Ridván: The Quest for Unity and Peace

Quick Facts Summary: a Bahá’í festival commemorating Bahá’u’lláh as a Manifestation of God 2020 Date: 19th April – 1st May (sundown to sundown) Celebrated by: Bahá’í Linked Holidays: Naw-Rúz Background and Theological Significance Ridván is the principal festival for Bahá’í, and is often referred to as the ‘Most Great Festival’. It is seen as the […]

Shavuot: Gifts from God

Quick Facts Summary: a Jewish harvest festival that also commemorates the giving of the Torah 2018 Date: 8th – 10th June (sunset to sunset) Celebrated by: Jews Linked Holidays: Pesach / Passover, Sukkot (Judaism), Pentecost (Christianity) Background and Theological Significance Shavuot (in Hebrew, שבועות), literally meaning the Festival of Weeks, is one of the most […]