Religious Observances Events

May 14 - June 12, 2021

Friday, May 14

Islamic Mosaic

Literally the Festival of Breaking the Fast, Eid Al Fitr is one of the two most important Islamic celebrations (the other occurs after the Hajj, or...

Sikh New Year's Day

Beginning of the year 552 of the Nanakshahi era.

Monday, May 17

Star of David

(Feast of Weeks) Shavuot marks the conclusion of the seven weeks following Passover. It is a celebration of the harvest of first fruits and commemorates the...

Tuesday, May 18

Star of David

(Feast of Weeks) Shavuot marks the conclusion of the seven weeks following Passover. It is a celebration of the harvest of first fruits and commemorates the...

Sunday, May 23

Bahá’í star

The birth anniversary of The Báb (Herald of the new age for Bahá'ís). His shrine is at the Bahá'í World Centre, Haifa, Israel.

Christian Cross

Also known as Whitsunday in some Western churches, Pentecost is the commemoration of the coming of the Holy Spirit upon the disciples of Jesus following his...

Wednesday, May 26

Buddhist Dharma Wheel

The most important day of the year for Buddhists. Coming on the full moon, it commemorates the birth, awakening, and passing away (paranibbana) of the...

Friday, May 28

Bahá’í star

Marks the anniversary of the death of the founder of the Bahá'í faith.

Sunday, May 30

Christian Cross

A celebration of the Christian understanding of God in Three Persons (Father, Son, Holy Spirit). It comes one week after Pentecost. (Western Churches)

Thursday, June 10

Christian Cross

The anniversary of Jesus's ascension into heaven and enthronement as universal sovereign. It comes forty days after Pascha.

May 14 - June 12, 2021