Winter Solstice 2014, celebrated DEC 21

The pagan holiday known as Yule falls on the winter solstice, which is Dec. 21 this year. Flickr December may be marked by Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa, but for pagans it’s the time to celebrate Yule. The holiday marks the winter solstice in the Northern Hemisphere (Sunday, Dec. 21, this year) and celebrates the rebirth of the sun and beginning of winter. It is one of the oldest winter celebrations known. The winter solstice is the longest night and shortest day of the year. The Earth’s … [Read more...]

Eid al-Fitr, عيد الفطر‎ celebrated around the globe!

Eid al-Fitr (Arabic: عيد الفطر‎ ʻĪd al-Fiṭr, IPA: [ʕiːd al fitˤr], "festival of breaking of the fast"), also called Feast of Breaking the Fast, the Sugar Feast, Bayram (Bajram), the Sweet Festival and the Lesser Eid, is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting (sawm). The religious Eid is a single day during which Muslims are not permitted to fast. The holiday celebrates the conclusion of the 29 or 30 days of … [Read more...]

Ramadan, celebrated in ninth month of Islamic Calendar

Some homes have lit lanterns in the evenings during the month of Ramadan. May this festival of lights fill your heart and soul, With blessings, joy and prosperity and make you whole, Wishing you and your family, Ramadan Kareem Mubarak Ramadan (also known as Ramadhan or Ramzan) is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar. It is a period of prayer, fasting, charity-giving and self-accountability for Muslims in Canada. The first verses of the Koran (Qu'ran) were revealed to the Prophet … [Read more...]

Happy Easter to all Celebrating April 20!

Easter 2014 is now on its way and all Christians are getting set to celebrate their one of the biggest festival of the year. Easter is going to be celebrated on 20th April 2014 and its not not more far. As we said that Easter is one of the biggest festival so why not start it by sharing our happiness in the form of greetings with other people and to make your work easy we are here with some good Easter Greetings 2014 which you can you use to wish your family members, friends and other … [Read more...]

Celebrating ALL SAINTS DAY – NOV 1

All Saints' Day (also known as All Hallows, Solemnity of All Saints, or The Feast of All Saints) is a solemnity celebrated on 1 November by parts of Western Christianity, and on the first Sunday after Pentecost in Eastern Christianity, in honor of all the saints, known and unknown. All Saints' Day is the second day of Hallowmas, and begins at sunrise on the 1st of November and finishes at sundown on the 1st of November. It is the day before All Souls' Day. In Western Christian … [Read more...]

Diwali – celebrating November 13, 2012

Diwali (also spelled Devali in certain regions) or Deepavali, popularly known as the "festival of lights," is a five day festival which starts on Dhanteras, celebrated on thirteenth lunar day of Krishna paksha (dark fortnight) of the Hindu calendar month Ashwin and ends on Bhaubeej, celebrated on second lunar day of Shukla paksha (bright fortnight) of the Hindu calendar month Kartik. In the Gregorian calendar, Diwali falls between mid-October and mid-November. Diwali is an official holiday in … [Read more...]

Celebrate Ramadan, send an e-Card

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Ramadan, 2012 begins on July 20th – in North America – on Saturday, the 21st

Ramadan in 2012 will start on Friday, the 20th of July and will continue for 30 days until Saturday, the 18th of August. Based on sightability in North America, in 2012 Ramadan will start in North America a day later - on Saturday, the 21st of July. *Note that in the Muslim calander, a holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day, so observing Muslims will celebrate Ramadan on the sunset of Thursday, the 19th of July. Although Ramadan is always on the same day of the Islamic calendar, … [Read more...]

Celebrating All Saints Day – November 1

ALL SAINTS DAY November 1 All Saints' Day (in the Roman Catholic Church officially the Solemnity of All Saints and also called All Hallows or Hallowma), often shortened to All Saints, is a solemnity celebrated on 1 November in Western Christianity, and on the first Sunday after Pentecost in Eastern Christianity, in honour of all the saints, known and unknown. In terms of Western Christian theology, the day commemorates all those … [Read more...]

Bandi Chhorh Divas 2012

Bandi Chhorh Divas November 9 Guru Hargobind is released from the Gwalior Jail along with 52 Rajas, who held the extensions attached to the coat of the Guru Bandi Chorh Diwas is a day on which Guru Hargobind Sahib was released with 52 Kings from Gwalior Prison. The word "Bandi" means "imprisoned", "Chhor" means "release" and "Divas" means "day" and together "Bandi Chhor Divas" means Prisoner Release Day.   Bandi Chorh Diwas is not Diwali Bandi Chorh Diwas and Diwali are … [Read more...]

Celebrate Diwali ~ beginning today !!!

Celebrate Diwali The name "Diwali" is a contraction of "Deepavali" (Sanskrit: दीपावली Dīpāvalī), which translates into "row of lamps". 03th November 2013       Deepavali or Diwali, popularly known as the "festival of lights," is a festival celebrated between mid-October and mid-November for different reasons. For Hindus, Diwali is one of the most important festivals of the year and is celebrated in families by performing traditional activities together in their … [Read more...]

September 28, 2011 is celebrated NEW YEAR – ראש השנה‎ Rosh Hashana !!!

A Celebration of Women sends our Deepest Blessings on this most important High Holiday to all the Women of our World & their families, celebrating Rosh Hashanah (ראש השנה‎). Rosh Hashanah (Hebrew: ראש השנה‎, literally "head of the year," Israeli: Hebrew pronunciation: [ˈʁoʃ haʃaˈna], Ashkenazic: ˈɾoʃ haʃːɔˈnɔh, Yiddish: [ˈrɔʃəˈʃɔnə]) is a Jewish holiday commonly referred to as the "Jewish New Year." It is observed on the first day of Tishrei, the seventh month … [Read more...]

Ganesh Chaturthi – Celebrate September 1, 2011

Hindus Around the World Festively Celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi September 1, 2011 Ganesh Chaturthi is a Hindu festival celebrated around the world.In 2011, Ganesh Chaturthi is on September 1. It is celebrated for the following 11 days (ending on September 12), with the biggest spectacle taking place on the last day called Ananta Chaturdasi day. Sometimes known as Vinayak Chaturthi, Ganesh Chaturthi is a festival celebrated by Hindus around the world. The festival of … [Read more...]

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