COUSINS DAY

National Cousins Day is celebrated on July 24 of every year. National Cousins Day is the best opportunity to thank your cousins for all that they do for you. A cousin is a relative with whom a person shares one or more common ancestors. This day is dedicated to those amazing individuals who helped usContinue reading “COUSINS DAY”

GURU PURNIMA

Guru Purnima (Poornima) is a tradition dedicated to all the spiritual and academic Gurus, who are evolved or enlightened humans, ready to share their wisdom with no monetary expectation, based on Karma Yoga. It is celebrated as a festival in India, Nepal and Bhutan by Hindus, Jains and Buddhists. This festival is traditionally observed toContinue reading “GURU PURNIMA”

EID AL-ADHA

Eid al-Adha ( ’Festival of the Sacrifice’) is the latter of the two official holidays celebrated within Islam (the other being Eid al-Fitr or ‘Festival of the Breaking of the Fast’). It honors the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son Ishmael (in Judaism, Isaac) as an act of obedience to God’s command. Before AbrahamContinue reading “EID AL-ADHA”

CHOCOLATE DAY!

World Chocolate Day, sometimes referred to as International Chocolate Day, is an annual celebration of chocolate, occurring globally on July 7 or just Chocolate Day. The observance of World Chocolate Day date back to 2009, and some suggest July 7 in particular celebrates the introduction of chocolate to Europe in 1550. Other chocolate day celebrationsContinue reading “CHOCOLATE DAY!”

OLYMPIC DAY

Olympic Day was introduced in 1948 to commemorate the birth of the modern Olympic Games on 23 June 1894 at the Sorbonne in Paris. The goal was to promote participation in sport across the globe regardless of age, gender or athletic ability. https://www.olympic.org/olympic-rings http://www.fairplayinternational.org/what-is-olympic-day-

RAJA FESTIVAL

Raja (Odia: ରଜ) or Raja Parba (Odia: ରଜ ପର୍ବ) or Mithuna Sankranti is a three-day-long festival of womanhood celebrated in Odisha, India. The second day of the festival signifies beginning of the solar month of Mithuna from, which the season of rains starts. It is believed that the mother Goddess Earth or the divine wifeContinue reading “RAJA FESTIVAL”

HAPPY BUDDHA PURNIMA

Buddha’s Birthday is a Buddhist festival that is celebrated in most of East Asia and South Asia commemorating the birth of the Prince Siddhartha Gautama, later the Gautama Buddha, who was the founder of Buddhism. According to Buddhist tradition and modern academic consensus, Gautama Buddha was born c. 563–483 BC in Lumbini (what is nowContinue reading “HAPPY BUDDHA PURNIMA”

EID AL-FITR

Eid al-Fitr also called the “Festival of Breaking the Fast” or Lesser Eid, or simply Eid, is a religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide that marks the end of the month-long dawn-to-sunset fasting of Ramadan. It falls on the first day of Shawwal in the Islamic calendar; this does not always fall on the sameContinue reading “EID AL-FITR”

INTERNATIONAL NURSES DAY

International Nurses Day (IND) is an international day observed around the world on 12 May (the birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale) of each year, to mark the contributions that nurses make to society. Florence Nightingale (12 May 1820 – 13 August 1910) was an English social reformer, statistician and the founder of modern nursing. NightingaleContinue reading “INTERNATIONAL NURSES DAY”

RABINDRA JAYANTI

Rabindranath Tagore (7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941) was an Indian polymath – poet, writer, playwright, composer, philosopher, social reformer and painter. He reshaped Bengali literature and music, as well as Indian art with Contextual Modernism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Author of the “profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse” ofContinue reading “RABINDRA JAYANTI”

HANUMAN JAYANTI

27 April Hanuman Jayanti is a Hindu religious festival that celebrates the birth of Hindu God Hanuman, who is immensely venerated throughout India and Nepal. This festival is celebrated on different days in different parts of India. In most states of India, the festival is observed either in Chaitra (usually on the day of ChaitraContinue reading “HANUMAN JAYANTI”

MAHAVIR JAYANTI

25 April Mahavir Janma Kalyanak is one of the most important religious festivals in Jainism. It celebrates the birth of Mahavir, the twenty-fourth and last Tirthankara of present Avasarpiṇī. On the Gregorian calendar, the holiday occurs either in March or April. According to Jain texts, Mahavir was born on the thirteenth day of the brightContinue reading “MAHAVIR JAYANTI”

ENGLISH LANGUAGE DAY

UN English Day is observed annually on the 23rd April. The event was established by UN’s Department of Public Information in 2010 “to celebrate multilingualism and cultural diversity as well as to promote equal use of all six official languages throughout the organization”. For the English Language Day, April was chosen because it is theContinue reading “ENGLISH LANGUAGE DAY”

HAPPY RAM NAVAMI

Ram Navami is a spring Hindu festival that celebrates the birthday of the Hindu God Lord Rama. He is particularly important to the Vaishnavism tradition of Hinduism, as the seventh avatar of God Vishnu. “Hazaribagh’s Ram navami” show is international.The festival celebrates the descent of Vishnu as shri Ram avatar, through his birth to KingContinue reading “HAPPY RAM NAVAMI”

UGADI / GUDI PADWA

Gudhi Padwa is a spring-time festival that marks the traditional new year for Marathi and Konkani Hindus along with other fellow Hindus. It is celebrated in and near Maharashtra and Goa on the first day of the Chaitra month to mark the beginning of the New year according to the lunisolar Hindu calendar. The wordContinue reading “UGADI / GUDI PADWA”