The trilogy which tells the story of the Shrine of the Báb.

You can obtain the final volume now….

“Sacred Stairway.”

The Story of the Shrine of the Bab

Vol. III: 1963-2001

By Michael V. Day

“Sacred Stairway” tells the amazing and inspiring story of the Terraces project (1963-2001)

Read opening chapter

  • 40 pages of photographs including some originals of the design period

  • Year by year progress of the construction

  • The inspiration behind the design in detail never told before.

  • Memories of those who served on the site of the Terraces project.

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2018 book

Coronation on Carmel

               The story of the Shrine of the Báb.  Volume II (1922-1963)

By Michael V. Day

 Published by George Ronald Publisher, Oxford, United Kingdom   [With previously unpublished photographs and information.]

                                  "Truly a masterpiece. This will enrich reliable Baha'i literature." ~  Mr Ali Nakhjavani

                                       "This thrilling saga conveys the drama, excitement and challenges associated with the completion of the Shrine of the Báb" ~ Dr Janet A. Khan


READ ABOUT:  * The amazing strategy of Shoghi Effendi to build the arcade and superstructure

                               * "The man with the golden touch"-- the stonemason who built the dome

                              *  The Guardian's "Hercules" and his "Titan"

                              * The snowstorm -- and the reaction to it by Shoghi Effendi

                              *  How the marble and granite was taken up to the site, and where it was stored

How to obtain a copy

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In the United Kingdom:

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In New Zealand:

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{Volume III about the Terraces project available April, 2019).



2017 book

Journey to a Mountain

               The story of the Shrine of the Báb.  Volume I (1850-1922)


By Michael V. Day


"I feel sure that this book will enrich the literature of our Faith."       " ~  Mr Ali Nakhjavani


"An exhilarating read, a meticu.ously researched work...I was drawn in and needed to continue." ~ Dr Janet A. Khan

Currently being translated into Spanish and Farsi (Persian). 

Kindle: "Journey to a Mountain" is now available on Kindle. You can see a sample and obtain a copy here:
Printed Book available: 1. { search for: Journey to a Mountain Michael V. Day; or Journey to a Mountain; or Michael V. Day}2. Website of the publisher: 3.  US Baha'i Bookstore 

Author speaks about the book:




Coronation on Carmel

           Journey to a Mountain

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