Upcoming Religious Holidays

Feb 03: Thaipusam

Kedah, Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Johor, Negeri Sembilan, Perak, Penang, Selangor only

Maha Shivratri
Feb 17: Maha Shivratri

According to Hindu mythology, Shivaratri symbolizes the wedding day of Lord Shiva.

Ash Wednesday
Feb 18: Ash Wednesday

Marks the beginning of lent. Marking the forehead with ash represents regret for past sins.

Clean Monday
Feb 23: Clean Monday

Also known as Ash Monday. Clean Monday begins the season of Great Lent in Eastern Orthodox Churches

Makha Bucha Day
Mar 04: Makha Bucha Day

Shortly after Buddha began his teachings, 1250 monks gathered to hear Buddha preach.

Mar 05: Purim

Purim remembers the deliverance of the Jewish people from a plot to destroy them as recorded in the Bo...

Mar 06: Holi

Originally a harvest and fertility festival, Holi also commemorates a legend from Hindu Mythology

Mar 21: Ugadi

Ugadi marks the beginning of a new Hindu lunar calendar with a change in the moon's orbit.

Ram Navami
Mar 28: Ram Navami

Celebrates the birth of Lord Rama to King Dasharatha of Ayodhya celebrated on the ninth day of Chaitra

Maundy Thursday
Apr 02: Maundy Thursday

Commemorates the last supper and established the ceremony known as the Eucharist

Good Friday
Apr 03: Good Friday

Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of Jesus.

Apr 04: Pesach

Passover (Pesach), is an 8 day Jewish holiday that remembers the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt

Easter Sunday
Apr 05: Easter Sunday

On Easter Sunday, Christians celebrate the resurrection of the Lord, Jesus Christ.

Easter Monday
Apr 06: Easter Monday

Easter is probably the most important holiday of the Christian year, celebrating the Resurrection of J...

Apr 10: Pesach

Passover (Pesach), is an 8 day Jewish holiday that remembers the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt

General Prayer Day
May 01: General Prayer Day

STORE BEDEDAG (Great Prayer Day) is basically a collection of minor Christian holy days consolidated i...

The Buddhas Birthday
May 03: The Buddhas Birthday

Marks three key events in Buddhas life - his birthday, the enlightenment and his achievement of Nirvana

Ascension Day
May 14: Ascension Day

Commemorates the ascension of Jesus into heaven forty two days after his crucifixion

Israa & Miaraj Night
May 16: Israa & Miaraj Night

Isra and Mi'raj marks the Prophet Muhammad's journey from Mecca to Jerusalem and ascent into h...

May 24: Pentecost

Shavuot is one of the three Biblical pilgrimage festivals. Also known as the Feast of Weeks