Ridván: The Quest for Unity and Peace

Quick Facts Summary: a Bahá’í festival commemorating Bahá’u’lláh as a Manifestation of God 2019 Date: 20th April – 2nd May (sundown to sundown) Celebrated by: Bahá’í Linked Holidays: Naw-Rúz Background and Theological Significance Ridván is the principal religious festival for Bahá’í, and is often referred to as the ‘Most Great Festival’. It is seen as […]

The Martyrdom of the Bab: Integrity of Faith

Quick Facts Summary: a Baha’i commemoration of the execution of the Báb   2018 Date: 9th July   Celebrated by: Baha’i Faith, Bábism   Linked Holidays: Birth of the Báb, Declaration of the Báb (Baha’i Faith)   Background and Theological Significance The Martyrdom of the Báb is the annual commemoration in the Baha’i Faith of […]

Ascension of Bahá’u’lláh: Community Manifest

Quick Facts Summary: a Bahá’í commemoration of the death of Bahá’u’lláh   2018 Date: 29th May (usually starting at sunset on 28th May)   Celebrated by: Bahá’í   Linked Holidays: Birth of Bahá’u’lláh, Ridván (Bahá’í)   Background and Theological Significance The Ascension of Bahá’u’lláh is the annual remembrance in the Bahá’í Faith of the death […]