Upcoming Religious Holidays

Feast of Saints Peter and Paul
Jun 29: Feast of Saints Peter and Paul

The day commemorates the martyrdom of two saints, the two great Apostles, Saint Peter and St. Paul

Kharchi Puja
Jul 01: Kharchi Puja

Tripura only. A festival to worship the cleansing of the earth and honour 14 gods

Asahna Bucha Day
Jul 08: Asahna Bucha Day

Marks the day when the Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon in India over 2500 years ago

Raksha Bandhan
Aug 07: Raksha Bandhan

Raksha Bandhan is a Hindu festival that celebrates the love and duty between brothers and sisters.

Aug 14: Janmashtami

The birthday of Lord Krishna, the reincarnation of Lord Vishnu who gave the message of the Bhagwat Gita

Assumption of Mary
Aug 15: Assumption of Mary

The Feast of the Assumption is the principal feast of the Blessed Virgin, the mother of Jesus Christ

Ganesh Chaturthi
Aug 25: Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesha Chaturthi is the day when all Hindus celebrate the birthday of Lord Ganesh

Arafat (Haj) Day
Aug 31: Arafat (Haj) Day

Second day of the Hajj pilgrimage and day before Eid al Adha. The Prophet gave his Final Sermon at Arafa.

Eid al-Adha
Sep 01: Eid al-Adha

The Feast of Sacrifice is the most important feast of the Muslim calendar. It falls on the 10th day of...

Rosh HaShana
Sep 21: Rosh HaShana

The Jewish Holiday of Rosh Hashanah is generally known as the New Year's Day of the Jewish calendar

Awal Muharram
Sep 22: Awal Muharram

Marks Islamic New Year and the Prophet Muhammad's journey from Mecca to Medina in 622AD.

Sep 30: Dussehra

The festival of Dusseha symbolizes the triumph of good over evil in the legend of Rama and Ravana

Sep 30: Ashura

Ashura is the 10th day of Muharram in the Islamic calendar and marks the climax of the Mourning of Muh...

Day of Atonement
Sep 30: Day of Atonement

Yom Kippur is the Jewish day of repentance, considered to be the holiest and most solemn day of the year

Oct 05: Sukkot

Sukkot is also known as Succoth, Sukkos, Feast of Booths or Feast of Tabernacles

Simchat Torah
Oct 12: Simchat Torah

Marks the end of the annual cycle of public Torah readings, and the beginning of a new cycle.

Oct 19: Diwali

Celebrations revolve around the triumph of good over evil, purity over impurity, light over darkness

All Saints Day
Nov 01: All Saints Day

Pope Boniface IV dedicated the day as a holiday to honour the Blessed Virgin Mary and all martyrs

All Souls Day
Nov 02: All Souls Day

Dedicated to the remembrance of the departed. All Souls' Day follows All Saints' Day.

Maulud Nabi
Dec 01: Maulud Nabi

Celebrated by Muslims on the twelfth day of the month of Rabiulawal, the third month of the Islamic ca...

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