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16 Amazing Resources to Celebrate the Declaration of the Bab

Updated: May 4, 2021

Whether you are looking for quotes or Baha'i writings, videos, music, prayers or stories to organise your next Declaration of the Bab celebration.

Find 16 great resources to organise your next Declaration of the Bab celebration or holy day devotional meeting.

A devotional program to be used for the celebration of the Declaration of the Bab Baha'i Holy Day. Read More >

10 Video Resources and Music to commemorate the Baha'i Holy Day, the Declaration of the Bab. Watch Now >

May 23, 1844, signalizes the commencement of the most turbulent period of the Heroic Age of the Bahá’í Era, an age which marks the opening of the most glorious epoch in the greatest cycle which the spiritual history of mankind has yet witnessed. Read More >

A talented Baha'i animator from Melbourne, Australia, Oscar Gomez has digitally recreated the the room in which the Bab - “the Gate” - first declared His station as a Messenger of God. Watch Now >

In this article, first published in the 1994–5 edition of The Bahá’í World, Douglas Martin considers the Revelation of the Báb in the context of its impact on the Western writers of the period and its subsequent influence. Read More >

Millenial fervor gripped many peoples throughout the world during the first half of the nineteenth century; while Christians expected the return of Christ, a wave of expectation swept through Islam that the "Lord of the Age" would appear. Read More >

Originally written in Arabic, the Lawh-i-naqus ("Tablet of the Bell") was written in 1863 during the time Bahá'u'lláh resided in Istanbul (Constantinople). Bahá'u'lláh wrote it in his own hand on the evening of the (lunar) celebration of the declaration of the Báb (October 19th 1863). Read >

Written partly in Arabic and partly in Persian, is the Tablet of Ghulámu'l-Khuld. It is a very beautiful Tablet, and was revealed by Bahá'u'lláh to celebrate the anniversary of the Declaration of the Báb. Read >

3 Tablets Revealed by Baha'u'llah for the Declaration of the Bab Celebrations and Programs. Read >

A beautiful collection of Baha'i holy writings and prayers by the Bab, herald of the Baha'i Faith, put to music and shared through these videos. Watch Now >

A collection of albums and musicians who have dedicated works to the life and holy writings of the Bab, the Herald of the Baha'i Faith. Listen Now >

Melissa L. Charepoo of the Delighted Hearts’ Blog is happy to share a gift  coloring activity for the Declaration of the Báb inspired in the room of the house of the Báb in Shiraz, which will help children understand the setting where the declaraton happened. Read >

Shoghi Effendi beautifully lists the titles and names of the Bab as defined by Baha'u'llah, `Abdu'l-Baha, and Himself. Read >

21 Articles on the life and personage of the Bab as well as stories of His first believers. Read >

Between May and July 1844, eighteen men and woman became the first followers of the Báb. Each found him with out guidance and on their own accord. Ever wonder who they were and what happened to them? Read More >

6 Quotes from the Baha'i Writings describing the Station of the Bab. Read >

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