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Listen to the Nightingale’s Song

 How often in the Bahá’í Writings do we read references to the song of the nightingale?  Yet how many of us have ever heard this bird?  I thought I’d start with it, so you would know what it sounds like and can imagine it, in the Garden of Ridvan.

Thus hath the Nightingale sung with sweet melody upon the celestial bough, in praise of its Lord, the All-Merciful. Well is it with them that hearken.  (Baha’u’llah, The Kitab-i-Aqdas, p. 70)

 


 

Twelve Days in the Garden of Ridvan by Rob Belcher

This song was written by Rob Belcher, a dear Canadian Bahá’í friend. Rob passed away several years ago, but left a legacy of beautiful songs that he always sought to share.

Festival of Ridvan

A short musical slideshow that was put together for the Celebration of Ridván

 

The Festival of Ridvan

This video commemorates the Baha’i Holy Days of Ridvan. The audio tracts excerpts are from the Baha’i World Congress Choir CD.

 

 About the Ridvan Garden outside of ‘Akka’

Explained by Hand of the Cause Mr. Faizi – Introduction by Hand of the Cause Mr. Khadim

 

Bahá’ís Celebrating Ridvan:

 

Tablet of Ridvan (Paradise) by Bahá’u’lláh

 Recited in English

Arabic Chant of the Ridvan Tablet

 Click here as more videos on Ridvan are uploaded