Bahá'u'lláh's was born to a noble family in Persia. He might have lived a life of relative ease and was well respected, earning the nickname "Father of the poor."
When he heard about the Báb, he became one of the
This is one of the most important events for Bahá'ís worldwide.
For a period of 12 days starting on April 21st, Bahá'ís celebrate Bahá'u'lláh's public declaration of His mission.
He did this on the eve of His departure from Baghdád for Constantinople. In 1844, the Báb announced
The Bahá'í calendar consists of nineteen months with nineteen days each.
The Báb, the founder of the Bahá'í Faith, stated that the last month would be a period of fasting.
During the period from 2nd March to 20th March