When do Baha'is Fast? - When is the Month of Ala in 2013?
When is the time of fasting on the Baha'i calendar?
When is World Religion Day in 2013?
The day Baha'is will celebrate World Religion Day in 2013.
Badi Calendar - The Baha'i Calendar
Baha'is recognizes its own specific calendar, including different division of months and the placement of holidays that are particular to the Baha'i Faith.
Fasting in the Baha'i Faith – The Month of Ala
Followers of the Baha'i Faith fast during the 19-day month of Ala, which leads up to the new year celebrations of Naw-Ruz at the spring equinox on March 21.
Naw-Ruz – The Baha'i and Zoroastrian New Year
The Persian New Year is commonly celebrated by two distinct religious groups, the Baha'is and the Zoroastrians.
Ridvan - April 21 Through May 2
Every year, Baha'is celebrate the anniversary of Baha'u'llah's first public acknowledgment of his divine mission during the festival of Ridvan. This is one of two Great Festivals determined by Baha'u'llah.
Festival of Ridvan in Baha'i Faith
The yearly celebration of Baha'u'llah's declaration of himself as a prophet, celebrated from April 20 to May 2.