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There are a number of Tablets particularly associated with the Ridván Festivities. In a previous post, one of them (Lawh-i-Ayyub) was described briefly. Here follows some other Tablets associated with Ridvan Festivities.
When Bahá’u’lláh lived in Akka, He was walking to His brothers home (in Akka) for celebrating the Ridván Festivities. The following story illustrates the Divine Majesty of His Person.
In his memoirs, Youness Afroukhteh (Nine Years in Akka), describes how they celebrated the Ridván festivities in Bahji during the ministry of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá. He recounts the following.
The significance of Ridván is greater than what our feeble minds can grasp. Below you will find some excerpts that convey the significance of Ridván.
On the first day of Ridván, Local Spiritual Assemblies are elected or formed in many locations in every corner of our world. Furthermore, in almost all countries, National Conventions will be held between first and twelfth of Ridván. Out of convenience, the National Conventions are predominantly held at the weekends. As National Conventions will be held during this and the next weekend, it might be worthwhile to refresh our understanding on Bahá’í Elections and National Conventions.
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