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Hinduism: religious celerations and observances

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Guru Ravidas celebration*Wednesday February 10, 2016Hinduism 
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Maha Shivaratri*Wednesday February 24, 2016Hinduism 
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Maha Shivaratri*Thursday February 25, 2016Hinduism 
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Holi / Holika / Medin Poya/Dola Purnima*Saturday March 12, 2016Hinduism 
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Holi / Holika / Medin Poya/Dola Purnima**Sunday March 13, 2016Hinduism 
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Holi or Holika (second day)**Sunday March 13, 2016Hinduism 
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Regional holiday**Sunday March 13, 2016Hinduism 
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Regional holiday**Monday March 14, 2016Hinduism 
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Holi / Holika / Medin Poya/Dola PurnimaMonday March 14, 2016Hinduism 
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Nyepi Day - Balinese New Year*Monday March 28, 2016Hinduism 
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optional holiday*Monday March 28, 2016Hinduism 
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Guru Ravidas celebration -
Friday February 10, 2017

Hinduism : Guru or Bhagat Ravidas (also Raidas) was a north Indian Sant mystic of the bhakti movement who was active in the 15th century CE. Venerated in northern India and in the Indian state of Maharashtra, he is the Satguru of the Ravidasi sect and one of the fifteen Bhagats of the Sikhs. His devotional songs and verses made a lasting impact upon the bhakti movement.


Maha Shivaratri -
Friday February 24, 2017

Hinduism : A Hindu festival in honor of Lord Shiva and his marriage to Goddess Parvati. Ceremonies involving prayers and hymns take place mostly at night.


Maha Shivaratri -
Saturday February 25, 2017

Hinduism : A Hindu festival in honor of Lord Shiva and his marriage to Goddess Parvati. Ceremonies involving prayers and hymns take place mostly at night.


Holi / Holika / Medin Poya/Dola Purnima -
Sunday March 12, 2017

Hinduism : The religious meaning of this celebration is the burning of any perversion. It marks the victory of good over evil.


Holi / Holika / Medin Poya/Dola Purnima -
Monday March 13, 2017

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) -
Monday March 13, 2017

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, only in Andaman & Nicobar Island, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Chandigarh, Delhi, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Manipur, Orissa,


Regional holiday -
Monday March 13, 2017

Hinduism : Holi / Holika / Medin Poya/Dola Purnima Districts of Banke, Bara, Bardiya, Dang, Dhanusha, Jhapa, Kailai, Kanchanpur, Kapilbastu, Mahotarri, Morang, Nawalparasi, Parsah, Rautahat, Rupandehi, Sarlahi, Sunsari, Saptari, Siraha, Udaypur.


Regional holiday -
Tuesday March 14, 2017

Hinduism : Holi / Holika / Medin Poya/Dola Purnima Districts of Banke, Bara, Bardiya, Dang, Dhanusha, Jhapa, Kailai, Kanchanpur, Kapilbastu, Mahotarri, Morang, Nawalparasi, Parsah, Rautahat, Rupandehi, Sarlahi, Sunsari, Saptari, Siraha, Udaypur.


Holi / Holika / Medin Poya/Dola Purnima -
Tuesday March 14, 2017

Hinduism :


Nyepi Day - Balinese New Year -
Tuesday March 28, 2017

Hinduism : The main purpose of the Nyepi Day ceremonies is to pray to the God (Hyang Widhi Wasa), wish that HE clean the outside universe (bhuwana agung) as well as the universe within men (bhuwana alit). based on the Saka calendar (Balinese calender): One year has 12 sasih (Balinese month). Each sasih consists of 35 days which cover the full moon (Purnama) and one dark moon (Tilem).


Optional holiday -
Tuesday March 28, 2017

Hinduism : Marks the beginning of Ramayana's week