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Religious Holidays Calendar

Religious Holidays Calendar

The Holy Days listed represent major holiday observations in several traditions. 

There are additional holidays in these traditions which are not listed.

August 2014
17  Jan Mashtami (Hindu)
29  Ganesh Chaturthi (Hindu)

September 2014

24-26  Rosh Hashanah** (Jewish)
25-Oct. 3 Navaratri (Hindu)

October 2014
25-Oct. 3 Navaratri (Hindu)
3-4  Yom Kippur** (Jewish)
4  Dussehra (Hindu)
4-7  Eid al Adha* (Islamic)
8-15 Sukkot** (Jewish)
15-17 Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah** (Jewish)
19-20  Birth of the Báb (Bahá’í)
23  Deepavali (Hindu)
23  Diwali (Hindu, Jain, Sikh)
31  All Hallows Eve (Christian); Samhain (Pagan/Wicca)

November 2014
1  All Saint’s Day (Christian)
3  Ashura* (Islamic)
12  Birth of Bahá'u'lláh (Bahá’í)
28  Ascension of 'Abdu'l-Bahá (Bahá’í) 

December 2014
8  Rohatsu/Bodhi Day (Buddhist)
16-24  Hanukkah** (Jewish)
25  Christmas Day (Christian)

January 2015
1  Gantan-sai [New Years] (Shinto)
5  Guru Gobind Singh Birthday (Sikh)
7  Nativity of Christ (Orthodox Christian)
13  Maghi (Sikh)

February 2015
3  Setsubun-sai (Shinto)
14  Valentine’s Day (Christian)
15  Nirvana Day (Buddhist)
17  Shrove Tuesday (Christian)
17  Shivaratri (Hindu)
18  Ash Wednesday (Christian)
19  Chinese New Year (Confucian, Daoist, Buddhist) 

March 2015
4-5  Purim** (Jewish)
5  Magha Puja Day (Buddhist)
6  Holi (Hindu); Hola Mohalla (Sikh)
21  Naw Ruz (Bahá’í New Year)
28  Rama Navami (Hindu)

April 2015
2  Maundy Thursday (Christian)
3 Good Friday (Christian)
3-11  Passover** (Jewish)
5  Easter (Christian)
12 Pascha (Orthodox Christian)
15-16  Yom HaShoah** (Jewish)
21 Ridvan Day 1 (Bahá’í)
29 Ridvan Day 9 (Bahá’í)

May 2015
1  Beltane (Pagan)
2  Ridvan Day 12 (Bahá’í)
4  Buddha Day (Buddhist)
22-23 Declaration of the Báb (Bahá’í)
23-25 Shavuot** (Jewish)
24 Pentecost (Christian)
28-29  Ascension of Baha’u’llah (Bahá’í)

June 2015
16  Martyrdom of Guru Arjan Dev Sahib (Sikh)
17 Ramadan* (Islamic)
21  Litha (Wicca)

 

*Islamic holy days are not fixed to a calendar but based on the actual sighting of the moon, causing some variance in the date.

**Jewish holy days begin at sundown on the first day and end at sundown on the last.