What Is Ridvan?

Baha’i Blog’s Jordan Raj briefly explains the meaning and significance of the twelve days of Ridvan. Ridvan, also known as the Most Great Festival, commemorates an incredible period in history: it celebrates Baha’u’llah’s time in the garden of Ridvan on the outskirts of Baghdad in 1863 where He publicly declared His station as a Manifestation of God.

You may recognize Jordan from Baha’i Blog’s video series called “What’s That Word?”. You can watch all the episodes here: What’s That Word?

For more information about Jordan, please visit his website (www.jordanraj.com) or his YouTube page.

You might also be interested in this presentation he gave called “Just Kidding, I Respect You: Exploring Conscious Comedy”. You can watch it here.

And lastly, if you’d like to know more about Ridvan, please visit this Baha’i Blog resource page: About Ridvan

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In her innermost heart, Sonjel is a stay-at-home parent and a bookworm with a maxed out library card but professionally she is a museologist with a background in English Literature. She currently lives on Prince Edward Island, an isle in the shape of a smile on the eastern Canadian coast. Sonjel is a writer who loves to listen to jazz when she's driving at night.

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