- Ayyam-i-Ha is a Baha’i festival that is joyously celebrated in countries and territories all over the world. It is a time of hospitality, generosity, and caring for the needy. This year Ayyam-i-Ha runs from February 26-29.
In this talk, produced by Bahaiteachings.org, Nichan Najjarian says “Diversity has defined my life since childhood.” Growing up during wartime in Lebannon, he tells the story of those who brought beauty and diversity to his life. Nichan grew up in Beirut, in the middle of a street-by-street civil war, being fought for control of the city and the nation. That war divided people by ethnicity, nationality and religion. But somehow, in the midst of all that division, Nichan finds a friend—Eddie. In his travels, he meets many Eddies—all from diverse cultures and backgrounds, and all contributing to the beautiful, diverse garden of humanity. That diversity leads him to the Baha’i Faith.
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