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Bahá’u’lláh and the New Era

  • Author:
  • J. E. Esslemont

  • Source:
  • US Bahá’í Publishing Trust, 1980 edition
  • Pages:
  • 286
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Bahá’í Feasts, Anniversaries, and Days of Fasting

Feast of Naw-Rúz (Bahá’í New Year), March 21.
Feast of Riḍván (Declaration of Bahá’u’lláh), April 21-May 2.
Declaration of the Báb, May 23. 1
Ascension of Bahá’u’lláh, May 29.
Martyrdom of the Báb, July 9.
Birth of the Báb, October 20.
Birth of Bahá’u’lláh, November 12.
Day of the Covenant, November 26.
Ascension of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, November 28.
Period of the Fast, nineteen days beginning March 2.
1. This date coincides with the birth of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá.   [ Back To Reference]