Ridvan Celebrations

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Advertisements APRIL 1863.  Men and women, young and old, from all walks of life, gathered on the thoroughfare leading to the banks of the River Tigris to bid a tearful farewell to One Who had become their friend, their comforter and their guide. As a prominent follower of The Bab, whose teachings had swept through Persia two […]

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9th day of ridvan

Advertisements For BAHIA’S, the twelve-day period between April 20th and May 1st marks the holiest and happiest festival of the year, called Ridvan (pronounced Rez-wan). These Baha’i Holy Days, which celebrate the beginning of the Baha’i Faith in 1863 as its Founder Baha’ullah prepared for exile, also recognize a period of great turmoil in Baha’i […]

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12 days of ridvan

Advertisements Ridvan is a twelve-day festival, spanning the 13th day of Jalal to the 5th of Jamal of the Baha’i calendar, signifying the 12 days Baha’u’llah spent in the Garden of Ridvan meeting with visitors before His exile to Constantinople. Ridvan (which means “paradise” in Arabic) commemorates Baha’u’llah’s declaration in 1863 as the Promised One of […]

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Ridvan celebrations

Advertisements RIDVAN (pronounced Rezvan) means “Paradise” in Arabic.  The 12-day Festival of Ridvan commemorates the announcement by Baha’ullah in 1863 that He is the Promised One of all religions and the Manifestation of God for this era. Baha’u’llah’s teachings, particularly the concept of the oneness of humanity, are the basis of the Baha’i Faith. He called for this time to […]

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Ridvan

Advertisements Ridvan :The King of FestivalsFirst Day of the Festival of Ridvan – Tuesday, April 20 – rebroadcast of the recording of the 2020 holy day program, which can be viewed at your convenience. When feasible, local commemorations should be held at 3:00 p.m. local time. (If Daylight Saving Time is in effect, the commemoration […]

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