Wicca celebration of endings and beginnings and of remembering the dead. Revering of elders is also observed. Samhain will begin the evening of Sunday,...


Hindu Festival of Lights symbolizing the human urge to move toward the light. Gift exchanges, fireworks and festive meals. Jain celebration of Lord...

Birth of Bahá’u’lláh

Bahá'u'lláh, which means the glory of God in Arabic, was born Mirza Husayn Ali in 1817 into one of Persia's most noble and privileged families.

Birth of the Báb

Many followers of the Baha'i faith celebrate the Birth of the Báb. They believe the Báb helped awaken people to a new period in human history. The Báb, which...


The eight-day Jewish celebration known as Hanukkah or Chanukah commemorates the rededication during the second century B.C. of the Second Temple in...

Winter Solstice

Celebrated as the rebirth of the Great God, who is viewed as the newborn solstice sun.


Commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ.