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September 2017

Navratri

September 21 - September 29

Navratri is a festival dedicated to the worship of the Hindu deity Durga. The word Navaratri literally means nine nights in Sanskrit, nava meaning nine and ratri meaning nights. During…

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Autumn

September 22

Autumn or Fall is one of the four temperate seasons. Autumn marks the transition from summer into winter, in September (Northern Hemisphere) or March (Southern Hemisphere) when the arrival of…

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Durga Puja Festival

September 26 - September 30

Durga Puja, also referred to as Durgotsava or Sharadotsav is an annual Hindu festival in South Asia that celebrates worship of the Hindu goddess Durga. It refers to all the…

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Dussehra

September 30

Dussehra (Vijaya Dashami, Dasara, or Dashain) is a Hindu festival that celebrates the Hindu god Rama's victory over the demon king Ravana and the triumph of good over evil. The…

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Yom Kippur

September 30

Yom Kippur, also known as Day of Atonement, is probably the most important holiday of the Jewish year. Its central themes are atonement and repentance. Jewish people traditionally observe this…

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October 2017

Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday

October 2

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (October 2, 1869-January 30, 1948), commonly known as Mahatma Gandhi, was the preeminent leader of Indian nationalism in British-ruled India. Employing non-violent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India…

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Karwa Chauth

October 8

Karwa Chauth is a ritual of fasting observed by married Hindu women seeking the longevity, well-being and prosperity of their husbands. It is popular amongst married women in the northern…

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Columbus Day

October 9

Columbus Day, which is annually on the second Monday of October, remembers Christopher Columbus' arrival to the Americas on October 12, 1492. This holiday is controversial because the European settlement…

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Dhanteras-Festival of Wealth

October 17

The festival of Dhanteras falls in the month of Kartik (Oct-Nov) on the thirteenth day of the dark fortnight. This auspicious day is celebrated two days before the festival of…

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Diwali: Festival of Lights

October 19

 Deepawali or Diwali is certainly the biggest and the brightest of all Hindu festivals. It's the festival of lights (deep = light and avali = a row i.e., a row…

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