Religious seasonal days of
|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.
|Abrahamic religions: Christianity,
|Eastern religions: Hinduism, Buddhism,
|Other religions: Baha'i Faith and Wicca|
|Festivals, holy days and other events; listed for each month|
|Religious calendars: From the Baha'i Faith to Zoroastrianism|
The following information sources were used to prepare and update the above essay. The hyperlinks are not necessarily still active today.
|Some web sites maintaining and/or selling multi-faith calendars are at:
|"Summary of Religious Observations for 2001," McGill University, at: http://www.aro.mcgill.ca/student/|
|Panda Systems' freeware program is at: http://www.pandacorner.com/|
|The Pluralism Project at Harvard University maintains a religious calendar for the current and next months at: http://www.pluralism.org/|
|"Find the equinoxes and solstices for a particular year," at http://einstein.stcloudstate.edu/|
|A "Calendar of Events" for "important international commemorations, holidays and events" mainly of a secular nature is maintained by the National Education Association at: http://www.nea.org/|
|Communications Canada maintains a list of United Nations events at: http://www.infocan.gc.ca/|
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