Marks three key events in Buddhas life - his birthday, the enlightenment and his achievement of Nirvana
Commemorates the ascension of Jesus into heaven forty two days after his crucifixion
Ramadan is the ninth month of the Muslim calendar. It is during this month that Muslims fast.
Shavuot is one of the three Biblical pilgrimage festivals. Also known as the Feast of Weeks
Celebrates the gift of the Holy Spirit. It is celebrated on the Sunday 50 days after Easter
Commemorates the coming of the Holy Spirit in the form of flames to the Apostles.
The Feast of Corpus Christi is a Catholic festival celebrated on the second Thursday after Whitsun
The feast day of St John the Baptist, who by tradition was born six months before Jesus, marks Midsummer
The festival of Eid al-Fitr, the Festival of Fast breaking, marks the end of Ramadan
The day commemorates the martyrdom of two saints, the two great Apostles, Saint Peter and St. Paul
Tripura only. A festival to worship the cleansing of the earth and honour 14 gods
Marks the day when the Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon in India over 2500 years ago
Raksha Bandhan is a Hindu festival that celebrates the love and duty between brothers and sisters.
The birthday of Lord Krishna, the reincarnation of Lord Vishnu who gave the message of the Bhagwat Gita
The Feast of the Assumption is the principal feast of the Blessed Virgin, the mother of Jesus Christ
Ganesha Chaturthi is the day when all Hindus celebrate the birthday of Lord Ganesh
Second day of the Hajj pilgrimage and day before Eid al Adha. The Prophet gave his Final Sermon at Arafa.
The Feast of Sacrifice is the most important feast of the Muslim calendar. It falls on the 10th day of...
The Jewish Holiday of Rosh Hashanah is generally known as the New Year's Day of the Jewish calendar
Marks Islamic New Year and the Prophet Muhammad's journey from Mecca to Medina in 622AD.