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

Coming up this year, 2019

“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)



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 Published by George Ronald Publisher, Oxford, United Kingdom   [With previously unpublished photographs and information.]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

In North America:

In Australia:         AND      

In the United Kingdom:

From the publisher (UK):

In New Zealand:

Available on Kindle:



{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


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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