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Buddha Purnima Festival 2013

| August 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Buddha Purnima Festival Buddha Purnima 2013 When it happens: May 25 2013 Where it happens: India About the Festival: The Buddha Purnima Festival falls on the full moon night of the Vaisakha month. It is celebrated either in April or May to commemorate the birth of the founder of Buddhism, Buddha. During this day, the [...]

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Bach Festival 2013

| July 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Indulge in Timeless Classical Music at the Bach Festival 2013, Leipzig When it happens: Around 2nd week of June 2013(yet to be confirmed) Where it happens:  Liepzig, Germany The Bach Festival 2013, Leipzig, also known as Bachfest Leipzig or The Leipzig Bach Festival, is a music festival that will take place in the city of [...]

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Mahavir Jayanti 2013

| July 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Mahavir Jayanti 2013 When: Either in March or April in the Gregorian calendar /April 23 2013 Where: India History: Mahavira was a self-enlightened son of King Siddhartha and Queen Trishala who practiced austere penance and renounced worldly possessions until he achieved illumination. He became a Tirthankara who not only transcended worldly concerns but also offered [...]

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Nyepi 2013

| July 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Nyepi 2013 When: Every March,march12 2013 exact date depends on the approximation using Saka Calendar Where: Bali, Indonesia   History: Nyepi 2012 was celebrated last March 23. Hindus living in Bali maintain two calendars, the Pawukon and the lunar calendar Saka. The latter has 12 months and 35 days, with each month ending in a [...]

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Pongal

| July 8, 2012 | 1 Comment

Pongal 2013-Thai Pongal ( (Tamil: தைப்பொங்கல்) 2013-Harvest Festival When: During the winter solstice in the Southern Hemisphere or every January 14 Where: Mainly in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu in Southern India,other parts on India also History: Pongal  is the Indian equivalent of the American Thanksgiving, only longer, more colorful and definitely more boisterous. Households traditionally [...]

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