2012 Calendars: Religions: Baha'i
(Every effort has been made to assure that the dates below are correct)
Baha'i Holidays 2012
Naw-Ruz (Baha'i New Year)
March 21, 2012
Festival of Ridvan
April 21, 2012
Celebrate the first day of the 12-day Baha'i festival commemorating the prophet Baha'u'llah's proclamation as God's messenger.
Declaration of the Bab
May 23, 2012
This Baha'i holiday commemorates the 1844 revelation by the faith's prophet-herald. The Bab delared in Shiraz, Persia, that he was heralding a new message from God.
Ascension of the Baha'u'llah
May 29, 2012
This Baha'i holy day marks the anniversary of the death of the faith's prophet-founder, Baha'u'llah, who died while in exile.
Martyrdom of the Bab
July 09, 2012
This Baha'i observance honors the anniversary of the death of the Bab, the prophet-herald of the Baha'i faith. The Bab, Siyyid Ali Muhammed, was killed by firing squad in 1850.
Birth of the Bab
October 20, 2012
This Baha'i holiday celebrates the birth of the faith's prophet-herald, Siyyid Ali Muhammad, who later came to be known as the Bab. On this holiday, the Baha'i do not work.
Birth of Baha'u'llah
November 12, 2012
The Baha'i holiday celebrating the birth of the faith's prophet-founder, the Baha'u'llah. This is one of the nine days during which work is suspended for observers of the Baha'i faith.
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