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Hindu Observances

We celebrate with our Hindu sisters and brothers.

ISKCON Delhi, at the night of Janmashtami by Bill William Compton at en.wikipedia.org / CC BY-SA 3.0
Hinduism

Krishna Janmashtami

We join with our Hindu brothers and sisters and honor their celebration of Krishna Janmashtami, one of the most important festivals in the Hindu world. September second begins a 2-day festival celebrating the birth of Krishna, the personification of the divine love of the second person of the Hindu trinity....
Makar Sankranti - Kite Festival in Hyderabad by Saurabh Chatterjee / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Hinduism

Makar Sankranti

One of the few ancient Indian festivals observed according to solar cycles instead of the lunar calendar, Makar Sankranti usually falls on or around the same day each year (normally January 14). This is a time of peace, insight, and joy....
Photo: Happy Diwali! by Soham Banerjee / CC BY 2.0
Hinduism

Diwali

Photo: Happy Diwali! by Soham Banerjee / CC BY 2.0 Diwali is one of the most popular Hindu holidays. Diwali starts on October 18, 2017 and will continue for 5 days until October 22, 2017. Diwali (also called Lakshmi Puja, Laxmi Puja and Diwali Puja) is the Hindu festival of...