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Martyrdom of the Bab

A Phoenix Rises: The Execution Of The Bab

Shastri Purushotma | Posted 09.08.2012 | Religion
Shastri Purushotma

On July 9 this year, some 5 million members of the Baha'i community around the world will commemorate the Bab's last earthly moments with programs of prayers and readings.

Baha'is Commemorate The Martyrdom Of The Bab

Rothwell Polk | Posted 09.07.2011 | Religion
Rothwell Polk

When the smoke cleared, the crowd gasped in astonishment and fear. Muhammad-'Ali still hung suspended by the ropes, but was unharmed and the Bab had disappeared!

July 9, 1850: The Martyrdom of the Bab

Jonathan Gandomi | Posted 09.07.2011 | Religion
Jonathan Gandomi

Each year on July 9, members of the Baha'i Faith commemorate the Martyrdom of the Báb, an event which -- according to Baha'is -- witnessed the execution of one of God's divine messengers to humanity.

Recognizing God's Messengers: Why We Baha'is Commemorate the Martyrdom of the Bab

Brent Poirier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Brent Poirier

What possible connection could there be between a charming New England church, with its warm and inviting spirit, and the martyrdom of the Bab in Persia 160 years ago, which we Baha'is today commemorate?