The Birth of Baha'u'llah is one of the nine holy days of the Baha'i calendar, which celebrates the birth of the founder of the Baha'i faith. He was born November 12, 1817 in Tehran. Iran. Baha'u'llah spent nearly 40 years of his life in exile and prison during which he wrote the sacred texts of the Baha'i faith.
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