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Hinduism: religious celerations and observances

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Birthday of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji*Thursday January 5, 2017Hinduism 
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optional holiday*Thursday January 5, 2017Hinduism 
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Birthday of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji*Friday January 6, 2017Hinduism 
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Birthday of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji*Saturday January 7, 2017Hinduism 
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Bhogi*Friday January 13, 2017Hinduism 
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Magh Bihu/Tusu Puja - Pongal*Friday January 13, 2017Hinduism 
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Makar Sankranti/Pongal/Magh Bihu/Tusu Puja**Saturday January 14, 2017Hinduism 
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Magh Bihu/Tusu Puja - Pongal*Saturday January 14, 2017Hinduism 
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Magh Sankrati**Saturday January 14, 2017Hinduism 
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optional holiday*Saturday January 14, 2017Hinduism 
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Uzhavar Thirunal*Monday January 16, 2017Hinduism 
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Magh Bihu/Tusu Puja - Pongal*Monday January 16, 2017Hinduism 
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Hindu festival*Wednesday December 13, 2017Hinduism 
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Guru Ravidas celebrationMonday December 18, 2017Hinduism 
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Shaheed Day - Martyrs DayTuesday December 26, 2017Hinduism 
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Birthday of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji -
Thursday January 5, 2017

Hinduism : Guru Gobind Singh (22 December 1666 – 7 October 1708) was the tenth Guru of Sikhism. He was born in Patna, Bihar in India and became a Guru on 11 November 1675, at the age of nine years, succeeding his father Guru Tegh Bahadur. He was the leader of the Sikh faith, a warrior, a poet, and a philosopher. In the Sikh society, Guru Gobind Singh is considered a perfect example of manhood; highly educated, skilled in horsemanship, armed combat, chivalrous, and generous in character.


Optional holiday -
Thursday January 5, 2017

Hinduism : Guru Gobind Singh’s Birthday


Birthday of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji -
Friday January 6, 2017

Hinduism : Guru Gobind Singh (22 December 1666 – 7 October 1708) was the tenth Guru of Sikhism. He was born in Patna, Bihar in India and became a Guru on 11 November 1675, at the age of nine years, succeeding his father Guru Tegh Bahadur. He was the leader of the Sikh faith, a warrior, a poet, and a philosopher. In the Sikh society, Guru Gobind Singh is considered a perfect example of manhood; highly educated, skilled in horsemanship, armed combat, chivalrous, and generous in character.


Birthday of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji -
Saturday January 7, 2017

Hinduism : Guru Gobind Singh (22 December 1666 – 7 October 1708) was the tenth Guru of Sikhism. He was born in Patna, Bihar in India and became a Guru on 11 November 1675, at the age of nine years, succeeding his father Guru Tegh Bahadur. He was the leader of the Sikh faith, a warrior, a poet, and a philosopher. In the Sikh society, Guru Gobind Singh is considered a perfect example of manhood; highly educated, skilled in horsemanship, armed combat, chivalrous, and generous in character.


Bhogi -
Friday January 13, 2017

Hinduism : The day preceding Makara Sankranti. This is when people discard old and derelict things and concentrate on new things causing change or transformation. At dawn people light a bonfire with logs of wood, other solid-fuels and wooden furniture at home that are no longer useful. The disposal of derelict things is where all old habits, the vices, attachment to relations and materials things are sacrificed in the sacrificial fire of the knowledge of Rudra, known as the Rudra Gita Gyan Yagya. It represents realization, transformation and purification of the soul by imbibing and inculcating divine virtues. Wikipedia


Magh Bihu/Tusu Puja - Pongal -
Friday January 13, 2017

Hinduism : The symbol is the movement from one place to another which leads to meeting someone or something. The sun leaves its present constellation to get into Sakranti .


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Friday January 13, 2017

Hinduism : Boghi: The day preceding Makara Sankranti. This is when people discard old and derelict things and concentrate on new things causing change or transformation. At dawn people light a bonfire with logs of wood, other solid-fuels and wooden furniture at home that are no longer useful. The disposal of derelict things is where all old habits, the vices, attachment to relations and materials things are sacrificed in the sacrificial fire of the knowledge of Rudra, known as the Rudra Gita Gyan Yagya. It represents realization, transformation and purification of the soul by imbibing and inculcating divine virtues.


Makar Sankranti/Pongal/Magh Bihu/Tusu Puja -
Saturday January 14, 2017

Hinduism : The symbol is the movement from on place to another which leads to meeting someone or something. The sun leaves its present constellation to get into Sakranti . only in Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Gujarat


Magh Bihu/Tusu Puja - Pongal -
Saturday January 14, 2017

Hinduism : The symbol is the movement from one place to another which leads to meeting someone or something. The sun leaves its present constellation to get into Sakranti .


Magh Sankrati -
Saturday January 14, 2017

Hinduism : Tharu community only


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Saturday January 14, 2017

Hinduism : Makara Sankranti/Lohri


Uzhavar Thirunal -
Monday January 16, 2017

Hinduism : Also called Thai Pongal (Tamil: தைப்பொங்கல்): a harvest festival celebrated by Tamils Unusually for South Indian Hindu festivals, Thai Pongal is timed by an astronomical event - the winter solstice. Pongal is traditionally dedicated to the Sun God Surya and marks the beginning of the northward journey of the Sun from its southernmost-limit, a movement traditionally referred to as uttarayana.[Wikipedia]


Magh Bihu/Tusu Puja - Pongal -
Monday January 16, 2017

Hinduism : The symbol is the movement from one place to another which leads to meeting someone or something. The sun leaves its present constellation to get into Sakranti .


Hindu festival -
Tuesday December 13, 2016

Hinduism : Sakela is the main festival of Kirat which is celebrated twice a year distinguished by two names Ubhauli and Udhauli. Sakela Ubhauli is celebrated during Baisakh Purnima (full moon day in the month of Baishak) and Sakela Udhauli is celebrated during the full moon day in the month of Mangsir.


Guru Ravidas celebration -
Sunday December 18, 2016

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Shaheed Day - Martyrs Day -
Monday December 26, 2016

Hinduism :