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  • Independence, 7th of Splendour, 172 Badí

  • Istiqlál, 7th of Bahá, 172 Badí

  • یوم الاستقلال، ۷ شهر البهاء، ۱۷۲ بدیع

  • جمعه، ۷ فروردین، ۱۳۹۴

  • Friday, 27th of March, 2015

Calendar types:    Persian . Islamic . Gregorian

Bahai Calendar Holy Days & Events in March

March 1

Fourth Day of Ayyam-i-Ha

The Baha'i calendar is made up of 19 months of 19 days each. The period of Ayyam-i-Ha adjusts the Baha'i year to the solar cycle. These days are set aside for hospitality, gift giving, special acts of charity, and preparing for the Baha'i Fast

March 1, 1897

Shoghi Effendi Rabbani was born in the House of Abdu'llah Pasha

Shoghi Effendi, was the Guardian and eldest grandson of Abdu'l-Baha, is born of Abdu'l-Baha's eldest daughter in the House of Abdu'llah Pasha (March 1, 1897). He is descended from Baha'u'llah on his mother's side and related to the Bab on his father's side.

March 3, 1929

League of Nations Council resolution upholds the Baha'i Community's claim to Baha'u'llah's house in Baghdad

March 7, 1948

Shoghi Effendi decides to commence work on the Shrine of the Bab superstructure

March 12, 1923

Shoghi Effendi calls for the establishment of Local and National Baha'i Funds

March 15, 1973

Mazra'ih was purchased

The house of Mazra'ih is located four miles north of Akka. It once belonged to Abdu'u'llah Pasha, from whom Abdu'l-Baha rented for Baha'u'llah who took up residence there in June 1877. He lived in the house for two years while technically still a prisoner before moving to Bahji.

March 19, 1856

Return of Bahaullah from Kurdistan to Baghdad - 1856

Fame of a man in the mountains of Kurdistan, had reached Baghdad. Bahau'llah's family realized this man is Bahau'llah and pleads for His return. He does return to Baghdad on this day and begins to rebuild the Babi community. The community grows in size and respect

March 19, 1954

Paul Haney was appointed as a Hand of the Cause of God by Shoghi Effendi

March 20, 1848

Mulla Husayn arrives at Mah-ku to see the Bab

March 21 (Holy Day)

Naw-Ruz (Baha'i New Year)

Coinciding with the first day of spring, Baha'is celebrate their New Year, called Naw Ruz, on March 21. The Baha'i calendar, which sets the rhythm for Baha'i community life, was inaugurated in 1844 with the declaration of the Bab, the Prophet-Herald of the Baha'i Faith.

March 21, 1909

Abdu'l-Baha inters the remains of the Bab on the spot chosen by Baha'u'llah years earlier

March 21, 1909

Opening of the first American Bahai Convention

March 25, 1912

Abdu'l-Baha boards the S.S. Cedric in Alexandria, heading for the United States

March 25, 1937

Marriage Shoghi Effendi & Ruyhiyyih Khanum (Mary Maxwell)

March 27, 1957

Hand of the Cause Appointed by Shoghi Effendi

March 28, 1847

Bab spent one night at Kenar Gerd Caravansary

March 28, 1911

Birth of Hand of the Cause and prominent American Baha'i William Sears

March 29, 1847

Bab detained in Kulayn

Kulayn is a village where Bab stayed there for 20 days in His way to Tabriz, At a distance of about 30 miles from Tihran, Muhammad Big the head of the escort, received a message from Haji Mirza Aqasi, the prime minister, instructing him to take the Bab to Kulayn and prepare a tent and wait for further instructions.

March 29, 1952

Death of Hand of the Cause William Sutherland Maxwell

March 29, 2006

Death of Ruth Katharine Meyer, Knight of Baha'u'llah, named for pioneering to Margarita Island

March 30, 1913

Abdu'l-Baha traveled to Stuttgart in Germany from Paris

March 30, 1937

Birth of Universal House of Justice member Hooper Dunbar

March 31, 1847

Sayyed Hossain Yazdi and others arrived in Kulayn and met Bab

March 31, 1966

Eduardo Duarte Vieira died in prison in Portuguese Guinea

Eduardo Duarte Vieira (1921-1966) died in prison in Portuguese Guinea (now Guinea-Bissau) after months of harassment and beatings because of his faith. He was designated the First African Martyr.

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