Festivals of the Twin Birthdays

The Bahá’í Communities throughout Scotland, along with their sister Communities around the globe are  celebrating the Twin Holy Birthdays on the 9th and 10th November Festivals of the Twin Birthdays or the Twin Holy Birthdays refers to two successive holy days in the Bahá’í calendar that celebrate the births of two central figures of the […]

 

Scottish Bahá’í Summer School

                                               At the end of July the Annual Bahá’í Scottish Summer School was held within the beautiful surroundings of Strathallan School in Perthshire, and one of the many Bahá’í Summer Schools takening place […]

 

Bahá’í New Year

                                  Bahá’í Communities throughout Scotland joined their sister Communities worldwide on the 20th March to mark the Bahá’í New Year (Naw-Rúz). The celebrations, which took different forms throughout the world, but typically include programs of spiritual upliftment, music, dancing […]

 

200th Anniversary Celebrated.

Bahá,ís throughout Scotland are joining the millions of Bahá’ís world wide who will be celebrating the 200th anniversary of the Birth of Bahá’u’lláh, founder of  the Bahá’í Faith on the 20th and 21st of October 2017.   Bahá’u’lláh was born in Tehran in 1817.  Two centuries later, the day of His birth is celebrated around […]

 

Holy Day Commemorated

On July 9, an incredibly important date within the Bahá’í calendar, Bahá’ís throughout Scotland joined other Communities around the world in commemorating the Martyrdom of the Báb. It marks the 1850 execution in Persia of one of the founders of their faith and is one of nine holy days during which Baha’is suspend work and […]

 

Ridvan

There are nine holy days in the Bahá’í year: some celebrate and commemorate the births and deaths of founding figures in the history of the Bahá’í Faith; others mark an important time of year, such as the days immediately preceding the period of fasting, or the first day of the new year, which coincides with […]