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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.

A Model of Spiritually Based Elections

May 12, 2019, in Videos > Documentary, by

This short video, created by the Baha’is of the United States on the occasion of National Convention, sets out to explain the Baha’i electoral process. It discusses the reverent atmosphere in which elections are held, free from campaigning, electioneering or nominations, and the qualities we seek to find in those we elect. 

If you’d like to know about the Baha’i electoral process, you might find these articles interesting:

If you enjoyed this video and would like to watch more like it, please feel free to check out the Youtube channel for the Baha’is of the United States here.

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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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ganz, ganz herziges wunderschönes Video. Thank you very so much dear Naysan- Team. Die Menschen sind sehr herzlich. Ein echtes spirituelles Video! Ganz herrlichen Glauben Baha’u’llahs. Lov Baha’u’llah for ewer! Wunderschöne Wahlen für die Baha’i. Allen 1000x Grüße und einen Schönen Tag

Margrit Rita Hurni (June 6, 2019 at 8:24 AM)

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