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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”.

Trivia Quiz: The Birth of the Bab – Part 2

October 26, 2022, in Videos > Quiz, by

In honour of the anniversary of the Birth of the Bab, here’s a quiz to test your knowledge, or that of your family and friends! In case you missed it, check out part 1!

We’ve also created a special collection of articles, videos, talks and more all dedicated to the Birth of the Bab.

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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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