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  • Ridvan celebrates Baha’u’llah’s time in 1863 in the garden of Ridvan in Baghdad when He publicly declared His station as a Manifestation of God. The Ridvan Festival is 12 days long and is also the time of year when Baha’is elect their governing bodies.
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Michael Day

Michael Day is the author of a new book, “Point of Adoration. The story of the Shrine of Baha’u’llah 1873-1892.” He is also the author of "Journey to a Mountain", "Coronation on Carmel" and "Sacred Stairway", a trilogy that tells the story of the Shrine of the Bab. His photo book "Fragrance of Glory" is an account of the Ascension of Abdu’l-Baha. A former member of the New Zealand Baha’i community, Michael now lives in Australia. He was editor of the Baha’i World News Service in Haifa 2003-2006.

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George Townshend: Luminary of the Emerald Isle

A User’s Guide to God Passes By

Memorials of the Faithful: Abdu’l-Baha’s Manual for Living and Dying

20 Years Ago: The Inauguration of the Terraces Adorning the Shrine of the Bab

Fountain of Love: Edward Broomhall (1941-2020)

Some Thoughts on My Favorite Prayer for Protection

Remembrance Suite: A Sonnet of Sonnets by Shirin Sabri

Spiritual Themes in Bob Dylan’s Songs

The Spiritual Appeal of Star Wars

The Poems of Ruhiyyih Khanum after the Passing of Shoghi Effendi

How the song “Imagine” by John Lennon Compares to Baha’i Beliefs

Herald of the Covenant: A Tribute to William Henry (Harry) Randall

Religion. What is it Good For?

A Prayer to Power Up Your Day: The Long Obligatory Prayer

The Apostle of Peace

Why is the Baha’i World Centre in Israel?

The Bab – What was He like?

Ugo Giachery: A Spiritual Hero with Practical Feet

Heroic Stories as Communities Celebrate their 60th Anniversaries

Sifting the Dust: A New Book by Marjorie Tidman

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