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On a spring evening on May 22rd, 1844, Siyyid Ali-Muhammad announced that He was the bearer of a Divine Revelation whose aim was to prepare the world for “Him Whom God Shall Make Manifest,” a Messenger of God known as Baha’u’llah. Baha’is refer to Siyyid Ali-Muhammad by His title, the Bab, which is Arabic for “the Gate,” and that eventful evening is celebrated every year by Baha’is around the world.

The Declaration of the Bab – Online Celebration from the Baha’i House of Worship for North America

May 24, 2020, in Videos > Online Event, by

This program for the annual commemoration of the Declaration of the Bab is hosted by the Baha’i House of Worship in Wilmette, USA. The program was put together in collaboration with Baha’is and friends in the Atlanta area who drew inspiration for the program from Baha’u’llah’s “Tablet of the Bell”, written by Him in commemoration of the Bab’s historic announcement of His station.

For more videos like this, please visit the YouTube channel of the Baha’is of the United States.

If you’re curious about Baha’i Houses of Worship, you may wish to check out this Baha’i Blog article: Baha’i Temples: A Brief Introduction

For more information and resources dedicated to the Declaration of the Bab, please visit this Baha’i Blog page: About the Declaration of the Bab

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Sonjel Vreeland

In her innermost heart, Sonjel is a stay-at-home parent and a bookworm with a maxed out library card but professionally she is a museologist with a background in English Literature. 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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