Calendar

World Religions, Media, Hazelnut

This calendar includes:

  1.  Major holidays of all the major world religions
  2.  Notices of interesting events on the media
  3. Scheduled conversations and courses of the Hazelnut Connection.

Choose what interests you.

 

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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Navaratri (H)
Navaratri (H)
Sep 29 – Oct 7 all-day
Festival of 9 nights celebrating the Goddess in her various forms, most typically as Durga. Symbolizes the triumph of good over evil.
Rosh Hashanah (Ju)
Rosh Hashanah (Ju)
Oct 1 all-day
Beginning of the Jewish Year and High Holy Days. Work is prohibited.
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Vijayadashimi (H)
Vijayadashimi (H)
Oct 8 all-day
Vijayadashami also known as Dasahara, Dusshera, Dasara, Dussehra or Dashain is a major Hindu festival celebrated at the end of Navratri every year.
9
Yom Kippur* (Ju)
Yom Kippur* (Ju)
Oct 9 all-day
Yom Kippur, also known as the Day of Atonement, is the holiest day of the year in Judaism. Its central themes are atonement and repentance. Jewish people traditionally observe this holy day with an approximate 25-hour period of fasting and intensive prayer
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Sukkot* (Ju)
Sukkot* (Ju)
Oct 14 – Oct 20 all-day
The Feast of the Tabernacles, where meals are consumed in a temporary outdoor structure. Harvest Festival. Work is prohibited on the first two days.
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Shemini Atzeret* (Ju)
Shemini Atzeret* (Ju)
Oct 21 all-day
Marks the end of Sukkot. Work is prohibited.
22
Simchat Torah* (Ju)
Simchat Torah* (Ju)
Oct 22 all-day
Celebrates and marks both the conclusion of the annual cycle of public Torah readings and the beginning of a new cycle. Work is prohibited.
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Diwali (H, Jai, Si)
Diwali (H, Jai, Si)
Oct 24 – Oct 29 all-day
Festival of Lights – this date is Amavasya – when puja is specifically offered to Lakshmi.
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Birth of the Bab* (Ba)
Birth of the Bab* (Ba)
Oct 29 all-day
This Bahá'í holiday celebrates the birth of the Bab, one of the founders of the Bahá'í Faith.
30
Birth of Baha’u’llah* (Ba)
Birth of Baha’u’llah* (Ba)
Oct 30 all-day
This Bahá'í holiday celebrates the birth of the Bahá'u'lláh, the founder of the Bahá'í Faith.
31
Reformation Day (C)
Reformation Day (C)
Oct 31 all-day
Celebration in remembrance of the onset of the Reformation.
Samhain (W)
Samhain (W)
Oct 31 all-day
Pagan festival with Celtic roots marking the end of the harvest season and beginning of winter and the darker half of the year.