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Nay, while such things have been proclaimed to all people, in the estimation of thy Lord naught but His ear is capable of hearing them. How I wish that I could have been with him, on that day in Tabriz . It was 20 October 1819; the very first day ushering in a new Islamic year. There will be readings, musical performances, short vides and theatrical expressions. This time, the Báb returned his welcome, and explained that twice having been shown his courtesy, yet He was too absorbed and transported to offer a response; whoever should attain so sacred ground as they were on, must forget themself and all earthly matters. Although I did not understand it, there seemed to be a change in my son’s behaviour. I behold Mine own Self captive in the hands of Thy servants, yet the light of Thy sovereignty and the revelations of Thine invincible power shine resplendent from His face, enabling all to know of a certainty that Thou art God, and that there is none other God but Thee. The Báb entered, greeting everyone present, then He sat down before the schoolmaster. Whoso recognizeth Me, assurance and all good are in store for him. Verily Thou art potent to do what Thou willest; no God is there but Thee, the Help in Peril, the Self-Subsisting. The Bab was the symbolic gate between past ages of prophecy and a new age of fulfilment for humanity. And when I attained full maturity Thou didst cause Me to bear allegiance unto Thine inaccessible Remembrance, and enabled Me to advance towards the designated station, where Thou didst educate Me through the subtle operations of Thy handiwork and didst nurture Me in that land with Thy most gracious gifts. No amount of entreating by the client, could convince the Báb to receive back the excess He had given him. On October 20 of each year, Baha'is around the world celebrate the birth of one of the founders of their faith. Wrapped in devotions, the Báb was unable to reply; Mullá Husayn moved to the back, and awaited Him there. 6:00 pm. He gently asked what was troubling me, to which I replied, “You are no longer the same person I knew in our childhood. Celebrations held in homes and other neighborhood settings as well in larger spaces were the fruit of In due time, she went into labour, but it was a very difficult labour and I feared that at one point she was going to die. Make thou every effort to render service unto God, that from thee may appear that which will immortalize thy memory in His glorious and exalted heaven. Thou art, in truth, the Almighty, the Most Exalted, the All-Glorious, the Ever-Forgiving, the Most Compassionate. I mean, He was always extremely courteous, and very mild, but a new radiance seemed to surround him. Seeing the Báb could easily read whichever page was opened, he tried Him with some Arabic. He who doeth good unto Me, it is as if he doeth good unto God, His angels and the entire company of His loved ones. I followed Him there, and as soon as my eyes fell on Him that same attitude of majesty that I had seen the night before took shape before me. Entranced with the chanting of eulogies, tenderness and devotion raining from His eyes in streams of tears, and words of prayer and praise murmuring from His trembling lips, He inspired all around with tender sentiments and dignity. At about midnight, His uncle awoke, and discovered the Báb was not in bed; deeply perturbed, he was overtaken with anxiety that He might have fallen from the mountain. – The Bab, Selections from the Writings of the Bab… The schoolmaster, who had been secretly listening to their whisperings, smiled in astonishment, and as he did so, the Child suddenly ceased speaking. Before long, I realized that Khadijih was going to have a baby. How, then, can I depict that which all created things are powerless to describe? And His face! . From their chairs, altars, and pulpits, the clergy and lawyers of repute and learning, unanimously engaged in His eradication and suppression. Please explain.” The master replied, “‘He’ is God. The beast dragged me twice around the entire perimeter to our courtyard and once again around half of it. To assist Baha’i communities that … It is very difficult for me to talk about what came after. It’s told from the perspective of the Báb’s Mother and His wife: I knew him well. Our clinicians will work with you to find more ways to … “Last night,” He said, “I saw a large balance hanging in mid-air within a vast space. He descended from the pulpit, and Mullá Husayn brought the Báb to be seated beside the Siyyid. The rest is history. He was so heavy, his plate touched the ground, and the other stood high in the air. Well is it with him who reflecteth upon them both: Verily, he will find their outer reality to correspond to their inner essence, and will become acquainted with the divine mysteries that lie enshrined in this Revelation, a Revelation through which the foundations of misbelief have been shaken, the idols of superstition have been shattered, and the banner hath been unfurled which proclaimeth, “No God is there but Him, the Powerful, the Exalted, the Incomparable, the Protector, the Mighty, the Inaccessible.”. [1]. Tablet revealed by Bahá’u’lláh in honor of the anniversary of the Báb’s birth: All praise be to Thee, O my God, inasmuch as Thou hast adorned the world with the splendour of the dawn following the night wherein was born the One Who heralded the Manifestation of Thy transcendent sovereignty, the Dayspring of Thy divine Essence and the Revelation of Thy supreme Lordship. The Báb is the Herald of the Bahá’í Faith. One day, as the Báb was sleeping at the bathhouse between His uncle and father, He suddenly arose, and stated to them, “The vaulted roof of the steam chamber of Mírzá Hádí’s bathhouse has just caved in; five women and one child were killed under the rubble.” His uncle protested. I remember the first few months as the happiest days of my life. There I experienced the revelation of Thy sublime bestowals and the evidences of Thy boundless grace. Nay, by Myself! The Birth of the Bab Sunday, October 18, 1:30 pm (Eastern Daylight Time) The program is approximately 38 minutes long. I adjure Thee by Thy might that encompasseth the heavens and the earth to exempt me from mentioning Thee, for I myself have been called into being by virtue of Thy creative power. I had fun putting it together! 7:30 pm. His fellow pupil noticing this, asked Him, “Why are You not reading out the lesson like the other children?” Two other pupils were sitting nearby, reading aloud some poems; shortly they uttered the verse: “From Heaven’s heights, the birdsong calls to you, in sorrow that you’re trapped in walls of clay;” the Báb turned to His fellow pupil, and told him, “There is your answer,” which charmed His companion. The Báb asked the master, “Who is ‘He’? - The Bab, The substance wherewith God hath created Me is not the clay out of which others have been formed. Once He had completed His prayers, the Báb moved outside the courtyard, and a third time, Mullá Husayn approached Him with greetings. Is it a Book, in truth, or rather a child begotten? That evening He said He had a particular task to attend to, so we had an early dinner with the family in His mother’s room and He retired for the night. I woke up alarmed and trembling with fright. The family warned Him sternly to follow the example of His fellow-pupils, and observe silence, listening attentively to the teacher. Thou, truly, art the All-Bountiful, Whose grace is infinite. Blessed are those that are well assured! From that moment, I lived only to serve Him, evanescent and self effacing before him; no thought of myself ever intruding. Through the revelation of Thy grace, O Lord, Thou didst call Me into being on a night such as … When that which had been preordained in Thy Book came to pass Thou didst cause Me, through Thy kindness, to reach Thy holy precincts and didst suffer Me, through Thy tender mercy, to dwell within the court of fellowship, until I discerned therein that which I witnessed of the clear tokens of Thy mercifulness, the compelling evidences of Thy oneness, the effulgent splendours of Thy majesty, the source of Thy supreme singleness, the heights of Thy transcendent sovereignty, the signs of Thy peerlessness, the manifestations of Thine exalted glory, the retreats of Thy sanctity, and whatsoever is inscrutable to all but Thee. This Point [the Bab] is the focal centre of the circle of Names and marketh the culmination of the manifestations of Letters in the world of creation. My greatest happiness came when I recognized the Great One that my husband had given His life for; Bahá’u’lláh. I felt immeasurably proud of my coming union. ALSO CHECK OUT > Birth of Baha'u'llah Holy Day Program Bahá’u’lláh left behind writings covering a vast range of subjects, teaching that: There is only one God : “Regard thou the one true God as One Who is apart from, and immeasurably exalted above, all created things. Praise be unto Thee, O My Lord, for all times, heretofore and hereafter; and thanks be unto Thee, O My God, under all conditions, whether of the past or the future. Blessed art thou, O night! The official Baha'i international community website is www.Bahai.org. This is so amazing. O my God! Great, therefore, is the blessedness of him who hath believed in Thee, and in Thy signs, and hath humbled himself before Thy sovereignty, and hath been honored with meeting Thee, and hath attained the good pleasure of Thy will, and circled around Thee, and stood before Thy throne. The revered sixth Imám was sitting on one of the two plates. A two-course dinner will be served for our esteemed guests. Again Mullá Husayn approached, and greeted Him. Naught do I now witness but the manifold evidences of Thy grace and loving-kindness, Thy bounty and gracious favours, Thy generosity and loftiness, Thy sovereignty and might, Thy splendour and Thy glory, and that which befitteth the holy court of Thy transcendent dominion and majesty and beseemeth the glorious precincts of Thine eternity and exaltation. This light radiates from my heart and from My being. Pursuing his sister’s request, the uncle explained to Siyyid Kázim how the Báb’s mother had not seen her only child for so long, and wished to arrange His marriage. David Merrick has compiled the following stories on the Báb’s childhood and early life. There He engaged in commerce, associating with all levels of society, dealing with everyone in such a fair way, they were most satisfied and grateful. Day after day, He continued to manifest an unearthly wisdom impossible to put into words. How, then, can I depict that which all created things are powerless to describe? Soon after, His uncle arrived and sat next to the master, and some pleasantries followed. His uncle couldn’t restrain his smile. I am Khadijih, the Báb’s wife. Absolve, O Lord, this faltering Pen from magnifying so august a station, and deal mercifully with me, O my Possessor and my King. Mothers-to-be would pass Him, and He would disclose what they were due, and He would reveal to those around incidents before they were known. All that hath been mentioned pertaineth to the realm of attributes, whereas the Mother Book standeth supreme above this. We were married in His home two months later. He instructed me to hold the mirror in front of Khadijih. The relics are part of an exhibition created by Germany’s Baha’i community to commemorate the upcoming bicentenary of the Bab’s birth. When it came time for him to go to school, my brother took him, but His teacher brought Him back to His uncle the following day saying that he had nothing to teach this gifted child. All that hath been mentioned pertaineth to the realm of attributes, whereas the Mother Book standeth supreme above this. So the Báb returned to the school, and set about learning His lessons like all the other boys, starting with the alphabet, whilst His master tried hard to dissuade Him. After describing the exceptional challenges and circumstances of the Child, he said he felt it was now time for His education and training, and desired the schoolmaster to give Him that necessary tuition. My willpower was gone and I was on the verge of screaming when He made a gesture with His blessed hands, telling me to go back. When I told this dream to His mother and grandmother, they assured me that it was my friend, the Báb’s, assiduous attention to His prayer that had brought this vision to me. We wish we could serve you ourselves, but since we can't, make a tea and join us in our home and around the world for the celebration of the Birth … Thou, truly, hast been supreme over all things. So with some trepidation, I went up the steps at the northern side of the courtyard. He said, “He stands in no need of a teacher such as I.”  My brother was determined that the Báb should continue to attend school, and so He did, but as time went on, the schoolmaster became even more convinced of the Báb’s superior intelligence. Usually He wouldn’t join in our games, but when He did He was always very kind and considerate. Before the Báb had begun to practise writing, He used to bring with Him a pen case and engage in writing. This is a Tablet We have addressed unto that night wherein the heavens and the earth were illumined by a Light that cast its radiance over the entire creation. Bless Thou, O Lord my God, the Divine Lote-Tree and its leaves, and its boughs, and its branches, and its stems, and its offshoots, as long as Thy most excellent titles will endure and Thy most august attributes will last. . Your email address will not be published. Then at the age of twenty-five I proceeded to thy sacred House [Mecca], and by the time I returned to the place where I was born, a year had elapsed. SCRIPT: Celebration of the Birth of The Báb A program originally created by Anne Perry for the Dallas Bahá’í Community, which can be modified to fit other localities. When one of His uncles arrived a little while later, they came to see him and complained about His behaviour, saying, he had insulted them and ruined their reputation by receiving back the dye, and that he should counsel Him never to repeat such offences. I could neither enter the room nor retrace my steps. Before our company left, the Báb’s mother kissed my forehead. Kamelia writes about how, with the birth of the Baha’i Faith, the realization of two related but independent religions arising within one age was actualized. Receiving directions to reach the Báb’s home, Mullá Husayn said it would be a great honour in return to receive him at Siyyid Kazim’s assembly. Fierce, fierce opposition. As His remarkable character shone its influence far and wide, a great many people were agitated with jealousy and concern, seeing such a young merchant of little schooling demonstrating such erudition and influence. In thee do We verily behold the Mother Book. It was soon after this that the heart of the storm entered our lives. In thee do We verily behold the Mother Book. In the name of the One born on this day, Him Whom God hath made to be the Herald of His Name, the Almighty, the All-Loving! Before He left Shiraz, He had confided to me the secret of His future sufferings and unfolded to my eyes, the significance of the events that were to transpire in this day. The Báb was always to be found in a state of utmost humility and lowliness; His downcast eyes, His extreme courtesy, and the serene expression of His face, made an indelible impression upon all who met Him. Is it a Book, in truth, or rather a child begotten? I adjure Thee by Thy might that encompasseth the heavens and the earth to exempt me from mentioning Thee, for I myself have been called into being by virtue of Thy creative power. The honoured schoolmaster was a tall, dignified man with a long beard, and ranked among the leading clergy of Shíráz. [2]. Every time I turned to Him in prayer, the light of His unfailing guidance illumined my path, and resolved my problems. He said:  “In the hour of your perplexity, recite this prayer, ere you go to sleep. He hath conferred upon Me that which the worldly-wise can never comprehend, nor the faithful discover … I am one of the sustaining pillars of the Primal Word of God. Now, in My thirtieth year, Thou beholdest Me, O My God, in this Grievous Mountain [Chihriq] where I have dwelt for one whole year. Nay, by My life! The Bahá'í Faith traces its origin to 1844 and the announcement by a young man, Siyyid ‘Ali-Muhammad, in Shiraz, Persia. This mosque-like school had several rooms, with an encircling porch; in its courtyard were a number of revered graves of saintly people. MC: Good evening and welcome on behalf of the Baha’is of _____to this very special occasion of the Birth of the Bab or “Gate” of God. Whosoever hath recognized Me, hath known all that is true and right, and hath attained all that is good and seemly; and whosoever hath failed to recognize Me, hath turned away from all that is true and right and hath succumbed to everything evil and unseemly. On that day in Tabriz, I was not with him . Thou art aware, O My God, that since the day Thou didst call Me into being out of the water of Thy love till I reached fifteen years of age I lived in the land which witnessed My birth [Shiraz]. He smiled at me and said that although He wished I had not seen him in the previous condition of last night, God had ordained otherwise. 173-174, [3] The Báb, Selections from the Writings of the Báb, pp. Some mornings the Báb was late coming to school, and whenever the master would ask the reason, the Child would remain silent. The Báb desired to stay, and promises made by local notables during some tea and sherbet confirmed His uncle in his inclination towards the Báb’s higher callings. Then Thou didst enable Me to go to the seaport [Bushihr] where for five years I was engaged in trading with the goodly gifts of Thy realm and was occupied in that with which Thou hast favoured Me through the wondrous essence of Thy loving-kindness. Overlook then my trespasses in Thy presence. Share Mulla Husayn’s incredible journey to find the Báb by leading children on a journey of their own. I demanded that He tell me why it was, if He possessed such powers, that He had not attempted to save the life of His own child. Bicentenary of the Birth of the Bab . I implore Thee by the Dawning-Place of Thy signs and by the Revealer of Thy clear tokens to grant that I may, under all conditions, hold fast the cord of Thy loving providence and cling tenaciously to the hem of Thy generosity. [4], [1] Bahá’u’lláh, Tablets of Bahá’u’lláh p. 234, [2] The Bab, Selections from the Writings of the Bab, pp. It must have helped to prepare me to accept the adversity which lay ahead. - The Bab, Verily, the One True God beareth Me witness that in this Day I am the true mystic Fane of God, and the Essence of all good. So you see, those years with Him were so wonderful. SUNSET SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19: Baha’i parties commence worldwide tonight and tomorrow, as the inclusive adherents celebrate the Birth of the Bab. THE BÁB. Doors are open and the program will commence sharp at 6 pm. Reckon me then with those whom the changes and chances of the world have failed to deter from serving Thee and from bearing allegiance unto Thee, whom the onslaught of the people hath been powerless to hinder from magnifying Thy Name and celebrating Thy praise. One day, the Báb said to the boy next to Him, “I am so light, if I wish, I can fly up beyond the Throne of God; would you like Me to journey there?” He made a movement from the ground. When the man inspected them, he was amazed and marvelled at their excellence for such a very young child. One day in the late afternoon He came home earlier than usual. His care and kindness towards me were indescribable. In a while, he went out on some business, and upon his return, he heard someone reading the Qur’án in a most sweet and plaintive voice. The family kept us informed of His whereabouts. May my spirit be a sacrifice to the wrongs Thou didst suffer, and my soul be a ransom for the adversities Thou didst sustain. The boys would return with the news that they found Him deeply immersed in His devotions. After having fashioned Me in a most comely form, through Thy tender providence, and having perfected My creation through Thine excellent handiwork and breathed Thy Spirit into My body through Thine infinite mercy and by the revelation of Thy transcendent unity, Thou didst cause Me to issue forth from the world of concealment into the visible world, naked, ignorant of all things, and powerless to achieve aught. Praise and thanksgiving be unto Thee for whatever conformeth to Thy pleasure within the empire of heaven and earth. I served them some fruit and tea, and then I left the room. I implore Thee by the glory of Thy Manifestation and by the power of Thy might, Thy sovereignty and Thine exaltation to render victorious those who have arisen to serve Thee, who have aided Thy Cause and humbled themselves before the splendour of the light of Thy face. At sunrise, He went to His mother’s room for tea. The holiest place to Bahá’ís is the resting place of Bahá’u’lláh near ‘Akko, Israel. For more information concerning the observance of this event, please contact us. Opening Reading. Thou, verily, art the Lord of bounty, the All-Powerful, the Ever-Forgiving, the Most Generous.” (Baha’u’llah, Ayyám-i-Tis’ih, pp. The student was mute with wonder at the cordiality of the Báb and the astonishing reverence of His teacher. There I tarried patiently in the path of Thy love and beheld the evidences of Thy manifold bounties and of Thy loving-kindness until Thou didst ordain for Me to set out in Thy direction and to migrate to Thy presence. In a short while, a tumult of voices began to arise, crying that Mírzá Hádí’s bathhouse was wrecked and there were women under the rubble. The Shrine of the Báb on Mount Carmel in Haifa, Israel — one of the holiest places in the world for Bahá’ís. On one occasion when He arrived late to school, the schoolmaster questioned Him on this, and the Child said, quietly, that He had been in the house of His ‘Grandfather’, in allusion to the Prophet Muhammad. It was an arduous route, that tested even the strongest men. These were happy days. The words, ‘O God, my God, my Beloved, my heart’s Desire!’ were uttered with a frequency and ardour that the visiting pilgrims near enough to overhear, instinctively interrupted their devotions, and marvelled, and were moved to tears, as they learnt from Him directly the lesson of true adoration. This is that first night, which God hath made to be a sign of that second night whereon was born He Whom no praise can befittingly extol and no attribute describe. Required fields are marked *, Designed by Elegant Themes | Powered by WordPress. Thus I departed therefrom by Thy leave, spending six months in the land of Sad [Isfahan] and seven months in the First Mountain [Maku], where Thou didst rain down upon Me that which beseemeth the glory of Thy heavenly blessings and befitteth the sublimity of Thy gracious gifts and favours. They complained they would lose their standing with the merchants if they brought it back. We were childhood friends, and as our houses were beside each other, the Báb would often visit us with His family. In 2019 Australian Baha’is joined in worldwide celebrations to mark the 200 th anniversary of the birth of the Bab, the Herald of the Baha’i Faith.. One morning, the Báb shared with His family a significant dream. There I experienced the revelation of Thy sublime bestowals and the evidences of Thy boundless grace. The festivities culminated in thousands of celebrations taking place in Australia and throughout the world on 28-30 October. Having completed His prayers, the Báb would return quietly to His home. His grandmother came to the door, and the schoolmaster informed the family of what had passed, saying he was not fitted to instruct their Child. As they walked through the streets in the breaking light, they reached the house of the Báb, who was standing expectant at the door, wearing a green turban, showing indescribable humility and kindliness. When the Báb returned from Buchir, He was 22. Scribd is the world's largest social reading and publishing site. Such words pertain to the realm of names, whilst God hath sanctified this Book above all names. An invisible person lifted Me up, and placed Me onto the empty plate; My plate was so heavy, it returned to the ground, and the dish with the Imam rose up into the air.”  The Child’s father recoiled at such a blasphemy, and  sternly warned Him to cease speaking in such ways. The Báb, born Siyyid `Alí Muḥammad Shírází (/ ˈ s eɪ j ə d ˈ æ l i m oʊ ˈ h æ m ə d ʃ ɪ ˈ r ɑː z i /; Persian: سيد علی ‌محمد شیرازی ‎; October 20, 1819 – July 9, 1850) was the founder of Bábism, and one of the central figures of the Baháʼí Faith.. Special thanks to our readers, musicians and the gifting us of permission to use published material in our broadcast. Following the melody of the chanting, the uncle found his Child, standing alone and in private, in consummate rapture, voicing prayers and supplications to the One Who transcends all mention, on the cold and deserted mountainside, at that late hour of the night. The Báb’s life was spared. He accepted only children brought up with good manners, and parents wishing their youngsters to be tutored by him came beforehand to meet him in person, requesting a place either by letter or distinguished acquaintance. His face was luminous. His primary purpose was to awaken the people to the fact The Báb’s father was a cloth-seller in comparatively humble circumstances, and many of their relatives were merchants, considered exemplary by the whole region for their integrity and purity, and well loved by all. The students and master were completely dumbfounded and bewildered. - The Bab, Behold from this utterance how great and lofty is His station! We will provide a link to watch the live streaming of the event for those who … Each morning, the learned schoolmaster would gather with the theological students, to engage in discussion and debate together. Other people must have recognized that there was something very special about him too, for many young religious students would come to visit him in the evenings. Praise and thanksgiving be unto Thee for whatever conformeth to Thy pleasure within the empire of heaven and earth. In 1844, the Bab brought a new Revelation to humanity, setting in motion a spiritual movement that rapidly spread across what was then Persia. His face was radiant. We grew up together and we have been married for two years, living in this house and now I see a different person before me. Enable me then to fulfil that which will exalt Thy Name and will set ablaze the fire of Thy love. Tablet Translated for the first universal observance of the Twin Holy Birthdays of the Bab and Baha’u’llah according to the Badi‘ calendar. I yield Thee praise for all Thy goodly gifts and I render Thee thanksgiving for all Thy bounties. Mullá Husayn saw the Báb offering His entreaties with an intense humility and rapture unknown among any of the clergy, the mystics, or the pilgrims; he was astounded and attracted by His beauty and perfection. [3]. Waft, then, unto me, O my God and my Beloved, from the right hand of Thy mercy and Thy loving-kindness, the holy breaths of Thy favors, that they may draw me away from myself and from the world unto the courts of Thy nearness and Thy presence. He held the cup with both hands, and drank deeply with unrepressed joy. . by Susan Gammage | Oct 20, 2010 | Community Building, Holy Days | 2 comments. 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