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Born in Shiraz, Iran on 20 October 1819, Siyyid Ali-Muhammad would become known to the world as the Bab (meaning “the Gate” in Arabic). The Bab was the symbolic gate; it was His mission to herald the coming of this promised Manifestation of God whom we know to be Baha’u’llah. In the Baha’i calendar, the Birth of the Bab and the Birth of Baha’u’llah are celebrated one after the other in one festival referred to as the “Twin Holy Days”.

Bicentenary of the Birth of the Bab Celebration – Richmond Hill, Canada

November 15, 2019, in Videos > Documentary, by

This video shares the celebration that occurred at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts (Richmond Hill, Canada) on October 20th, 2019 in honor of the bicentenary of the Birth of the Bab, Prophet-herald of the Baha’i Faith. 

This video showcases the entire event of videos, music and dramatic monologues from a variety of historical perspectives such as from the mother of the Bab, as well as his wife, Khadijih Bagum, Mulla Husayn, and Tahirih.

If you’re curious about these early heroes and heroines of the Baha’i Faith, you can read about them here on Baha’i Blog with these articles:

You can find out more about the celebrations and artistic expressions that flourished in honor of the bicentenary around the world, here on www.bicentenary.bahai.org

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Naysan is passionate about using the arts and media to explore the teachings of the Baha’i Faith. Back in 2011, Naysan started up the Baha’i Blog project, channeling his experiences in both media and technology companies to help create a hub for Baha’i-inspired content online.
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