Religious Observances Events

November 4, 2021

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Diwali/Deepavali or Deepawali or Tihar (Hindu, Jain, Sikh, and Buddhist celebration)

Thu, Nov 4, 2021

A very popular festival known as the Festival of Lights, Diwali (Deepavali/Deepawali/Tihar in Nepal) is dedicated to the Goddesses Kali in Bengal and Lakshmi (the Goddess of Wealth) in the rest of...

Mahavira Nirvana

Thu, Nov 4, 2021

On this day (falling on Diwali), Mahavira (6th century BCE), the 24th Tirthankara, attained nirvana and release from the cycle of rebirth (moksha).