Sun, October 22, 2017 / 2:00 PM – 5:30 PM CDT
The Marq Southlake, 285 Shady Oaks Drive,
Southlake, TX 76092
Celebrate with Us!
Every year, Bahá’ís all over the world celebrate two special occasions, the Births of Bahá’u’lláh (born 1817) and the Báb (born 1819), the two successive Prophets who are the central Figures in the Bahá’í Faith. The years, 2017 and 2019, are particularly special as each of these years marks a 200th year anniversary of the birth of one of these two revered Figures.
Who were these Two celebrated Figures?
The Báb, whose title means “the Gate,” was born Sayyid `Alí-Muhammad in 1819, in Shiraz, Iran. Though the Bab was a Manifestation or Prophet of God, and the Founder of a great religion, He also perceived Himself to be a forerunner of yet another Messenger Who would soon come after Him. Today, Baha’is recognize this latter Manifestation to be Bahá’u’lláh.
Bahá’u’lláh whose title means the “Glory of God,” was born Mírzá Husayn `Alí of Núr, Iran in 1817. In 1863, nineteen years after the beginning of the Bábi Faith, Bahá’u’lláh publicly declared His Message. He declared Himself as not only the One promised by the Báb, but one who had come to unify all of humanity.
This year, on Sunday, October 22, the Báhá’ís of North East Tarrant County will be holding the 200th year anniversary of the Birth of Bahá’u’lláh, the first of two major celebrations for these two Figures (2019 will mark the 200th year anniversary of the Birth of the Bab). These Holy Days mark the happiest and most festive time for Bahá’is, and the Baha’i community is delighted to invite our friends, neighbors and acquaintances to come and partake of these celebrations!
Do I need to pay to attend this event?
There is no cost to attend!
Are there minimum age requirements to enter the event?
All ages are welcome to attend! There will be a children's room, but children should be accompanied by an adult at all times.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Please contact us via our website northtarrantbahais.com or via email@example.com.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No need! This is just to help us estimate the number of attendees and plan accordingly.
*Please note, photos will be taken at this event for promotional/archival purposes.