Prayers are read during the 12th day of Ridvan celebration in Bahji.
Following the extraordinary Convention period, delegates are now leaving the holy land and returning home inspired and energized.
Delegates circumambulate the Shrine of Baha’u’llah during the 12th day of Ridvan celebration.
Prayers and sacred writings were read aloud during the holy day program.
Guests at the holy day program stand and face the Shrine of Baha’u’llah.
Circumambulating the Shrine of Baha’u’llah
More than 2,000 people came together in Bahji to celebrate the festival of Ridvan.
A cross-section of humanity was represented in Bahji.
Baha’is from around the world were present at the celebration of the 12th day of Ridvan.
In consultative sessions, delegates discussed how the teachings of Baha’u’llah are finding concrete expression in various communities and societies.
Delegates spent the final morning in a rich consultation about the involvement of Baha’i communities in the life of their societies.
An exhibit at the Haifa International Convention Centre
A musical presentation from delegates from the Pacific region expanded to include all present in the auditorium.
A delegate looks at the exhibit, which features communities around the Baha’i world.
Delegates from the Pacific region sing “Should they attempt to conceal His light on the continent, He will assuredly rear His head in the midmost heart of the ocean and, raising His voice, proclaim: ‘I am the lifegiver of the world!’”