The Search for the Promised One

In anticipation of this October’s 200th anniversary of the Birth of the Bab, Prophet-herald of the Baha’i Faith, the Baha’is of Ireland are releasing 19 short videos. In this video, the second in the series, we learn about a hot afternoon in May, 1844 when a young man named Mulla Husayn arrived in Shiraz with his two companions, searching for the Promised One.

You can find out more about the Bab here, and read selections from the Writings of the Bab here.

For more videos like this one, please visit the Baha’is of Ireland YouTube Channel.

You can also read about Mulla Husayn in this short tribute to him on Baha’i Blog: Purity of Heart, Determination and Devotion: A Tribute to Mulla Husayn

And you’ll find a short introduction to what occurred on, and the significance of, the Declaration of the Bab here on Baha’i Blog.

You can also check out Baha’i Blog’s YouTube Channel here.

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Sonjel Vreeland

In her innermost heart, Sonjel is a mother, a wife and a bookworm but professionally she is a museologist and a library technician. She currently lives on Prince Edward Island, an isle in the shape of a smile on the eastern Canadian coast. Sonjel is a writer who loves to listen to jazz when she's driving at night.

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