Monthly Archives: June 2011

Day of Hajj

November 5, 2011 Is the Fifth Pillar of Islam and is an Islamic observance of the revelation to Muhammad on Mt. Arafat. The pilgrimage (Hajj) takes place over a week and ends in Mecca. www.beliefnet.com/religion/islam/hajj/index.html

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Elevation of the Cross

September 14, 2011 Orthodox Christians celebrate the tradition of St. Helena, mother of Emperor Constantine, of finding the Cross upon which Christ was crucified. Hymns are sung regarding the pilgrimage of St Helena to Jerusalem in search of the cross. … Continue reading

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Krishna Jayanti (Sri Krishna Janmashtami)

August 22, 2011 Janmashtami or Gokulashtami as it is popularly known in North India, is a festival full of joy, celebration, great pomp and show, for the birth of Lord Krishna who was born more than 5000 years ago in … Continue reading

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A.L.I.V.E.

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