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December 2017

Mawlid un Nabil

December 1, 2017
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One event on November 20, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on November 10, 2019 at 12:00am

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Mawlid Un Nabil celebrates the birthday of Muhammad, who is believed to be the last messenger of God.

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January 2018

Makar Sankranti

January 14, 2018
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of January, repeating indefinitely

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This day marks the end of the winter solstice, and is one of the most celebrated harvest festivals with dances, kite flying, bonfires and feasts.

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February 2018

Maha Shivaratri

February 13, 2018
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One event on February 13, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on March 4, 2019 at 12:00am

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Known as 'The Night of Shiva' this holiday is in honor of Lord Shiva, a deity of the Hindu Trinity. Unlike most Hindu holidays, this is celebrated at night and is more focused around self study and meditation.

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March 2018

Holi

March 2, 2018
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One event on March 2, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on March 21, 2019 at 12:00am

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This day full of color and laughter is a Hindu festival which celebrates the triumph of good over bad.

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April 2018

Vaisakhi

April 13, 2018
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Vaisakhi is the start of the new year for the Sikhs, the day also celebrates the ancient Hindu spring harvest festival. People wear traditional clothing and prepare food from locally grown ingredients.

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August 2018

Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi)

August 26, 2018
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One event on August 26, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on August 15, 2019 at 12:00am

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Raksha Bandhan celebrates the bond between brothers and sisters. The sister ties a rakhi or a sacred thread around the brother wrist and says a prayer for his safety and prosperity. The brother gives the sister a gift to show he will protect the sister.

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September 2018

Krishna Janmashtami

September 3, 2018
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One event on September 3, 2018 at 12:00am

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Krishna Janmashtami marks the birth of Krishna who is an incarnation of Vishnu. The celebration last 48 hours where traditional Hindu songs are sung and food made from milk and curds are made. Some Hindus fast for the first day opting to eat only during the second day.

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Ganesh Chaturthi

September 13, 2018
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Ganesh Chaturthi celebrates the birthday of Lord Ganesh the god of prosperity, wisdom, and good luck. The holiday lasts for ten days where people place idols of Ganesh in their homes and in public to worship. People celebrating this holiday cannot view the moon during certain times.

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October 2018

Navratri

October 10, 2018 - October 19, 2018
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One event on October 10, 2018 at 12:00am

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Navratri is a nine day celebration of the triumph of good over evil. This holiday is usually in the beginning of October but the date varies as it is based on the lunar calendar.

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Durga Puja

October 15, 2018
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One event on October 15, 2018 at 12:00am

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Durga Puja is a holiday to worship the goddess Durga and her victory over evil. Celebrations have festivals and some town are completely decorated to worship Durga.

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November 2018

Diwali/Deepavali

November 7, 2018 - November 11, 2018
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One event on November 7, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on October 27, 2019 at 12:00am

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Diwali is known as the festival of lights as many public places and homes are decorated with oil lamps called divas. Diwali lasts five days to honor Lakshmi the goddess of wealth, thus lamps are lit to help Lakshmi find her way to peoples homes.

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Mawlid un Nabil

November 20, 2018
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One event on November 20, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on November 10, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on October 29, 2020 at 12:00am

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Mawlid Un Nabil celebrates the birthday of Muhammad, who is believed to be the last messenger of God.

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January 2019

Makar Sankranti

January 14, 2019
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of January, repeating indefinitely

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This day marks the end of the winter solstice, and is one of the most celebrated harvest festivals with dances, kite flying, bonfires and feasts.

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March 2019

Maha Shivaratri

March 4, 2019
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One event on February 13, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on March 4, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on February 21, 2020 at 12:00am

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Known as 'The Night of Shiva' this holiday is in honor of Lord Shiva, a deity of the Hindu Trinity. Unlike most Hindu holidays, this is celebrated at night and is more focused around self study and meditation.

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Holi

March 21, 2019
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One event on March 2, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on March 21, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on March 10, 2020 at 12:00am

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This day full of color and laughter is a Hindu festival which celebrates the triumph of good over bad.

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