Religious seasonal days of
celebration and holy days
Included are days for the Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Hindu,
Buddhist, Sikh, Baha'i, and Wiccan religions
This section lists some of the main holy days of the 8 largest faiths in the
U.S.: Christianity, Judaism, Islam,
Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Baha'i
and Wicca. Most religious days of celebration are
||Phases of the moon (lunar calendars).
||The timing of the equinoxes and solstices, (solar calendars).
||Both (lunisolar calendars).
Thus many are held on dates which vary from year to year, according to the
common (Gregorian) calendar.
Although these dates were taken from sources that we believe to be reliable,
please do not rely on their accuracy. We have observed many discrepancies in
reference books and on the Internet.
Topics covered in this section:
Holy days of the largest 8 religions in the U.S.:
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Last update: 2002-SEP-30
Author: B.A. Robinson