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Language of Origin: Arabic

رضوان‎
Meaning: Paradise

Riḍvn is a twelve-day festival in the Bah' Faith, running from sunset on April, 20 until sunset on May, 2nd. The festival commemorates the commencement of Bah'u'llh's prophethood. Ridvn means paradise, and is named for the Garden of Ridvn, outside Baghdad where Bah'u'llh stayed for twelve days after the Ottoman Empire exiled him from Baghdad and before commencing his journey to Constantinople.

It is the most holy Bah' festival, and is also referred to as the "Most Great Festival" and the "King of Festivals".


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