Jewish celebration of the deliverance of the Jewish minority in Persia from genocide.
9th month on Islamic calendar, devoted to the commemoration of Muhammad's reception of the divine revelation recorded in the Qur'an. The event begins when authorities in Saudi Arabia sight the new moon of the 9th month. It is the holiest period of the Islamic Year. There is strict fasting from sunrise to sunset. Observed March... Read more »
Hindu festival that celebrates the birthday of Rama, the seventh avatar of the deity Vishnu.