Religious Observances Events

August 13 - September 11, 2022

Sri Krishna Jayanti

Fri, Aug 19, 2022

(Also called Janmashtami) celebrates the birthday of Krishna, the eighth of the 10 incarnation of the Hindu God Vishnu. Krishna is considered the preserver of the universe and is one of HinduismÕs...

Transfiguration (E - Old / Julian Calendar)

Fri, Aug 19, 2022

Transfiguration celebrates the appearance of Jesus in a transfigured state during his earthly life to three of his disciples.

Paryushana-parva begins

Fri, Aug 26, 2022

The holiest period of the year for the ascetic Shvetambara sect. This 8 day period, concluding on Samvatsari, is a time of dedication to Jain ideals through fasting, worship of the Jina, and...

Dashalakshani-parva begins

Thu, Sep 1, 2022

The Digambara sect celebrates Dashalakshani-parva for ten days (until September 2) by fasting, worship, meditation, confession, and by dedicating each day to a virtue: forgiveness, humility,...

Paryushana-parva ends

Thu, Sep 1, 2022

The holiest period of the year for the ascetic Shvetambara sect. During this 8 day period, concluding on Samvatsari, it is a time of dedication to Jain ideals through fasting, worship of the Jina,...

Dashalakshani-parva ends

Sat, Sep 10, 2022

The Digambara sect celebrates Dashalakshani-parva for ten days (until September 2) by fasting, worship, meditation, confession, and by dedicating each day to a virtue: forgiveness, humility,...

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