Days of Remembrance

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Days of Remembrance is a book containing authorized English translations of writings of Bahá'u'lláh, founder of the Bahá'í Faith related to nine Bahá'í Holy Days, namely Naw-Rúz, Ridván, Declaration of the Báb, Ascension of Bahá’u’lláh, Martyrdom of the Báb, Birth of the Báb and of Bahá’u’lláh. The book was first published by the Bahá'í World Centre in January 2017.[1]

Included are 45 prayers and tablets, occasionally with repeating refrains, among which are the following titled texts:

Ridván

  • Húr-i-‘Ujáb (Tablet of the Wondrous Maiden; 1856–63) [2]
  • Lawh-i-‘Áshiq va Ma‘shúq (Tablet of the Lover and the Beloved)
  • Súriy-i-Qalam (Súrih of the Pen; 1864–68)

Declaration of the Báb

  • Lawh-i-Náqús (Tablet of the Bell; 1863) [2]
  • Lawh-i-Ghulámu’l-Khuld (Tablet of the Immortal Youth; 1856–63) [2]

Ascension of Bahá'u'lláh

Birth of Bahá'u'lláh

  • Lawh-i-Mawlúd (Tablet of the Birth)

Martyrdom of the Báb

From the following tablets excerpts are included:

  • Súriy-i-Nush (Súrih of Counsel; 1857–63)
  • Súriy-i-Mulúk (Súrih of the Kings; 1867–68)
  • Lawh-i-Salmán I (Tablet to Salmán I; 1864)
  • Súriy-i-Dhikr (Súrih of Remembrance)
  • Súriy-i-Ahzán (Súrih of Sorrows; 1867-68)

See also

Bibliography

References

  1. ^ Bahá’í World News Service. New publication of Baha'u'llah's Writings released. (18 January 2017).
  2. ^ a b c d Smith, Peter (2000). "Bahá'u'lláh, writings of". A concise encyclopedia of the Bahá'í Faith. Oxford: Oneworld Publications. pp. 79–86. ISBN 1-85168-184-1. 

Further reading

  • Related documents on the Bahá'í Library

External links

  • Epub and Mobi versions for e-readers
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