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Hinduism: religious celerations and observances

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Birthday of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji*Monday January 5, 2015Hinduism 
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Birthday of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji*Tuesday January 6, 2015Hinduism 
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Birthday of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji*Wednesday January 7, 2015Hinduism 
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Bhogi*Tuesday January 13, 2015Hinduism 
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Magh Bihu/Tusu Puja - Pongal*Tuesday January 13, 2015Hinduism 
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Makar Sankranti/Pongal/Magh Bihu/Tusu Puja**Wednesday January 14, 2015Hinduism 
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Magh Bihu/Tusu Puja - Pongal*Wednesday January 14, 2015Hinduism 
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Magh Sankrati**Wednesday January 14, 2015Hinduism 
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Uzhavar Thirunal*Friday January 16, 2015Hinduism 
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Magh Bihu/Tusu Puja - Pongal*Friday January 16, 2015Hinduism 
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Guru Ravidas celebration*Tuesday February 10, 2015Hinduism 
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Maha Shivaratri*Tuesday February 24, 2015Hinduism 
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Maha Shivaratri*Wednesday February 25, 2015Hinduism 
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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.


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 .


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


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 .


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.