Holi / Holika / Medin Poya/Dola Purnima -
Thursday March 1, 2018
Hinduism : The religious meaning of this celebration is the burning of any perversion. It marks the victory of good over evil.
Holi or Holika (second day) -
Friday March 2, 2018
Hinduism : Hindu spring festival dedicated to the god of pleasure. It is observed in a colorful and boisterous manner. People shower each other with colored water and smear red and green powder on each other,
Hindu, Lao, Navratra, Songkran, Tamil, Telugu, Ugadi New Year -
Sunday March 18, 2018
Buddhism (Theravada) : May last three days, and marks the beginning of Ramayana's week The Hindu New Year, also known as Ugadi, is on the day following the new moon on or after the spring equinox. Year 2003 is the year 2060 in this Hindu calendar.
Sunday March 25, 2018
Hinduism : Festivities take place in the Rama temples. recitation of the Ramayana (Perayana), which can last up to 9 days. Classical music and sacred chants.
Hazrat Ali birthday -
Friday March 30, 2018
Culture : Hazrat Ali was the cousin of the Prophet Mohammed. His birthday is marked by special prayers in mosques.
Hazarat Ali's Birthday -
Friday March 30, 2018
Muslim, Sufi : Hazarat Ali was the 1st Muslim male who had accepted the Islam. Sunni and Shia were two branches of the Muslim community Ummah. He was considered as the 4th and last man of the Rashidun by the Sunnis community whereas he was considered as the 1st Imam by the Shias community. He was the only man who born at the holiest place of Islam means Kaaba sanctuary in the Mecca.
Banks Inventory Day -
Monday April 2, 2018
Banks only :
Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar's Birthday - Maha Visuv Sankrati -
Saturday April 14, 2018
Secular holiday : This lawyer and politician drafted the constitution of India. Date is confirmed in 2018
Parashurama Day -
Wednesday April 18, 2018
Hinduism : The sixth avatar of Vishnu in Hinduism. Like other avatars of Vishnu, he appears at a time when overwhelming evil prevailed on earth. The warrior class, with weapons and power, had begun to abuse their power, take what belonged to others by force and tyrannize people. Parashurama corrects the cosmic equilibrium by destroying these evil warriors. [Wikipedia]
Vesak - Buddha Purnima - Visakha Bucha -
Monday April 30, 2018
Buddhism (Theravada) : Only celebrated in Andaman & Nicobar Island, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharastra, Mizoram, Uttaranchal, Uttar Pradesh. Date is confirmed in 2018