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Muslim, Sufi: religious celerations and observances

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Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)**Thursday September 1, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)Thursday September 1, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Kurban Bayram (Feast of the Sacrifice)*Thursday September 1, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Hari Raya Haji*Thursday September 1, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Tabaski*Thursday September 1, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Kurban Bayram*Thursday September 1, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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optional holiday**Thursday September 1, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Religious celebration (not a national holiday)*Thursday September 1, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)Friday September 2, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Kurban Bayram (Feast of the Sacrifice)*Friday September 2, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Regional holiday*Friday September 2, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Hari Raya Haji*Friday September 2, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Prophet's Anniversary - Eid-Milad Nnabi (may be changed to the nearest day)*Friday September 2, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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optional holiday**Friday September 2, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)Friday September 2, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)Saturday September 3, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Kurban Bayram (Feast of the Sacrifice)**Saturday September 3, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Hari Raya Haji*Saturday September 3, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Prophet's Anniversary - Eid-Milad Nnabi (may be changed to the nearest day)*Saturday September 3, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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optional holiday*Saturday September 3, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest da*Saturday September 3, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)Saturday September 3, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)*Sunday September 4, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Kurban Bayram (Feast of the Sacrifice)*Sunday September 4, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)*Sunday September 4, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)*Monday September 5, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Eid al-Ghadeer*Friday September 9, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Regional holiday**Wednesday September 21, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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El am Hejir New Year (may be changed to the nearest day)*Wednesday September 21, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Awal Muharram (Maal Hijrah)*Thursday September 22, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Islamic New Year (Muslim regions only)*Thursday September 22, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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El am Hejir New Year (may be changed to the nearest day)Thursday September 22, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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optional holiday**Thursday September 22, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Regional holiday**Thursday September 22, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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El am Hejir New Year (may be changed to the nearest day)Friday September 23, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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El am Hejir New Year (may be changed to the nearest day)*Saturday September 24, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Ashura*Thursday September 29, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Ashura**Friday September 30, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Ashura*Saturday October 1, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Ashura - Moharram/Dr.Babu Jagjivan Ram (may last 2 days)Saturday October 1, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Awal Muharram (Maal Hijrah)*Saturday October 1, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Muharram*Saturday October 1, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Friday September 1, 2017

Muslim, Sufi : The second main celebration of Islam. It celebrates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to God. Muslims make their annual pilgrimage, or the Hajj , to Makkah (Mecca) in Saudi Arabia. - Paid holiday when falling on Friday or Saturday


Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Friday September 1, 2017

Muslim, Sufi :


Kurban Bayram (Feast of the Sacrifice) -
Friday September 1, 2017

Muslim, Sufi : Eid ul-Adha The second main celebration of Islam. It celebrates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to God. Muslims make their annual pilgrimage, or the Hajj , to Makkah (Mecca) in Saudi Arabia.


Hari Raya Haji -
Friday September 1, 2017

Muslim, Sufi : Feast of the Sacrifice


Tabaski -
Friday September 1, 2017

Muslim, Sufi : Feast of the Sacrifice


Kurban Bayram -
Friday September 1, 2017

Muslim, Sufi : Also written Id al'Adha (or Eid Al-Adha) is the Feast of the Sacrifice , the second main celebration of Islam. Information1: It takes place on the tenth day of the twelfth -- last month of the Islamic calendar and celebrates Abraham's (also written Ibrahim) willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to God. Muslims make their annual pilgrimage, or the Hajj , to Makkah (Mecca) in Saudi Arabia. The Prophet Muhammad called Eid Al-Adha the best day of the year, since it is the last and biggest day of the annual pilgrimage.


Optional holiday -
Friday September 1, 2017

Muslim, Sufi : Feast of the Sacrifice Muslim community only


Religious celebration (not a national holiday) -
Friday September 1, 2017

Muslim, Sufi : Feast of the Sacrifice


Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Saturday September 2, 2017

Muslim, Sufi :


Kurban Bayram (Feast of the Sacrifice) -
Saturday September 2, 2017

Muslim, Sufi : Eid ul-Adha The second main celebration of Islam. It celebrates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to God. Muslims make their annual pilgrimage, or the Hajj , to Makkah (Mecca) in Saudi Arabia.


Regional holiday -
Saturday September 2, 2017

Muslim, Sufi : Feast of the Sacrifice: The second main celebration of Islam. It celebrates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to God. Muslims make their annual pilgrimage, or the Hajj , to Makkah (Mecca) in Saudi Arabia.


Hari Raya Haji -
Saturday September 2, 2017

Muslim, Sufi : Also written Id al'Adha (or Eid Al-Adha) is the Feast of the Sacrifice , the second main celebration of Islam. It takes place on the tenth day of the twelfth -- last month of the Islamic calendar and celebrates Abraham's (also written Ibrahim) willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to God. Muslims make their annual pilgrimage, or the Hajj , to Makkah (Mecca) in Saudi Arabia.


Prophet's Anniversary - Eid-Milad Nnabi (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Saturday September 2, 2017

Muslim, Sufi : Birthday of the Prophet, Mohammed. For nine days there are Parties with fairs, feasting, and parades. Stories are told about how the mountains danced when Mohammed was born, and sang, There is no god but Allah. The trees answered, And Mohammed is his Prophet. Then 7,000 angels brought a golden vase filled with heavenly dew, and his mother bathed the new baby in it. Many stories like these are told to Arab children on the Prophet's Birthday, the happiest day in the Moslem year.


Optional holiday -
Saturday September 2, 2017

Muslim, Sufi : Feast of the Sacrifice for the Muslim community only


Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Saturday September 2, 2017

Muslim, Sufi :


Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Sunday September 3, 2017

Muslim, Sufi :


Kurban Bayram (Feast of the Sacrifice) -
Sunday September 3, 2017

Muslim, Sufi : Eid ul-Adha The second main celebration of Islam. It celebrates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to God. Muslims make their annual pilgrimage, or the Hajj , to Makkah (Mecca) in Saudi Arabia. paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday


Hari Raya Haji -
Sunday September 3, 2017

Muslim, Sufi : Also written Id al'Adha (or Eid Al-Adha) is the Feast of the Sacrifice , the second main celebration of Islam. It takes place on the tenth day of the twelfth -- last month of the Islamic calendar and celebrates Abraham's (also written Ibrahim) willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to God. Muslims make their annual pilgrimage, or the Hajj , to Makkah (Mecca) in Saudi Arabia.


Prophet's Anniversary - Eid-Milad Nnabi (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Sunday September 3, 2017

Muslim, Sufi : Birthday of the Prophet, Mohammed. For nine days there are Parties with fairs, feasting, and parades. Stories are told about how the mountains danced when Mohammed was born, and sang, There is no god but Allah. The trees answered, And Mohammed is his Prophet. Then 7,000 angels brought a golden vase filled with heavenly dew, and his mother bathed the new baby in it. Many stories like these are told to Arab children on the Prophet's Birthday, the happiest day in the Moslem year.


Optional holiday -
Sunday September 3, 2017

Muslim, Sufi : Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)


Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest da -
Sunday September 3, 2017

Muslim, Sufi : The second main celebration of Islam. It celebrates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to God. Muslims make their annual pilgrimage, or the Hajj , to Makkah (Mecca) in Saudi Arabia.


Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Sunday September 3, 2017

Muslim, Sufi :


Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Monday September 4, 2017

Muslim, Sufi : Also written Id al'Adha (or Eid Al-Adha) is the Feast of the Sacrifice , the second main celebration of Islam. It takes place on the tenth day of the twelfth -- last month of the Islamic calendar and celebrates Abraham's (also written Ibrahim) willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to God. Muslims make their annual pilgrimage, or the Hajj , to Makkah (Mecca) in Saudi Arabia.


Kurban Bayram (Feast of the Sacrifice) -
Monday September 4, 2017

Muslim, Sufi : Eid ul-Adha The second main celebration of Islam. It celebrates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to God. Muslims make their annual pilgrimage, or the Hajj , to Makkah (Mecca) in Saudi Arabia.


End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Monday September 4, 2017

Muslim, Sufi : Ends the ninth month in the Islamic calendar. There were 30 days of strict fasting from sunup to sundown in honor of the first revelation to the Prophet Mohammed.


Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Tuesday September 5, 2017

Muslim, Sufi : By Saudi rules, celebration lasts 10 days. However, most businesses observe 3 days only.


Eid al-Ghadeer -
Saturday September 9, 2017

Muslim, Sufi : Anniversary commemorating Muhammad's last sermon at Ghadir Khumm, which occurred 18th of Dhu al-Hijjah of 10 AH in the Islamic calendar. It is an event celebrated by Shi'a Muslims, who regard it as the confirmation of Ali ibn Abi Talib's succession to Muhammad (Wikipedia)


Regional holiday -
Thursday September 21, 2017

Muslim, Sufi : El am Hejir New Year (may be changed to the nearest day) in Osun State only - one day later in Kano State


El am Hejir New Year (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Thursday September 21, 2017

Muslim, Sufi : The event where Muhammad fled Mecca with a small group of followers to go to Medina (Yathrib) in the year 622 A.D., under mounting hostility towards Muhammad. Muslim calendar starts from this date (A.H.), which was established in `Umar's reign. Medina is about 200 miles north of Mecca. Muhammad arrived there on 20th Sep 622 A.D. The name of the city was changed to Medinatu'l-Nabi (city of the Prophet).


Awal Muharram (Maal Hijrah) -
Friday September 22, 2017

Muslim, Sufi : Islamic New Year


Islamic New Year (Muslim regions only) -
Friday September 22, 2017

Muslim, Sufi : Basilan, Kudarat, Lanao del Norte & del Sud, Maguindanao, North Cotabato, Sulu, Tawi-Tawi, Zamboanga provinces


El am Hejir New Year (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Friday September 22, 2017

Muslim, Sufi :


Optional holiday -
Friday September 22, 2017

Muslim, Sufi : Islamic new year for the Muslim community only


Regional holiday -
Friday September 22, 2017

Muslim, Sufi : El am Hejir New Year in Kano State


El am Hejir New Year (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Saturday September 23, 2017

Muslim, Sufi :


El am Hejir New Year (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Sunday September 24, 2017

Muslim, Sufi : The event where Muhammad fled Mecca with a small group of followers to go to Medina (Yathrib) in the year 622 A.D., under mounting hostility towards Muhammad. Muslim calendar starts from this date (A.H.), which was established in `Umar's reign. Medina is about 200 miles north of Mecca. Muhammad arrived there on 20th Sep 622 A.D. The name of the city was changed to Medinatu'l-Nabi (city of the Prophet).


Ashura -
Friday September 29, 2017

Muslim, Sufi : Martyrdom of Husayn ibn Ali, killed in the year 680 in Kerbala (Iraq) during his fight against injustice.


Ashura -
Saturday September 30, 2017

Muslim, Sufi : Husayn ibn Ali martyrdom day, killed in the year 680 in Kerbala (Iraq) fighting injustice.


Ashura -
Sunday October 1, 2017

Muslim, Sufi : Martyrdom of Husayn ibn Ali, killed in the year 680 in Kerbala (Iraq) during his fight against injustice.


Ashura - Moharram/Dr.Babu Jagjivan Ram (may last 2 days) -
Sunday October 1, 2017

Muslim, Sufi :


Awal Muharram (Maal Hijrah) -
Sunday October 1, 2017

Muslim, Sufi : The first day of the year is observed on the first day of Muharram, the first month in the Islamic calendar. The first Islamic year beginning in 610 AD during which the emigration of Muhammad from Mecca to Medina, known as the Hijra [Wikipedia]


Muharram -
Sunday October 1, 2017

Muslim, Sufi : Muharram is so called because it is unlawful to fight during this month, the word is derived from the word haraam, meaning forbidden . It is held to be the most sacred of all the months, excluding Ramadan. Some Muslims fast during these days.