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Maha Shivaratri

A Hindu festival in honor of Lord Shiva and his marriage to Goddess Parvati.

Beginning of Ramadan

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... Read more »


Jewish celebration of the deliverance of the Jewish minority in Persia from genocide.


Hindu spring festival dedicated to the god of pleasure.

Good Friday

Christian remembrance of the crucifixion of Jesus.


The day commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ from his death by crucifixion.

Lailat Ul Qadr

Islamic Night of Destiny. First revelation of Qur'an to Prophet Mohammed. Observed during the last ten days of Ramadan.

Eid al-Fitr

Islamic event marking the close of Ramadan. It is a festival of thanksgiving to Allah for enjoying the month of Ramadan. Observed March 10-April 9, 2024.

Ram Navami

Hindu festival that celebrates the birthday of Rama, the seventh avatar of the deity Vishnu.


Jewish 8-day celebration of the deliverance of the Jews from slavery in Egypt. The story of the Exodus is recounted, and the ongoing struggle of all peoples for freedom from... Read more »