Bahá’í Calendar

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* RidvanRidvan

Ridvan--Baha'i celebration of Baha'u'llah's declaration identifying himself as the New Prophet.

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* RidvanRidvan

Ridvan--Baha'i celebration of Baha'u'llah's declaration identifying himself as the New Prophet.

* The Twelfth Day of RidvanThe Twelfth Day of Ridvan

2 May 1863 Baha'u'llah, 11 family members and 26 disciples depart for Constantinople at noon. During the journey, they are accorded enthusiastic receptions wherever they stopped, being preceded by the government cavalry, flags flying and drums beating

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* Reducing gas emissionsReducing gas emissions

Day the world's nations committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, which are causing climate change (1992); day to mourn the failure to reduce these emissions.

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* Proclamation of BabProclamation of Bab

Night Siyyid 'Ali-Muhammad announced his identity as the Bab (1844). The Bab foretold the coming of Baha'i Prophet Baha'u'llah.

* Biological Diversity DayBiological Diversity Day

Biological Diversity Day--Day to recognize that the survival of humanity is dependent on the survival of the many diverse species on the Earth: The extinction of other species will bring about our own extinction.

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* Declaration of the Bab in ShirDeclaration of the Bab in Shir

May 23, 1844 marks the beginnings of the Bahai Faith in Shiraz, Persia (Iran). The Bab, which means the "Gate," proclaimed on that date that He was not only the founder of an independent world religion, but the herald of a new and greater prophet or messenger of God. This new messenger would usher in an age of peace for all humanity.

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* Death of Baha'u'llah Death of Baha'u'llah

Death day of Baha'i Prophet Baha'u'llah (1892). Baha'u'llah believed Deity to be male, female, and beyond gender.

* Ascension of Bahau'llahAscension of Bahau'llah

On May 29, Bahau'llah, Prophet-Founder of the Bahai Faith, passed away in 1892 near Akka, Palastine (Israel)

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