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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.

First day of Ridvan Online Celebration from the Baha’i House of Worship for North America

April 19, 2020, in Videos > Online Event, by

A special virtual celebration in honor of the 1st day of the Festival of Ridvan has been offered by the Baha’i House of Worship for North America. The temple’s staff worked with volunteers who recorded themselves singing or saying selected prayers. These videos have been edited together, along with those of previous devotionals held at the House of Worship, in order to provide you with a special program for this holy day. 

For more videos like this, please visit the YouTube channel of the Baha’is of the United States.

If you’re curious about Baha’i Houses of Worship, you may wish to check out this Baha’i Blog article: Baha’i Temples: A Brief Introduction

For more information and resources dedicated to Ridvan, please visit this Baha’i Blog resource page: About Ridvan

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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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