Wednesday, March 30, 2011

On Naw Ruz at Tim and Deb's: Eh?

Naw Ruz, Baha'i holy day, first day of spring. Tacoma tradition. The pictures finally. -gw
The Bab introduced a new calendar, known now as the Badi or Baha'i calendar (see notes 27 and 147). According to this calendar, a day is the period from sunset to sunset. In the Bayan, the Bab ordained the month of `Ala to be the month of fasting, decreed that the day of Naw-Ruz should mark the termination of that period, and designated Naw-Ruz as the Day of God. Baha'u'llah confirms the Badi calendar wherein Naw-Ruz is designated as a feast. ...

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