The beginning of the fourteenth month of the Bahá’í year, meaning “speech.”
A celebration of the appointment of ’Abdu’l-Bahá, the son of Bahá’u’lláh, as the Center of the Covenant in New York City in 1912 C.E. Devout followers begin their remembrance the preceding evening and do not suspend work on this day.
The commemoration of the death of the Center of the Covenant in Haifa, Palestine, in 1921 C.E. Devout followers begin their remembrance the preceding evening and are allowed to work on this day.
The beginning of the fifteenth month of the Bahá’í year; its name means “questions.”
The first day of Sultán (Sovereignty), the seventeenth month of the Bahá’í year.
A celebration of the teachings of unity found in all religious traditions. The observance begins at sundown.
Beginning of the eighteenth month of the Bahá’í year, the name “Mulk” means “dominion.”
Starting at sundown, this festival marks the beginning of the intercalary days for festivities, gift giving, and charitable actions.
Ending of the intercalary days for festivities, gift giving, and charitable actions.
The beginning of the nineteenth and final month, meaning “loftiness,” and also of a 19-day fast in preparation for Naw Rúz [see March 21]. Adult believers in good health abstain from food and drink from dawn to dusk.
Marking the beginning of the year 175 of the Bahá’í era, and the beginning of the first month of the year, known as Bahá or “splendor.”
The beginning of the second month in the Bahá’í calendar, “Jalál” means “glory.”
The beginning of the third month in the Bahá’í calendar, “Jamál” means “beauty.”