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Birth of the Báb (Bahá'í)

Event Type
Religious/Cultural
Sponsor
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Date
Nov 6, 2021   All Day
Contact
Linden Reid
E-Mail
lereid@illinois.edu
Phone
217-300-9822
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Religious Observances

The Birth of the Báb (October 20, 1819) and the Birth of Bahá’u’lláh (November 12, 1817) occurred on consecutive days according to the Islamic lunar calendar (1 and 2 Muharram, respectively). These Holy Days are celebrated on the first and second days of the eighth lunar month after Naw-Rúz, and may fall as early as October 20-21 and as late as November 11-12. They are two of the nine holy days of the year when work is suspended and children are exempted from attending school. Some students or employees may request schedule adjustments in order to observe.

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This calendar contains Religious Observances and is maintained by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for consideration by those planning campus events, as well as to build awareness of religious and cultural observances.

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