Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of Many Faiths in Community

Two celebrations of the Bicentenary of the Birth of the Bab

The Bahá’í Community of Indianapolis invites all to participate in the Bicentenary Celebration of the Birth of The Báb.


Martyrdom of the Báb

July 9 — Bahá'ís celebrate the execution of one of the founders of their faith. The Báb's message of the essential unity of all religions and the equality of all humans was too much for the Persian Empire to stomach. Bahá'ís remain persecuted today in Iran and other countries.


To all our Bahá’í friends: A happy 12th Day of Ridván

May 1st, the final day of the 12-day period of Ridván, is the year's holiest day for Bahá’ís. It was the day in `1863 when Bahá’u’lláh left the Garden of Ridván to announce his mission of bringing peace to all religions, nations, and individuals.