News day: Trinidad: Celebrating the Birth of Baha'u'llah

Apr 2011
News day: Trinidad: Celebrating the Birth of Baha'u'llah
Tuesday, November 12 2013

'The following is a release from the National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of Trinidad and Tobago on the occasion of the celebration of the birth of Baha’u’lláh,

the prophet/founder of

the Bahá’í faith.

Baha’u’lláh is the title given to the Prophet/Founder of the Bahá’i Faith. It is an Arabic word, which means, “the glory of god.”

Baha’u’lláh was born on November 12, 1817 and the anniversary of his birthday is celebrated in Baha’i communities in Trinidad and Tobago and throughout the world.

Baha’u’lláh was born in Tehran, Persia (now Iran) and was given the name Mirza Husayn Ali. His father was a nobleman, who held a high-ranking position in the court of the Shah. From an early age Baha’u’lláh showed signs of greatness and displayed extraordinary knowledge and wisdom. He did not attend a regular school and only received instruction at home. It was customary for a son to inherit the position of his father, when he came of age, but Baha’u’lláh refused as he was not interested in the titles and honours of this world. He preferred to spend his time defending the poor and protecting the needy...'

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