Birth of the Báb

  The Báb was the forerunner of Bahá’u’lláh, prophet founder of the Bahá’í Faith.  He was born in Shiraz on this day in 1819. Bahá'ís often organise celebrations in their local communities to observe this and the following special day. [...]

Birth of Bahá’u’lláh

Bahá’u’lláh was the prophet founder of the Bahá’í Faith.  He was born in Teheran on this day in 1817.  This day and the previous day, which is the anniversary of the birth of the Báb, are celebrated by Bahá'ís as a special Twin [...]

Day of the Covenant

The Day of the Covenant is a commemoration of Bahá'u'lláh's appointment of his eldest son, 'Abdu'l-Bahá, as his successor.  'Abdu'l-Bahá played an important role in guiding the Bahá'í community until his death in 1921.  This is one of two Bahá'í [...]

Ascension of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá

On this day, Bahá'ís gather to remember 'Abdu'l-Bahá, the son of the founder of the Bahá'í Faith.  'Abdu'l-Bahá carried forward his father's work, and became well known for helping the poor and needy.  He died in Haifa on this day [...]