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Ridvan, also known as the Most Great Festival, 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. The Ridvan Festival is 12 days long and is also the time of year where Baha’is elect their local and national governing bodies, and every five years, the international governing body for the worldwide Baha’i community.

This is the Day – from the Writings of Baha’u’allh

April 22, 2022, in Music > Recording Artist, by

‘This is the Day’ is a new single released by singer-songwriter Luke Slott in celebration of the Festival of Ridvan. The lyrics of the song are based on an excerpt from the Writings of Baha’u’llah.

To find out more about Ridvan and its significance, you may wish to watch this video featuring Baha’i Blog’s Jordan Raj: What is Ridvan?

Or you may be interested in this Baha’i Blog article: What is Ridvan and Why Does it Have 12 Days?

For more information about Luke Slott and his music please visit his website: www.lukeslott.com

Lastly, in preparation for the launch of his album called Home of Light that was dedicated to the centenary of the passing of Abdu’l-Baha, Luke Slott took viewers on a 19 day journey of storytelling and music during the month of the Baha’i Fast. This journey was called “A Story of Light” and you can read all about it here on Baha’i Blog: A Story of Light – A 19 Day Journey of Music and Storytelling with Luke Slott

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Sonjel Vreeland

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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