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Holy Thursday (Catholic/ Christian Protestant/ The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)

April 14

Holy Thursday is the commemoration of the Last Supper of Jesus Christ, when, prior to his arrest and crucifixion, he established the practice of communion, which is considered a sacrament among most Christian communities. Later that evening, he prays in the Garden of Gethsemane. More information from the Catholic Church More information from The Church […]

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Vaisakhi – Khalsa Day (Sikh)

April 14

On Vaisakhi in 1699, the tenth Guru, Guru Gobind Singh, established the initiated community of Sikhs, the Khalsa, through the Amrit ceremony and became initiated himself too. Vaisakhi holds great significance in the history of the community. Sikhs acquire their formal, distinct identity from this day onward. The identity includes the unique physical appearance and […]

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Mahavir Jayanti (Jain)

April 14

Mahavir Jayanti is the anniversary of birth of the 24th and last Tirthankara for the followers of Jain religion and culture, or Lord Mahavir. The festival is celebrated to champion the cause of peace and harmony, and also spread the teachings of Lord Mahavira. A procession is carried out in the form of “rath yatra” […]

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Puthandu (Hindu)

April 14

Today is Puthandu (also called Puthuvarudam or Tamil New Year). Many Hindus consider today the solar new year and mark the occasion  by thanking God/Universe for another new year and new beginnings. Traditional celebrations include an elaborate feast with 6 different tastes - sweet, sour, spice (hot), salt, bitter and ‘thuvarpu’ (like Umami). This is […]

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"Is there any rule that one should follow all of one's life? Yes! The rule of the gentle goodness: That which we do not wish to be done to us, we do not do to others."

- Analectas 15:23

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