1. Yusuf Mirza Ali

    Miracle of His herald, the Báb

    "On the morning of July 9, 1850, the Báb was taken to the courtyard of the barracks in which he was being held, where thousands of people had gathered to watch his execution. The Báb and Anís were suspended on a wall and a large firing squad of Christian soldiers prepared to shoot. Numerous...
  2. J

    How the wife of the Bab became aware of His station

    Khadijih (Bagum) said how, one late afternoon, He (The Bab) came home earlier than usual. He said He had a particular task for that evening, and asked for dinner to be served earlier. Fiddih the maidservant usually did the cooking, and the family ate their evening meal in the room of the Bab’s...
  3. J

    Baha'u'llah's gift to the wife of the Bab

    Tablet of Visitation in honor of Khadíjih Bagum, the wife of the Báb – by Baha'u'llah (provisional translation approved by the Universal House of Justice for inclusion in the book: 'Leaves of the Twin Divine Trees' (by Baharieh Rouhani Ma’ani) I found the promise of Baha'u'llah, contained...
  4. J

    Martyrdom of the Bab

    164th anniversary commemorated on July 9, 2014. This is the story of the final days of the Báb, who appeared in Persia in 1844 to challenge and reform the corruption of the land, and introduce to the world the appearance of Bahá'u'lláh and a new world Faith, before meeting His death in 1850 by...
  5. I

    750 riflemen fired at the Bab?

    Bahai spiritual narratives of Abdul-Baha and Shoghi Effendi say that three rows of 250! riflemen fired at the Bab. Historians argue that it is physically impossible for this many men to fire inside that arena. What do other Baha'is think of this? I tend to think the narratives are spiritual.
  6. N

    Propheties about the Bab and Baha'u'llah ?

    Greetings people, I studied several religions in my young life, and I give a great importance to textual elements in beliefs. For instance and to ask a short answer, I would like to know what are you taking as basis to consider the Bab and Baha'u'llah as God's manifestations ? I am pretty...
  7. h123

    The Bab, Qayyum al-asma, and Quran

    Sen McGlenn, Fadl, kernk, investigate truth, logicalreason, and others who want to engage in this discussion, let us discuss the Qayyum al-asma (Tafsir Sureye Yusuf) here. Baha'is have been telling me that it is divine revelation and like the Quran and only a Manifestation of God can utter...
  8. h123

    Abdu'l-Baha and the Bab's Schooling

    A section from chapter 4 of the book "Twelve Principles" The Bab’s Education `Abdu’l-Baha says: "It was universally admitted by the Shi’is that He had never studied in any school and had not acquired knowledge from any teacher; all the people of Shiraz bear witness to this." `Abdu’l-Baha...
  9. D

    The Bab's Variations on the Name "God" in five styles.

    Kitab-i-Panj Sha'n [1] In the Name of God, Very God, Very God! I, I am God--No God is there but Me--Very God, Very God. In God's Name, Very God, Very God. God by God, Very God, Very God. In God's Name, Godlike God, Godlike God. God, no God is there but He, Very God, Very God. God, no God is...
  10. arthra

    DEclaration of the Bab - May 23rd

    One of my favorite Baha'i Holy Days is coming up later this month we call the Declaration of the Bab on May 23rd... this day commemorates the declaration of the Bab to Mullah Husayn that He was the Promised One and Mihdi promised in Islamic prophecies. As Abdul-Baha explained in "Some Answered...
  11. arthra

    Birth of the Bab October 20th Holy Day

    In collecting some prayers and material for the upcoming Holy Day I thought it would be appropriate to share some of the things I found.. Please share whatever you've discovered as well.. TO begin with I wanted to share the brief historical sketch of the early life of the Bab collected by David...
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    The Herald Sun: Birth of the Bab service at Baha’i Center

    The Herald Sun: Birth of the Bab service at Baha’i Center "DURHAM -- Bahá’ís in Durham invite the public to an observance of the Birth of the Báb at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Intercommunity Bahá’í Center, 5103 Revere Road. The Báb, who was born Oct. 20, 1819, in Shiraz, Persia (Iran), and whose...
  13. cire perdue

    Dispensation of the BAB

    Words fail me when I reccommend the book THE GATE OF THE HEART by Nader Saiedi which describes the Revelation of the Bayan much as Balyuzi did in THE REVELATION OF BAHA'U'LLAH in 4 volumes. It is much more complex than I can describe and very, very uplifting by the way it reveals that...
  14. arthra

    Dr. Cormick describes the Bab....

    The only known record of the Báb's having been seen by a European belongs to the period of His persecution when an English physician resident in Tabriz, Dr. Cormick, was called in by the Persian authorities to pronounce on the Báb's mental condition. The doctor's letter, addressed to a fellow...
  15. arthra

    Declaration of the Bab May 22nd-23rd

    Only about few weeks away from now we'll be observing the Declaration of the Bab... Declaration of the Bab Declaration of the Bab in Shiraz - YouTube Pilgrimage to the House of the Bab in Shirazi - YouTube
  16. Babism

    How principles preached Bab?

    How principles preached Bab? I am a novice in Babism ,I know not much about what he preached Bab ..:):)
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    Baha'u'llah, The Bab, Jesus...what makes Them different?

    More than any other religious teachers, Jesus, Baha'u'llah, and the Bab spoke of Themselves, Their own Persons. While They certainly referenced Their Teachings as important, They didn't simply exhort Their followers to follow God. The Buddha (and I say this as a lover of Him) would not say...
  18. BlinkeyBill

    Writings of the Bab

    Selections From The Writings of The Báb Translated by Habib Taherzadeh with the assitance of a committee at the Bahá'í World Centre References to the Qur'an In footnotes referring to the Quran the surihs have been numbered according to the original, whereas the verse numbers are those in...
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    Photo of the Báb (Not Posted Here)

    I was google searching "Bahá'í art" attempting to find a painting that I know a few friends have. Needless to say, the usual, anti-Bahá'í propaganda also came up, including "edits" of the image of Bahá'u'lláh. However, I noticed a picture of a man being hung that looked rather old, and the...
  20. EternalStudent

    Pre-Shrine Qiblih

    A Muslim on Google+ has asked in which direction Baha'u'llah prayed. I'd assumed He would pray either towards Mecca, as Muslims do, or that He would use the Babi Qiblih. The only problem is that He IS the Babi Qiblih, since He is "He Whom God shall make manifest". So in which direction did He...