Calendar of Holidays & Festivals - April 2005

Calendar of Holidays & Festivals - April 2005





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April 13

 Theravada Buddhist
Theravada Buddhist New Year
New Year for many Buddhists in South East Asia; festivities continue for three days.
Link: Buddhist Festivals and Holidays

 Hindu   Jain   Sikh
Vaisakhi
Sikh New Year festival; most important date on the Sikh calendar. Commemorates the year 1699, when Sikhism was formed as a faith.
Link: About Vaisakhi



April 18

 Hindu
Rama Navami (Sri Rama Navami)
Celebrates the birth of Sri Rama; important festival of the Vaishnav sect of Hinduism.
Essay: Rama, Beloved Avatar
Link: About Rama Navami



April 21

 Baha'i
Feast of Ridvan
Commemorates Baha'u'llah's declaration of his mission as God's messenger (begins at sunset the previous day).
Essay: Ridvn, King of Festivals
Links: The Ridvan Festival, More About Ridvan

 Muslim
Mawlid an Nabi
Islamic commemoration of the birth and death of Prophet Muhammad.
Links: Milad un Nabi: Birthday of the Prophet, About Eid-E-Miladulnabi



April 24 - May 1

 Jewish
Passover
Eight-day festival marking the liberation of the Israelites from bondage in Egypt (begins at sundown April 23).
Feature: Passover Offerings
Basics: What Is Passover?
eCards: Send a Passover Greeting



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