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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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Swami Vivekananda day*Monday January 12, 2015Hinduism 
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Magh Bihu/Tusu Puja - Pongal**Wednesday January 14, 2015Hinduism 
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Makar Sankranti/Pongal/Magh Bihu/Tusu Puja*Wednesday January 14, 2015Hinduism 
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Harvest festival*Wednesday January 14, 2015Hinduism 
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Magh Sankrati**Thursday January 15, 2015Hinduism 
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Magh Bihu/Tusu Puja - Pongal*Thursday January 15, 2015Hinduism 
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Magh Sankrati*Friday January 16, 2015Hinduism 
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Guru Ravidas celebration*Saturday January 31, 2015Hinduism 
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Hindu festival*Thursday December 3, 2015Hinduism 
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Guru Ghasidas celabration**Friday December 18, 2015Hinduism 
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Birthday of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji -
Friday January 5, 2018

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.


Swami Vivekananda day -
Friday January 12, 2018

Hinduism : Swami Vivekananda (2 January 1863 – 4 July 1902), born Narendranath Datta, was an Indian Hindu monk, a chief disciple of the 19th-century Indian mystic Ramakrishna. He was a key figure in the introduction of the Indian philosophies of Vedanta and Yoga to the Western world and is credited with raising interfaith awareness, bringing Hinduism to the status of a major world religion during the late 19th century. He was a major force in the revival of Hinduism in India, and contributed to the concept of nationalism in colonial India. Vivekananda founded the Ramakrishna Math and the Ramakrishna Mission. He is perhaps best known for his speech which began, Sisters and brothers of America ...,in which he introduced Hinduism at the Parliament of the World's Religions in Chicago in 1893. [Wikipedia] Confirmed for 2018


Magh Bihu/Tusu Puja - Pongal -
Sunday January 14, 2018

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 . Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday


Makar Sankranti/Pongal/Magh Bihu/Tusu Puja -
Sunday January 14, 2018

Hinduism : Celebration of the harvest, which is observed for three days: Bhogi Pongal, Surya Pongal and Mattu Pongal. A colourful and traditional festival with many a ceremony devoted to various deities and cattle races.


Harvest festival -
Sunday January 14, 2018

Hinduism : Makar Sankranti: apart from a harvest festival is also regarded as the beginning of an auspicious phase in Indian culture, it is said as the 'holy phase of transition'. It marks the end of an inauspicious phase which according to the Hindu calendar begins around mid-December. [Wikipedia]


Magh Sankrati -
Monday January 15, 2018

Hinduism : Tharu community only


Magh Bihu/Tusu Puja - Pongal -
Monday January 15, 2018

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 -
Tuesday January 16, 2018

Hinduism : One of the religious festival of Nepali community. The day is auspicious for holy bathing since it is considered that all the sins or diseases of body will be removed by the blessing of Sun God.


Guru Ravidas celebration -
Wednesday January 31, 2018

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.


Hindu festival -
Sunday December 3, 2017

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 Ghasidas celabration -
Tuesday December 18, 2018

Hinduism : Guru Ghasi Das ( 1756 – 1836 CE ) was an advocate of the Satnami sect of Hinduism in the early 19th century. Ghasi Das was born on December 18, 1756 in Girodpuri, Raipur District Tehsil - Balodabazar. Guru Ghasidas was the son of Mahngu Das and Amrotin Devi. Ghasidas preached Satnam particularly for the people of Chhattisgarh. After Ghasi Das, his teachings were carried on by his son, Balakdas. Guru Ghasidas was the founder of the Satnami community in state of Chhattisgarh. During his lifetime, the political atmosphere in India was one of exploitation. Ghasidas experienced the evils of the caste system at an early age, which helped him to understand the social dynamics in a caste-ridden society and reject social inequality. To find solutions, he travelled extensively across Chhattisgarh. banks remain open [Wikipedia]