Riḍván 2019

To the Bahá’ís of the World

Dearly loved Friends,

As the Most Great Festival has drawn closer, we have been transported by feelings of gratitude and anticipation—gratitude for the wonders that Bahá’u’lláh has enabled His followers to accomplish, anticipation of what the immediate future holds.

The momentum generated by the worldwide celebrations of the bicentenary of the Birth of Bahá’u’lláh has only grown since. The accelerated development Read the rest of this entry »

This is the fourth in a series of posts about the life of the Blessed Beauty covering His Life from 1858 until roughly 1863 up to His departure from the Ridvan Garden following His Declaration. The concept is to present the Life of Bahá’u’lláh with the aid of images and texts from Bahá’í sources. Perhaps these materials can be of use when preparing presentations about Life of the Blessed Beauty. The materials can also be used for individual deepening in connection with the Twin Holy Day celebrations. The two files together present the Life of Bahá’u’lláh. The first file provides explanations and stories compiled from the Bahá’í Writings and history books while the second contains images.

The Life of Blessed Beauty Part 4 – Baghdad 1858 – 1863

Life of the Blessed Beauty Part 4 Baghdad 1858 – 1863 Pictures


The Ridvan Festival is approaching. Perhaps it is timely to, on these 12 days of Ridvan, read a few of Bahá’u’lláh’s  Tablets for Ridvan. This selection of 20 Tablets convey, very clearly, the Greatness of This Day and Ridvan. Happy Ridvan.

God is the All-Glorious. This is one of the Names of God. `Abdu’l-Bahá clarifies that that “created things can only be known through their attributes and not in their essence, the reality of the Divinity, too, must be unknown with regard to its essence and known only with respect to its attributes”. Although God is unknowable, we can fulfill our purpose of knowing and worshipping God through His Names, perfectly mirrored in His Manifestations. We also know that God, Read the rest of this entry »

Today, the Baha’i World Centre announced that a collection of images associated with the life and mission of the Báb has been made available on Baha’i Media Bank. This has been done in preparation of the coming bicentenary. Below you will find a few of them.

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