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.
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.
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.