1. R

    "Cremation of Care" is a satanic mockery of The Bab's Martyrdom

    "Cremation of Care Ritual" is around the 2nd week of July ever year held in a little Redwood Grove along the Northern California Coastline (not far from former Universal House of Justice member Hooper Dunbar's complete art studio - lucky bastard talk about payout for "parable of talents"...
  2. tonyfish58

    Martyrdom of Mona

    As the 18th was the anniversary of the Martyrdom of Mona and her 9 companions, I would like to remember her in this post. TPI1wCDDvDs MCgECrSqahM Mona: This Poem Could Set the World on Fire
  3. J

    Observing the Martyrdom of the Bab

    by Jaine Toth. Streaking across the heavens in 1843, a great comet alarmed many and served to validate the belief of others that the Second Coming of Christ was imminent. In that same year, poet James Russell Lowell wrote in “The Crisis” Once to every man and nation comes the moment to...
  4. D

    The Martyrdom of the Bab

    "Is There Yet No More?" Swimming in a sea of thoughts, waves washing away the shoreline of ancient customs, turning stone into sand, crashing idols against themselves and crushing them into dust. Discarding dead ideas, coughing up bloated beliefs and spitting them out one by one upon the...
  5. D

    Psychology of theory of martyrdom

    This is an excellent interview of Dr Fereshteh Bethel about the psychological theory of martyrdom, from her dissertation. It is little over an hour long and very worthwhile to watch.
  6. 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...
  7. A

    Martyrdom of the Bab

    Please have you any opinions as to why the first attempt at shooting the Bab failed?
  8. arthra

    Anniversary of the Martyrdom of the Bab

    A week from now Baha'is will be observing the anniversary of the Martyrdom of the Bab which took place in Tabriz, Iran on July 9th 1850...this will be a Holy Day on which work and school attendance will be suspended.. as it happens this will be observed on a Saturday and around noontime the time...
  9. arthra

    Meditations on the Martyrdom of the Bab:

    As we approach this Holy Day Thursady July 9th the anniversary of the Martyrdom of the Bab it occurred to me to post some remembrances of it's signiifcance. Here is the writing of Shoghi Effendi about the Shrine of the Bab: Within this Most Holy Land rises the Mountain of God of immemorial...
  10. arthra

    Martyrdom of the Bab July 9th

    On July 9, Members of the Baha'i Faith commemorate the anniversary of the Martyrdom of the Bab ("the gate" in Arabic), one of nine holy days on which members of the Faith suspend work and school. In Persia in 1844, the Bab declared that His mission was to herald the imminent arrival of the...