The day of Ashura

The day of Ashura

The day of Ashura is a day of remembrance and lament for a man the Muslims would call a hero. That man was Hussain ibn Ali. Hussain was the last prophet of Islam and the grandson of Muhammad, the father of Islam. On October 10th, 680 AD, Hussain was killed for holding...
Independence Day

Independence Day

A celebration of freedom and liberty, India’s Independence Day is recognized on August 15th. Businesses and offices close for the day as activities take place to commemorate this special day. After many, long years, India was declared independence from British rule...
Eid al-Adha

Eid al-Adha

Schools are closed, workplaces are vacant and the world is put on pause for Eid al-Adha. Possibly one of the most important festivals for Muslims worldwide, Eid al-Adha is commemorated on the tenth day of the twelfth month of the Islamic calendar. Four days are spent...
Eid-al-Fitr

Eid-al-Fitr

After a serious month of Ramadan, Muslims celebrate a holiday known as Eid-al-Fitr. Ramadan is a time when Muslims worldwide reflect on the time when the Quaran was manifested to Muhammad. This month consists of an abundance of prayer and fasting. As a matter of fact,...
Vesak

Vesak

You awaken very early in the morning while darkness looms outside. It is the most important day of the Buddhist religion. Along with your family and friends, you journey to the temple. The temple is embellished with flowers. When you arrive, you join in on the singing...
Rama Navami

Rama Navami

Rama Navami is a festival that millions of Hindus participate in worldwide. Many come together to commemorate the Hindu god Lord Rama’s birth and the victory he wrought of good over evil. Traditions from old are carried out and much effort is put into the...