“O FRIEND! In the garden of thy heart plant naught but the rose of love….” – Bahá’u’lláh
Under a beautiful blue sky canopy, on the banks of the Tennessee River’s swift current, and the fragrance of Spring with its gentle breezes, the Bahá’í’s and friends gathered Sunday, April 29, in fellowship to commemorate the Ninth Day of Riḍván, the day when Bahá’u’lláh’s family joined Him to share in this “Day of supreme felicity” in the Garden of Riḍván,”the Spot from which He shed upon the whole of creation the splendours of His Name, the All-Merciful”.
All are invited to reunite for the commemoration of the Twelfth Day of Riḍván to conclude the King of Festivals, Wednesday, May 2, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Bahá’í Center. The Twelfth Day commemoration marks the moment of exile from Baghdad of Bahá’u’lláh and His family:
“A memorable account of Bahá’u’lláh’s departure has been given by Shoghi Effendi, Guardian of the Faith: