of the Báb. Sign up to be notified of future broadcasts and other happenings as The Baha'i Knowledge Network grows. Click here for his single, Endless, a collaboration with artist/son Kashaga. Bicentenary of the Birth of The Báb and Bahá'u'lláh The Báb, whose message from God heralded the coming of Bahá'u'lláh, Prophet-founder of the Bahá’í Faith, are considered by Bahá’ís to be "twin Manifestations" of God whose message is one of unity and peace. Special thanks to our readers, musicians and the gifting us of permission to use published material in our broadcast. In 2017 we celebrated the bicentenary of the birth of Baha’u’llah. Held during the autumn months in the Northern hemisphere and in the spring in the Southern part of the world, the Twin Holy Days signal a joyful, celebratory season of the Baha’i year, when the Baha’i community comes together to commemorate the advent of their two prophets of God, the Bab and Baha’u’llah, the twin founders of their Faith, and to hail the beginning of a new era in human unity. Will be posted as it becomes available.) Two centuries later, the anniversary of the day He was born is celebrated around the world alongside the The Baha’i House of Worship, in collaboration with friends and communities across North America, will live-broadcast devotional programs of prayers, stories and music for the 2020 celebration of the births of the Bab and Baha’u’llah, the Twin Holy Birthdays. Born in Tehran, Iran on 12 November, 1817, Mirza Husayn-‘Alí enjoyed all the advantages conferred by noble birth. Celebrated on the following day this year — Sunday, October 19, 2020 — the birthday of Baha’u’llah caps these Twin Holy Days with another important celebration, together creating one of the happiest and most delightful times of the year throughout the global Baha’i community. The Báb is the Herald of the Bahá’í Faith. We have created you from one tree and have caused you to be as the leaves and fruit of the same tree, that haply ye may become a source of comfort to one another. Love lights a fla, Strive ye with all your hearts, raise up your voic, How can faith-based individuals and organizations, My hope for you is that you will ever avoid tyrann, As we suffer these misfortunes we must remember th, Finding Beacons of Hope in Monuments and Public Art. Just because we have to be physically distant. Joined: May 12, 2017 Messages: 11,636 Ratings: +5,207 Religion: Baha'i. “Personal Reflections on the Baha’i Faith from Around the World” is a Baha’i Blog initiative in honor of the bicentenary anniversaries of the Births of Baha’u’llah and the Bab, Prophet-founders of the Baha’i Faith. The holy day celebrates the birth of Bahá'u'lláh, the founder of the Bahá'í Faith. The views and information shared on TBKN are those of the individuals and are not necessarily the official views of the Baha'i Faith. For the Birth of the Bab, in Australia this starts at 3.30am. The Bab was born on the first day of the month of Muharram in the Islamic lunar calendar, in the Gregorian year 1819, and Baha’u’llah’s birthday occurred in 1817 on the second day of that same month. With His acceptance of the religion of the Báb, life permanently changed for the young nobleman and Hi… When is Ascension of Bahá u lláh 2020? The 2020 date is October 19. About the Birth of Baha'u'llah Mirza Husayn-Ali, who is known to the world by His title, Baha'u'llah, was born in Tehran, Iran on 12 November, 1817. In 2017 we celebrated the bicentenary of the birth of Baha’u’llah. The Birth of the Bab - Celebration in Burbank, October 18, 2020. Stories of Baha'u'llah - Compiled by 'Ali-Akbar Furutan. To learn more about the Baha'i Faith go to: www.bahai.org. It reports on current Bahá'í activities in Canada's capital city including devotional meetings, introductory meetings, study circles, children's classes, and junior youth events. This year Baha’is celebrate the birthday of the Bab on October 29 th, and the birthday of Baha’u’llah on October 30 th. The holy day celebrates the birth of Bahá'u'lláh, the founder of the Bahá'í Faith.The 2020 date is October 19th. Just because we have to be physically distant, doesn't mean we can't be spiritually close. The Báb is the Herald of the Bahá’í Faith. The Birth of Baháʼu'lláh is one of nine holy days in the Baháʼí calendar that is celebrated by adherents of the Baháʼí Faith and during which work is suspended. Their births, which fall on consecutive days, are celebrated annually. At sunset on Saturday, October 17, 2020, Baha’is everywhere will begin joyously celebrating the birthday of the Bab, the forerunner of Baha’u’llah and the founder of the Babi Faith — and you’re invited! To put you in touch with a Baha’i in your area who can answer your questions, we would like to kindly ask for a few details about yourself. In past celebrations, that fellowship and love have happened in person, but in the era of the global pandemic, many Baha’i communities will get together online. To learn more about the Baha'i Faith go to. Here are some ideas to add joy to your holy day celebration. Birth of Baha'u'llah Allow us to host you for this most glorious of Holy Days. In this initiative, we share portraits of Baha’is and their friends from different countries and 10 Personal Reflections that Refer to the Bab and Baha'u'llah I offer this prayer to all. The views expressed in our content reflect individual perspectives and do not represent the official views of the Baha'i Faith. Holy days 2020 2021; Naw-Rúz The Bahá’í New Year: 20 March: 20 March: First Day of Ridván (meaning “Paradise” in Arabic) — the most important of the Bahá’í holy days. Connection is just a click away. The holy day celebrates the birth of Baháʼu'lláh, the founder of the Baháʼí Faith. The city of Tehran, Iran, where Bahá’u’lláh was born. YouTube or Facebook Live (Links to come. click here to help support the ongoing efforts of TBKN, Thank you for joining us for a globally accessible, Michael Robinson is a Baha’I, father, grandfather, brother, friend, Canadian; a lifelong artist, writer and songwriter, Mike’s album, Great Big Love, can be found on. Inspired by the life and teachings of Baha’u’llah, millions of people worldwide celebrated the 200th anniversary of His birth on the 21st and 22nd of October 2017. Contact: 813.963.0080. YouTube or Facebook Live (Links to come. The new section, called Special Bicentenary Collection, includes photographs … Music will play, friends will come together, children will laugh, and warm fellowship will fill the air. On 29 and 30 October of this year, the births of these Twin Luminaries will be celebrated in countless locations in every part of the world. The Bab was the forerunner and herald of the Baha’i Faith, whose dramatic ministry paved the way for the appearance of Baha’u’llah. The global Bahá’í community will honor these two joyous holy days on October 18 and 19 in 2020. Born in Tehran, Iran on 12 November, 1817, Mirza Husayn-‘Alí enjoyed all the advantages conferred by noble birth. The Baha’i House of Worship, in collaboration with friends and communities across North America, will live-broadcast devotional programs of prayers, stories and music for the 2020 celebration of the births of the Bab and Baha’u’llah, the Twin Holy Birthdays. As a young man, rather than pursuing a career in government service as His father had done, Mirza Husayn-‘Alí chose to devote His energies to the care of the poor. As of January 2020, 21,000 documents have been uploaded to these sites, resulting in 3 1/2 million pageviews by visitors. Ascension of Bahá u lláh 2020 is observed on Friday, May 29, 2020. owner of image: unknown. 18 October 2020 ** Birth of the Báb, 1819–1850. The official international website for the bicentenary of the birth of Bahá’u’lláh The Bahá’í World Publication Website containing thoughtful essays and articles on the Bahá’í Faith and its purpose in … It is the day on which Bahá’u’lláh declared His mission as a Messenger of God. 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